Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 3/23/15)

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Position: Cataloging and Acquisitions Librarian
Library: Metropolitan State University, St. Paul MN

Description: Position: CATALOGING AND ACQUISITIONS LIBRARIAN - State University Faculty (Unclassified IFO) http://mnscu.edu/jobs/viewPosting.php?pid=12778

Appointment: Full-time, Tenure Track/Probationary

Location: Library and Learning Center

Send materials to: Apply online only as described under application procedure, by deadline.

Responsibilities:

  • Catalog monographs and other materials, including original cataloging, copy cataloging, classification, and physical processing.
  • Manage electronic media acquisition and licensing, including, but not limited to, ebooks and streaming films.
  • Manage acquisition processes for the physical collection, including ordering, receiving, invoice payment, physical processing, gift accessioning, and approval plan management.
  • Serve as a systems administrator for a local instance of an integrated library system (ILS) within a consortium environment.
  • Apply metadata expertise to locally-developed digital collections.
  • Perform quality control and maintenance of records and access points for all monographic records and collections.
  • Develop, manage, monitor, and report on budget for one-time purchases.
  • Participate as appropriate within the MnPALS and Minitex library consortiums.
  • Provide weekly reference coverage to gain better understanding of the end user experience.
  • May direct student workers and library technicians.
  • May include some library instruction and evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement.
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance and engage in service to the university and community.
  • Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library and/or information science earned no later than August 15, 2015.
  • Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.
  • Previous customer or public service experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams.
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work, with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of and experience with current cataloging and metadata standards, principles, and tools/software.
  • Knowledge of major bibliographic library networks.
  • Awareness of new and emerging cataloging and metadata standards, principles, and trends, such as linked data.
  • Knowledge of current acquisitions practices, including patron-driven or demand-driven acquisitions.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain quality control and accuracy of catalog records.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commitment and demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion, including professional service and scholarship.
  • Knowledge of Ex Libris Aleph ILS and the ProQuest/Serials Solutions discovery tools.
  • Experience with eresource licensing and electronic resource management systems (ERMSs) and knowledgebases (KBs), ideally ProQuest/Serials Solutions.
  • Experience managing budgets in an academic library.
  • Experience providing reference service and/or library instruction in an academic library.
  • Experience directing student workers and/or library staff.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies and their applications in academic libraries.

Application Procedure: To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrostatemn/default.cfm

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: Friday, April 3, 2015

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vita;
  • Names of four (4) professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree, with your name and the academic institution's name/logo are required. If master's study is in progress at the time of application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course of study and progress to date. We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Links:

Contact: Jody (Mary) Anderson, Human Resources, Phone: (651) 793-1811

Job pays: DOQ

Starts: August 2015

Apply by: Friday, April 3, 2015


Position: Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian
Library: Metropolitan State University, St. Paul MN

Description: Position: ELECTRONIC RESOURCES AND DISCOVERY LIBRARIAN - State University Faculty (Unclassified IFO http://mnscu.edu/jobs/viewPosting.php?pid=12779

Appointment: Full-time, Tenure Track/Probationary

Location: Library and Learning Center

Send materials to: Apply online only as described under application procedure, by deadline.

