Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 8/26/14)

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

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

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Position: Programming and Patron Experience Intern
Library: Hennepin County Library - Eden Prairie

Description: Opening Date: 8/27/14
Closing Date: 9/19/14
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Eden Prairie, 565 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

The Position: Eden Prairie Library is a large, busy library, with the highest circulations of physical items in the county. Open seven days a week, Eden Prairie Library offers numerous events for patrons of all ages, including Storytimes, Anime programs for Teens and eBooks classes and 3-D printing events for adults. Eden Prairie is a large suburb that continues to diversify, with many new Americans frequenting the library for homework help and the use of our resources.

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September - November 2014, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Teen librarian in facilitating major Teen events, such as History Day Hullabaloo, Teen Anime Ball, and Teen Advisory Group
  • Assist in creating a Teen environment that is safe, inviting and encourages engagement and connected learning
  • Participate in planning Makerspace workshop initiative with Teen librarian
  • Partner with library staff to plan and deliver book clubs to teens and adults
  • Develop creative displays and in building environments to enhance engagement with collection and library resources
  • Assist with maintenance of library collection

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently 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:

  • Possess a strong commitment to libraries, literacy, and services to readers of all ages
  • Show interest in programming and creative marketing/merchandising
  • Possess the ability to engage teens on a one-on-one basis
  • Be comfortable using technology resources to reach and assist library patrons

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 9/19/14


Position: Early Literacy Intern
Library: Hennepin County Library - Nokomis, Ridgedale

Description: Opening Date: 8/27/14
Closing Date: 9/19/14
Job Type: Internship
Locations: Hennepin County Library - Nokomis, 5100 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota
Department: Library

The Position: The intern will work with our Ridgedale and Nokomis library staff to prepare early literacy kits for young children and their families. Each kit created will include activities with step-by-step instructions, visually appealing handouts and supplemental materials. These kindergarten readiness kits will be used at other library locations. Developing a tracking system for lending the kits will be included as part of this position.

This unpaid internship will require a commitment between September - November 2014, 8 - 12 hours per week. This could be used for college credit or work experience. Hours are flexible, and schedule can be aligned with practicum or internship requirements.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Organize early learning activities for Pre-K children and their families
  • Draft step-by-step instructions for staff to use early learning activities
  • Use Microsoft Office to create supplemental materials for early learning kits
  • Develop ideas for sharing early learning activities among Youth Services staff
  • Create a catalog of activities by theme or content
  • Develop a tracking system for lending early learning kits to library staff

Best Qualified Candidates will:

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program or a recent graduate.
  • Be interested in early learning standards and child development stages
  • Display strong organizational skills
  • Be able to work independently
  • Have experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Publisher
  • Have experience or interest in graphic design

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 9/19/14


Position: Cataloging & Database Maintenance Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale

Description: Opening Date: 8/27/14
Closing Date: 9/19/14
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota

The Position: The Cataloging Section at Hennepin County Library (HCL) provides centralized cataloging for the 41 HCL libraries. We use OCLC Connection and Library of Congress electronic tools. We apply MARC, RDA, AACR2, LSCH and LCC standards in our cataloging. Our ILS is Horizon from the Siri/Dynix Company.

This unpaid internship is for one semester, September - December 2014, 8-12 hours per week up to 120 hours. It can be used for college credit or work experience. The schedule is negotiable Monday - Friday only during business hours.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Copy cataloging using the above named tools and systems including print, audio-visual, and electronic formats.
  • Authority control projects and other database maintenance projects as the need arises
  • May perform higher level cataloging based on skills.
  • May be requested to attend instructional webinars.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 9/19/14


Position: Branch Manager
Library: Carver County Library

Description: Under the direction of the Library Director, the Branch Manager is responsible for the operations, staff, and direction of three County library branches in Waconia, Watertown and Norwood Young America and function areas. This position also manages assigned system-wide programs of youth services and marketing. Represents the Library within the County and area communities. Includes some public service duties and reference desk responsibilities.

Requirements: Master's degree in library or information science (M.L.S. or M.L.I.S.) and five (5) years of professional library experience with three (3) years of supervisory experience. Library degree from an ALA accredited school. Valid Minnesota driver's license.

