Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 2/26/15)

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.

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

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

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

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 Develop slide shows (or other audio-visual presentations) from historical content for online presentations (e.g. YouTube).

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities may include:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with and describing archival collections.

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


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

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

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

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

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

Best Qualified Candidates will:

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

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


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

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

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

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

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

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

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

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

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: May 2015

Apply by: 3/27/15


Position: Classroom Services Project Coordinator
Library: Mackin Educational Resources

Description: Classroom Services Project Coordinator

Requirements:

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

Education & Experience:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Hours: Full-time day hours

Wages: Negotiable, depending on education and experience

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

Mackin Educational Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

Job pays:

Starts: March 2015

Apply by: March 31st, 2015


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

Description: Project Manager for Classroom Book Orders

Requirements:

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

Education & Experience:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Hours: Full-time day hours

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

Mackin Educational Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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

Job pays:

Starts: March 2015

Apply by: March 31st, 2015


Position: Library Technology Assistant - Part-time 20 hours per week
Library: Chaska Library

Description: JOB TYPE: Part-time 20 hours per week

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervisor of the Library Branch Manager, the Library Technology Assistant maintains and supports library hardware and software applications to assist library staff with daily job tasks, and works with the Library Systems Administrator to implement software and hardware changes and research, plan, and implement new technologies.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Library Systems Administrator (LSA) with Integrated Library System (ILS) duties such as credit card payment and materials recovery reports, and serve as backup in absence.
  • Assist with Automated Materials Handling (AMH) - hardware, software and daily operations.
  • Assist library staff in troubleshooting issues on staff and public pcs and open help desk tickets for Carver County IT assistance as needed.
  • Assist the public and staff with devices (e-readers, mp3 players, tablets, smart phones).
  • Coordinate staff and public training as needed.
  • Coordinate software upgrades on library owned equipment.
  • Document procedures for hardware and software troubleshooting and maintain information on Library Connection.
  • Make recommendations to LSA on process improvements, upgrades, and new initiatives.
  • Handle circulation tasks using ILS including checkout and check in.
  • Maintain inventory and purchase library equipment (keyboards, mice, flash drives, headphones, receipt printers, scanners) as needed.
  • Maintain hardware inventory and software versioning and license information.
  • Serve as contact person for library staff for digital signage.
  • Set up technology equipment in meeting rooms as needed for staff and public meetings.
  • Work with third party library vendors (EnvisionWare, 3M, Tech Logic, RFID for Libraries) to gain knowledge about their software, provide usage reports, and prepare for software upgrades.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree (AA) or two years vocational training with emphasis in Computer Science/Computer Office Management Software or related field and;
  • Two (2) years relevant work experience in providing software and technical support and assistance in use of personal computer systems and related software applications and;
  • One (1) year experience in a Library or customer service focused role and;
  • Valid driver's license.

Contact: Applications can be submitted by going to www.co.carver.mn.us

Job pays: $18.05 - $25.79 Hourly

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: March 3, 2015


Position: Library Director
Library: Dodge Center Public Library

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

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

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

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

Starts: March 16, 2015 or until filled

Apply by: until filled


Position: Library Director
Library: Augsburg College, Lindell Library

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

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

Job pays:

Starts: Summer, 2015

Apply by: March 31, 2015


Position: Children's and Young Adult Librarian-Full Time
Library: Martin County Library-Fairmont, MN

Description: Responsible for the selection and de-selection of materials for the young adult and juvenile collection. Promotes the library through programs, exhibits, story-hours, publicity releases, and tours. Provides advice, assistance, and materials to Branch Librarians. Seeks funding and applies for grants. Attends meetings and workshops relevant to the position. Supervises and trains staff assistants and volunteer workers in work with juvenile materials and programs. Works at the library circulation desk. Creates and executes programs for young adults and children in the library, including the Summer Reading Program. (see job description for complete duties.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree. Education or Library Science degree program or major preferred.
  • At least one year of related library experience.
  • Ability to work effectively with children and young adults.
  • Ability to operate computers and other general office equipment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other library related applications a must. Ability to learn new software as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and have good public relations skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to use creativity to develop new library events, programs and displays.