Contact: Carla Ballard, Human Resources, Phone: (651) 793-1319

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the eresource lifecycle of the library's subscription databases and ejournals, including license negotiation and acquisition, troubleshooting access, and evaluation and assessment of resources.
  • Serve as a liaison to vendors regarding trials, acquisitions, renewals, and management of eresources.
  • Develop, manage, monitor, and report on budget for licensed resources.
  • Manage and administer the library's discovery tool, electronic resource management system (ERMS) and knowledgebase (KB), OpenURL link resolver, and proxy server.
  • Monitor data and statistics to analyze eresource use and create and develop usage reports.
  • Promote the use of electronic resources within the library and identify training opportunities for library faculty and staff.
  • Convene the library's eresources team and work closely with the library's Web team.
  • Participate as appropriate within the MnPALS and Minitex library consortiums.
  • Provide weekly reference coverage to gain better understanding of the end user experience.
  • May direct student workers and library technicians.
  • May include some library instruction and evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • Engage in scholarly research or creative achievement.
  • Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance and engage in service to the university and community.
  • Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education in a liberal arts and sciences context and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library and/or information science earned no later than August 15, 2015.
  • Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.
  • Previous customer or public service experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams.
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work, with attention to detail.
  • Experience supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities in an academic library and working with library vendors.
  • Experience with ERMSs and/or eresource KBs, link resolvers, discovery systems, and proxy server configurations.
  • Knowledge of current acquisitions practices, including patron-driven acquisitions, and how they relate to eresource management.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain quality control and accuracy of an ERMS and/or eresource KB.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commitment and demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion, including professional service and scholarship.
  • Experience with usability, XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of the Ex Libris Aleph integrated library system (ILS) and the ProQuest/Serials Solutions and Springshare eresource platforms.
  • Experience or coursework with quantitative/statistical research methodologies that can be applied to analyzing eresource use.
  • Experience managing budgets in an academic library.
  • Experience providing reference service and/or library instruction in an academic library.
  • Experience directing student workers and/or library staff.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies and their applications in academic libraries.

Application Procedure: To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/metrostatemn/default.cfm

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: Friday, April 3, 2015.

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position;
  • Current curriculum vita;
  • Names of four (4) professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Transcripts - Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date of your highest attained degree, with your name and the academic institution's name/logo are required. If master's study is in progress at the time of application, submit the most recent transcript showing your course of study and progress to date. We are not able to accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Links:

Contact: Jody (Mary) Anderson, Human Resources, Phone: (651) 793-1811

Job pays: DOQ

Starts: August 2015

Apply by: Friday, April 3, 2015


Position: Library Development Specialist - Library Data Coordinator
Library: State Library Services - Minnesota Dept. of Education

Description: State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, is now recruiting candidates for a Library Development Specialist - State Data Coordinator.

Based in Roseville, this is a unique full-time professional employment opportunity for librarians interested in working in a leadership role in the state. Primary position responsibilities include coordinating the annual collection of public library data and providing expertise on program design, implementation and measurement to improve the ability of Minnesota s libraries to articulate the impact of library services.

We are looking for candidates with a background in library services, program design, statistical analysis and evaluation that also have excellent communication skills.

Contact: Apply online at https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/View?_posting=15EDUC000016

Questions? Please contact Jennifer R. Nelson jennifer.r.nelson@state.mn.us or 651-582-8791

Job pays: $51,782-$76,797 annually

Starts:

Apply by: April 15, 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

Job pays:

Starts: ASAP

Apply by:


Position: Technology and Business Community Engagement Librarian
Library: Madison Public Library, WI

Description: Madison Public Library (MPL) is a dynamic organization that actively embraces the changing role of libraries. Our new Central Library opened in 2013, featuring a fully equipped media lab, gigabit connectivity, ample meeting rooms, and our critically acclaimed Bubbler program which has since been able to expand through major grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Our eight neighborhood libraries have similarly embraced new services and technology, such as our Meadowridge Library's soon-to-open community kitchen that will support youth nutrition and food preparation programs. At MPL we encourage creativity, innovation, imagination, and going beyond the traditional or expected; our outstanding and collegial workforce is highly valued by the community, and includes staff members who have received national recognition or awards for their work at MPL.

Madison Public Library seeks a creative and innovative Librarian who will develop relationships with and provide services to Madison area technologists, entrepreneurs and businesses. This position will play a key role in developing the library's web services while ensuring that such services serve all Madisonians, including unserved and underserved individuals and groups. Consistent with our mission and vision, this position cultivates community partnerships which foster the availability of technologies that support opportunities to learn, share and create. Familiarity with emerging technologies is a plus. Excellent project management and web development skills are essential.