Contact: Employee Relations at Carver County Library. Apply via Carver County on http://www.co.carver.mn.us/departments/ER/employ.asp

Job pays: $$56,035.20 - $83,345.60 Annually

Starts: October 2014

Apply by: August 29, 2014


Position: Automation Systems Librarian
Library: Traverse des Siooux Library Cooperative

Description: Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, is a multicounty regional library system serving all types of libraries in nine south-central counties and headquartered in Mankato.

In the first year, the Automation Systems Librarian will plan, coordinate, and manage the extensive migration project of TdS's regional member libraries SirsiDynix Symphony automation software to Innovative Interfaces Inc. (iii), Sierra automation software. In conjunction with this migration, the Automation Systems Librarian will act as the liaison between Innovative System Technical Support and TdS member libraries to develop and coordinate technical training for staff including creation/modification of training materials. After the migration period, the Automation Systems Librarian will administer the automation software working with member library staff to develop and set policies and procedures and resolve automation system's hardware and software problems.

A Master's degree in Library Science and three to five years working with library automation systems, networking experience, and knowledge and practical experience in programming and current trends in library automation. Candidates should also possess thorough knowledge and experience in troubleshooting and problem-solving of an integrated library system.

Contact: Connie Haugen
chaugen@tds.lib.mn.us
507-386-3022
http://tdslib.org

Job pays: $50,000 + full benefits

Starts: October 6, 2014

Apply by: September 19, 2014


Position: Librarian II
Library: Washington County Library, Woodbury, MN

Description: This position is responsible for planning and coordinating a variety of publicity and public relations program activities. Work is performed independently with general direction and review. The incumbent will assist the Library administration and management team with public presentations; create and edit social media content and webpage content; create and edit newsletters, brochures and other media materials. The individual will also assist and train others in using presentation tools and skills.

Contact: Washington County Human Resources via the Washington County website. www.co.washington.mn.us

Job pays: $37,733-$51,635 annually It is parttime .78 fte

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: 9/2/14


Position: Media Specialist
Library: Charter School - Community School of Excellence

Description: Media Specialist - Full Time, 10 month Exempt Position

Summary: The School media specialist advises teachers and administrators on the use of non-print media, such as movies, audiotapes, filmstrips, and slide presentations. They are experts on the tools and techniques of media production and presentation. Lead the school in developing new and creative audiovisual materials for the school.

Responsibilities:

  • Operates a variety of audio-visual equipment and instruments, such as video cameras, recorders, editors, photographic cameras, slide projectors, and film processing equipment;
  • Serves as a technical expert for assigned work areas, such as directing a photographic or video shoot, providing audio-visual support for presentations, and answering written or telephone inquiries regarding school policies or activities;
  • Participates in the preparatory phases of media production, such as ascertaining the communication needs and goals of school staff or community members, recommending services and procedures, researching topics, and developing information with the assistance of content specialists;
  • Participates in or directs the actual production of various media, such as writing news articles, designing and shooting slide presentations, and producing and editing video for event programs;
  • Plans and coordinates staffing, equipment and materials for media productions, programs, or events;
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve school programs and work cooperatively and jointly with school staff and teacher to provide quality media productions.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years media experience in audio-visual productions, photography, journalism, marketing, public relations or a related field
  • A University or College Education (Business or Communications preferred)
  • Knowledge of education media or marketing trends - search, display, Social media, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude

Interested applicants should apply by sending the following credentials and completed application to applications@csemn.org or to the school address at: Community School of Excellence School District #4181, 170 Rose Ave West, St. Paul, MN 55117

Please submit the following:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Current Resume
  3. Complete CSE application

Contact: Ge Xiong, HR Generalist, 651-282-0163, gex@csemn.org

Job pays: Dependent on experience and education

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: ASAP


Position: Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan Supervisor
Library: Bethel University Library

Description: Job Summary: Responsible for the continuing development of acquisitions and interlibrary loan operations. Provide leadership in designing and monitoring workflows.

