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Heritage Days and Library Specialist II

Job ID 164479BR Date posted 10/23/2021
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Part Time
  • Education
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Position description
This position supports the activities and programming of both the Heritage Days and the Mayo Clinic Libraries. Based in Rochester, Minnesota, this position will include the following responsibilities: meeting management, handling invoices and payments, assisting with events and programs, record keeping, website and database management. Expertise using Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams, and website management are desirable skills for this position. Prefer applicants with prior experience in events management, writing, proofreading, editing, media production, graphics, and photography. Excellence in customer service is required. Ability to work successfully with internal colleagues and external organizations is essential.

Under minimal supervision, the Library Specialist II coordinates multiple public, archival, or complex technical services responsibilities. Coordinates tasks related to specialized aspects of Heritage Days, the libraries and archives; interprets, develops and implements improvements in policies and work flow; has achieved mastery (including problem-solving and development) of multiple advanced technological applications; ; creates procedure manuals and staff documentation; recommends materials for library collections; serves as a liaison with other work units, vendors, publishers, suppliers and other libraries; demonstrates skills with financial functions; and provides assistance to supervisor. Works independently when scheduled for evenings/weekend assignments, depending on event. May be responsible for an assigned facility, including opening/closing tasks, and emergency or security-related situations.

Baccalaureate degree or equivalent library/archive education. Three years of experience as a Library Specialist I or equivalent experience in a library, archives, museum, or customer service environment. Advanced knowledge of library systems and multiple electronic applications. Knowledge and ability to cross-cover in other library work units. Excellent customer service and oral/written communication skills. Experience in leading others by example and taking on additionally progressive responsibilities, such as serving on special work groups or departmental task forces and participating in continuing education opportunities.

Additional qualifications
Three years of experience working in a medical library, archives or health information environment. Participation in formal course work or continuing education related to libraries, archives, museums or customer service.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and list of three professional references.

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Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.22 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Part Time

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Schedule details
Work schedule will primarily involve daytime, weekday hours

Weekend schedule
Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required


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Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

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