  • Understand and advocate for broader community needs as related to technology and business
  • Facilitate partnerships with the community that will promote racial equity and social justice
  • Plan and deliver related programs and learning opportunities to a broad range of community members, both within and outside the library
  • Develop and implement evaluation metrics to monitor program effectiveness.
  • Participate in local, state and national conferences and meetings to acquire and share best practices in public services and community engagement.
  • Conduct tours and provide outreach programs for community groups and businesses to increase awareness and use of library facilities and services
  • Monitor trends and best practices in community engagement, particularly with technology and business communities
  • Provide direct services to customers at an all-ages Ask Desk
  • Coordinate paraprofessional, clerical and hourly staff and volunteers
  • Perform related work as assigned.

Contact: Human Resources, 608.266.4615

Job pays: $49,845 Annually

Starts: Summer 2015

Apply by: April 16, 215


Position: Information Specialist
Library: Rural Assistance Center

Description: The Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota is seeking experienced and talented applicants to serve as an Information Specialist for the Rural Assistance Center (www.raconline.org), a federally-funded web-based information center dealing with rural health issues. The position will be responsible for tracking rural health issues, synthesizing the information, and creating un-biased web-based products to help users keep abreast of issues and easily find additional resources to meet their information needs. Will work with content experts from various organizations to identify and develop priority content. Serves as a resource to other staff on a defined set of rural issues.

The Information Specialist will search daily for resources pertinent to rural health. Use critical thinking skills to analyze resources, determine which would be of interest to RAC users, and index them in a Content Management System for inclusion on the RAC website. Position will share responsibility for answering requests for information to the RAC Call Center, receiving information requests through a variety of methods, such as e-mail, phone, and social media. Must respond to requests in a timely manner with relevant information identified through conducting searches of RAC's website, the Internet, appropriate bibliographic and informational databases, as well as by contacting identified experts in the field. Assist users in navigating the complex web of Federal agencies, foundations, and other relevant organizations.

The position will assist with promoting the activities of RAC by networking and building relationships with key rural health organizations, presenting at conferences and via webinar/video, and exhibiting on behalf of the project.

Must apply creativity and logic to create solutions, locate specific information and to research issues. Works in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines and achieving project objectives. The Information Specialist must collaborate effectively with project staff to meet shared goals and be dedicated to quality work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in public administration, health policy, business, public policy, public health, communications, journalism, library and information science or other advanced degree with experience related to information dissemination, rural health, population health, or health policy. Applications with anticipated graduation dates in May 2015 will also be considered.
  • Must have strong searching skills including web-based searches.
  • Ability to synthesize complicated information from multiple sources into cohesive and plain language.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong computer skills needed.
  • Excellent writing skills, with demonstrated ability to write for the web.
  • Demonstrated verbal skills and excellent interpersonal communications skills.
  • Experience presenting to groups.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to be self-directed.
  • High level of attention-to-detail and the ability to generate high quality and timely work products.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and to work as part of a team.
  • Be willing to travel occasionally to national, regional, or local events/meeting.
  • Criminal history background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing customer service.
  • Experience or training related to organizing information, searching the Internet, and utilizing a website to disseminate information.
  • Experience or training in using HTML.
  • Familiarity with U.S. rural health issues.
  • Experience with using a web-based interface for entering information into a database.

Contact: Must apply through UND Human Resources website: https://und.edu/finance-operations/human-resources-payroll/careers/secure/job-openings-external.cfm?category=3000+Professional&=1374_37440&=detail&=1

Job pays: 42,000 plus/year (salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience).

