Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 4/28/16)

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Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian (PT)
Library: Concordia University St. Paul

Evening and Weekend Part-time Reference and Instruction Librarian

The primary purpose of this position is to provide part-time reference service to Concordia students, faculty and staff during evenings and weekends. Evening and weekend reference service is provided by a small group of part-time librarians who also supervise the library building and student workers. Librarians may be asked to assist library staff with other special projects as time allows.

HOURS:
During Fall and Spring Semester, there are shifts Monday-Thursday from 4-8 PM, Saturday from 12-5 PM, and Sunday from 4-8 PM. During Summer Semester, there are shifts Monday-Thursday from 3:00-6:30 and Saturday from 10-2 PM. During breaks and holidays, there will be less shifts because of reduced hours.

Full posting at: http://info.csp.edu/globalassets/admin-resources/human-resources/docs/open-positions/fac-staff/04-13-part-time-reference-librarian.pdf


Position: Evening Reference Assistant
Library: Concordia College - Moorhead, MN

Basic Description: The Evening Reference Assistant is a part-time position that will staff the reference desk during Sunday-Thursday evening shifts, providing research assistance to library users in-person and via electronic communication.

Link for more information: https://hr.cord.edu/postings/2223


Position: Librarian I
Library: Saint Paul Public Library

OPENING DATE: 04/20/16
CLOSING DATE: 05/09/16 at 04:30 PM
SALARY: $22.05 - $31.09 Hourly / $45,864.00 - $64,667.20 Annually
JOB TYPE: Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Libraries
VACANCIES: 1

GENERAL DUTY STATEMENT: Performs entry-level professional library work such as providing reference and referral services, performing online database searches, cataloging and classifying materials, assisting library patrons in locating library materials and using the library catalog, and assisting in the collection development and maintenance program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information of the Librarian I Job Description.

Libraries has one immediate opening, but additional future vacancies are anticipated during the length of this eligible list. The person holding this position must work some evenings and weekends. Please note the Library schedule and hours of operation.

Monday - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

REQUIREMENTS: A bachelor's degree and twenty-four (24) credits in courses leading to an American Library Association (ALA) accredited master's degree in Library Science.

For more information, and to complete an application, please visit www.stpaul.gov/jobs

Human Resources Contact Information:
Diane Turnbull at 651-266-6506
200 City Hall Annex
25 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Fax: 651-266-6490
E-mail: jobs@stpaul.gov


Position: Associate II (Cataloger)
Library: L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Due to an upcoming retirement, the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, seeks a collaborative, professional, and technologically savvy individual to serve on its cataloging team in Technical Services. The well-qualified candidate shall demonstrate good judgment and initiative, possess a working knowledge of standard cataloging practices, be a reliable team player with a strong commitment to customer service, and be able to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

This position is regularly scheduled for 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday. The wage range is $20.24 - $23.32 per hour, with excellent benefits. A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/about-us/employment/. All requested materials must be received by 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. AA/EEO employer.


Position: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Library: UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library

12 month, full time position. For a complete description and information on how to apply online, please visit http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 309434.

The University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library's mission is to promote learning and research by providing information resources and services, up-to-date technologies, and knowledgeable staff in a welcoming environment.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.


Position: Library Clerk (PT)
Library: Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron, a large law firm in downtown Minneapolis, has an immediate opening for a part-time Library Clerk. The primary responsibilities of this position include assisting the Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarians with various projects; acting as a back-up to the Library Assistant for basic library maintenance duties; and updating the physical collection. The job will be 15-17 hours per week. The days and times of work performed are somewhat flexible (no evenings or weekends), but need to be consistent from week to week.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist Technical Services Librarian and Electronic Resources Librarian with special projects, including but not limited to:
    • Serials weeding and retention
    • Resource inventory
    • Adding meta data to electronic resource records
  2. Act as back-up to Library Assistant for basic library maintenance duties, including:
    • Sort and organize mail
    • Check-in and process new issues of subscriptions and serials
    • Check-in and process newly acquired library materials
    • Shelve, file and straighten books, periodicals, newsletters, etc. in the main library collection and satellite team resource rooms
    • Retrieve and return Hennepin County Law Library and/or Hennepin County Public Library materials
  3. Perform filing of loose-leaf, pocket part and serials updates (3-6 hours per week)

