Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 5/21/15)

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Position: Early Literacy VISTA
Library: State Library Services - Minnesota Department of Educaction

Description: Serve at the Minnesota Department of Education as an early literacy VISTA Help State Library Services build curriculum to support public libraries in developing, delivering and assessing high-quality, outcome-driven early childhood services that improve school readiness in at-risk populations. Collaborate with youth librarians and childcare providers to establish a framework that nurtures meaningful library-childcare provider partnerships. Apply now at (https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=59458&fromSearch=true) to be a Minnesota Literacy Council VISTA at State Library Services (applications accepted until position is filled). The Literacy VISTA will begin a full year of service on August 3, 2015.

The State Library Services Literacy VISTA will be a part of a cohort of more than 30 Minnesota Literacy Council VISTAs working to build a strong foundation for literacy and academic achievement in Minnesota. In return, you receive unique opportunities for personal and professional development, and for building marketable skills in a supportive environment. Learn more about serving as a Literacy VISTA at (http://mnliteracy.org/volunteers/vista/openings).

Contact: Jackie Blagsvedt
651-582-8805
jacqueline.blagsvedt@state.mn.us

Job pays: Bi-weekly living allowance $453.69 and $5,730 education stipend award

Starts: August 3, 2015

Apply by: June 30, 2015


Position: Library Director
Library: Buhl Public Library (Buhl, MN)

Description: The director, employed by the City of Buhl under broad policy guidance and direction from the Library Board, carries out professional, managerial, and administrative duties in direction and coordination the activities and facilities of the library program. With considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative, the director develops library collections, plans, and implements services and activities to meet present and future community needs. Located in a town of 1,000 people.

Contact: Apply by sending a resume to:
Buhl Library Board
C/O Buhl Public Library
PO Box 664
Buhl, MN 55713

Job pays: Dependent on Qualifications

Starts: Position now open

Apply by: June 2, 2015


Position: Cartographic and Monographic Metadata Librarian
Library: University of Minnesota Libraries

Description: The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks a motivated, energetic, and collaborative professional to serve as Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian. The ideal candidate provides intellectual access for cartographic resources and monographs held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, by performing original and complex copy cataloging in accordance with local and national descriptive and encoding standards, or obtaining suitable vendor-supplied catalog records. The position will design, implement, and manage workflows for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata librarians work with the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic & Monographic Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries-wide efforts, such as digital library metadata development. The librarian will also contribute to the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, as he or she works toward continuous appointment status. This position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services in the Data Management & Access Department.

Required Qualifications include an American Library Association accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience, and one to three years original cataloging experience, applying current standards and systems including AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and OCLC Connexion and library management and discovery systems

Contact: For complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://z.umn.edu/ulib334

Job pays:

Starts:

Apply by: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled


Position: Media Specialists - Elementary and Middle
Library: Richfield Public Schools

Elementary and Middle School openings. Follow the links for additional information.


Position: Head of Marketing and Community Engagement
Library: Rochester Public Libary

Description: The Rochester Public Library (RPL) seeks an enthusiastic, creative and personable Head of Marketing and Community Engagement to market RPL into the future. The successful candidate will have the ability to connect RPL with customers, expose how fantastic our library services are, and to shed light on one of the best kept secrets in Olmsted County.

Responsibilities of the position include being a true library champion with the ability to deliver the message of strengthening individuals and community through the library with pizzazz, to articulate the changing needs of customers to colleagues, to cultivate community engagement, to be an active participant on our dynamic and forward-thinking leadership team, to supervise the talented staff of the division, and to work with our always amazing volunteers.

Rochester Public Library's core values exemplify our commitment to being a welcoming community center, fostering creativity, building community connections, championing collaboration and engaging the community. We believe that the library is the center of our community and provides a unique and neutral space to connect individuals from all walks of life in order to improve and grow our community.

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.

