Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 3/3/14)
Note: The Minnesota Libraries Jobline is a place to post jobs for librarians, information specialists and school media specialists in Minnesota and nearby states (and occasionally beyond). It is not a general jobs database. Posting is free of charge.
Jobs are typically added Monday through Thursday and will be listed according to when they were posted on this list - in descending order by date. The most recently added jobs are listed first.
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Position: Electronic Resources Librarian
Description: Fredrikson & Byron P.A., one of the largest business law firms in Minneapolis, currently has a position in our Library and Research Services Department for an Electronic Resources Librarian. Responsibilities include:
Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Library Science and 2+ years of relevant work experience in supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities. Experience resolving product and service issues with vendors, outstanding communication, collaboration and client service skills also required. Prefer experience working in law firms or other professional services and experience with business and/or legal research tools, such as Lexis or Westlaw, CCH, BNA, PLC, BLAW and others.
We offer a highly competitive salary, benefits package and excellent work environment.
Contact: Apply online at http://www.fredlaw.com/careers/support_staff/current_support_staff_openings/
Or send your resume and salary requirements to Jennifer Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Starts: When filled
Position: Biomedical/Research Services Liaison
Description: The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a Biomedical/Research Services Liaison position in the Health Sciences Libraries. We seek applicants who are innovative and flexible, offer subject expertise and technology skills, and possess an understanding of research processes in the sciences to provide leadership and help shape the future of library services.
The biomedical/research services liaison will support designated academic departments and research centers affiliated with the University's Academic Health Center (AHC, http://www.ahc.umn.edu/, http://www.health.umn.edu/research/research-topics), including the Medical School, the Biomedical Discovery District (http://www.health.umn.edu/research/biomedical-discovery-district), and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (http://www.ctsi.umn.edu/). The successful candidate will forge relationships with researchers and graduate students to develop and offer services that respond to the University's focus on translational science and interdisciplinary research, including the Minnesota Discovery, Research and InnoVation Economy (MnDRIVE, http://www.research.umn.edu/mndrive/index.html#.UpUjV9JNJcZ ) initiative for scientific research in four critical fields: food security, brain research, robotics and advancing industry while conserving the environment. The position also will provide leadership and programmatic direction for the research support services offered by the Health Sciences Libraries.
For the full listing see http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117857
Contact: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application addressing all required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications; a resume; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current references at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=117857 . Please identify the cover letter with UL306.
Position: Pharmacy Liaison
Description: The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a Pharmacy Liaison position in the Health Sciences Libraries. We seek applicants who are innovative and flexible, offer subject expertise and technology skills, and possess an understanding of research processes in the sciences to provide leadership and help shape the future of library services.
The pharmacy liaison will support the education, research and outreach activities of the College of Pharmacy. Core responsibilities include developing collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students of the College, and creating new tools, programs and initiatives that respond to trends in patient care, scientific research and interprofessional education programs.
See the full job listing at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117877
Contact: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application addressing all required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications; a resume; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current references at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=117877 . Please identify the cover letter with UL307.
Position: Library Technology Management Analyst
Description: Responsible for identifying, researching, recommending, installing and customizing existing and new library technology in order to maintain and improve applications used by customers and the public. These duties include maintaining and upgrading the Library's Enterprise discovery catalog and mobile applications, BookMyne and Boopsie. Serves as the Library's content manager for its Sharepoint site, provides technical support to staff on various web services applications and databases, develops customized reports for staff using SirsiDynix reporting products, writes technical documentation for staff, and is the Library's liaison with the County Dept. of Information Technology and the Metropolitan Library services Agency (Melsa). Develops and maintains various statistical data collections tools on the Library's wireless and web services using applications such as Google Analystics and VBA in Excel.
Contact: Online at http://www.co.washington.mn.us HumanResources@co.washington.mn.us; 14949 62nd St. North, Stillwater, MN 55082 phone number for Human Resources:651-430-6081
Job pays: $47,195.00 - $64,584.00
Apply by: March 17, 2014
Position: Lead Library Clerk
Description: The Circulation Clerk/Lead position fills the role between the Library Director and Library Clerks. As such, the Lead Clerk has a certain amount of authority in the position - supervising full-time and part-time staff as well as volunteers and work-study students. Responsible for attending and managing the circulation desk, assisting library patrons, maintaining library materials, directing work of library clerks, and assisting in other library operations as assigned by the Library Director.
