Library Specialist II

  • Location: Rochester, MN
  • Posted: May 31, 2019

Job Description

Under minimal supervision, the Library Specialist II coordinates multiple public, archival, or complex technical services responsibilities to serve library patrons and colleagues, using advanced skills. Coordinates tasks related to specialized aspects of the library/archive; interprets, develops and implements improvements in policies and work flow; assists patrons in the use of advanced library resources and handles complex requests; has achieved mastery (including problem-solving and development) of multiple advanced technological applications; mentors and trains other library/archive staff; creates procedure manuals and staff documentation; recommends materials for library collections; serves as a liaison between library units and vendors, publishers, suppliers and other libraries; demonstrates skills with financial functions, depending on library setting; and provides assistance to supervisor. Works independently when scheduled for evenings/weekends, depending on library site. May be responsible for a library facility, including opening/closing tasks, and emergency or security-related situations.


A minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent library/archive education is required. A minimum of three years' of experience as a Library Specialist I or equivalent experience in a library, archives, museum, or customer service environment is required. Advanced knowledge of library systems and multiple electronic applications is required.

Employment Type

  • Full Time

Schedule Information

Hours: 80