Responsibilities

  • Interlibrary Loan: Communicate with patrons and other libraries regarding ILL issues; develop and implement ILL policies and workflow, coordinating between Bethel and library consortium; seek out and deploy appropriate technology to improve efficiencies and service
  • Acquisitions: Manage one-time purchase requests in all formats (including ordering, invoicing, receiving, cancelling, etc.)
  • Problem-solving transactions (ordering, invoicing, receiving, cancellations, etc.)
  • Budgetary: monitor costs, create spending reports, compile statistics on trends and on vendor performance; track ILL costs and provide statistical reports on ILL operations
  • Co-supervise student workers in the Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan Department (including hiring, training, scheduling, advising, and evaluation). Provide expert, ongoing training and assistance to student workers

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated skills in serving the public, including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituents (students, staff, and faculty)
  • Ability to work cooperatively with library staff
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Proven aptitude in training and supervision of student workers (including design of appropriate training materials)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize duties and meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and accurate in all work
  • Knowledge of basic accounting
  • Understanding of database functionality
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of automated library systems is preferred

Required Experience: 2+ years of related experience; experience in either Acquisitions, Interlibrary Loan or both is strongly preferred. At least one year of supervisory experience is required.

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree required

Additional Information: Work is conducted mostly during daytime Monday-Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Exempt/Salaried
Full-Time
12 months
Full Benefits

Questions?
Office of Human Resources
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
651.638.6119
bethelhr@bethel.edu

Contact: http://www.bethel.edu/employment/openings/postings/2014/august/acquisitions-interlibrary-loan-supervisor

Job pays: Competetive salary with benefits

Starts: October 2014

Apply by: application review begins September 10, 2014


Position: Library Assistant - Teen Services
Library: Two Harbors Public Library

Description: Join our busy Little Library by the Big Lake!

Teen Services Library Assitant duties include overseeing library circulation, assisting patrons in selecting and locating materials, adding new materials, weeding, arranging programs, creating advertisements, maintaining computers, writing online and print articles, and other assignments for the successful operation of the library. Library experience preferred. Weekend and evening hours required. Computer proficiency is required.

Contact: www.twoharborspubliclibrary.com
320 Waterfront Drive
Two Harbors, MN 55616
218-834-3148

Job pays: $12.50/hr

Starts:

Apply by: Friday, August 29th


Position: Assistant Director - Search Reopened
Library: SAMMIE

Description: This position acts as contact for school librarians, and as coordinator of programs for school libraries and school librarians. Provides secretarial, administrative, and organizational support to the Governing Board, and Executive Director. In collaboration with the SAMMIE Executive Director, provides secretarial, administrative, and organizational support to for SAMMIE Committees and membership. Responsible for the operation of the office when the Executive Director is absent.

Qualifications:

Required

  1. Bachelor's degree with a specialty in school library media OR Bachelor's degree in education and a certificate in school library media OR A bachelor's degree and experience in a school library media center
  2. Minimum 3 years library experience, preferably in a school library.
  3. Experience in the development and management of programs and projects applicable to library environments.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  5. Excellent computer skills and familiarity with electronic information resources including databases, the Internet, and relevant software applications.
  6. Knowledge of library needs, issues, and trends of various library types.
  7. Knowledge and experience with existing and emerging information technologies.
  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  9. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, organize efficiently, manage/coordinate multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and make appropriate decisions.
  10. Ability to provide own transportation for job-related travel.

Preferred

  1. Master's degree in Library Information Science or School Library Media.
  2. School library experience

Contact: Shelly Grace, Executive Director SAMMIE SMSU McFarland Library
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258
507-532-9013
shelly@sammie.org

Job pays: doq

Starts: asap

Apply by: Open until filled


Position: Community Librarian Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Penn Lake

Description: Opening Date: 8/6/14
Closing Date: 8/29/14
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Penn Lake, 8800 Penn Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota.

The Position: Penn Lake Library is a busy community library, open seven days a week that offers two storytimes per week and programs for all ages. Bloomington is a large vital suburb (it's the fifth largest city in the state) with a diverse population and commitment to its students. This is an excellent opportunity for students in a Masters in Library and information science to gain real work experience in the field.