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: 03/25/15


Position: Janesville Branch Supervisor
Library: Janesville Public Library

Description: JOB DUTIES:

  • Creates excellent customer experiences--making patrons feel welcome, registering patrons, keeping the library clean and tidy, producing interesting displays, and providing positive and memorable patron experiences.
  • Provides useful reference and meaningful reader's advisory services to patrons by using online and print resources.
  • Schedules and produces programs and activities promoting lifelong learning as well as early literacy and transliteracy skills.
  • Instructs patrons in the location and use of library materials.
  • Assists with computer and e-reader questions.
  • Opens and closes library.
  • Checks materials in and out, renews and reserves materials, and takes computer reservations.
  • Processes overdue notices, fines, interlibrary loan materials, and new library cards.
  • Schedules, makes hiring recommendations, and trains branch substitute staff.
  • Ensures fresh and attractive collection by rotating and weeding library materials as well as making recommendations to the collection development team.
  • Collects statistics and prepares reports for Director.
  • Makes recommendations to Director and assists with the administration of policies as set by the Board of Trustees.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and promotes the library to local government agencies, the Friends of the Library group, and other local organizations.
  • Publicizes library events and services including maintaining library's Facebook page.
  • Oversees petty cash.
  • Keeps city administration informed of necessary building repairs and enhancement issues.
  • Attends full staff meetings.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.

REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a busy public service atmosphere with frequent interruptions.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Apply time management skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Approach position with professionalism, initiative, and tact.
  • Be flexible and continuously learn, unlearn, and relearn.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma
  • Computer literacy with MS office proficiency preferred
  • Knowledge of library operations
  • Customer service experience
  • Ability to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.

Contact: Please submit applications in the form of a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Apply to Stacy Lienemann, Director at lienemann@tds.lib.mn.us, 507-835-3700 (fax), or via mail at: Waseca-Le Sueur Regional Library System, 408 N State St, Waseca MN 56093

Job pays: $12.57 an hour

Starts: 4/20/15

Apply by: 3/30/15


Position: Technical Services Manager
Library: L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Description: TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER. Due to an upcoming retirement, the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is seeking a forward-looking and collaborative professional with strong leadership and managerial skills to lead the Technical Services division. This person will manage and coordinate the acquisition, cataloging and processing of library materials; supervise an experienced staff; be part of the management team; and much more.

Eau Claire is a growing community of 67,000, home to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Technical College, with a diverse economy, high quality health care and excellent public services and schools. The city is 90 miles east of Minneapolis-St. Paul and close to an abundance of lakes and recreational opportunities.

Full-time, exempt position. Salary is $23.52 - $29.85 per hour, excellent benefits, including health insurance, and support for professional activities. Anticipated start date will be in July of 2015.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/. All requested materials must be received before 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2015. AA/EEO employer.

Contact: Jackie Hagenbucher jackieh@eauclaire.lib.wi.us

Job pays: $23.52 - 29.85 per hour

Starts: July 2015

Apply by: April 17, 2015 11am


Position: Library Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Walker

Description: Opening Date: 3/11/15
Closing Date: 4/24/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Walker, 2880 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: The responsibilities for this position include coordinating with librarians to develop programs and services to support literacy activities for youth. Another responsibility will be reviewing and assessing collection materials to maintain quality collection development. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in youth services librarianship to gain real world experience in the field.

This unpaid internship is from May - August 2015, 8 - 16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Provide direct information services in the Children's Library
  • Assist with collection development work including:
    • Pulling books and other materials from collections for review.
    • Processing books and other materials through catalog.
    • Performing general collection maintenance activities.
  • Creating and supplementing book displays.
  • Providing support for children's programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or be a recent graduate.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in Children's literature.
  • Interest and/or expertise in popular culture.
  • Experience working with children and/or teens.

Contact: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 4/24/15


Position: Youth Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Augsburg Park

Description: Opening Date: 3/11/15
Closing Date: 4/24/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Augsburg Park, 7100 Nicollet Avenue South, Richfield, Minnesota

The Position: We are looking for a creative, hardworking, and enthusiastic individual who is eager to delve into the world of summer programs at our library. This position is designed to give Masters in Library and Information Science students experience in assisting with program planning, learning how to provide excellent customer service, and engaging families and youth of all ages while working with library professionals in an busy public library.

