Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 4/27/15)

Note: The Minnesota Libraries Jobline is a place to post jobs for librarians, information specialists and school media specialists in Minnesota and nearby states (and occasionally beyond). It is not a general jobs database. Posting is free of charge.

Jobs are typically added Monday through Thursday and will be listed according to when they were posted on this list - in descending order by date. The most recently added jobs are listed first.

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Position: 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: Library Manager
Library: Washington County Library, MN

Description: Directs the daily operations, programs and personnel of one or more library branches and express library services. Provides public services, plans and presents programs, trains and evaluates staff, collaborates with community organizations, participates in the library management team and represents the library on various committees as assigned. Current opening is at the Wildwood Branch in Mahtomedi.

Contact: Applications may be filed online at http://www.co.washington.mn.us or through Human Resources, 14949 62nd St. N, Stillwater, MN 55082, 651-430-6081 HumanResources@co.washington.mn.us

Job pays: $54,662.00-$74,880.00

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: May 17, 2015


Position: Research Librarian
Library: Briggs and Morgan, P.A.

Description: Great opportunity for an experienced Research Librarian to join a prominent, 150+ lawyer law firm headquartered in downtown Minneapolis. This position provides reference and research services, cataloging and print collection maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides sophisticated in-depth legal and non-legal research using print and online resources to support the practices of the firm.
  • Manages library catalog for print and online resources. Catalogs new materials, maintains and updates library online catalog in EOS.
  • Demonstrates and maintains knowledge of automated research resources and systems (Westlaw, Lexis, Internet, etc.).
  • Initiates/assists in the purchase and renewal of new library materials (assesses needs; makes recommendations).
  • Develops and maintains a general knowledge of outside public and private collections and coordinates requests via the interlibrary loan network.
  • Provides quick answer reference services and current awareness services to all firm employees.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating the EOS library management system and the Sharepoint library portal page.
  • Manages passwords for library systems; administers password lists.
  • Contributes to department's strategic planning and policy formulation.
  • Maintains firm history collection. Determines criteria for acceptance of incoming materials. Develops system for cataloguing existing history collection and its catalog records.
  • Assists with planning of future library space needs. Maintains, shifts and discards physical shelf collections.
  • Manages the Library in the Research Services Manager's absence, performing manager's responsibilities.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • BA Degree or equivalent in Library Science.
  • Five years Library reference experience. Law firm experience strongly preferred.
  • Cataloging experience and knowledge of EOS system preferred.
  • Proficient skill level in computer applications necessary to recommend and implement new software and systems.
  • Experience searching online databases, preferably legal and business specific (Westlaw, Lexis, CCH, RIA, etc).
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills needed to gather information and determine appropriate research approach.
  • Possess strong service orientation, ability to work independently, multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with confidential issues in a professional manner.

Contact: Ellen Drasin
Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
2200 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
email: edrasin@briggs.com

Job pays:

Starts: As soon as possible

Apply by: 5/11/15


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 Program Director
Library: University of Wisconsin System

Description: The University of Wisconsin System seeks a visionary library leader for the position of Library Program Director (with the System title of Administrative Program Manager III.)

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for the Office of Learning and Information Technology and CIO, the Library Program Director develops and leads system-wide strategic plans, resource sharing initiatives, library materials bids and contracts, and library technology acquisition and implementation projects in collaboration with the Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries (CUWL) and in support of its One System One Library philosophy. The Library Program Director provides strategic leadership and works with CUWL to accomplish its mission of providing the resources and services of a great university system to all of its students, faculty, and staff. Specific duties include biennial strategic planning; RFP development of automation and other library related projects; oversight of UW System's resource sharing initiatives including the UW System Shared Electronic Collection; coordination of library shared system management; management of vendor relations; development and management of UW System's library budget; and participation in library committee work with the ability and willingness to travel statewide and nationally.

A complete vacancy notice, with application instructions and deadline, is available at https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/uwsa/2015/04/15/library-program-director/

Contact: Questions may be directed to Lori Fuller, Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity, at lfuller@uwsa.edu or at 608-263-0847.