Candidates should have or are working towards a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. College coursework in library science preferred. Candidates must be able to lift and carry library equipment and materials up to 40 pounds and must be able to reach or bend to retrieve materials on low or high shelves. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail also required.

We offer a competitive hourly rate, coaching from a seasoned team, and a very collegial work environment. Fredrikson & Byron is a seven time Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal's Best Places to Work honoree. For consideration, please apply online at: www.fredlaw.com/careers.


Position: Librarian Supervisor - Youth Services
Library: Madison Public Library (WI)

SALARY: $31.30 - $37.61 Hourly
$2,425.46 - $2,914.96 Biweekly
$5,255.16 - $6,315.75 Monthly
$63,061.96 - $75,788.96 Annually

COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 18/10
JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: Library
OPENING DATE: 04/14/16
CLOSING DATE: 05/08/16 11:59 PM

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Madison Public Library seeks a creative and innovative Youth Services Supervisor who will provide direction for designing and implementing a focused and strategically planned youth services program. This is a leadership position that will be responsible for the coordination, development, and delivery of a highly responsive program to meet the needs of our community's youth. The position will require skills in extensive relationship building with local schools, youth advocates, community organizations, and families. The Youth Services Supervisor will serve as a leader in Madison Public Library's commitment to racial equity and social justice, and will plan, implement and promote programs and services with this focus in mind.

The Youth Services Supervisor will lead important initiatives involving early learning, promotion of reading, out-of-school-time program implementation, and will create opportunities for teens to be career, college and community ready. In addition, the Youth Services Supervisor will pursue advocacy activities for the Library to include public presentations, development of partnerships, media communications, and representation of the Library at community functions and conferences.

The Youth Services Supervisor directs a talented team of professional youth and teen librarians, and support staff that provide citywide youth services activities at nine library locations, as well as outreach to schools and community organizations.

Madison Public Library is a dynamic organization that features a flagship Central Library space with a 10,000 square foot youth area, a vibrant teen section, a fully equipped media lab, and our Bubbler program, which focuses on hands-on learning objectives. In addition to the Central Library, we have 8 other locations. Our Meadowridge Library includes a community kitchen to support youth nutrition and food preparation programs. Our Pinney Library, set for a new location in 2017, is doubling in size and will feature an innovative PlayLab that incorporates early literacy principles and serves both children and families and early childhood educators and researchers. As a member of the library management team, creativity, innovation, imagination, and going beyond the traditional or expected is encouraged at MPL.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee the Function and Direction of Youth Services:

  • Provide strategic direction for department programs.
  • Ensure that youth services are provided in a skillful and professional manner.
  • Be creative and proficient in the utilization of technology for the delivery of youth services.
  • Develop and implement evaluation metrics to monitor program effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with neighborhood library supervisors to ensure both neighborhood library and community needs are being met.
  • Determine departmental priorities and staffing.
  • Oversee programming and supply budgets.

Develop and Manage Community Partnerships:

  • Skillfully establish and strengthen community collaborations and partnerships.
  • Inspire, guide, and support individuals and organizations who serve youth in the community.
  • Determine sustainability methods for partnerships.
  • Explore grant possibilities to fund partnerships.
  • Serve on community committees addressing youth and family issues.
  • Value the potential and uniqueness of each child and each family.
  • Embrace a commitment to equity and diversity.

