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St. Cloud State University

Library / Information Resource Services Specialist

Location: MN - St. Cloud Metro
Type: Full Time
Category: Technology and information services
Deadline: August 10, 2020

City: St. Cloud, MN
Salary: $22.48 – $32.79/hourly; $46,938 – $68,465/annually
Is this a remote / WFH position?: No

Job description

This position is responsible for providing high quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources to the St. Cloud State University campus. This position works collaboratively to support the discoverability of library resources in both the physical and digital realms. This position is tasked with support of current systems and works on projects to deliver new services to better support a research focused multi-disciplined environment.

Qualifications or requirements

Minimum Qualifications

– ALA-accredited master’s degree in library information science or international equivalent degree at the time of application.
– One year minimum experience with library systems, including integrated library systems, institutional repository platforms, or other library-specific systems or software.
– Working knowledge of HTML/XHTML/HTML5, CSS, Javascript, and/or XML.
– Demonstrated ability to manage, implement, and assess projects.
– Experience with troubleshooting library-related systems technologies, including working with vendor support for third-party systems.
– Ability to communicate technical information to diverse audiences.
– Ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
– Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

– 3-5 years of experience in system management experience with integrated library systems (Ex Libris Alma/Primo or with an equivalent system).
– Experience with web design, maintenance, usability testing or user experience.
– Experience with content management systems, such as LibGuides, WordPress, and/or Drupal, and institutional repository platforms or software.
– Experience communicating and articulating analytical data, reporting, and assessment.
– Demonstrated ability to design and teach classes, workshops, or training as well.
– Professional experience working in an academic library.

Additional Requirements

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Other Information

Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to apply

1. For more information about this job opening go to or to Self Service if you are a current State of Minnesota employee.
2. On the Job Search page enter Job Opening ID number 41103 in the Keywords search box and click Search.
3. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
4. If interested, click Apply.

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