Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 6/29/15)

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Position: Manager of Reference Services
Library: Walden University Library

Description: Walden University is an online institution based in Minneapolis. This position may work in the Minneapolis office, or the manager may telecommute. Walden seeks an experienced reference services manager. Apply online at http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=6671bR

Manager of Reference Services
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 Strategic Planning and Assessment, collects, analyzes, and reports reference and Quick Answer service statistics to stakeholders.
  • With the Manager for Strategic Planning and Assessment, sets metrics for quality and success of reference and Quick Answers services, and tracks and reports success over time
  • With the Information Technology Manager, trials, selects, evaluates, pilots the use of new and emerging technologies to deliver reference services.
  • Collaborates with the Manager for Information Literacy Manager to integrate instructional best practices into the reference service.
  • Contributes to the library's strategic planning processes.

MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Library management team on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service and staff.
  • Supervises library staff as assigned; assesses the work and continuing professional development of direct reports.
  • Serves as member of the Library Management Team.
  • Assists the Director in reporting library outcomes to university leadership.
  • Participates in ad-hoc and long term projects to support library goals and initiatives.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Center for Student Success staff on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service.
  • Facilitates Library, Center for Student Success, and university governance by actively participating on groups, committees, and functional teams.
  • Participates in ad-hoc and long term projects to support library goals and initiatives.
  • Keeps current with library trends, issues, and technology, as well as political, economic, and demographic issues that may affect library services and programs.
  • Engages in professional development 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

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
REPORTS TO: Director of the Library
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Associate Librarians as assigned

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:

  • 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.
  • Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
  • 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.

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

Job pays: Competitive

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: N/A


Position: Literature Specialist Intern
Library: Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure

Description: Medtronic is a $27.8b company with 85,000+ employees in more than 160 countries.

Maintain, promote, and support use of literature management software. Supports information requests to meet regulatory and clinical needs. Uses knowledge of literature resources and information retrieval to fulfill literature requests. Creates and maintains metrics of clinical document review procedures.

Supports scientific literature needs for therapy experts obtaining and maintaining a database of requested literature that supports medical evidence of Medtronic products in a copyright compliant manner.

Creates and improves database records in literature management software. Maintains functionality of literature management software.

Regulates the flow of information procedurally to meet regulatory requirements for post-market reporting for medical devices and drugs.

Facilitates clinical document review procedures, logging, and maintaining documentation and metrics.

Basic Qualifications: BS or BA degree and 1 year completed in Master of Library Science and Information Science program. Experience with MS Office Systems and using at least one clinical literature database (PubMed, Embase, Ovid, Dialog, STN).

Contact: apply to requisition 99884 at www.medtronic.com/careers

Job pays: tbd

Starts: August 3, 2015

Apply by: July 9, 2015


Position: Youth Services Librarian
Library: Osceola Public Library

Description: The Osceola Public Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual to manage the youth services department.

Responsibilities include varied administrative and professional library work related to managing youth services. This includes ensuring a great patron experience and identifying ways to improve this experience. Marketing and promoting the library to the public and pursuing opportunities to work with community partners. Providing outreach services. Utilizing new technology to help improve digital literacy among community youth. Assisting with the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) activities. Planning, organizing, and delivering story hours and other programs for children.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, MLIS desired. Experience working with children and young adults in a professional environment required. Library experience desired.

Position is 20 hours per week, evenings and weekends required.

A detailed job description is available on our website at: www.osceolapubliclibrary.org

Contact: Please send letter of interest and resume to:
Kelly McBride, Director. kmcbride@osceolapubliclibrary.org

Job pays: $14/hour

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: 7-24-14


Position: Part-time Reference Librarian
Library: Concordia University, St. Paul

Description: Concordia University, St. Paul is looking for a few good part-time reference librarians to provide part-time reference service to Concordia students, faculty and staff during evenings and weekends. Evening and weekend reference service is provided by a small group of part-time librarians who also supervise student workers and the library facility. Part-time reference librarians may be called on to assist library staff with other special projects as time allows.

During Fall and Spring Semester, there are shifts Monday-Thursday from 4-8 PM, Saturday from 12-5 PM, and Sunday from 4-8 PM.

During Summer Semester, there are shifts Monday-Thursday from 3:00-6:30 and Saturday from 10-2 PM.

During breaks and holidays, there will be fewer shifts available because of reduced hours.

Full posting available at the following URL: http://info.csp.edu/globalassets/admin-resources/human-resources/docs/open-positions/fac-staff/06-23-part-time-reference-librarian.pdf

Contact: Please send a letter of interest and a current resume to:

Via e-mail (preferred): StaffSearches@csp.edu

Via postal mail:
Human Resources
Concordia University
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104-5494

Via facsimile: (651) 641-8782

Job pays: Negotiable

Starts: August 3

Apply by: Open until filled


Position: AmeriCorps Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) Worker
Library: St. Paul Public Library - Arlington Hills Community Center

Description: CTEP Program Description

The AmeriCorps Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) bridges the "digital divide" for new Immigrants and low-income communities in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Join AmeriCorps CTEP and help make the information age accessible to all. CTEP sponsor organizations include: Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN), the Community Computer Access Network (CCAN), and the City of Minneapolis.