Serve as a Member of the Library Management Team:

  • Be a spokesperson for issues surrounding children and families.
  • Demonstrate passion for the mission and vision of Madison Public Library in the delivery of youth services.
  • Collaborate with other library managers to support the library's mission and values.
  • Present to Management Team regarding programs, partnerships, and strategic priorities and direction.
  • Provide input to the library budgeting process regarding needs of youth services department.
  • Model exceptional performance and presentation skills.
  • Develop knowledge of city hiring processes and practices.

Actively Participate in Professional Development and Maintain Knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Youth:

  • Advocate for the importance of early learning for children.
  • Participate in local, state, and national conferences and meetings to acquire and share best practices in youth services.
  • Train library staff on youth and family issues.
  • Communicate youth services mission and priorities to non-youth services staff.
  • Maintain a professional knowledge of baby, child and adolescent development and learning.
  • Be conversant with curricular trends and school district activities.

Perform related duties as assigned.

For the exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, please reference the Librarian Supervisor classification specification on-line http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbulletin&ClassSpecID=867269&headerfooter=0

For more information about the Madison Public Library and its programs, please visit http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/ and http://madisonbubbler.org/

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of library science theories, principles, practices and terminology applicable to a public library.
  • Thorough knowledge of professional library reference and collection development strategies and resources.
  • Thorough knowledge of automated and manual library systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position.
  • Working knowledge of public administration principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of the full range of supervisory principles and practices, labor relations and personnel management.
  • Ability to develop and implement major library programs with a high degree of judgment and expertise.
  • Ability to actively participate in the general administration of the library; to formulate long-range and strategic plans; and to provide management leadership.
  • Ability to plan, develop and direct the programs, functions, and services of a library division.
  • Ability to develop library operating procedures and processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and community partners.
  • Ability to model exceptional customer service skills, including exhibiting respect and sensitivity to a diverse clientele.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse and/or underserved individuals and communities.
  • Ability to perform as a leader and as a collaborative team member.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and flexible approach to changing needs within the community and to a changing information environment.
  • Ability to multi-task while remaining accessible and helpful.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate professional library program activities and staff.
  • Ability to hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff and to maintain effective employee relations.
  • Ability to maintain adequate attendance.

Training and Experience: Four years of advanced-level professional library work providing leadership, coordination and/or management of staff, library collections and assigned facilities. This work must include at least two years experience in Youth Services and/or Community Engagement. Such experience would normally be gained after graduation from an accredited library school with a Master's Degree in Library or Information Science. Other combinations of training and/or experience which can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position.

Physical Requirements: The incumbent in this position may be expected to travel to the different library locations throughout the City of Madison.

Full description at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1404287


Position: Branch Librarian I
Library: Hinckley Public Library

Branch Librarian I, Hinckley Public Library, 35 hours per week: East Central Regional Library has a vacancy for the position of Branch Librarian I to oversee the operation of the small community branch library in Hinckley. This position is for 35 hours per week. ECRL is a consolidated regional library system with 14 branches. A Bachelor's Degree, up to date technology skills and two years related experience is required. MLS/MLIS or similar library certification or advanced library training is preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated creativity and vision to provide modern public library service; ability and willingness to work independently; above average communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and the ability and willingness to lead a library team of staff and volunteers. Salary range is $14.27-19.03 per hour with paid health insurance, PTO and PERA. Submit application via email to ecregion@ecrlib.org and mail print, signed application to: Barbara Misselt, Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. Download application at http://ecrlib.org/about/employment-opportunities-at-ecrl/

The Hinckley Public Library is located in Hinckley, MN (Pine County) about 70 miles north of St. Paul on I-35. The branch is open 30 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday. The Branch Librarian is employed for 35 hours per week and supervises one Branch Assistant who works 9 hours per week. The library shares a building with city offices. Branch service statistics for 2014 recorded an average of 1,457 visitors per month and 1,779 checkouts per month


Position: Library Processing Manager
Library: Minnesota Historical Society

JOB TITLE: #1279 Library Processing Manager
OPEN TO: This job is open to all applicants.
LOCATION: History Center, 345 Kellogg Boulevard West, St. Paul, MN 55102-1906
SALARY: $4,396.00 monthly minimum
STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, regular (2,088 annual hours) position.
CLASSIFICATION: 18K Supervisory
HIRING MANAGER: Head of Reference
POSTING DATE: April 1, 2016
DEADLINE DATE: Application materials must be received by May 16, 2016.
SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS: Not required for this position.

DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants for a Library Processing Manager to direct the cataloging and physical processing of the Society's library collections (which include books, serials, newspapers, maps, sound and visual media, microfilm, and online resources) for permanent preservation and for public reference and research use; to coordinate that work with the overall work and strategic goals of the Reference Department, the Library and Collections Division, and the Minnesota Historical Society; and to participate in carrying out that work.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) manage the operations of the Library Processing section by directing and monitoring the intellectual and physical control of published materials, including monographs, serials, newspapers, and microfilm to facilitate user discovery and access; 2) participate in the development of department and cross-departmental priorities and plans as part of the department's management team; 3) manage the staff of the Library Processing section by developing and documenting workplan priorities and targets, conducting performance reviews, training staff, and hiring new staff as required; 4) develop and implement metadata policies and procedures for processing library materials; 5) provide reference service in the Gale Family Library Reading Room as scheduled; and 6) represent the section, the department, and the Minnesota Historical Society in meetings and activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree plus eight years program experience or equivalent OR an advanced degree plus six years program experience or equivalent.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and extensive experience in the cataloging of library materials in multiple formats, and an understanding of current and emerging trends and issues in metadata creation and discovery, including RDF, BIBFRAME, and linked data principles.
  • Comprehensive understanding of national cataloging standards, programs, and authorities including AACR2, RDA, MARC21, LCSH, LCNAF, and other specialized subject and form/genre thesauri. This knowledge is typically acquired through formal training in a graduate program in library science and extensive practical experience.
  • Detailed understanding of the standards and procedures of membership in OCLC (or other bibliographic utility) and the PALS consortium (or other library consortium) sufficient to direct the creation and maintenance of catalog, holdings, items, and name authority records in those systems and to resolve any problems that might arise.
  • Demonstrated experience in cataloging with OCLC's Connexion software and an integrated library system.
  • Familiarity with existing and emerging software and technologies used to edit and transform MARC data.
  • Awareness of Minnesota and American history and research methodologies, equivalent to that attainable through a liberal arts bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to provide clear and understandable instructions and to organize and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to prepare clear and understandable documentation of policies and procedures, and to train others in their application.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with staff across departments.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Record of activity in regional, statewide, or national professional library associations.
  • Experience working with metadata creation and physical processing of library materials in a special collections setting.

TO APPLY: Submit MNHS Application for Employment, (available at www.mnhs.org/jobs), cover letter, resume, and if applicable, any supplemental forms. Application materials must be complete and received by the application deadline date in order to be considered by one of the methods below:

Attn: [Fill in Job Title]
Minnesota Historical Society
345 Kellogg Boulevard West
St. Paul, MN 55102-1906

Attn: [Fill in Job Title]
Email:humanresources@mnhs.org

Attn: [Fill in Job Title]
Fax: 651-297-3343

Incomplete application materials will be returned. If submitting materials for more than one position, you must provide MNHS Application for Employment, cover letter, and resume for each position. Applicants who are offered employment will be subject to passing a background check as a condition of employment. EEO. Applications will be acknowledged. No phone calls please.


Position: Deputy Director
Library: Dakota County Library

LIBRARY DEPUTY DIRECTOR - Job # 4185.16.001
POSTING TYPE: External
DEPARTMENT: Library
HOURS: Full-time
HIRING RANGE: $89,305- $100,468/year (112 Grade Level)
SALARY RANGE:
LOCATION: Wescott, Eagan
UNION: None
CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 4/29/2016

Come join us at Dakota County and "Be more"! The work County government does is unique. You will not be just another employee; you'll be a valued employee making a difference in the lives of Dakota County residents every single day. We employ nearly 1800 skilled individuals whose talents and contributions makes Dakota County a premier place to live and work. Will you be the next person to join us at Dakota County?