Job pays: $75,673 - $113,508 depending on qualifications and experience

Starts:

Apply by: May 11, 2015


Position: Assistant Professor of Library and Library Services (References and Instruction)
Library: Bemidji State University

Description: OPENING DATE: April 6, 2015

CLOSING DATE: May 5, 2015 11:59pm.

Applications should be submitted to our online system, NEOGOV, no later than May 5, 2015 11:59 pm to guarantee consideration. The search committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made.

APPOINTMENT
DATE: August 18, 2015
SALARY: Competitive/Depends on Qualifications
JOB TYPE: Fixed Term

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide general reference services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons, addressing research needs at the reference desk. Provide undergraduate library instruction in various disciplines in a classroom setting. In support of the university's academic curriculum, participate in library collection development and act as a library liaison to other academic departments. Participate in the selection of new reference materials and research databases for addition to the library's physical and online collections.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of the many and varied resources used in academic libraries
  • Familiarity with information literacy standards.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

  • The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
  • All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
  • Persons writing letters of references should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such letters available to applicants upon request.
  • Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
  • Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the InterFaculty organization (IFO) which can be found at http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/index.html
  • In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
  • Bemidji State University is a tobacco free workplace (see policy)

Apply online: http://www.bemidjistate.edu/offices/human_resources/employment/faculty_administrator/

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references

QUESTIONS: Dianne Narum, Department of Library and Library Services Bemidji State University, dnarum@bemidjistate.edu

UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY: JOIN OUR UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY!

Bemidji State University, situated on a stunning lakeside in northern Minnesota, provides a transformative experience for students who engage in active learning on campus, in their communities, and throughout the world. Bemidji State University is a catalyst for helping students realize their potential and worth, which, in turn, inspires them to new worlds of thought and promotion of the common good. The greater Bemidji community has a population of 25,000 and serves as a regional center for commerce, recreation, health care, and the arts. Bemidji State University welcomes 5,000 students annually. Offerings include undergraduate majors and graduate programs encompassing the liberal arts and selected professional programs. Bemidji State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU) http://www.mnscu.edu. To learn more about our distinctive university, see our web site at:http://www.bemidjistate.edu

Bemidji State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

Contact: QUESTIONS: Dianne Narum, Department of Library and Library Services Bemidji State University, dnarum@bemidjistate.edu

Job pays:

Starts: 08/18/2015

Apply by: May 5, 2015 11:59pm. Applications should be submitted to our online system, NEOGOV, no later than May 5, 2015 11:59 pm to guarantee consideration. The search committee reserves the right to consider applications until an appointment is made.


Position: Senior Library Manager
Library: Washington County Library, MN

Description: The Senior Library Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of branches in an assigned group, supervising library staff, directing delivery of customer services, and promoting library services in the assigned group area. Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited instituion and five years of professional library experience, three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

Contact: File applications at: http://www.co.washington.mn.us
14949 623nd St. North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Human Resources 651-430-6081

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

Starts: Immediate opening

Apply by: 5/4/15 11:59 p.m.


Position: Head of Library Collection Services
Library: St. Catherine University Libraries