HOURS PER WEEK: 35 hours per week.

Martin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: FOR APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, VISIT:
www.co.martin.mn.us

Submissions may be dropped off or emailed to:
Jennifer Trushenski
Martin County Library Director
110 N. Park St.
Fairmont, MN 56031
jjepse@tds.lib.mn.us

Job pays: $19.10-$26.75 per hour, plus benefits.

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: March 6, 2015


Position: Library Assistant II - Circulation Specialist
Library: Stillwater Public Library

Description: PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: This is an entry-level lead worker position that is responsible for Circulation staff and Shelvers. Work is performed independently in accordance with standard procedures and required judgment and is responsible for the coordination and supervision of overall department operations and process. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through conferences, reports and results attained.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns and schedules work, trains, monitors and evaluates performance and responds to disciplinary issues and recommends resolutions for grievances.
  • Assesses and coordinates training programs for staff; assists in training of new staff.
  • Coordinates procedures; develops, recommends and interprets specialized procedures and standards; coordinates changes to procedures as needed.
  • Performs record management and maintenance duties; utilizes computer programs related to area of assignment; facilitates the training of staff on new technology or applications.
  • Answers questions/concerns pertaining to department; serves as primary contact for customer service concerns for the unit; acts as primary resource to assigned staff.
  • Prepares reports pertaining to the area of assignment; assures accuracy and reliability of receipts and reports; composes standard correspondence.
  • Maintains inventories of department materials and supplies.
  • Examines library collections, assessing the need for replacement or repair of items.
  • Assists in the weeding process.
  • Oversees stack management, developing stack maintenance assignments for shelvers.
  • Maintains records and compiles statistical data and /or reports of library activities, including assisting in the preparation of the annual report to the State of Minnesota.
  • Performs services for library users at the Circulation Desk; prepares desk for service; checks materials in and out; issues library cards; receives requests for materials; answers the phone; notifies patrons of materials available; collects fees.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Performs other duties as directed.

REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school plus four years library clerical experience or some college level library courses or equivalent. Experience as a lead worker desirable.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Ability to organize information and statistical data; knowledge of the principles of public library services and materials; ability to maintain and revise records and to control their use and presentation; ability to make accurate arithmetic computations; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; ability to make accurate arithmetic computations; ability to follow moderately complex procedures and practices; ability to make decision in accordance with established policies; ability to make effective recommendations in regard to the hiring, discipline, and adjustment of grievances of other personnel; ability to explain services and procedures to the public and to assist patrons in finding materials; ability to learn classification systems and arrangements; ability to independently coordinate library and customer service activities in an effective manner; ability to independently establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; ability to prepare reports from financial or other data; ability to demonstrate leadership skills; ability to assign work, monitor/evaluate performance, train and motivate other employees.

Skill in: The use of library equipment required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet.

EQUIPMENT USED: Library computer system: personal computer including word processing, spreadsheet, and data base management software; calculator; copy and fax machines; telephone.

SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required. Offer of employment will be contingent upon successfully passing a criminal history investigation.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

Contact: For application information, see our website at http://stillwaterlibrary.org/2015/02/employment-opportunity/. The library does not accept fax or email applications.

Carolyn Blocher
Stillwater Public Library
224 Third Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
651-275-4338 x125
cblocher@ci.stillwater.mn.us

Job pays: $18.23 entry rate

Starts: 3/20/2015

Apply by: 2/28/2015 5:00 p.m.


Position: Assistant Librarian - Reference Services - Part Time (20 hours per week)
Library: Capella University

Description: This part-time role provides and promotes effective delivery of virtual reference services.