This unpaid internship is from June - August 2015 for 12 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience. Hours will be varied including some Saturdays and evenings.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Attend Super Kinder training (kindergarten-readiness program).
  • Assist Youth Services Librarian during the Super Kinder program.
  • Provide support for children's book clubs and story times.
  • Collaborate with library staff on a "Back to School" celebration including planning, set-up and take-down.
  • Provide assistance at the Customer Service/Reference Desk.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a recent graduate.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in Youth Services and comfortable with ages ranging from babies through teens.
  • Knowledgeable about using the "Five Practices" with parents and children for reading readiness.
  • Ability to speak Spanish.
  • Previous experience volunteering or working with youth.
  • Flexible schedule and well organized.

Contact: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.
Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: June 2015

Apply by: 4/24/15


Position: Instruction/Reference Librarian
Library: Southwest Minnesota State University

Description: Salary and Terms: Instructor or Assistant Professor; part-time (50%), fixed term position. Salary placement is based on evaluation and experience.

Appointment Date: August 2015

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Description: McFarland Library seeks an energetic, proactive, team oriented, and innovative person to provide library instruction and reference service. Additional duties will be determined based on the candidate's experience and expertise. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and creatively with library and university faculty to plan, develop and provide library instruction. Reference duty will include some weekend and evening hours.

Qualifications: Open to recent graduates, entry-level position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience.
  • Ability to use technology in instruction.
  • Working knowledge of library technologies.

The University: Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to ! be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.

Application Data: Letter of application addressing position qualifications, vita, and transcripts should be attached to your application. To apply for this position, please complete the online application process at http://www.smsu.edu/Administration/HumanResources/neogov.cfm. Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at: www.SMSU.edu Information about the Library may be found at www.smsu.edu/library

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. The University is committed to affirmative recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/bgh6gwn

Contact: Apply Online

Job pays: DOE

Starts: 03/06/2015

Apply by: 04/05/2015


Position: Long call substitute Media teacher position at Richard R. Green Central Park School (K-8)
Library: Minneapolis Public Schools: Green Central Media Center

Description: Green Central is seeking a full-time long call sub for a Media position immediately through the end of the school year. It involves teaching 3 classes a day (4th, 5th, and 7th grade, utilizing the ITEM standards) with the remainder of the day dedicated to Library Program Administration. The hours are 7:40-3:40 pm. There is another part-time Media Teacher with whom you would work.

Interested parties should contact Ann Johnson (AnnM.Johnson@mpls.k12.mn.us).

Valid Minnesota teaching license required, K-12 Library Media Specialist preferred.

Contact: AnnM.Johnson@mpls.k12.mn.us

Job pays: MPS long call rate (contact school for more details)

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: Immediately


Position: Librarian I (13.5 Hours per week)
Library: Rochester Public Libary

Description: The Rochester Public Library seeks a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Youth Services Librarian who has a passion for programming and public services. The successful candidate will possess crackerjack customer service skills, an unparalleled ability to create innovative programs for children and teens, 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 and teens 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.

Contact: http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/hr/jobs/index.asp

Job pays: 19.62 Hour

Starts: when filled

Apply by: open until filled


Position: Preservation Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description: Opening Date: 2/25/15
Closing Date: 3/27/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: The Preservation team with Hennepin County Library plays a vital role in ensuring the long-term viability of the Library's print collections through repair and restoration measures, bookbinding and other preservation methods. We also perform a consulting function to staff on preservation-related matters.

This unpaid internship is for one semester, June - August 2015, 6-10 hours per week. Hours are available Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Preservation bookbinding.
  • Construction of preservation enclosures.
  • Simple mending.
  • General processing including some clerical work.

