POSITION: 25619 Academic, Special and Tribal Library Specialist

SALARY: $3,863 per month with full state benefits, including fully paid premium for single or family health insurance plan; retirement; annual paid leave (12 sick days, 10 holidays & 12 annual leave days)

CLOSING DATE TO APPLY: December 15, 2020



Summary of Work

Provide development, assessment, collaboration and technical assistance to academic, special and tribal libraries throughout North Dakota. Assist librarians and administration with developing plans, policies and procedures. Provide guidance on library services and trends unique to these constituencies. Develop resource materials for librarians, library staff, administration, patrons and communities. Provide professional development training for academic, special and tribal libraries. Identify and facilitate grant opportunities and provide grant writing assistance. Work scheduled rotations staffing the ND State Library reference desk. Occasional overnight travel will be required.


Minimum Qualifications

Possess an ALA accredited MLIS. 

Two years of professional library experience.

Driver's license required, as occasional travel utilizing a state car is necessary.


Preferred Qualifications

Three to five years of professional library experience.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.

Experience working with diverse populations.

Experience with an ILS.


Application Procedures

Complete and submit application through the state's online system athttps://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/career-openings. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

Contact Cynthia Clairmont-Schmidt at 701-328-2492 or ccclairmont@nd.gov  for more information or accommodation or assistance in the application or interview process.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.