Interlibrary Loan Associate

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Libraries are seeking an Interlibrary Loan Associate. This position is a non-exempt (full-time hourly) academic appointment reporting to the Head of Resource Sharing. The Interlibrary Loan Associate is responsible for directly supervising full-time staff in the Interlibrary Loan Department and serving as the lead on the department’s daily operations. This position performs both routine and advanced technical, public service, and administrative duties; hires, trains, and supervises others in interlibrary loan work, and provides guidance and consultation to both library colleagues and patrons. A successful candidate should possess knowledge and understanding of theories, practices, and procedures within library work, specifically within the areas of interlibrary loan and resource sharing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in related/relevant area or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a library  
  • At least 1 year of experience using Atlas Systems’ ILLiad ILL Management System    

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment 
  • Experience working with spreadsheets 
  • Experience working with interlibrary loan related applications and software   

Full Time/Part Time

Fully-benefit-eligible, 40-hours per week (1.0 FTE).


Salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $19.50 – $23.00 per hour.


This position will work a set schedule, Monday through Friday, for a total of 8 hours daily between 7:30am and 5:00pm. A regular schedule will be set upon hire with Supervisor approval.  

The UMKC University Libraries support flexible work arrangements in keeping with the Flexible Work Arrangement Policy. Flexible work arrangements should support the mission, goals and functional role of the employee, department and university.    

Application Deadline

Applications received by Wednesday, May 31, 2023 will be given priority consideration. The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter that directly addresses how you meet the requirements of the position, resume or curriculum vitae, and list of 3 references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a single attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). 

For questions about how applicants apply, please call UMKC Human Resources at (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

You may address your cover letter to: Jen Salvo, Head of Resource Sharing. For all inquiries about the position, please contact the UMKC University Libraries Administration Office at (816) 235-1531 or  

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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UMKC Statement on Diversity

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research, and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

Benefit Eligibility

We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more. 

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university’s most important resource. 

In addition, this position is eligible for professional development travel and training funding.

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