Best Qualified Candidates will:

  • Have attention to detail and excellent manual dexterity.
  • Coursework and/or experience in book preservation helpful.
  • Have not had an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

To Apply/Contact: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: June 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


Position: Executive Director
Library: Plum Creek Library System

Description: Plum Creek is a federated library system serving nine counties in southwest Minnesota. The System's services are offered through 20 independent libraries with 25 locations. The position requires five years of responsible public library experience, preferably as the director of a city or county library and a M.L.S. from an institution accredited by the ALA. The Executive Director will be responsible to a Board of 18 members and provide services through an office staff of 6.5 FTE to the member libraries. Excellent benefits and a competitive salary are offered for the right person. Apply by April 10th to Search Committee, Plum Creek Library System, P.O. Box 697, Worthington, Minnesota 56187 or email to: bboese@plumcreeklibrary.net

Contact: Bob Boese, Interim Director

Job pays: $70,000 and up

Starts: May, 2015

Apply by: April 10, 2015


Position: Literacy Activities Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Brookdale, North Regional

Description:
Opening Date: 2/25/15
Closing Date: 3/27/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: 1. Hennepin County Library - Brookdale, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (1 internship) 2. Hennepin County Library - North Regional, 1315 Lowry Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2 internships)

The Position: Develop programs, services and resources to support literacy initiatives at Brookdale or North Regional Library. This is an excellent opportunity for students in early elementary education, early childhood development (and related fields), or youth services librarianship to gain real work experience in the field.

This unpaid internship is from June - August 2015, 8-12 hours a week (variable) for 120 hours. It can be used for college credit or work experience. Hours will be available in the afternoons and evenings from Monday - Thursday and will be coordinated with the supervisor.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with library staff to plan and deliver programming focusing on children in grades K-12.
  • Develop creative and engaging activities to enhance learning and literacy in the library.
  • Create a safe, respectful, and literacy-rich learning environment in the children and teen areas.
  • Establish supportive relationships with youth and their caregivers.
  • Keep accurate records of participation and prepare reports of activities.
  • Library school students will also have experiences involving public service/reference service and collection maintenance.

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

  • Be a student completing an associate's, bachelors or master's degree in an Education-related field or Library Science.
  • Possess a strong commitment to literacy and libraries.
  • Be creative, reliable, patient, adaptable, and possess the ability to approach and engage with youth.
  • Have not previously completed an internship with Hennepin County Library.

To Apply/Contact: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.
Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: June 2015

Apply by: 4/24/15


Position: Special Collections - Historic Photographs Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description:
Opening Date: 2/25/15
Closing Date: 3/27/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Department, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: This internship will be one of the following two projects:

  1. Identify and describe historic slide collection (1950-1990) comprised of Minneapolis scenes. This will include historical research, metadata creation, and digitization.
  2. Develop slide shows (or other audio-visual presentations) from historical content for online presentations (e.g. YouTube).

This unpaid internship is from May - August 2015, 8 - 16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • On-site photography of buildings, streets, and intersections in Minneapolis.
  • Metadata creation using Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access.
  • Digitization using scanners and/or digital editing software.
  • Presentation of digital content using social media services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with digital photography and digital image editing.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with and describing archival collections.

Contact/To Apply: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


Position: Special Collections - Archives and Manuscripts Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description:
Opening Date: 2/25/15
Closing Date: 3/27/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Department, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: Process and describe archival collections under staff supervision. Interns will gain experience working with all aspects of archival processing. Some work with digitization is also possible.

This unpaid internship is from May - August 2015, 8-16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Processing newly accessioned archival collections or improving descriptions of existing collections.
  • Metadata creation using Archivist's Toolkit.
  • Digitization using scanners and/or digital editing software.
  • Preservation work using enclosures and other treatments.
  • Archival storage development, such as refoldering and labeling.

Best Qualified Candidates will:

  • Be enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a recent graduate.
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Have completed coursework in Archival Studies desirable.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

To Apply/Contact: Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org (preferred)
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


Position: Library Outreach Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale

Description: Opening Date: 2/25/15
Closing Date: 3/27/15
Job Type: Internship
Main Location: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota

The Position: The Outreach Division promotes the use of the library for the nontraditional or under-served user through the development and support of programs and services. The department's goal is to bring the experience of the library and its resources to the community - in their homes, senior living facilities, rehabilitation centers, county correctional facilities and through library events.