Contact: http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/human-resources/employment

Job pays: 67,483.00/Year

Starts: when filled

Apply by: June 10th


Position: Manager of Reference
Library: Walden University

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Manager of Reference Services reports to the Director of Library Services and is responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures, and training for the Walden Library Reference service and Quick Answers service. This position works closely with the Director of Library Services and the Library management team to align the reference services mission strategies and goals with those of the Center for Student Success and the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains the mission, goals, and governing documents for reference service and staff.
  • Develops and administers policies, procedures, requirements, and training for the library's reference service and staff.
  • Develops and administer policies, procedures, requirements, and training for the library's Quick Answer service.
  • With the Manager for Assessment and Strategic Planning, collects, analyzes, and reports reference and Quick Answer service statistics to stakeholders.
  • With the Manager for Assessment and Strategic Planning, sets metrics for quality and success of reference and Quick Answers services, and tracks and reports success over time
  • Trials, selects, evaluates, pilots the use of new and emerging technologies to deliver reference services.
  • Contributes to the library's strategic planning processes.
  • Collaborates with the Information Literacy Manager to integrate instructional best practices into the reference service.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Library management team on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service and staff.
  • Collaborates with the Center for Student Success staff on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service.
  • Engages in library and Center for Student Success governance by actively participating on groups, committees, and functional teams.
  • Engages in library instructional programs such as residencies and webinars.
  • Engages in professional development activities to remain up-to-date on professional developments through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, and continuing education opportunities.
  • May be required to work nights or weekends to cover reference shifts for those on vacation or as needed.

MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct the work of those librarians providing reference services.
  • Serves as member of the Library management team.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
REPORTS TO: Director of the Library
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Reference librarians

External Requirements TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of the Business
  • Management Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Problem-Solving / Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Master of Library Science/Master of Library Information Science
  • Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
  • At least one year demonstrated successful experience managing reference services in an academic library preferred.
  • 3 years' experience providing reference services in an academic setting preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, team participation, team building, and human relation skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to creatively solve problems.
  • Ability to write effectively in both business and academic styles.
  • Experience with distance learning preferred.
  • Some travel required.

TO APPLY: http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=6671bR


Position: Electronic Resources & Media Cataloger
Library: St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges

Description: St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges seek an Electronic Resources & Media Cataloger to provide and maintain access to new and existing materials in support of the Bridge Consortium, with a primary emphasis on electronic resources and media (especially DVDs) acquired by both college libraries.

Essential qualifications include:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or demonstrated equivalency through experience & training.
  • Minimum of three years' experience working in a library or other highly relevant environment.
  • At least two years of original cataloging and authority control experience.
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority control including recognized rules and standards (RDA, LC-PCC-PS, LCSH, LCC, and MARC) especially as they relate to media and online resources.

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Experience with or knowledge of non-MARC metadata schemes.
  • Experience using an electronic resource management system (ERM).
  • Experience with MARCEdit.
  • Academic library experience, preferably in a liberal arts setting.
  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages.

Review of applications will begin on June 1st. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit https://jobs.stolaf.edu/postings/3830

The Bridge Consortium consists of the Carleton College and St. Olaf College Libraries which have shared a single ILS (Millennium) since 2004. We are currently in the process of migrating to Alma with a planned implementation date in Summer 2016.

Employment will be through St. Olaf College. The College offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package (details here: http://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/benefits/), and opportunities for participation in a rich campus life including programs such as the Christmas Fest, lectures, theater and music performances, art galleries and continuing education opportunities.

Northfield, MN is a vibrant community of approximately 20,000 within a short drive of the Twin Cities. Livability.com ranked Northfield #2 in its 2014 list of Top 10 Small Towns in America citing Northfield's natural beauty, recreational opportunities, cultural amenities, excellent health care services, great schools and high community involvement. Also in 2014, Northfield was ranked Money Magazine's #1 "Best Place for a Well-Rounded Retirement".

St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges are equal opportunity employers.

Contact: https://jobs.stolaf.edu/postings/3863

Job pays: 43k - 55k, Dependent on Qualifications

Starts: Sept 2015

Apply by: May 31, 2015


Position: Volunteer Cataloger
Library: Forecast Public Art Library

Description: Forecast seeks a volunteer cataloger to assist with the maintenance of their Public Art Library. Housed in Forecast's office, the Public Art Library maintains a non-circulating collection of more than 2,000 print, digital, and multimedia materials from the field of public art. With a collection as diverse as the field of public art itself, the library includes exhibition catalogs, artist monographs, journals and periodicals, reference materials, public art maps and guides, and DVDs.

Volunteer's responsibilities will include:

  • Catalog unique/original items including public art maps, guides, and work samples
  • Process incoming materials
  • Research book releases and obtain review copies on an ongoing basis, serving as liaison to publishers.
  • Organize new titles for coverage in Public Art Review, and provide copy and images

Qualified candidates will be/have:

  • Some experience/education in cataloging and library science
  • Familiar with a Mac OS environment and LibraryThing.com
  • Interest in the field of public art
  • Motivated, curious, self-starter

Position is unpaid, but experience may be applied toward credit or work experience.

