Library Specialist Resume Samples

A Library Specialist works in libraries under the supervision of a librarian and assists the library patrons. Some of the core tasks associated with this post are listed on the HR as – assisting patrons with tasks such as scanning returned items; stamping due dates on the issued materials; issuing new library cards, preparing invoices and coding library materials; supervising support staff such as library assistants; responding to patrons; helping in finding books, reference materials, and journals; and sorting and processing print and non-print materials.

Employers pick resumes that denote a degree or an associate’s degree in library science. Typically, most employers prefer those with several years of work experience. Other crucial skills include – the ability to multitask, knowledge of library coding and sorting techniques; and knowledge of using library software. Knowledge of library practices and procedures is also needed.

 

Library Specialist Resume example

Library Specialist Resume

Summary : Library Specialist professional seeking a position as a Legal Secretary. Have a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration and an Associate of Arts degree in Business. Have 10 years of office and administrative experience.

Skills : Access, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Excellent Communication.

Description :

    1. Interviewed customers for events, training, and room reservations for programming needs.
    2. Organized community group training for public use.
    3. Taught computer software classes and monitor the computer area.
    4. Conferred with library customers about complaints or other public relations matters.
    5. Compiled and maintained statistical circulation data.
    6. Taught culinary skills & food safety classes.
    7. Networked with employers for business, social, health, financial, and faith base agencies for community job programs.
    8. Taught educational computer software class to adult ESOL students.
    9. Solved customer's questions at the general reference desk.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA


Library Specialist Resume

Summary : Experienced Library Specialist professional with experience using digital library systems, performing program planning for adults and children, and management of library pages and interns.

Skills : Microsft Office, Library, Technical Services.

Description :

    1. Performed planning, marketing, and execution of educational programs for children and adult library patrons and families from the local community.
    2. Demonstrated on the job performance in successful multi-tasking given that this position involves working in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
    3. Utilized computers and other related equipment to develop reports and produce library statistics to support the management of library operations.
    4. Managed the training and on-site supervision of new library employees and part-time aides.
    5. Participated in various library planning subcommittees and attends training courses/seminars to enhance skills and stay informed of current and emerging trends.
    6. Assisted with the ordering, categorizing, inventory, and registration of new materials (i.e. books, periodicals, DVD/CD) for all the libraries of New Castle County.
    7. Performed paraprofessional reference and information services responsibilities using a computerized library system or manual lookup of materials using the Dewey Decimal cataloging system.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification in Elementary Education K


Library Specialist Resume

Summary : An enthusiastic and hardworking student who is looking for a job to keep creativity and productivity flowing. A self-motivated and resourceful student. Talent for identifying customer needs and presenting appropriate company product and service offerings. Expertise in resolving escalated customer service issues.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, And PowerPoint, Written And Oral Communications.

Description :

    1. Staffed the circulation desk, including charging, discharging, and renewing library materials.
    2. Explained policies to users, answered patron questions and assisted users in locating materials.
    3. Assisted patrons with Voyager, Internet access, computers, and printer operations.
    4. Answered the telephone.
    5. Located, pulled, and photocopied library materials.
    6. Instructed users in the operation of photocopy machines and the Pay for the Print system.
    7. Shelved journals, books, media items, and other library materials.
    8. Responsible for opening and closing the library at night and on weekends.
    9. Led worker for evening and weekend staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification in K-6

Library Specialist Resume

Summary : Library Specialist position in an organization seeking extraordinary level of commitment to human development and professional and personal excellence.

Skills : MLIS, Research, Archiving, Indexing, Indexing, Food Preparation, Servers, Servers, Sous Chef.

Description :

    1. Gathered historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collect data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals.
    2. Filed and preserved library materials such as books, microfilm, maps, estate, and guardianship records.
    3. Organized data, and analyzed and interpreted its authenticity and relative significance.
    4. Provided reference services and assistance for users needing archival materials.
    5. Conducted historical research as a basis for the identification, conservation, and reconstruction of historic places and materials.
    6. Organized archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.
    7. Prepared archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information.
    8. Arranged and carried out children's programming activities.
    9. Worked the Circulation and Returns Desk.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS in Library Science

Library Specialist Resume

Objective : Motivated self-starter with a proven ability to meet and exceed clientele demands in rapid, competitive, and ever-changing environments with a proactive approach. Recognized aptitude for transformational leadership and ability to manage a high level of quality standards.

Skills : Conversational Spanish, Outlook, PowerPoint, Editing, Excel.

Description :

    1. Interacted with patrons in order to assist them in using library services/equipment, programs, and facilities, collect/cancel fines or fees as appropriate, answer questions, identify their service needs or locate materials.
    2. Oversaw the work of subordinate employees and/or other workers in order to ensure that work assignments were completed correctly, safely, and in a timely manner.
    3. Trained staff in the use of a variety of databases, activities, policies/ procedures, and office equipment in order to ensure that employees complete assignments correctly and use the equipment properly.
    4. Checked a variety of library materials in and out, or renewed them in order to track location and usage of library materials.
    5. Resolved day-to-day operating problems/issues in order to maximize the efficiency/effectiveness of office operation and/or service provided.
    6. Coordinated volunteer/community service worker activities in order to supplement staff workload, introduce volunteers to library functions/work environment and recruit new staff.
    7. Scheduled staff for work in order to ensure efficient, effective office operations and/or provide essential coverage.
    8. Prepared a variety of correspondence, notifications, forms, and related documents in order to communicate information to staff and/or the public.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Mental Health Counseling

Library Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a challenging Library Specialist position and provide positive results in order to exceed expectations within a growth-oriented company.

