The University of Texas Medical Branch Senior Library Assistant - Medical Branch Library in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

High school or equivalent and one year related experience. Requires working knowledge of library operations and personal computer systems, including Microsoft Office products. Strong communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation


To provide specialized library support toward the fulfillment of the library’s mission within a particular unit of the library. Requires operational skills and detailed knowledge of the library, online testing and computer skills.

Salary Range

$26,960.00 to $33,700.00 annually, commensurate with experience.

This position is in the pay band code: CS12.

Specific Job Related Duties

  • Performs online bibliographic searching and maintains resources for acquisitions, cataloging, and interlibrary loan using the integrated library system (ILS), electronic resources management (ERM) tool, and interlibrary loan management software

  • Compiles statistical data on printer usage; testing center usage special collections; library materials purchased and cataloged; and loaned/borrowed items

  • Staffs the information desk to provide assistance to patrons in person, over the telephone, or on-line, in finding materials or answering questions by using library tools and databases

  • Assists and instructs library clients in the use of computers, photocopiers, printers, scanners and testing software

  • Troubleshoots and assists library clients with online testing and installs educational software

  • Creates and updates patron record; receives and processes library materials

  • Handles cash, checks or credit card payments

  • Assists with the opening and closing procedures of library facilities

  • Photocopies and scans articles or book chapters, and assists with other services as needed

  • Participates in special library projects

  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Work Schedule

Monday – Thursdays: 3:15 PM to 12:15 AM

Friday Noon to 9 PM

Closing Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Senior Library Assistant - Medical Branch Library

Job ID: 53750

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: ACDVP