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September - December 2014, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Basic reference and circulation tasks, with a staff librarian
  • Support presenters at Saturday programs, September 6-November 1
  • Create displays, including identification and processing of relevant titles
  • Develop "If you like" books lists for children and teens
  • Work with staff librarians to plan a spring program
  • Provide storytime with a staff librarian
  • Participate in community outreach and contribute to marketing
  • Assist with eReader class

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently 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 include interest in the following areas:

  • Community libraries, creative marketing and programming
  • Youth services
  • Services to readers of all ages
  • Using technology to reach and serve library patrons

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/29/14


Position: Library Services and Literacy Activities Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Northeast

Description: Opening Date: 8/6/14
Closing Date: 8/29/14
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Northeast, 2200 Central Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: This internship will provide an opportunity to develop programs, services and resources to supporting literacy initiatives at Northeast Library. It will also be a chance to gain practical experience in a community library with exposure to programs, reference and collection management.

This unpaid internship is for one semester, September - December 2014, 8-12 hours per week up to 120 hours. It can be used for college credit or work experience. Hours will be Monday - Friday during the afternoons and evenings as well as some Saturdays.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • In partnership with library staff, plan and deliver programming focusing on children and their caregivers.
  • Develop creative and engaging projects and activities to enhance learning and literacy in a drop-in environment.
  • Assist in creating a safe, respectful, and literacy-rich learning environment in the children's area of the library.
  • Foster school-age literacy and learning by assisting at the Homework Help site several hours per week.
  • In partnership with library staff, create programming and displays to encourage teens to attend programs and participate in interactive offerings.
  • With library staff, work at the Information desk assisting patrons with reference and computer questions.
  • Assist with collection management projects that may arise.
  • Keep accurate records of participation and prepare reports of activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a recent graduate
  • Possess strong computer and customer service skills.
  • Be creative, reliable, patient, adaptable, and possess the ability to approach and engage youth on a one-to-one basis.
  • Possess a strong commitment to literacy and libraries.
  • Have not previously completed an internship with Hennepin County Library.

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

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/29/14


Position: Collection Development (Art, Music, and Literature) Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description: Opening Date: 8/6/14
Closing Date: 8/29/14
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: Minneapolis Central Library has the third largest per capita public library collection of any major city in the United States with a collection of more than 2.4 million items. This includes books, DVDs, sheet music, government documents and more. The third floor of the library focuses primarily on Art, Music, and Literature.

This unpaid internship is an excellent opportunity for students in a Masters in Library and Information Science to gain real work experience in the field. The internship is for the duration of one semester, September - December 2014, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Assist librarians with collection review projects by pulling materials from shelves.
  • Search Catalog and databases like WorldCat for bibliographic and circulation information.
  • Identify materials needing repair.
  • Process reviewed material.

Depending on the intern's interests and the library schedule, other opportunities may include:

  • Assist/develop displays to highlight library resources.
  • Visit other library departments including: Collection Management Services, Special Collections, and Preservation.
  • Observe at the Art/Music/Literature/Periodicals reference desk.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently 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:

  • Strong skills in searching bibliographic records.
  • Knowledge of classical music.

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/29/14


Position: Information Programs and Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central & Ridgedale

Description: Opening Date: 8/6/14
Closing Date: 8/29/14
Job Type: Internship

Locations:
Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
and
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka

The Position: The Information Programs and Services department coordinates information and reference services in library buildings, online, and in the community. We provide services to readers of all ages including reference and information services, digital literacy, and web content.

This unpaid internship is for one semester, September - December 2014, 8- 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the move to a new public catalog and website.
  • Researching current trends in reference and information services to support service development.
  • Specific duties and projects can be developed based on Hennepin County Library's needs, candidate skills, and interest.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently 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:

  • Strong interest in serving public library patrons of all ages, and an understanding of current trends in library services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as with teams.
  • Interest in both in-library and online services for library patrons, and a comfort with new and developing technologies.

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

Contact: see above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/29/14


Position: Library Assistant I
Library: Rochester Public Library

Description: The Rochester Public Library is seeking an energetic library assistant with a passion for serving those who may have barriers to using traditional library services.

Library Assistant I - Bookmobile

Rochester Public Library

RPL, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, has the busiest bookmobiles in Minnesota with a circulation averaging 150,000 a year. The bookmobile is the traveling branch of the Rochester Public Library and provides services to people in Olmsted County who have geographic, economic, transportation or other barriers to using the main library. The Rochester Public Library and the bookmobile combined have approximately 600,000 visits per year and over 1.6 million items checked out each year. RPL serves the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and visitors from all over the world.