Site History and Mission

The Arlington Hills Community Center, which opened May 2014, is located in a busy and diverse urban environment. This is a collaborative environment where staff from St. Paul Public Libraries and Parks and Recreation work together with community partners to offer complementary services and programming. Situated in the Payne-Maryland Neighborhood, the Arlington Hills Community Center serves a diverse community of Hmong, Karen, and Hispanic immigrants and refugees as well as a large African American populations. The Community has a very young population, 30% of whom are under 18, and many of whom are living at or below poverty level.

Createch Studio, the system's first makerspace and recording studio, is housed at AHCC. Originally modeled after the YOUMedia Lab in Chicago Public Library, the Createch Studio provides youth with opportunities for hands-on experiences with non-standard library equipment such as sewing machines, video, recording, and gaming equipment, as well as providing computer access for self-directed learning. Createch is a creative tinkering space for Saint Paul teens ages 13-19, providing a physical space to gather, access tools needed to pursue interests and spark new passions, and be encouraged by mentors to support their individual growth.

Preferred Site Schedule for Member

Createch Studio is open Monday-Thursday 3-8, and Friday 3-6. The member will not need to serve every evening, but will involve a combination of some weekday, evening, and weekend hours.

In addition, members attend professional development days with their fellow CTEP members to enhance service readiness skills, personal attributes in the workplace and citizenship skills, These Corps days take place twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays from 9 AM - 4PM, are are mandatory. Members also attend statewide AmeriCorps events, such as the Martin Luther King Day celebration, and/or serve on the statewide InterCorps Council.

Site Specific Responsibilities

  • organize and market a collaborative youth job fair
  • help teens build digital literacy skills and create job readiness workshops and/or asynchronous programming
  • encourage, engage, and mentor teens (ages 13-19) in Createch Studio
  • help teens develop comfort and competence with diverse tools, materials, and processes, developing craft and technical proficiency
  • identify and teach projects or skill sets to mentors as part of a professional development initiative at AHCC
  • develop certification processes for using advanced equipment (such as soldering, recording studio, 3-D printing, etc)
  • collaborate with youth advisory groups to create appropriate youth programming
  • create and strengthen partnerships with other community organizations

Contact: How to Apply

Please see http://spnn.org/ctep/about-ctep for a full description of the CTEP program.

Apply online at my.americorps.gov and click on "Apply to Serve" (be sure to search for the "Community Technology Empowerment Project" or "CTEP" when asked to indicate what program you would like to send your application to). Contact: Joel Krogstad, krogstad@spnn.org, 651.556.1384

We are committed to recruiting and engaging individuals without regard to disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. Alternative formats of this document are also available.

Job pays:

Starts: Sept 6, 2016 - Aug 31, 2017

Apply by: Until Filled


Position: Executive Director
Library: MELSA

Description: The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), a seven-county alliance of 100 public libraries in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to an eight-member board and manages a 2015 budget of $7 million.

Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from a library education program accredited by the American Library Association and at least seven years of public library administrative experience required. Experience working with regional public library systems preferred. Knowledge of the Minnesota public regional library system is a plus.

Contact: Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://waters-company.recruitmenthome.com/. This position is open until filled; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply no later than July 31, 2015. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. On-site interviews will be offered to those candidates named as finalists, with reference checks, background records checks, including credit history, and academic and employment verifications conducted after receiving candidates' permission. For more information please contact Sharon Klumpp at sklumpp@waters-company.com or by calling 651.223.3053.

Job pays: Salary range is $85,836 - $134,119 DOQ.

Starts:

Apply by: July 31, 2015


Position: Digital Repositories & Records Archivist (UL337)
Library: University of Minnesota Libraries

Description: The Digital Repositories & Records Archivist builds the University Libraries' growing digital repository programs that include the University of Minnesota's institutional repository, the University Digital Conservancy (UDC); the Data Repository for the University of Minnesota (DRUM) for the Libraries' Data Management & Curation Initiative; and the electronic records program of the University of Minnesota Archives within the broader context of the Archives & Special Collections strategic effort in digital archives. The Digital Repositories & Records Archivist participates in designing, refining, and implementing workflows and procedures to improve efficiency and quality in acquiring and accessioning electronic records, providing curation, and the collection management and preservation of other born-digital materials in support of serving the University's mission of creating and sharing knowledge through broad access to information resources in published or! unpublished form. The Digital Repositories & Records Archivist integrates how technologies, processes, resources, and people fit together in order to sustain the digital repository solutions. The Digital Repositories & Records Archivist is a functional expert in digital repositories and digital records processing.