Description: St. Catherine University, St. Paul campus, invites applications for a fulltime Head of Library Collection Services to provide leadership and vision for the libraries' Collection Services Department, including collection development, cataloging, acquisitions, and serials. The successful candidate will re-envision traditional technical services functions to enable the department to move forward in a complex environment of evolving collections, systems, and technologies. This work requires a keen understanding of the daily demands of the department as well as an enthusiasm for integrating its services into the libraries' learner-centered environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collection Development/Management - In coordination with library staff and University stakeholders, develop high-quality library collections that support the University's curricular and research objectives. Provide leadership for strategic future directions for collections in multiple formats. Stay up-to-date on trends related to the development, evaluation, and management of information resources. Coordinate the development of collection policies, procedures, and assessment methods that incorporate best practices and sustainability, with an emphasis on electronic resources, content creation, and support for open access initiatives. Analyze budget and usage data to evaluate current collections and guide collection development decisions. Facilitate communication and coordinate activities between the department and other library staff to ensure effective and equitable access to resources. Coordinate metadata activities with Archives and Special Collections. Manage special collections in coordination with the Archivist. Create and maintain effective business relationships with vendors, including negotiations and licensing.
  • Management & Supervision - Provide leadership in the analysis and application of new technologies and tools, particularly the developing library management system, to ensure efficient workflows. Maintain policies, procedures, and sustainable practices in order to enhance services to users and maximize the discovery of library resources. Directly supervise, mentor, and evaluate four staff members.
  • Budget - Monitor the expenditure of funds, maintain records, and recommend adjustments for collections budgets. Provide leadership in the determination and evaluation of fund allocations for collections. Evaluate collections, services, and workflows to ensure maximum return on investment.
  • Scholarly Communication - Informs and educates the community about scholarly communication trends and policy issues. Collaborate with library and University staff and faculty to maintain and develop the institutional repository.
  • University, consortia, regional, and national service - Serve on university, consortia, regional, and national committees as appropriate. Participate in professional development activities.
  • Research & Instruction Services - Perform occasional research desk duties; create and deliver instruction for students, staff, and faculty.

Qualifications - Required:

  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Five (5) years of academic library experience in a technical and/or collection services area; minimum two (2) of them with supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of collection management/development, cataloging, acquisitions, and serials functions in an academic library, with direct experience in at least one of these areas.
  • Knowledge of issues, trends, standards, and tools in collection development, cataloging, acquisitions, and serials.
  • Prior experience managing projects in a leadership role.
  • Strong written, verbal, and digital communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential.
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

For more information, and to apply, visit: https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/postings/1228

Contact: For questions, contact library director Emily Asch (ejasch@stkate.edu).

Job pays:

Starts:

Apply by: Review of applications will begin May 4, 2015; open until filled.


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: Literacy Activities Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Sumner

Description: Opening Date: 4/15/15
Closing Date: 5/15/15
Location: Hennepin County Library - Sumner, 611 Van White Memorial Blvd, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: The intern will develop programs, services and resources to support literacy initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for students in early elementary education, early childhood development (and related fields), or youth services librarianship to gain experience in the field.

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop creative and engaging activities to enhance learning and literacy in the library.
  • Assist youth with reading materials for book clubs.
  • Contribute to a safe, respectful, and literacy-rich learning environment in the children's area of the library.
  • Establish supportive relationships with youth and their caregivers.
  • Keep accurate records of participation and prepare reports of activities.

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

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

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: June 2015

Apply by: 5/15/15


Position: Literacy Activities Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Brooklyn Park

Description: Opening Date: 4/15/15
Closing Date: 5/15/15
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Brooklyn Park, 8600 Zane Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

The Position: The intern will develop programs, services and resources to support literacy initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for students in early elementary education, early childhood development (and related fields), or youth services librarianship to gain experience in the field.

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop creative and engaging activities to enhance learning and literacy in the library.
  • Assist youth with reading materials for book clubs.
  • Contribute to a safe, respectful, and literacy-rich learning environment in the children's area of the library.
  • Establish supportive relationships with youth and their caregivers.
  • Keep accurate records of participation and prepare reports of activities.

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

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

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: June 2015

Apply by: 5/15/15


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: Library Media Specialist
Library: Richfield Public Schools

Richfield Public Schools has three openings for school library media specialists for the 2015-16 school year. Requirements vary. Click here for additional information, how to apply, etc.

Position: OFFICE MANAGER - Job # MELSA.15.001
Library: MELSA

Description: The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is the largest of twelve regional library systems in the State of Minnesota. It includes the eight Twin Cities metro library systems (the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington, and the city of St. Paul) for a total of 100 branches. MELSA's mission is to make great metro public libraries better.