Virtual reference services facilitate student development and achievement of learning outcomes. This position reports to the Supervisor of Reference and works cooperatively with other library staff to support reference and research services.This position is highly customer focused, and is often the first point of contact with the library staff. This position is a subject matter expert on reference resources and trends. The Assistant Librarian is also an active member of the reference team.

Reference Responsibilities:

  • Provide reference and research services for learners, faculty and staff, and assist users in developing effective skills, competencies, and strategies using library databases and other online resources (typically 80% - 100 % of duties)
  • Assist learners, faculty, and staff in using library resources and services, including basic instructional and technical assistance in established modes (phone, email, chat, etc.).
  • Assess the nature of reference queries to determine desired information need.
  • Refer extended or complex queries to appropriate staff.
  • Develop proficiency in navigating library research tools the Library collections.
  • Demonstrate initiative in promoting and maintaining learner-and-customer focused services and culture.
  • Promote library services and instruction.
  • Participate as an active member of the Reference Services and library team to accomplish library and departmental goals and initiatives.
  • Attend department meetings

Qualifications:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited institution.
  • One or more year(s) of relevant reference librarian experience in an academic library.
  • Strong commitment to customer service.
  • Evening and weekend hours will be required. Sun 4 to 8 pm. Mon/Tues from 11 am to 8 pm.
  • Experience working with adult learners and delivering reference services to a diverse population.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, staff and learners in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to spend majority of time interacting with people via phone and computer.
  • Knowledge of library research and online searching.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to locate, understand, and interpret bibliographic citations.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates initiative and responsibility.

Contact: www.capella.edu/careers

Job pays: DOE

Starts:

Apply by: http://bit.ly/1uzWRJx


Position: Web Developer
Library: University of St. Thomas

Description: The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Libraries Web Developer.

This position exists to support the research and instructional needs of students, faculty, staff, and alumni by developing, maintaining, and managing the Libraries' website and a variety of web-based applications and services. The Libraries home page was the #3 most visited at the university during calendar year 2014; all library web applications and pages accounted for over a million page-views. The websites provide access to print and electronic resources costing over $2 million per year, including 285 research databases providing access to over 61 thousand unique electronic journal titles, as well as information about our instruction and reference services and library events.

The incumbent serves as the chief technical expert in developing and maintaining the Libraries' digital presence, including the website and associated applications; formatting of the e-resource management and discovery tools; database, subject guide, and scheduling applications; institutional repositories and finding aids; interlibrary loan system; digital and physical signage installations; blog and social media; applications developed for the UST Portal and Blackboard; as well as internally facing tools like intranets or SharePoint sites, shared department folders, and bulk email and survey applications.

Essential job functions include: Website design, maintenance, and administration. Serve as the developer for the UST Libraries website and associated applications. Design and maintain site navigation to facilitate user discovery of physical and electronic resources content and library services. Perform maintenance tasks like fixing broken links, repairing malfunctioning pages and applications, updating calendars and new books lists, and otherwise working to streamline site content and functionality. Work with library staff to ensure that necessary site content updates occur in a timely and effective manner. Maintain the mobile site. Assist with implementation and maintenance of library discovery tools as necessary. Develop a high level of expertise in Google Analytics and other tools to understand how users interact with our site, and to develop and implement recommendations for needed/desired site changes. Work to make our resources discoverable by our users in Google and other standard search engines, and assist in developing and managing the UST Google enterprise search. Assist with usability testing to inform site development decisions. Prepare and maintain documentation on systems and applications. Work to ensure that library systems meet accessibility standards within the context of the UST web services environment.