Dakota County, one of the largest and fastest growing counties in Minnesota, is seeking a creative and innovative Library Deputy Director. With nine branch libraries, the library serves a population of 400,000 in the southern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul.The Deputy Director works with the Library Director to manage and direct the overall provision of library services throughout the Library System, and assists with and serves as back up to the Library Director in all areas of operation.

Responsibilities for this position include: general Library operations and administration, direction and coordination of public services (branch operations), and Technology Department (provides and supports services and access to a full range of library technology and resources for public and staff). Assists with the development of strategic plans, budgets, project management, and serves as liaison to Library, County departments, and external groups.

SELECTION PROCESS: The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a rating of your training and experience from the application materials submitted. The top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND SUBMITTED ONLINE AT: http://www.dakotacounty.us


Position: Author & Publisher Liaison AND Educational Training Specialist
Library: TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net, a Madison Wisconsin-based digital library and service, has two positions open for positive, organized people who are passionate about children's and young adult books, and education.

Details are at http://teachingbooks.net/hire

The Educational Training Specialist collaborates with teachers, librarians and other educators to successfully implement our online literacy service.

The Author and Publisher Liaison collaborates with authors and the children's / teen publishing industry to facilitate and produce interviews with authors and acquire and distribute educational materials via the TeachingBooks online literacy service.


Position: Public Information Specialist II
Library: Saint Paul Public Library

CITY OF SAINT PAUL invites applications for the position of Public Information Specialist II

OPENING DATE: 4/14/16
CLOSING DATE: 5/3/16 at 4:30 PM
SALARY: $53,206.40 - $74,817.60 Annually

Information about the Current Opening: The current opening is within the Saint Paul Public Library system. This position is responsible for developing and implementing marketing and informational plans to engage library customers and support learning for all. Work includes writing, graphic design, and production of content for website, social media, e-news, media releases, signage, ads, displays, and publications.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Graphic Design or Communications. No substitution for education. Two years of experience as a Public Information Specialist I or equivalent is required. Two years of experience working at an advertising agency or graphic design are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit City of Saint Paul online application, answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire at www.stpaul.gov/jobs.


Position: Clerk-Typist II - Library (Adult Services)
Library: Columbia Heights

DUTIES: Performs clerical duties related to the library materials database, and public service duties at the circulation desk.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. One year experience performing responsible clerical duties involving extensive public contact. One year training and/or experience in the operations of a computer using word processing and spreadsheet software and database applications. Ability to type a minimum of fifty words per minute. One year work experience in a library setting.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or more years experience performing responsible clerical duties involving extensive public contact. One year experience with integrated library system software. Proficiency in a second language.

WAGE: $18.03 - $22.54 per hour, plus fringe benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: City applications are available at the City Hall Information Window, from our website at www.columbiaheightsmn.gov, or by e-mailing or calling Nancy Becker at nbecker@columbiaheightsmn.gov or 763-706-3606. A City application form must be completely filled out and returned to the Human Resources Director/Assistant to the City Manager, 590 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 or kbourgeois@columbiaheightsmn.gov. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 9, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to submit any other data they feel is pertinent to their consideration. Resumes will be accepted in addition to, but not in lieu of, a city application.

CLOSING DATE: Applications accepted until 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 9, 2016.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - M/F/H/V - The City of Columbia Heights does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services.