The Office Manager is an integral member of the seven-person MELSA staff. The candidate must be an organized, efficient self-starter capable of working effectively with staff and with members of MELSA's two boards (the Board of Trustees and the Advisory Board), MELSA teams and interest groups, building management, and various vendors.

While the Office Manager's primary duties are providing administrative support to the MELSA Boards and supporting the functions of the MELSA office, there is a wide range of duties involved.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates Degree or two years of technical training in Office Administration or similar field, AND
  • three to five years progressively responsible experience in office administration.
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS BEYOND MINIMUM REQUIRED:

  • Experience working with public library systems in Minnesota or other States/Territories
  • Experience working with Governing and/or Advisory Library Boards
  • Arrange and implement all aspects for Board meetings (assembling and distributing board packets, reserving/setting up meeting space, ordering meals, etc.).
  • Attend Board meetings and record and transcribe meeting minutes.
  • Attend/support other MELSA team and interest group meetings as needed.
  • Prepare a variety of statistical reports.
  • Develop and maintain historical files.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as working with the delivery service, ordering supplies, managing the office supply budget, and sorting mail.
  • Work with office equipment vendors/service providers to maintain phones, postage meter, fax machines, printers, etc.
  • Answer phones and relay messages, providing courteous and informed answers to inquiries (or routing inquiries to appropriate staff), and serve as the point of contact for visitors to the MELSA office.

Please visit the Dakota County website to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

For a complete listing of our open positions and how to apply for these opportunities please visit us at: http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/Government/Jobs/JobOpenings/Pages/default.aspx

All applications are submitted online and registering for an account is easy. To register for an account please use the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/dakota


Position: Library Supervisor
Library: Columbia Heights Public Library

Description: This is a professional position involving reference, readers' advisory, use of automated circulation system, user instruction, collection development and supervision of part-time staff.

Contact: A city application form must be completed and submitted to the Library Director, 820 40th Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 or faxed to 763-706-3616. TDD (763) 706-3692. Download an application from www.ci.columbia-heights.mn.us. Applications will be accepted until 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Applicants may submit other data they feel is pertinent to their consideration. Resumes will be accepted in addition to, but not in lieu of, a city application.

Job pays: $18-78-$20.87 per hour

Starts: 5/15/2015

Apply by: 4/30/2015


Position: Youth Services Librarian
Library: Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Description: The University of Northern Iowa seeks a tenure-track Youth Services Librarian beginning August 17, 2015. Required: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science or international equivalent; knowledge of school curricula and trends and issues in childrens and young adult literature; ability to work in a team environment and build positive working relationships with library peers and campus colleagues; excellent communication skills; and commitment to provide high quality library services and resources to students and faculty.

To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Pre-employment background checks are required. Applications received by April 30, 2015 will be given full consideration. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. UNI is a smoke-free campus.

Contact: Jerilyn Marshall at jerilyn.marshall@uni.edu

Job pays: $53,536.00 to Commensurate

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Apply by: April 30, 2015


Position: Director of Library Services
Library: Dordt College

Description: Dordt College seeks an individual to provide leadership that will guide the Dordt College Library in fulfilling its missions and goals as Director of Library Services.

The Director of Library Services will develop and implement a strategic plan for the library, provide supervision, guidance, and visionary leadership for a highly-motivated professional staff and student workers, manage and oversee all library operations, and develop and administer an annual budget. In addition, the Director will provide oversight for reference services, systems/computer/web management, and digital repository as well as research emerging technologies and technology based strategies.

A graduate degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program, preferably with technology emphasis as well as 5 years of related experience is preferred. Experience in and knowledge of academic librarianship along with an understanding of and fluency with library technologies is required. Communication, supervisory, and budget management skills are also required.

Qualified candidates committed to the mission of Dordt College should send a resume and letter of interest to the Director of Human Resources. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact: Sue Droog, Director of Human Resources Dordt College
498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
712-722-6011
hr@dordt.edu

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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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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: 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: 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.