This unpaid internship is from May - August 2015, 4 - 8 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direct information services through the "At Home" phone line.
  • Plan, develop, and implement a project of interest related to Outreach.
  • Assist in the following areas -
    1. Classify and organize the Adult Correctional Facility collection.
    2. Compile and analyze data for Corrections, At Home, and Deposit Collection programs.
    3. A family literacy program called "Read to Me" at the Adult Correctional Facility.
    4. Create and implement evaluation surveys for Outreach patrons.
    5. Weekly filing of information requests from the Adult Correctional Facility.
    6. Create, implement and evaluate Outreach programs.
    7. Develop collections for correctional facilities.

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

  • Be currently enrolled in a library program or be a recent library school graduate.
  • Have completed coursework in reference and information services.
  • Have not previously completed an internship with Hennepin County Library.

Contact/To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
bamckenzie@hclib.org
(612)543-8579

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 4/24/15


Position: Classroom Services Project Coordinator
Library: Mackin Educational Resources

Description: Classroom Services Project Coordinator

Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Google Drive.
  • Ability to coordinate and instruct small groups
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Efficiency-minded and readiness to make innovative changes quickly
  • Ability to work under deadlines with attention to detail
  • Ability to perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining electronic information files and processing paperwork
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills, verbal and written
  • Creative and energetic qualities a plus

Education & Experience:

  • College degree or 3+ years experience in administrative
  • Previous experience in Education, Classroom, or Library helpful
  • Training and/or experience in Microsoft's Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor order statuses and serve as a liaison between Classroom Services and other internal departments to ensure proper product fulfillment
  • Manage custom product fulfillment to include: organizing book collections into containment, labeling containment, supervising small teams of production workers, coordinating shipments.
  • Prepare and manage inventory of product samples
  • Assist Classroom Services department with documentation of work, calls, and processes for customers.
  • Develop and maintain data records using in-house software and Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Compose, type, and distribute notes, routine correspondence, or reports, such as presentations, proposals, invoices, statistical or monthly reports
  • Learn to operate new office technologies as they are developed and implemented
  • Backup Classroom Services reps with overflow calls

Hours: Full-time day hours

Wages: Negotiable, depending on education and experience

Benefits: Mackin is a friendly working environment, where qualified full-time employees enjoy the following benefits; PTO, 401 (k), Health Plan, Flex Plan, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, LTD and STD Insurance and Paid holidays

Mackin Educational Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, and the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local laws.

Contact: To Apply go to www.mackin.com and under the employment section click on the position, fill out questionnaire, attach resume and cover letter.

Job pays:

Starts: March 2015

Apply by: March 31st, 2015


Position: Project Manager for Classroom Book Orders
Library: Mackin Educational Resources

Description: Project Manager for Classroom Book Orders

Requirements:

  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several tasks at one time
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a group
  • Computer knowledge in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Google Drive
  • Familiarity with educational standards and reading instruction, and/or library practices
  • Understanding of how curriculum is implemented and resources are utilized in the classroom.

Education & Experience:

  • Master's Degree with experience in the education/books marketplace
  • -or- Bachelor's Degree with experience in the education/books marketplace

Responsibilities:

  • Project coordination and acting as a liaison between internal and external parties
  • Customer assistance and support regarding booklists, orders, labeling and organization
  • Researching, evaluating and recommending K-12 books, multimedia and ebooks for both fiction and nonfiction
  • Creating and maintaining lists of materials relating to curricular subjects, fiction genres, and other topics  using reviews, samples
  • Assess and develop new educational products and services, and provide support to marketing and sales initiatives for new products.
  • Create teacher and activity guides and professional development resources

Hours: Full-time day hours

Benefits: Mackin is a friendly working environment, where qualified full-time employees enjoy the following benefits; PTO, 401 (k), Health Plan, Flex Plan, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, LTD and STD Insurance and Paid holidays

Mackin Educational Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, and the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local laws.