We strengthen community and enrich lives by sparking imagination, creativity, engagement, and learning.

For more information, please see the full job description at www.rochestermn.gov/departments/hr/jobs/openings.asp

Apply on-line by 8/29.

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

Job pays: 18.25 hr.

Starts: 10/10/14

Apply by: 08/29/14


Position: Sales Representative - Midwest Region
Library: Backstage Library Works

Description: Backstage Library Works provides professional and technical services to libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

Sales Representatives at Backstage are part of a dynamic sales and marketing team representing and selling Preservation Digitization & Microfilm, Archival Processing, Cataloging, Retrospective Conversion. Reclassification, Authority Control, Data Conversion, and On-Site services to libraries & museums. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Sales Representative.

Representative will live in and cover a designated territory in the Midwest United States & Canada (IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, TN, WI, and Ontario). Prefer candidate is located near a metropolitan area within the region (Note: Covering Canada will require a valid passport).

JOB DUTIES:

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Meet annual sales quota.
  • Develop superior knowledge and understanding of Backstage's services.
  • Consult with libraries/museums in protected geographic territory. Work with them via phone, email and in-person introducing service solutions across the company platform
  • Develop strong personal/business relationships with potential/existing clients at all levels of the organization.
  • Follow prescribed sales procedures, generate customized quotes and close business contracts.
  • Respond to RFPs from prospective customers.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • 20% out of town travel to visit potential clients and to exhibit at library conferences.
  • Follow up on conference and other leads.
  • Together with product managers, analyze library needs and develop high quality, cost effective solutions
  • Coordinate efforts of Backstage departments to provide the best solution for each individual client.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of sales activity.
  • Collaborate with other members of sales & marketing team and contribute to overall success of company.

SKILLS:

Required: Good time management & organizational skills are essential. Must have excellent oral /written communication ability, strong interpersonal skills, project a professional image, have a strong drive to succeed along with a willingness/ability to travel.

Desired: Minimum 4 year college degree (Business, Communications, Library Science or related); prefer MLS and experience in the library industry as a professional librarian.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary for Sales Representatives is based on experience, with a range of $49,000 to $60,000 annually, plus commissions. Benefits include health, dental, vision, profit sharing and retirement program.

Contact: To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:
Jeff Calcagno, Sales Manager
jcalcagno@bslw.com
Phone: 1-800-996-8849
Fax: (503) 892-5146

Backstage Library Works
25 East 1700 South
Provo, Utah 84606

Job pays: 49,000 to $60,000 annually

Starts:

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Position: Part-Time Reference Librarian
Library: University of Minnesota Law Library

Description: The part-time Reference Librarian provides legal reference service to Law School faculty, students, staff, and other patrons who utilize the Law Library in all aspects of Anglo-American law, providing reference desk and virtual reference service support. Other duties may include the preparation of bibliographic instruction materials and research guides, some collection development responsibility, and special projects.

For 2014-2015 academic year (September - May)

Hours to be determined. Will include Sundays 1-5 pm.

Required/Preferred Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • M.L.S. from an A.L.A. accredited graduate school.
  • Minimum of two years of law library reference experience.
  • Knowledge of legal research tools and methodologies, and experience conducting legal research.
  • Evidence of strong service philosophy.
  • Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, as well as work collaboratively.

Desired Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school.
  • Experience creating research guides using LibGuides platform.

Contact: Submit application materials through the University of Minnesota online employment system. Posting: https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=122326

Include cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Please note, an offer of employment is contingent upon completion of background verification with satisfactory results.

Job pays: $460 week

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: Open Until Filled


Position: Database Manager of Instructional Resources
Library: TeachingBooks.net

Description: If you love information and data management, here is an opportunity to work in a fun, growing educational business that is infusing technology into reading.

TeachingBooks.net is looking for an exceptional person to join us as our Database Manager of Instructional Resources. It is a brand new full-time position based in our downtown Madison Wisconsin office.

The Database Manager of Instructional Resources ( http://teachingbooks.net/hiring ) is an excellent position for a curious person who enjoys organizing relational databases, managing information projects, and serving amazing educators worldwide.