Full job description, benefits, supplemental questions and application information: http://www.co.douglas.mn.us/dc/employment-opportunities.aspx
Contact: For questions: email Jake Odland, Library Director, at email@example.com For application: http://www.co.douglas.mn.us/dc/employment-opportunities.aspx
Job pays: $14.05/hr
Starts: When Filled
Apply by: March 7, 2014
Position: Cataloging / Reference Librarian
Description: The University Library of the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks a collaborative, dynamic individual for the position of Cataloging/Reference Librarian. Manages all operations of the Cataloging/Processing Work Group. Performs original and complex cataloging of various resources utilizing local and national standards; manages library metadata and supervises cataloging and processing staff. This position also participates in Reference and Instruction services in conjunction with the Reference and Instruction Work Groups.
This is a 12-month professional academic staff position, renewable, reporting to the Library Director.
For complete vacancy announcement and to apply online visit www.uwstout.edu/jobs , under Faculty & Academic Staff Positions (Unclassified) click UW-Stout Jobs Portal, Job ID: 9533.
Screening will begin March 10, 2014 and may continue until the position is filled. UW-Stout is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
Contact: If you have application questions call or e-mail:
Apply by: 03/10/2014
Position: Academic Technologies Librarian
Description: The Library at St. Cloud State University is searching for an Academic Technologies Librarian with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a tenure-track, 9-month appointment plus 28 additional duty days. Position details and application instructions are located here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm
Contact: Melissa Prescott, Chair
Job pays: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Starts: August 20, 2014
Apply by: March 28, 2014
Position: Contract Opportunity: Every Child Ready to Read 2 Trainer
Description: State Library Services welcomes contractors to submit proposals for Every Child Ready to Read 2 (ECRR2) workshops to take place in Minnesota in 2014. We are seeking a qualified contractor to provide and/or develop ECRR2 training materials/lesson plans and deliver six trainings during the initial contract period for Minnesota library staff. This training project is designed to bolster storytimes, passive programming, and outreach to parents and care providers with up-to-date early literacy research and findings. The initial contract period is anticipated to run from around April 7, 2014 through September 30, 2014.
Proposed ECRR2 training sessions will align with the Language and Literacy Development domain of the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: Minnesota's Early Learning Standards. Two full day workshops will be offered in the Metro area of Minnesota and will focus on expanding the practice of ECRR2 into librarian-led training for parents and child care providers. Four full day workshops will be delivered in greater Minnesota and focus on incorporating the messages of curriculum into library storytimes and passive programming for families with children ages 0-6. The contractor will develop lesson plans, select appropriate handouts and deliver the trainings.
Questions related to this solicitation are due to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 25, 2014, 4:00 p.m., Central Time. A question and answer document will be disseminated to everyone who posed a question and everyone who received a copy of the solicitation document by February 27,2014, 4:00 p.m., Central Time.
More information on ECRR2 solicitation is published on the State of Minnesota's Contracting Opportunity website http://www.mmd.admin.state.mn.us/process/admin/ptlist.asp, Reference Number PT1816. To receive a copy of the complete solicitation or for addititonal information, contact email@example.com or 651-582-8805
Contact: Jackie Blagsvedt firstname.lastname@example.org
Job pays: N/A
Starts: April 2014
Apply by: 03/05/2014
Position: Youth Services Librarian
Description: The University of Northern Iowa seeks a tenure-track Youth Services Librarian beginning August 2014. Required: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science or international equivalent. Ability to develop a compelling vision for the Youth Collection and its services. Second graduate degree. Library experience. Demonstrated knowledge of trends and issues in children's and young adult literature. Ability to work in a team environment and build positive working relationships with library peers and campus colleagues. Excellent communication skills. Commitment to provide high-quality library services and resources to students and faculty. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Pre-employment background checks are required. Applications received by March 9, 2014, will be given full consideration. EOE/AA. UNI is a smoke-free campus.
Starts: August 2014
Apply by: Applications received by 2014-03-09 will be given full consideration.
Position: Librarian I - Youth Services
Description: The Rochester Public Library, MN seeks a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Youth Services Librarian who has a passion for children's programming and public services. The successful candidate will possess crackerjack customer service skills, an unparalleled ability to create innovative programs for children ages birth to twelve, a strong interest in outreach services and community partnerships, top-notch communication skills and super-duper technology skills.
Responsibilities of the position include providing incredible reference and readers advisory service to children and teens and the grown-ups who care for and work with them at the Youth Services information desk, creating, presenting and evaluating fantastic programs for children birth through twelve, providing patient and well-organized technology training for division staff, selecting a variety of materials for the collection using the library's collection development policy, creating eye-catching flyers and publications for the division, and many other unbelievably exciting duties as assigned.
The Youth Services Division of Rochester Public Library cultivates in youth a desire for knowledge, an interest in creative pursuits, a lifelong love of books and a sense of community. The Youth Services Division aims to be a destination in the community by providing stellar library experiences through community engagement, creativity, interactive programs and activities, technology, well-rounded materials collections and excellent information services.
