Initial salary range of $14.40 to $18.36 per hour depending on education and experience.
Non-exempt, Level II or III
Reports to the Associate Librarian or Director of Library Services
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required verification document upon hire.
Valid driver's license.
- Employment experience in a higher education setting.
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge of departmental operations and library services.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Associate Degree or comparable training in library services and/or technology
- Two to five years’ previous experience in a library setting
- Demonstrated ability to use current office technologies, such as word processing, spreadsheet applications, email, calendar applications, printers and copiers.
Library Specialist II provides public and technical services in the library to facilitate access to materials and information; assist library users; provides information literacy instruction; assists with process improvement; assist with developing and implementing procedures and services. This position could be a Library Specialist III depending on education and experience. Library Specialists III work closely with other Library Specialists, Associate Librarians and/or the Director of Library Services to help promote efficient and effective departmental operations and improvements.
- Assist with hiring, training, supervising, scheduling of student work-study and temporary employees.
- Assist customers with locating information.
- Oversee customers and their use of the library.
- May perform repairs of print materials and minor repairs of equipment.
- May assist in managing the circulation system, interlibrary-loan process, and library collections.
- May assist with promotion of library services and programs, including displays, exhibits and other programs.
- May receive, process, and distribute library materials.
- Monitor tests and deliver class materials for distance learning classes.
- Maintain and provide for the care of materials and equipment via inventories, and by performing maintenance and minor repair; recommend acquisition or removal of items.
- Attend department and college meetings to coordinate programs and activities, increase knowledge and skills and promote excellent library service.
- Provide information for the preparation of statistical and other department reports regarding library operations and use.
- Use current office and computer technologies and applications.
- Provide information literacy instruction to students and classes as requested.
- Perform related work as required or assigned.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern librarianship and information literacy instruction.
- Ability to problem-solve and identify customer needs and requirements.
- Ability to identify and avert potential problems.
- Ability to follow policies and procedures.
- Works in a pleasant and effective manner with customers, co-workers, supervisor, and other departments.
- Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively.
- Ability to maintain current knowledge of library and college resources.