Position: Library Information Systems Analyst
Library: Washington County Library

Job Title: Library Information Systems Analyst
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 05/08/16 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $55,482.00 - $76,003.00 annually
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Library
Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related program and three years of computer programming, database and web development experience, or equivalent. A Master's degree in Library Science and two years of professional experience in web development, integrated library systems administration and computer applications or programming may be substituted.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Library Information Systems Analyst is responsible for designing the web catalog and mobile applications, SharePoint content management, maintaining the Library's SirsiDynix integrated library system and researching and recommending new technologies.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 or more years of paid work experience in web design and development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
  • 2 or more years of paid work experience in SharePoint design and content management including metadata
  • 1 or more years of paid work experience using relational databases and translating data into other applications
  • 2 or more years of paid work experience training staff in the use of software applications

SELECTION TECHNIQUE: Your training and experience will be rated based on the required application material submitted and the top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.

HOURS / DAYS: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Schedules (hours and days) and location are subject to change based on department needs.

ANTICIPATED HIRING RATE: $55,482/year

JOB SUMMARY: The Library Information Systems Analyst is responsible for managing the Library's computer system, designing the web catalog and mobile applications, and recommending new technologies. EMPLOYMENT CRITERIA: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related program and three years of computer programming, database and web development experience, or equivalent. A Master's degree in Library Science and two years of professional experience in web development, integrated library systems administration and computer applications or programming may be substituted.

CORE COMPETENCIES, JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCE

Core Competencies outline essential business and professional traits necessary to perform this job.

  • Promote a diverse, culturally competent, and respectful workplace;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of integrated library systems (ILS) and cataloging system
  • Demonstrates knowledge of statistical and financial reporting systems
  • Demonstrates skills in computer programming and web development
  • Demonstrates ability to synthesizes complex and diverse information
  • Demonstrates ability to generate innovative solutions and improve processes and services
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skill and experience using various system and software applications
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to create training information and train others
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead others in project planning, implementation and evaluation

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resolve technical problems and streamline processes with the Library's computer systems:

  • Serve as the system administrator for the Library's computer system and SharePoint site
  • Support existing systems and technologies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with the Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • Customize the ILS, catalog and other systems and applications including but not limited to programming, scripting and database work to improve staff and customer experiences
  • Write documents that explain procedures for using computer systems
  • Write style sheets to streamline ILS report output to improve ease of use by staff
  • Write scripts to translate text reports from the ILS system to usable formats for vendors such as the phone notification system for customers
  • Create and schedule reports from ILS data to share relevant data with other County departments, associate libraries and staff
  • Perform routine system maintenance and monitoring

Research, recommend and implement new technologies and methods:

  • Conduct research related to all aspects of the ILS including the Library's catalog, website and mobile applications
  • Analyze operational systems, programs and methods to identify operational needs
  • Prepare documentation that outlines recommendations for new technologies or system improvements and methods to resolve problems and/or plan for growth and change
  • Introduce new formats and applications
  • Implement and support complex software systems
  • Provide alternatives and options to resolve problems which occur due to inadequate systems, growth and departmental automation requirements
  • Coordinate the Library's web presence
  • Design and develop mobile applications
  • Create and analyze reports using various web analytics tools to understand and optimize web usage
  • Research technologies and applications to provide administration with statistics for e-usage

Provide training to staff:

  • Develop training plans for staff regarding the effective use of systems and application software
  • Present training sessions to staff
  • Work with individual staff on specific issues with the ILS
  • May serve as a lead worker by providing work direction to achieve objectives

Contribute to annual operating budget planning:

  • Gather and analyze statistical data; make budget recommendations based on analysis of data
  • Prepare financial reports; monitor current revenue and expenses

Participate in meetings and professional development activities:

  • Serve on the County's Technology Committee
  • Attend metro area libraries Information Technology Group meetings
  • Provide staff support for governmental committees; and act as a liaison with public agencies

Perform other duties as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is sedentary in nature and involves sitting most of the time. The work requires lifting or carrying materials weighing up to 25 pounds infrequently. There is some pressure associated with project or activity deadlines and details. Report preparation and writing at times requires the extended use of a keyboard. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to computers, multiple monitors, scanner and other peripheral devices, telephone, camera, and photocopiers.