RPL, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is a very busy downtown library and bookmobile(approximately 600,000 visits per year, over 1.6 million items checked out and the busiest bookmobile in the state of Minnesota). RPL serves the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and visitors from all over the world.
We strengthen community and enrich lives by sparking imagination, creativity, engagement, and learning.
Job pays: $23.56
Apply by: 3/2/14
Position: Library Technology Coordinator
Description: The University Library of the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks an innovative, tech-savvy, collaborative person for the position of Library Technology Coordinator.
The successful candidate will provide leadership, management and expertise in the organization, development, and administration of Library technology systems. Core technologies include Voyager/Alma, Primo, SFX, ILLiad, InMagic and CommonSpot. This person will also coordinate assessment of technology services to ensure they effectively meet patron needs. Will supervise 2 library support technicians, and (indirectly) several student assistants.
Bachelors in IT or related field with significant familiarity with library services, OR MLS with significant technical expertise required. This is a 12-month position, renewable, reporting to the Library Director.
For complete vacancy announcement and to apply online visit www.uwstout.edu/jobs, Job ID: 9532. For consideration applicants must submit: cover letter specifically addressing the applicant's qualifications, current resume, unofficial transcripts and names and contact information for three current references. Screening will begin March 10, 2014, however screening may continue until the position is filled. UW-Stout is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
Contact: Dawn Skovbroten
Job pays: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starts: July 1, 2014
Apply by: Screening begins March 10, 2014
Position: Library Director
Description: AS the result of a retirement, the City of Clear Lake seeks a Library Director. Clear Lake (pop.7,777) is home to one of Iowa's largest natural lakes and boosts a strong tourism and recreation-based economy. The City is also home to the world renown Surf Ballroom.
Under the general supervision of a 7-member Board of Trustees, the Library Director provides administrative and managerial oversight of the Library. The Director plans, organizes, directs, evaluates and reviews the Library's resources, personnel, facilties, services and programs to respond to the needs of the community.
A Bachelor's degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science is required; a Master's degree is preferred. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of professional librarian experience, with two (2) years of sdministrative and supervisory responsibility at management level is preferred. Successful prior experience as a public library Director or Assistant Director is preferred.
To apply, please provide a meaningful cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Mrs. Jana Severtson, Search Committee , Clear Lake Public Library, 200 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428 or email@example.com ATTN: Search Committee
Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants chosen to move forward in the selection process will be required to provide additional documentation including, but not limited to: proof of graduation, licensure, and current criminal background check. Applicants may be required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A strong benefits package is available, including participation in the Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS).
The City of Clear Lake is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) national origin, disability or genetic information.
Contact: Mrs. Jana Severtson, Search Committee Clear Lake Public Library
Job pays: $45,000 - $50,000 (+/-)
Starts: May 1, 2014
Apply by: April 1, 2014 or until filled
Position: Library Specialist/Adult & Technical Services
Description: Library Specialists have general duties as listed below with responsibility for certain areas and patron groups as assigned. Other Specialists are in Children's Services and Cataloging. In addition to the common public library collections and services, Hibbing is the hometown of Bob Dylan and our library houses a special collection of materials and ephemera in recognition of his work.
Library Specialist, General Statement of Duties: Work at and perform all functions of the public service desk. Handle patron requests and materials. Perform Cataloging and Collection Maintenance, Reference, Computer & Electronic Device Maintenance. Provide regular financial and statistical reports. Provide and promote programs and services for Adults, Young Adults and Children. Develop and maintain City and Library websites, social media and electronic communications in collaboration with department personnel and city administration.
Job packet with full advertisement, description and City of Hibbing employment application are available on the city website at www.hibbing.mn.us, packet specific link: http://www.hibbing.mn.us/vertical/sites/%7BB72B25FE-5314-40BB-96F1-E6EAF3B87F7F%7D/uploads/LIBRARY_SPECIALIST_2014.pdf
Contact: Ginny Richmond, Library Director for library job questions (218-362-5959). City of Hibbing, Human Resources Director, Theresa Tourville for questions on the City of Hibbing application and hiring process (218-362-5932).
Job pays: $19.74-$24.51/hr base, DOQ
Starts: Immediately, filling a retirement vacancy
Apply by: open until filled
Position: Summary Writer
Description: Summary Writer
Our Summary Writing department is looking to add a qualified part-time person to join their team.
Education & Experience:
Mackin is a clean, friendly working environment, where qualified part time employees enjoy the following benefits: PTO, Flex Plan, 401 (k) and Employee plans for Dental, LTD, STD
To apply for this position please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference Summary Writer
Contact: To apply for this position please send resume to email@example.com and reference Summary Writer
Apply by: 3-7-14
Position: Library Director
Description: This position is responsible for the daily operation and implementation of programs of the library including administrative, collection management, and service duties. Bayfield Carnegie Library is located in a historic facility open to the public more than 45 hours per week and with a part-time and volunteer staff of 5-7 people. The area of service includes a resident population, seasonal visitors, and close proximity to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Director must be eligible for Grade 3 Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification. Full or part-time options available.