For more information and to apply: http://z.umn.edu/ul337

Contact: Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Job pays: Commensurate with education and experience

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: Open until filled


Position: Multimedia Instructional Technologist
Library: St. Olaf College IT

Description: The Multimedia Instructional Technologist is a member of a team-oriented staff and shares in the responsibility of providing the St. Olaf community with instructional technology services. The Multimedia Instructional Technologist provides campus-wide leadership in integrating the use of multimedia and web/graphic design into projects for teaching and research. More specifically, this individual directs the Media Lab, a space where faculty, staff, and students collaborate on digital projects and explore emerging technologies that enhance teaching and research in a liberal arts setting. In collaboration with IT and Library staff from St. Olaf and Carleton, the Instructional Technologist provides digital scholarship training and support to faculty, staff, and students via workshops, learning communities, and summer institutes. Other important duties include supervising and training student workers, managing the equipment and software in the lab, and serving as t! he IT Representative to a selection of academic departments.

For more information and to apply: https://jobs.stolaf.edu/postings/3908

Contact: Ben Gottfried, Assistant Director of Instructional Technology - bdg@stolaf.edu

Job pays: DOQ

Starts: 8/15/15

Apply by: Open until filled


Position: Branch Librarian II
Library: East Central Regional Library - Princeton Branch

Description: The branch is open 6 days per week (Mon-Sat) for a total of 41 hours. Branch service statistics for 2014 recorded an average of 3,831 visitors per month and 5,617 checkouts per month. Princeton ranks 3rd of the 14 branches in ECRL service statistics. The current branch on the bank of the Rum River was built in 1994. Princeton has excellent community support with an active Friends group and the Princeton Area Library Society (PALS).

Responsibilities: Oversee operation of a community branch library. The Branch Librarian is assisted by 5 part-time Branch Library Assistants who work a total of 59 hours per week.

Required: Bachelor's Degree; Up to date technology skills; 3 years relevant library experience.

Preferred: Completed master's degree in library science

Skills and Abilities: Commitment to providing modern public library service; Above average communication skills; Excellent customer service skills; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work collaboratively with team of Branch Librarians across the region and to lead the Princeton library team of Assistants and volunteers.

Compensation: $15.52 per hour; PTO, Health Insurance, HSA, PERA.

How to apply: ECRL application form is required. An application form is on the ECRL website http://www.ecrlib.org under the About ECRL > Jobs tabs.

Submit application to: Send email to bmisselt @ ecrlib.org with digital file attached and mail print, signed application to: Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. download application on website

Contact: Barbara Misselt, Director bmisselt@ecrlib.org

Job pays: $15.52 per hour

Starts: Immediate

Apply by: June 30, 2015


Position: Library Supervisor
Library: City of Duluth

Description: The Duluth Public Library is seeking experienced and enthusiastic library leaders to help move the organization forward in a period of exciting change. Following the retirement of two library supervisors, the library has gone through a reorganization and is looking for a supervisor for youth services & branches and another for technical & adult services. Successful candidates will have a creative approach to problem solving, a strong customer service focus, and the skills needed to support staff in doing their best work.

The Duluth Public Library serves its community from three locations. The Main Library is located in Duluth's picturesque downtown on the shores of Lake Superior. Two branches, one located in a busy shopping center and another in a multi-use facility that includes a senior center, provide service to neighborhoods. The community is in the midst of expanding one of the branches and planning for a new or renovated Main Library.The library employs approximately 50 FTE and operates with an annual budget of $4 million.

Job Summary: To manage the operations of a service area within the Duluth Public Library system and to collaborate with the Library Manager in the development and implementation of state of- the-art library-wide services and programs.

Contact: http://www.duluthmn.gov/human-resources/jobs/

Job pays: $56,832.00 - $72,684.00

Starts: September 2015

Apply by: 07/06/15 11:59 PM


Position: Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator
Library: City of Newport Library and Community Center

Description: The City is currently accepting applications for a Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator. The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Coordinator when they are not able to work.

Visit http://ci.newport.mn.us/employment.php for more information and to download a job application. Please submit a job application to reisenbeisz@newportmn.com or mail it to City of Newport, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

Contact: Renee Eisenbeisz
Executive Analyst
(651) 556-4601
reisenbeisz@newportmn.com

Job pays: $10/hour

Starts: Open-Ended

Apply by: Open until Filled


Position: Library Associate for Programming And Outreach
Library: Amery Area Public Library

Description: The Amery Area Public Library seeks an energetic individual to lead its programming and outreach services to adults.

Responsibilities: The Library Associate for Programming and Outreach reports to the Library Director and is responsible for library programming and outreach to adults.

Essential duties include planning and implementing programs that benefit adults, promoting the library to the community, and participating in the day-to-day operations of the library. The library associate will plan and implement a regular schedule of programs that benefit adults, including ongoing lifelong learning programs and quarterly events; lead the library's participation in community-based reading programs (e.g. Big Read in the St. Croix Valley) and organizes library-based book discussion programs; deliver booktalks at area nursing homes and assisted living facilities; prepare booklists and promotional materials; and work with special populations (e.g. English language learners).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Comfort with technology and a desire to learn about current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Position is a minimum of 25 hours per week, some evenings and weekends required.

A detailed job description is available on our website at www.amerylibrary.org/node/11.

Contact: James Nalen

Job pays: $14/hr

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: 7/17/2015


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: 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