Most work is performed in a normal climate controlled library office environment. The noise level is moderate and lighting is adequate. Driving or riding to attend meetings, participate in or lead training sessions, etc. may be required.

Additional physical/mental requirements that occur may not be listed above, but are inherent in performing the position's essential functions.

For full description and application instructions, visit the Washington County website


Position: Digital Media Librarian
Library: Aldis Systems

Aldis Systems is looking for a candidate that is pursuing or has recently completed a Library and Information Science degree and has an interest in media asset management, metadata and/or database design, implementation, and administration.

Aldis Systems designs and builds custom technology solutions and workflows. Our Media Asset Management (MAM) solution has a few parts. The users interface with a desktop client that provides a robust searching and tagging platform, and a web interface that allows searching and downloads of media for corporate clients.

The ideal candidate will be interested in creating relevant and organized metadata and tags; managing various types of media assets; administering databases; and delivering client requests quickly and efficiently. The candidate should be organized, professional, and a quick learner. Experience with a MAM system and various types of production-oriented media will be helpful, but not necessary. Customer service experience is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily ingesting, organizing, and tagging new media (videos and still images
  • Primary daily contact assisting corporate clients in using the system
  • Delivering media when requested (through hard drives and FTP sites)
  • Ensuring quality of existing metadata tags
  • Transcoding media files
  • LTO tape archive management

The Digital Librarian will help the Digital Media Manager carry out the regular functions described above, and other duties as requested. This position is full-time.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@aldissystems.com and note Digital Media Librarian in the subject line of your email. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

For more information about Aldis Systems, Inc., please visit: http://www.aldissystems.com/


Position: Evaluation Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale

Collection Evaluation Internship
Opening Date: 4/14/16
Closing Date: 5/13/16
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN

The Position: This unpaid internship lasts from June - August 2016, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Data collection, organization, and analysis of circulation information from over 40 libraries.
  • Data collection, organization, and analysis regarding the use of a materials redistribution system.
  • Generate monthly top read fiction and nonfiction circulation charts for 41 libraries.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Current enrollment in, and completion of at least 40 semester (60 quarter) credits or more towards, a bachelor s degree or higher in Statistics, Economics, Applied Economics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics fields. Alumni who have graduated within the last 12 months are also encouraged to apply.
  • Detail-oriented skills and proficiency working with high volumes of data.
  • Advanced expertise using Microsoft Excel and Word is required.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

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


Position: Content Management Assistant
Library: Consortium Book Sales & Distribution

Consortium Book Sales & Distribution is seeking a full-time, entry-level Content Management Assistant to help regulate the information in CBSD's title database, as well as produce catalogs and other marketing and sales materials. Candidates must be organized and detail-oriented and have experience working with multiple projects simultaneously and enforcing deadlines.

Day-to-day duties include working with publishers to gather title information, updating information in a title database, processing cover art, and creating print and online materials for the sales and marketing departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with client publishers to gather title data and coordinate catalog proof corrections
  • Copyedit and proofread catalog materials
  • Create, format, and copyedit marketing and sales materials
  • Coordinate information in title database
  • Administer day-to-day tasks to keep the office running smoothly

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desirable
  • Experience with basic HTML and XML a plus
  • Experience with a title management system and reporting applications a plus

Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time-management capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proofreading and/or copyediting experience
  • Close attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Patience, fortitude, and a sense of humor

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k); life insurance; flexible spending accounts

About Our Company: Consortium grew out of a small book wholesaling cooperative in 1985 to become a full-service distributor, quickly earning a reputation as an advocate for independent publishers. Consortium now represents more than one hundred independent publishers from the United States, Canada, Europe, India, and Australia, enabling them to successfully reach the trade, library, and academic markets for their books. Consortium understands the importance of ideas, and our goal as a distributor is to introduce those ideas some that may otherwise not be heard to the widest possible audience. For more information, visit cbsd.com.