Contact: Shauna Dee
2300 Myrtle Ave, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55114
651-641-1128 ext. 105
www.forecastpublicart.org
shauna@forecastpublicart.org

Job pays: Unpaid

Starts: 6/15/2015

Apply by: 6/1/15


Position: Communications, Outreach, PR Manager
Library: Superiorland Library Cooperative

Description: Please go to this URL for a job description: http://tinyurl.com/q28gy9g

Contact: Please see application procedures in job description URL http://tinyurl.com/q28gy9g

Job pays: $36,000 to $40,000

Starts: June 1 2015

Apply by: Email


Position: Library assistant/student worker
Library: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Library

Description: DEED seeks library assistant/student worker

Help support the clerical, technical and administrative needs of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) Library, a specialized information center providing services and resources for agency staff and partners. The student worker will get lots of experience responding to interlibrary loan requests, cataloging, fielding reference questions and possibly working to transition the library to SharePoint.

Library Assistant/Student Worker Paraprofessional Senior www.mn.gov/careers 15DEED000076 (posting number)

Contact: Janice Cano, 651-259-7091, janice.cano@state.mn.us

Dru Frykberg, 651-259-7177, dru.frykberg@state.mn.us

Job pays: $14.35-$17.49 hourly

Starts: July 2015

Apply by: June 5, 2015


Position: Intern, News Service Product Management
Library: Thomson Reuters

Description: We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assists Product Development Managers in classifying news sources and identifying appropriate changes in coverage and current business rules to ensure they reflect up to date practices
  • Researches, analyzes and reports on products for new product development, product documentation and competitive analysis
  • Assists Product Development Managers in coordinating development tasks and testing.
  • Participates in researching content and identifying implications for product definition and development.
  • Provides support for existing products, including answering questions from technical support and sales; maintaining FAQ documents and participating in quality assurance activities, including testing and tracking products/services

Qualifications:

  • Current pursuing a Degree, high preference for those pursuing a Degree in Library Science, Business or related.
  • Strong desire and interest to work with Information Technology, Content or News Content
  • Prior experience with Data or Metadata Analysis highly preferred
  • Strong communications kills Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and issue resolution skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize and be 'agile'

Contact: Apply directly at the following link: https://goo.gl/M0iovR

Job pays: TBD

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: ASAP


Position: Senior Library Manager - Technical Services
Library: Washington County Library, Woodbury, MN

Description: Directs the daily operation of the technical services division of the library including cataloging, processing of collections, interlibrary loan, mail/courier delivery and the Sirsi Dynix integrated library system. Directly responsible for maintenance of the ILS including system upgrades and enhancements in a "software as a service" environment. Performs and responsible for assisting staff with cataloging and interlibrary loan work and coordinating with OCLC, Minitex, other county departments and associate libraries.

Contact: See Washington County Website for details and application information. http://www.co.washington.mn.us

Human Resources and Risk Management
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
651-430-6081
HumanResources@co.washington.mn.us

Job pays: $58,094-$79,602

Starts: June 29, 2015

Apply by: June 7, 2015


Position: Instruction Librarian (Full-Time)
Library: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Library

Description: Twin Cities Library is seeking an energetic, creative, and fun-loving librarian to join our team! We are seeking a forward-thinking individual with a passion for student learning and user-centered service. If you like working in an environment of collaboration, continuous improvement, and innovation, we invite you to apply for the position of Instruction Librarian.

The Instruction Librarian supports the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs by enabling students, faculty, and staff to become independent researchers through transformative individual and group instruction delivered face-to-face and online. This position collaborates with faculty to teach adult students information literacy concepts, authors interactive web and print instructional materials, and delivers user-centered reference and circulation services.

Learn more about the position at http://www.smumn.edu/welcome-tobrst-marys/offices-services/human-resources/employment/active-listings

Contact: Rachel McGee, Director of Library Services, rmcgee@smumn.edu

Job pays: DOQ

Starts: 6/29/15

Apply by: Application review begins on 5/20/15. Applications will no longer be accepted after 5/26/15.


Position: Assistant Librarian
Library: Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Description: The Assistant Librarian provides information access/reader services, collection coordination oversight, and assistance with Library technical support.