Details and application specifics are at: http://teachingbooks.net/hiring

Contact: Carin Bringelson, Director of Online Content & Collections, carin@TeachingBooks.net

Job pays: competitive salary w/benefits

Starts: asap

Apply by: August 15, 2014


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

Description: Opening Date: 7/21/14
Closing Date: 8/8/14
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, book binding, and other preservation methods. Preservation also performs a consulting function to staff on preservation matters.

This unpaid internship is from September - December, 2014 for 6-10 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Preservation bookbinding
  • Construction of preservation enclosures for library materials
  • Simple mending of library materials
  • General processing of library materials including some clerical work

Best Qualified Candidates will:

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/8/14


Position: Franklin Learning Center Intern
Library: Hennepin County Library - Franklin

Description: Opening Date: 7/21/14
Closing Date: 8/8/14
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Franklin Learning Center, 1314 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: The Franklin Learning Center (FLC) provides adults with resources to educate themselves. Learners, instructors and trained volunteers work collaboratively, trusting each other's wisdom and experience. In partnership with other local organizations, we create a vibrant, cross-cultural learning community. At FLC, people are empowered with the knowledge they need to fulfill their professional, family and community roles.

This unpaid internship will require a commitment between September - December 2014, 6-12 hours per week. This could be for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Tutoring adult students one-on-one and helping them with
    • Basic English and math skills
    • GED and United States citizenship exam preparation
  • Assisting the Franklin Learning Center Staff with oMonitoring and assessing learners' academic progress
    • Ensuring a good fit between each student's study materials and his/her goals and skill level
    • Designing student study plans
    • Developing new lessons about skills the students would like to master or about particular topics in which the students have a strong interest
  • Proposing and designing a short project (optional)
    • Creating new learning activities or materials that address student needs and improve student learning

Best Qualified Candidates will:

  • Demonstrate flexibility, patience and enthusiasm with adult students
  • Maintain professional boundaries
  • Have interest in tutoring adult students reading at elementary grade level
  • Have experience working or volunteering in an educational setting
  • Not have completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/8/14


Position: Youth Programs and Services Intern
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description: Number of Positions: 2
Opening Date: 7/21/14
Closing Date: 8/8/14
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis Minnesota

The Position: In collaboration with others in Hennepin County and Hennepin County Library (HCL), Youth Services is launching a year-long project to better understand existing and future possible services to students, families, and educators. These two intern positions will be part of the project team gathering this information, talking with staff, and connecting with local educators. Each intern's background, experience, and interests will determine specific tasks within these projects. These positions may require travel between several HCL locations.

This unpaid internship is for one semester, September - December 2014, 8 - 10 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct an environmental scan of Hennepin County Library's current services to students, parents, and educators
  • Solicit feedback and gather information from stakeholders in these patron groups about library services
  • Gather and share information with library staff about the changing nature of formal education
  • Additional tasks may include:
    • Gather data and stories about current Hennepin County Library services to educators, students, and families in support of formal education oAssist Hennepin County library staff with compiling emerging or best practices for connections and partnerships between large public libraries and K-12 schools oIdentify strategies for gathering feedback, stories and perspectives from educators within Hennepin County Library

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently 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
  • Reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with schools or other educational institutions
  • Work or classroom experience in public library services
  • Experience with project management, data collection, and facilitation
  • Ability to work independently

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2014

Apply by: 8/8/14


Position: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian I
Library: O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, University of St. Thomas

Description: This position supports the educational and research missions of the University by organizing, cataloging, classifying, and creating metadata for University resources in local and national databases and institutional repositories. The Cataloger will be:

  • Expected to follow best practices in the creation, enhancement, maintenance, and management of cataloging data and metadata that describe these resources, regardless of format;
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a user-focused commitment;
  • Required to maintain effective relationships with diverse constituencies of university faculty, students, staff, and consortial colleagues in an environment of rapid technological change.

Primary duties include:

  • Selecting, enhancing, creating, uploading, and maintaining metadata for university resources in all formats in local and national catalogs, institutional repositories, and databases following national standards and local practices;
  • Participating in database management and quality control ensuring the integrity, accuracy and usefulness of the CLICnet catalog and other metadata repositories;
  • Participating in, supporting, and implementing the development of local and consortia-wide cataloging/metadata policies and standards.