Contact: To Apply go to www.mackin.com and under the employment section click on the position, fill out questionnaire, attach resume and cover letter.

Job pays:

Starts: March 2015

Apply by: March 31st, 2015


Position: Library Director
Library: Dodge Center Public Library

Description: The City of Dodge Center is accepting applications for a Library Director. This position manages all library operations and performs a variety of complex administrative and technical work, including program development, children's activities, budgeting, and personnel supervision.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in the liberal arts or 3 years supervisory experience in a library. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Library Science, program development experience, and a thorough understanding of the use of technology in the library. This position involves significant interaction with the public, requiring strong interpersonal and communication skills. A flexible schedule is required, including evenings and weekends Applications and a job description may be obtained from the City of Dodge Center at www.ci.dodgecenter.mn.us

Contact: Applicants should submit an application and resume to Library Director Search, P.O. Box 430, Dodge Center, MN 55927 or adminasst@ci.dodgecenter.mn.us.

Job pays: Salary range: $46,900 - $54,600

Starts: March 16, 2015 or until filled

Apply by: until filled


Position: Library Director
Library: Augsburg College, Lindell Library

Description: Augsburg College invites applicants for the position of Library Director. The Director will work with faculty, administrators and staff to develop a shared vision for the library, align library services with Augsburg's strategic plan, manage librarians and library staff and represent Lindell Library internally and externally. Augsburg College is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment enhanced by an intentionally diverse mix of student, faculty and staff. To see the full position description and apply, http://bit.ly/LindellDirector

Contact: Augsburg College Human Resources Department hr@augsburg.edu.

Job pays:

Starts: Summer, 2015

Apply by: March 31, 2015


Position: Access Services Librarian
Library: University of Minnesota Law Library

Description: The Access Services Librarian directs and manages all aspects of the library access services, and promotes these services to Law School faculty, students, and staff, as well as to other library constituencies. These services include circulation, reserves, carrel administration, room reservations, and stack management. Duties include managing the circulation department; developing policies and procedures; supervising and evaluating the performance of 4 FTE library assistants; overseeing student hiring and training, and managing an annual budget for departmental student assistants; and overseeing the online circulation system, including financial transactions for fines and fees. The Access Services Librarian conducts outreach to library users through surveys, publications, and events. This position coordinates library security, space planning and facility maintenance. The Access Services Librarian provides support to the interlibrary loan/document delivery department. The Access Services Librarian represents the Law Library on campus, regional, and national levels, engages in research and scholarship relevant to law librarianship or substantive legal subjects, and participates in professional service activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.L.S. from an A.L.A. accredited graduate school
  • Minimum of two years of public services experience in a law library environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Alma integrated library system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal research materials
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current developments in law librarianship
  • Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills, strong service philosophy, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Evidence of ability to contribute actively to the law library profession, the legal profession, and legal education through scholarly publications and participation in professional activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supervising access services in an academic law library
  • Experience overseeing an online circulation system

Contact: Submit application available at: employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=126863

Job pays: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starts: Immediately.

Apply by: Open until filled.


Position: Executive Director
Library: Great River Regional Library

Description: The Great River Regional Library seeks a strong and collaborative leader to serve as Executive Director. The library's 32 branches serve more than 450,000 residents of six counties in central Minnesota, spanning a 5,000 square mile area that encompasses both rural and urban communities. The largest branch, and headquarters for the library, is located in St. Cloud.

Please visit http://www.johnkeister.com/greatriver/ for details and to apply.

Contact: John Keister & Associates Executive Search for Libraries
ph: 847-955-0540
library@johnkeister.com
www.johnkeister.com
Twitter @jkaLibrary

Job pays:

Starts:

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