Web/digital resources application development. Manage projects to identify requirements, design, code, test, and implement applications that facilitate user discovery and use of library materials and services, and that will function effectively with the university's web content management environment, whether built within the University's current CMS or using other tools. Apply creativity and technical skill in the public-facing side of electronic resource management (teaming with the Electronic Resources Librarian), improving our presentation of expensive subscription research database, print/electronic book, video, and institutional repository content to our users. Possible projects could include converting the existing mirrored mobile site to one using responsive design; developing/improving the Libraries chat reference presence and functionality; assisting with digitization projects of various kinds; identifying and using web services/APIs to enhance our online presence; implementing our use of the new University digital signage system; developing content for the UST portal and Blackboard learning management systems; assisting librarians in developing online tutorial materials using Camtasia, Captivate, Adobe Connect, or other presentation tools; and otherwise improving the attractiveness and interactivity of our resources. Assist the UST and CLIC consortium implementation teams in the migration to a new library management system as needed.

Digital information design. Assist Libraries staff to design ad coupons, channels, banner ads, signs, etc. to incorporate into the website, the Libraries and UST's digital and physical signage, and other applications to improve the graphical appearance of our digital offerings to attract and facilitate user access to and use of library resources and services. Serve on the Libraries Communications and Signage committees.

User training and assistance. Develop and deliver training to library staff users on Terminal Four web CMS, Springshare's Libguides and Libcal systems, and other tools (SnagIt, Photoshop/Elements or other graphics tools, Camtasia, Captivate, Adobe Connect, digital signage applications, etc.). Assist library staff users in their use of these systems as needed.

Collaboration and professional engagement. Actively work to maintain good relationships with Libraries staff and departments, IRT, UST communications staff, others within the university, and CLIC consortium members and staff. Potentially serve as one of the library's representatives to various technical working groups or development projects, etc. Remain current on technology trends in general and the state of the art in library technologies that facilitate instruction and user access to and use of library information resources in particular. Participate in professional development activities.

Qualifications: BA/BS in MIS, computer sciences and three years of professional experience, OR combination of education and experience to total 6 years required.

Experience must include some of the following programming languages and protocols to an advanced level: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, AJAX, XML, PHP, ASP, Java/JSP (JEE), SQL, VBScript, etc. along with formal training in using Oracle SQL/SQL Server or other relational databases. Applicants should be prepared to describe their experience writing code within the framework of an institutional CMS. Experience developing code and applications that function effectively in websites primarily driven by content management systems is highly desired. Experience configuring LDAP or other authentication protocols desired. Experience ideally would include Photoshop, Captivate/Camtasia, or other current interactive design tools. Experience with Google Analytics and web log analyzer tools is required.

The incumbent must be customer service and team driven with strong written and oral communications skills. Experience with project and task management, strong organizational and presentation skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are essential. The ability to adapt to a rapidly changing library resource and service environment is required. Knowledge of or experience with library resources and services is a plus.

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: Apply at: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1570/libraries-web-developer/job

Job pays: DOQ

Starts:

Apply by: Feb. 28th, 2015


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

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Job pays: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starts: Immediately.

Apply by: Open until filled.


Position: Executive Director
Library: Great River Regional Library

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

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

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

Job pays:

Starts:

Apply by:


Position: Intern (part-time)
Library: MnDOT Library

Description: Located near the state Capitol, MnDOT Library is an award-winning special library open to the public (www.mndot.gov/library/). We are seeking a part-time intern to start in mid-April. The internship is intended to be long-term, at least 12 months or the remainder of the intern's MLIS program, whichever is longer.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: Enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLIS program

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process incoming and outgoing interlibrary loan (ILL) requests
  • Staff the library service desk
  • Scan, shelve, and shift materials
  • Assist with processing of donated materials, acquisitions, and de-accessioned records
  • Assist Library Technician with routing of periodicals and other library-related materials
  • Assist Reference Librarians with reference and research requests
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to commit to the internship for at least 12 months
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with or understanding of customer service in person and via phone/e-mail
  • Experience with or understanding of circulation, ILL, and integrated library systems

WORK SCHEDULE: 14 hours per week, across a minimum of 3 days/week. Flexible to class/work schedule.

Contact: Please e-mail resume, cover letter, expected graduation date, and names of two references to Marilee Tuite at tuite003@umn.edu.

Job pays: $12 per hour

Starts: April 2015

Apply by: March 6, 2015