Skills : Excel, Excellent Customer Service, Excellent Communication, Billing, Invoicing, Inventory Control, Trainer, Trainer.

Description :

    1. Hired, trained, supervised, and resolved work-related issues with student workers.
    2. Oversaw office email account by checking and responding to email queries daily as needed Back up biweekly processing of student timesheet Alerts IT to a problem with weekly billing feed to Accounts Receivable Compiles monthly statistics using excel Request, maintain and issues supplies.
    3. Trained and advised library departments in library billing and blocking matters, such as appropriate amounts to the bill, action to take when normal procedures don't apply.
    4. Responded to Billing Complaints and resolves them if possible Prepare patron appeals of UIUC library charges and I -Share replacement charges for the library Appeal Board and carry out its recommendations.
    5. Ran weekly hold, Recall, and Preview Lost Items list for UIUC libraries using the Voyager Reports Server via Microsoft Access.
    6. Conferred with Library Business Office in regard to student's payroll matter and to resolve problems.
    7. Liaisoned for Library to Accounts Receivable for Library overdue and lost book charges.
    8. Requested new Banner Accounts and enter bills and credits manually into Banner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS Diploma

Library Specialist Resume

Summary : Pursuing a career to apply skills and over ten years of experience as a Customer Service Representative. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Cataloging, Research, Reference, Interlibrary Loan, Touch Typing.

Description :

    1. Completed copy and original cataloging for all incoming items using MARC, AACR2, RDA, OCLC & LIS.
    2. Staffs circulation desk: Registers patrons, shelves and retrieves materials, responds to patrons' requests in person and by phone.
    3. Created call numbers using both Dewey and Library of Congress standards.
    4. Designed and implemented new ways to help patrons find and use resources.
    5. Prioritized processing of newly received items to ensure collection best meets demand.
    6. Maintained catalog for two separate libraries from one location - one public, one academic.
    7. Managed interlibrary loan requests and fulfillment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Library and Information Science

Library Specialist Resume

Summary : Extensive experience working with diverse clients and communicating technical concepts and practices to non-technical audiences. Quickly and efficiently learn new systems and concepts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, HTML 5, Web Development, Collaboration, Documentation, Project Management, Customer Service, Microsoft Visual Studio, CSS3, Library Management Systems, Research, Google Analytics.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the administrative functions of the library branch that includes basic accounting, fines collection, and billing; prepare weekly finance reports.
    2. Collaborated with IT Management to document and execute maintenance procedures, including application and system upgrades, patch management, and system backups.
    3. Initiated the Computer Skills Development Program that standardized client training and led to increasing in customer satisfaction by 30%.
    4. Created an automated text messaging system to communicate with clients and improve efficiency.
    5. Managed the library branch Innovative Circulation System; responsible for the classification of the library collection, organize and update library records, access and verify client data, eliminate outdated data and compile bibliographic statistics; draft analysis report each month.
    6. Served as project lead for the design, development, and launch of the Springville Road Regional Library EcoScape website; increased site visits by 35% through direct email and marketing strategy.
    7. Troubleshoot technical problems for internal and external clients in relation to library computers and other technology; including the research of issues on various computer systems and databases to resolve complaints and/or inquiries.
    8. Worked closely with web services team to transition asset information and regional statistics to a cloud-based network.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Computer and Information Sciences

Library Specialist Resume

Objective : Multi-lingual librarian with supervisory, operations, and project management experience, as well as an excellent record of staff retention and successful collaboration with internal and external units, departments, and contractors.

Skills : POS, Typing 65 WPM, Customer Service, Sierra, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Helped students and faculty in using loan materials in library Researched databases for articles, books requested by customers.
    2. Checked materials in and out and maintain records.
    3. Trained library users in the use of electronic and computer equipment.
    4. Converted articles to e-copy for quick delivery to recipients.
    5. Edited articles for visual presentation and re-formatted for e-mailing to different students and faculty.
    6. Assisted with the circulations desk by checking in and out materials to the patrons and following up on past due items.
    7. Provided confidential information and referral resources to individuals seeking help in person and through the Tennessee Red Line, a statewide referral hotline.
    8. Managed company communication hub by answering the main phone lines, faxes, general e-mail requests and routing them to appropriate facilities.
    9. Maintained video department inventory using Video-mate Software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Library Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeks to obtain a Library Specialist position which will use diverse work experiences and well-developed organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, while offering progressive challenge and opportunity for career and personal growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Peoplesoft, Peoplesoft, Works, Cognos, Labor Allocation Module, WordPress, Sakai, Cayuse, Cayuse, Fastlane, Excel, Word.

Description :

    1. Responsible for specific projects such as special handling and repair of antique books and improvements of the serials set collections.
    2. Responsible for the sorting, preparation, and distribution of incoming new (monographs, serials, and media), transferred, secured area, and government document materials.
    3. Responsible for hiring and supervising 17 student assistants for the shelf preparation unit.
    4. Administered the payroll of student assistants for both the shelf preparation and conservation units.
    5. Oversaw ordering, inventory, and record-keeping of the office supplies for all four departmental units, the special supplies, equipment, and materials for both the shelf preparation and conservation units, and color copying required for book repair.
    6. Served as computer resource person.
    7. Performed copy cataloging of monographic and serial materials.
    8. Derived original cataloging and edit existing cataloging records following local and national standards.
    9. Validated authors, series, and subject headings to ensure authority control.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Plant Science