Contact: Billie L. Hoopman, Clerk, P.O. Box 1170, Bayfield, WI 54814
Job pays: $42,000 annually if full-time, $20.52.hourly, plus benefits. 10% reduction during 1st yr. introductory/training period.
Apply by: March 15, 2014
Position: Digital Services Coordinator
Description: Rodney A. Briggs Library at the University of Minnesota, Morris invites an enthusiastic, creative and service oriented librarian to join our team. Recent graduates interested in working in a mentoring and collaborative environment are encouraged to apply. Integral to this position are a familiarity with and enthusiasm for the integration of emerging technologies into library services. The successful candidate will have knowledge of library automation systems, relevant hardware and software applications as well as a background in the management of digital environments. Responsibilities include: administering and maintaining the ILS as well as other library systems, managing the library's hardware and software applications, and providing leadership for the library's digital environment. This librarian also participates in research support, instruction, collection development, liaison and outreach activities and is involved in shared library decision-making. Some evening and weekend work is required.
The college values diversity in its students, faculty and staff. The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research and/or service because we believe that diversity enriches the classroom and research experience at the University. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to: https://employment.umn.edu and find requisition 189144; complete an online application and attach a resume or curriculum vitae and the names of three references familiar with the applicant's qualifications; college transcripts will be required before an on-campus interview. An offer of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. For more information, go to http://www.morris.umn.edu/library/employment/staff/.
Contact: Jayne Blodgett (firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-589-6174)
Job pays: 43,000-48,000
Starts: June 1, 2014
Apply by: March 10, 2014
Description: The Patricia D. Lundborg Cancer Library is located within the Cancer Care Center at Regions Hospital and is open to anyone in the community. The library offers a cancer-related consumer health collection of over 1000 books and videos.
The library relies on volunteers to greet and assist library visitors as they search for health information.
Primary Responsibilities of Volunteer
Description: job description, community profile, and application is available at: www.orangecity.lib.ia.us/employment
Job pays: $50-60,000
Starts: When filled
Apply by: ASAP
Position: Technical Services Coordinator (Search Extended)
Description: JOB OPENING: TECHNICAL SERVICES COORDINATOR (Search Extended)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Coordinates technical services for the Pioneerland Library System and all member libraries, including acquisitions, cataloging, processing, interlibrary loan, delivery, and electronic resources. Pioneerland Library system is a consolidated regional library system with 31 member libraries located in nine counties in west central Minnesota.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a minimum of a Masters Degree in Library Science and a minimum of one year library administrative experience; or a combination of education, training and experience necessary to perform the requirements of the work.
Three or more years directly related work experience is preferred.
Work environment is in an office setting with occasional travel between libraries.
Position Open Until Filled
HOURS: 40 hours per week.
Appointment range: $45,614 - $54,890 annually DOQ. Competitive benefit package includes Minnesota Retirement (PERA). TO APPLY: Send resume, letter of interest, and employment application to: Laurie Ortega, Director of Library Operations, Pioneerland Library System, PO Box 327, Willmar, MN, 56201 or email to: email@example.com
For more information about Pioneerland Library System, and to access a complete job description and Employment Application, please go to our website: http://www.pioneerland.lib.mn.us
Notice: Appointments for all PLS positions require the approval of the Pioneerland Library Board and successful completion of background check.
Job pays: $45,614 - $54,890 DOQ
Apply by: Open Until Filled
Position: Regional Librarian - Automation
Description: Arrowhead Library System in Northeastern Minnesota - providing service to public, school, academic, and special libraries in the seven counties of Carlton, Cook, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Itasca, Koochiching, and Saint Louis - is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the Regional Librarian - Automation position. The person filling this position will be responsible for design, implementation, integration and daily operations of the library's automation and communication systems, including the integrated library system, LAN, Web server, Internet access, telecommunications and related evolving systems and security issues with said systems.
Required - an undergraduate degree with coursework in computer science and a Masterīs degree in library science, management, computer technology, or a related field. The incumbent must have a minimum of three years of experience in library service with an emphasis in library automation. Public library experience is highly desirable.
Contact: Completed application, resume, and cover letter should be sent to Arrowhead Library System - Position opening, 5528 Emerald Avenue, Mountain Iron, MN 55768. http://www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us/about/employment/
Job pays: Salary range $52,987-$66,234 annually dependent upon qualifications plus excellent benefits
Starts: Position currently open
Apply by: March 30, 2014