Job Posting: Library Specialist, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Hours of work (general): Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 5/days week; one weekend/month; one University holiday/term. Work regularly-scheduled hours at the Information Center Service Desk at Hillman Library as well as at the public service desk at the Frick Fine Arts Library, providing comprehensive assistance to library users in a face-to-face, phone or online setting. The Incumbent will work 50% time at Hillman Library and 50% at the Frick Fine Arts Library. Services will include providing information about and assistance with collections, circulation/reserves, interlibrary loan/document delivery and providing high quality ready reference and directional information. Incumbent will identify and refer requests for customized or expert reference and research services to appropriate liaison librarians or other ULS libraries. The Incumbent will process items for storage at Frick Fine Arts, as well as assist with daily operations as needed. Experience with art history is desired but not required.

Incumbent must be public-service oriented, self-motivated, able to work independently, able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure with a diverse clientele in a constantly changing environment with many interruptions. Excellent computer, organizational and communication skills required. Accuracy, initiative, good judgment, flexibility, timeliness, and high productivity are crucial.

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