Education and Experience: The best qualified candidates will have an MLS from an accredited library school and at least one year of library experience. Applicants with a BA/BS and 7 years relevant library experience also may be considered. Academic library experience as well as familiarity with cataloging non-print materials are preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities desired:

  • Basic understanding of academic libraries;
  • Ability to apply thoughtful and intellectually rigorous processes to cataloging and the application of metadata;
  • Ability to interpret and apply international standards as well as professional judgment;
  • The cataloger should understand:
    • information-seeking behaviors of library users;
    • content and format of information resources;
    • database structures;
    • technical parameters and features of online catalog systems;
    • principles of the organization of information and knowledge;
    • national standards for content and format of catalog/metadata records;
    • principles of resource description and retrieval.

Inspired by the 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.

To apply, submit an online application (https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1233/cataloging-and-metadata-librarian-i/job). Include a cover letter and resume that you may upload at the time of application.

Contact: Apply here: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1233/cataloging-and-metadata-librarian-i/job

Job pays:

Starts: September 1st (flexible)

Apply by: Open until filled


Position: Cloud Tech Service Technician with Library experience
Library: TEKsystems

Description: A local client of TEKsystems is seeking a Cloud Tech Service Analyst. The ideal candidate would have experience working in or with libraries.

Duties:

  • Technical support and training for new and existing Cloud products and providing assistance to support personnel.
  • Supporting innovative applications and extensions of new and existing technologies, products and/or businesses.
  • Leading interactions with customers to better understand customer relations, customer processes and applications. Providing voice of the customer and Industry trends back the business unit.
  • Communicating technical results to business groups and external parties and customers as appropriate

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited University
  • Minimum of one year of experience in software application support (client server, web-based/cloud based computing, tablet and mobile application support)
  • Excellent communication and effective customer and team interaction skills are required.
  • Able to effectively present information in written and oral form.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated expertise in direct customer support and communications
  • Demonstrated expertise in technical service functions including infrastructure and third-party application support.
  • Demonstrated functional skills commensurate with an experienced Technical Service Engineer.
  • Capable of working on high impact projects with minimal supervision and of effectively utilizing company resources.
  • Excellent customer interaction abilities
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to provide technical training for customers and service personnel who install, service and support products
  • Ability to work with technical writers in creation of support documentation
  • Ability to travel (25%, potentially OUS)
  • Timely documentation of work
  • Ability to interact effectively between functions, countries and levels
  • Six Sigma experience
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to analyze situational issues and implement action steps.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Proven ability to work with product support teams in a rapidly changing high-technology environment.
  • Experience working within the product development environment is preferred.
  • Experience in team leadership and project management is preferred.
  • Business management experience and education is preferred.

Contact: Elicasith You, eyou@teksystems.com, (952)594-3978

Job pays: Negotiable

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: e-mail


Position: Youth Services Librarian
Library: Amery Area Public Library

Description: YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN AMERY, WISCONSIN

The Amery Area Public Library seeks an energetic librarian to lead its programming and services to children and young adults.

With a service area population of about 10,000, the library is located within a new multipurpose facility and is part of the MORE consortium of libraries. The City of Amery is situated on 3 lakes and the Apple River. The surrounding area is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities, from swimming and fishing to snowmobiling, ATV riding, hiking, cross country skiing and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and state-of-the-art medical center. Amery is home to the Northern Lakes Center for the Arts, a community theatre group and a variety of art studios. We are located just an hour from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

Responsibilities: The Youth Services Librarian reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the library's program of service to children and young adults. Essential duties include managing the children's and young adult collections, planning and implementing programs that benefit children from birth to age 18, promoting youth services to the community, and participating in the day-to-day operations of the library.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; master's degree in library science preferred. Library coursework in children's and young adult literature and in programs and services for children and young adults, and 1-2 years of public library experience preferred. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Starting salary range is $30,000-$35,000 with excellent benefits.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references via email to jnalen@amerylibrary.org or mail to: James Nalen, Director, Amery Area Public Library, 225 Scholl Ct., Amery, WI 54001. A detailed job description is available on our website at www.amerylibrary.org/node/11. First preference will be given to applications received by July 31, 2014.

Contact: James Nalen - jnalen@amerylibrary.org

Job pays: $30K-$35K

Starts: August 25, 2014

Apply by: July 31, 2014