In this role, you will...

  • Information access services includes: reference and research; interlibrary loan; providing reader services and bibliographic instruction; and coordination of the Reading Room areas.
  • Collection coordination oversight includes: acquisition activities for books and serial subscription renewals; processing of donations and gifts; circulation and stack maintenance; adding records to the Library's online catalog.
  • Provide technical support for the Library's WMS system.
  • Oversee the operations of the Library during the absence of the Head Librarian.

Specific Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) or Master of Science in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited Library School.
  • Two to four years of experience working as a professional librarian in the area of reference services.
  • Strong public service orientation, with positive and effective communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of searching online research subscription services and WorldCat.
  • PC proficiency including e-mail, Google Apps, and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Team oriented with ability to build positive relationships with others.
  • Comfortable working in an ever changing fast-paced environment with a strong ability to multi-task.
  • A commitment to excellence in providing information services to the staff and public.
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds.

Preferred

  • BA or MA in Art History or significant coursework.
  • Background in interlibrary loan and experience working with Library automated systems, preferably WMS.
  • Museum library experience with a working knowledge of Western European and/or Non-Western European languages.
  • Familiarity with the MARC record, LC classification, and LC subject headings.

Who You Are: You have positive and effective communication skills with a flexible work style. You have a friendly and helpful demeanor with excellent people skills. You have the desire to help, teach and serve others.

You're good at and enjoy...

  • Communicating effectively with multiple people across various levels, both internally and externally.
  • Paying close attention to detail.
  • Creatively solving problems.
  • Effectively coordinating projects to completion.

MIA Culture: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is an audience-focused workplace where everyone strives to provide excellent service and cultivate honest and positive relationships. Generosity, agility, emotional intelligence, positive energy, and driving results are the core values that define the MIA's culture. Successful employment at the MIA includes full embrace and consistent demonstration of these values by all team members.

To Apply: To be considered for this position, please send the following:

  1. A cover letter including your interest in the position, what you will bring to the position, and why you are the ideal candidate.
  2. A resume outlining your educational and professional experience.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact: email: miajobs@artsmia.org
Fax: (612) 870-3263
Mail: Attn: Human Resources, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Job pays:

Starts:

Apply by: Friday, May 22, 2015


Position: Library Director
Library: Hudson Area Joint Library (Hudson, WI)

Description: The Hudson Area Joint Library, with a service population of 30,000, seeks a creative and energetic leader with an open collaborative spirit to plan, direct, and coordinate all library activities. The library serves four communities in the Hudson, Wisconsin area.

The successful candidate must possess a Master's degree in Library Studies from ALA accredited university and be eligible for a Grade I Wisconsin Library Certificate. Three years public library experience is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The application material and position description are available at the main reception desk at City Hall, 505 Third Street, Hudson or on the City of Hudson's website: www.ci.hudson.wi.us in the City Employment section. Applicants must also complete a supplemental questionnaire that is included in the application material. A pre-employment background check will be required.

The deadline for submitting applications is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015.

Contact: City Administrator Devin Willi dwilli@ci.hudson.wi.us 715-386-4765, ext. 136

Job pays: commensurate with education and experience

Starts: negotiable

Apply by: 4:00 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2015


Position: Teen Adaptive Programs Coordinator (VISTA)
Library: Saint Paul Public Library

Description: The mission of the Saint Paul Public Library is to connect the people of Saint Paul with the imperative and the joy of learning through a lifetime. We do this by advancing Saint Paul's Learning Our goal for this VISTA project is to create and disseminate community and parent surveys to help determine which programs, services, and resources are of the greatest interest and need to teens and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families and to use this information to determine which programs the library should take on. It will also help us build support and audiences for our programs. We currently offer programs that are open to all, sometimes limited by age or by interest and we offer accommodations when requested in advance. While these efforts are admirable and often successful, we will have an even greater impact when we reach out directly to these youth and find out what is of importance. In making these connections we can build on the experiences and expertise of the youth themselves, their families and their support networks (schools, advocacy groups, etc.) to create resources like a libguide and to create program models that will be effective and engaging. We can also use these contacts to help advise us, along with literature reviews, on training and awareness programs for staff and to recruit potential volunteers to help with future programs and services. **This VISTA position is sponsored by the Saint Paul VISTA Program. Hosted in Mayor Chris Coleman's Office, the Saint Paul VISTA Program comprises a city-wide cohort of individuals -- placed at community organizations and schools -- dedicated to shaping the educational landscape for youth and families in Saint Paul.**

