Library Systems and Discovery Specialist

Salary: $46,938 - $68,465
Created: August 3, 2020


Job Summary

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 multidiscipline



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


• Experience communicating and articulating analytical data, reporting, and


• Demonstrated ability to design and teach classes, workshops, or training.

• Professional experience working in an academic library.


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. Go to or to Self Service if you are a current State of Minnesota employee.

2. On the Job Search page enter the 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. Click Apply.

How to apply


Rhonda Huisman, Dean of University Library

Integrated library system Library


Published: Monday, August 3, 2020 19:44 UTC

Last updated: Monday, August 3, 2020 19:44 UTC