Contact: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=59514&fromSearch=true

Job pays: VISTA Volunteer

Starts: 07/28/15

Apply by: 06/05/15


Position: Volunteen Coordinator (VISTA Position)
Library: Saint Paul Public Library

Description: The mission of the Saint Paul Public Library is to connect people in Saint Paul with the imperative and the joy of learning through a lifetime. Our vision is that we are a cornerstone of a thriving city: welcoming people of all ages and cultures; strengthening neighborhoods and learning networks; and inspiring all with the world of ideas. Public Libraries serve the entire public, helping them access resources. The impact is great on low-income communities, providing access to technology, assistance finding jobs and resources, and being a cornerstone of the community where possibilities and hope thrive. VISTA Volunteen Coordinator project will build on the robust and growing teen youth work model. What we are learning about youth development and youth work will enrich our teen volunteer program, engaging youth as colleagues in the library. Currently, our only option for teen volunteers is the same as our adult volunteer model. Teens will benefit from engagement with an innovative youth volunteer program. **This VISTA position is sponsored by the Saint Paul VISTA Program. Hosted in Mayor Chris Coleman's Office, the Saint Paul VISTA Program comprises a city-wide cohort of individuals -- placed at community organizations and schools -- dedicated to shaping the educational landscape for youth and families in Saint Paul.**

Contact: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=59505&fromSearch=true

Job pays: VISTA Volunteer

Starts: 07/28/15

Apply by: 06/05/15


Position: Sprockets - Createch Studio Coordinator (VISTA)
Library: Saint Paul Public Library (AHCC)

Description: The Arlington Hills Community Center is a joint-use facility with Saint Paul Public Libraries and Saint Paul Parks and Recreation. The Teen Digital Learning Lab is a creative technology studio for teens. Mentors will encourage exploration, spark passion, and connect teens with resources needed to learn and pursue their interests. Mentors will support the teens' individual growth. The Teen Digital Learning Lab responds to the interests of the teens and is directly shaped by the skills and enthusiasm of its mentors. The mentors, the neighborhood, and community partners all contribute to the success of the growth and development of programs and the vitality of the teen space. The goal of the VISTA project is to coordinate the Teen Digital Learning Lab mentor program. **This VISTA position is sponsored by the Saint Paul VISTA Program. Hosted in Mayor Chris Coleman's Office, the Saint Paul VISTA Program comprises of a city-wide cohort of individuals -- placed at community organizations and schools -- dedicated to shaping the educational landscape for youth and families in Saint Paul.**

Contact: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49581&fromSearch=true

Job pays: VISTA Volunteer

Starts: 07/08/15

Apply by: 06/05/15


Position: Youth Services Manager
Library: La Crosse Public Library

Description:

  • Establishes, plans, implements and evaluates departmental goals and objectives with assistance from the Library Director.
  • Analyzes, supervises and administers collection development policies for all formats of youth, teen and parenting materials.
  • Coordinates and manages youth services department functions and responsibilities.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, schedules, evaluates and dismisses youth services personnel subject to the approval of the Library Director.
  • Serves as liaison between management team and youth services staff; advocates for youth services department.
  • Participates in planning for library services, the budget process and other activities through cooperation with the management team and Library Director.
  • Works at least 8-16 hours per week at the youth services desk.
  • Oversees and participates in vigorous programming and outreach activities; serves as coordinating liaison with community organizations that serve children.
  • Knows and effectively interprets library policies and expectations for staff and users.
  • Works with YS team, community relations coordinator and web development staff to market and promote YS programs, services and collections.
  • Promotes and demonstrates online resources, including the website, catalog, subscription databases and the Internet.
  • Provides presentations for parents, caregivers, area educators and K-12 students.
  • Participates in meaningful professional development opportunities and effectively shares information and ideas with staff.

For further information and necessary qualifications, please visit us at: www.lacrosselibrary.org.

Contact: Kelly Krieg-Sigman at kelly@lacrosselibrary.org

Job pays: $49,000 to $64,000

Starts: 8/1/2015

Apply by: 5/22/2015


Position: Library Assistant III
Library: University of St. Thomas Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library

Description: Job Summary

The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Library Assistant III.

This position includes primary responsibility for the successful delivery of circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan services at the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library. The person in this position is responsible for assisting faculty, students, and staff; proposing, implementing, and interpreting library policies; circulating and maintaining the collections; and opening and/or closing the library. Responsibilities may include hiring, training, supervising and evaluating student workers.

Qualifications: Equivalent to a high school diploma and four years of previous library experience including experience with automated library systems required. Bachelor's degree and experience with circulation or interlibrary loans strongly preferred.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than "Jobs at UST", the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: You must apply online at: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1613/library-assistant-iii/job

Job pays: Non-exempt hourly full time

Starts: Position open until filled

Apply by: Online at UST Website


Position: Data and Business Librarian
Library: Drake University

Description: Cowles Library is seeking applicants for the newly-created tenure-track position of Data and Business Librarian. The purpose of this position is to enhance knowledge and awareness of data literacy on campus, which includes the discovery, management and curation of data, as well as instruction in the methodologies for such. This position would support the data management needs of both student and faculty research.

Duties would include the following: Collaborate with other librarians on matters relating to the access and usage of data within the library; partner with faculty to develop course content and online tools using data sets; provide instruction on the use of statistical programs that support data-driven research; deliver services that support interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives of the University; serve as a liaison to the College of Business and appropriate departments of the College of Arts and Sciences; provide reference and instruction services that support the Drake Curriculum; teach one-shot sessions and other teaching duties as assigned; responsible for selection and evaluation of resources to support the Data Analytics and related programs. Carry at least a 1 / 1 teaching load; teach courses, such as FYS or other appropriate data or general education courses.

Other duties include: Working with faculty and students who require support for research involving data (including but not limited to demographic and economic research), assistance creating and following data management plans required by funding agencies; serving on appropriate research teams that relate to data management; advancing and promoting access and availability of material through subject portals and other awareness services; maintaining and expanding the appropriate research guides (LibGuides) on the library website.

Requirements: Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program; knowledge of principles and practices of data management and curation, including experience working with datasets, both structured and unstructured; familiarity with business and social science research methodologies; experience with statistical software programs, such as R, SPSS and SAS; ability to work collaboratively across departments; demonstrated ability to monitor and enhance awareness of trends, resources, and developments related to data management and applications; demonstration of creativity and innovation in working in a rapidly changing environment; must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability for analytical problem-solving.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience in the area of information and/or data literacy; relevant experience in an academic library; undergraduate or graduate degree in business, statistics, computer science, math or the social sciences; knowledge of Hadoop and experience with software programs like MATLAB, Stata, SQL, and NoSQL; experience in providing research assistance to faculty using data sets. Experience with data visualization practices. Demonstrated involvement in a data research project. Posting available at: http://bit.ly/datalibrarian

Apply: https://drake.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=25771&job=data-business-librarian-998302

Contact: bruce.gilbert@drake.edu

Job pays: $60,000+

Starts: 7/1/2015

Apply by: 5/1/2015


Position: Health Information Specialist
Library: Ridgeview Medical Center

Description: This position is responsible for providing a variety of health information services in support of patient care, educational and research activities. It is benefit eligible and would require 56 hours per pay period (bi-weekly).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program or similar degree program.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of medical information resources required. Ability to provide knowledge-based and evidence-based clinical, scientific health information and resources.
  • Knowledge of internet, computer software, Medline and other health information resources in print and online formats.
  • Experience with electronic software and library applications used to deliver information and library services required. Experience with innovative interfaces/software preferred, including mobile technologies.
  • Strong background in the use of information technologies and information management tools.
  • Experience with intranets and providing taxonomy recommendations
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff and physicians.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle a large number of varied tasks with careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a health care team, set goals, exercise initiative and decision-making
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in the English language and respond accordingly in order to complete job functions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years' experience in a hospital or medical library.
  • Health information and/or patient education experience

Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit, regional health care system located just 35 minutes west of Minneapolis on Highway 5. Its network includes two hospitals-located in Waconia and Arlington-a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and specialty programs, and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska-a free-standing 24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with multispecialty clinics and services.

Ridgeview serves a population of approximately 300,000 people, primarily from its five-county service area of Carver, Sibley, southern Wright, western Hennepin and eastern McLeod. Ridgeview is one of the largest employers in Carver County, with more than 1,700 employees and 485 volunteers.

Contact: To apply for this position or to learn more about Ridgeview Medical Center, please visit our website at www.ridgeviewmedical.org

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Starts: ASAP

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