Application Instructions: If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Metadata Project Manager at: kbeson@cbsd.com


Position: Systems Analyst
Library: Arrowhead Library System

NATURE OF WORK: Under administrative direction, is responsible for analyzing and improving the efficiency of workflows in all aspects of the automation system; create new automated routines for work that is amenable to automation, improve existing automated routines, or both; provide thorough documentation of existing systems; and manage the LAN and WAN telecommunication infrastructure.

SUPERVISION AUTHORITY: This employee has no direct supervisory authority, but may offer work direction to support staff. The Executive Director and Assistant Director will provide broad objectives, which require the ability to work professionally with minimal supervision. To achieve desired results, the Systems Analyst may develop methods to improve training and resource sharing activities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Ensure that all facets of the automation system interfaces and services are operating efficiently and securely.
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of goals and objectives for the Automation Department in conjunction with the Strategic Plan.
  • Analyze and improve workflow efficiency: As an example, assess the feasibility of establishing a help desk, provide vendor/platform/cost alternatives, and manage the setup and operation of the selected help desk vendor/platform.
  • Gain an understanding of various department workflows and procedures to recommend technology efficiencies that can be utilized.
  • Establish complete documentation and develop written procedures of existing systems and new systems, and update them as necessary - Study through interviews, observation, and use of systems in order to develop written procedures and documentation.
  • Work with other automation staff to implement new automation system features.
  • Document standard operating procedures for the automation system, including system backup, user account management, and report generation.
  • Configure and modify operating system parameters, scripts, utility programs, database management systems, and other third party systems.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to ALS staff and member library staff.
  • Write, test, and de-bug complex programs.
  • Specify, design, write, test, document and implement utilities and other programs as required to support the automation system operations in various programming languages.
  • Takes the lead role in determining increasing bandwidth needs and seeking bids for the telecommunication and Internet access infrastructure of Arrowhead Library System and member libraries via the Universal Service Fund program for schools and libraries e-rate program.
  • Monitor network and automation system performance, develop performance metrics and insure efficient operation of the systems to achieve management goals and objectives.
  • Evaluates and recommends changes to administration regarding the present and future automation needs of the library system.
  • Share organization content with various audiences using a wide variety of tools including, but not limited to websites, social media, email, go-to-meeting and paper documents.
  • Assist with the Automation budget.
  • May represent the system on automation and technology matters on regional and state committees and organizations such as MNLink and state-wide committees.
  • Update information on the ALS website as requested.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns from staff, vendors, and library staff in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Perform special projects, assignments or other duties as requested by the Executive Director or Assistant Director.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL

  • Skill in the use of web services.
  • Skill in specifying, designing, writing, testing, documenting and maintaining programs, utilities, and scripts written in languages such as Java, PHP, HTML/XHTML and relational database reporting and modifications languages.
  • Skill in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
  • Skill in Change Management and Project Management.
  • Strong knowledge of modern and complex principles and practices of computer programming, systems analysis, and SQL database design and administration.
  • Working knowledge in supporting Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
  • Knowledge of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and how to facilitate integration with third-party application.
  • Knowledge of LANs, WANs, routers, switches, file servers, firewalls, data cabling and electrical systems to oversee work in these areas.
  • Knowledge of the Sirsi Dynix Horizon library system core structure through previous experience or the ability to gain necessary knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; must exercise discretion and comply with laws, codes and regulations.
  • Experience in the use of WordPress or a related website building platform for updating the current WordPress website.
  • Demonstrated experience with systems and workflow analysis.
  • Creative and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to learn new technical skills quickly.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and document system procedures.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement projects, maintenance and updates, while adapting to changing needs.
  • Ability to recognize equipment malfunctions and software errors.
  • Ability to work independently and work as part of a team.
  • Must stay abreast of current trends and developments in the fields of network systems, hardware and software, tablet and mobile device use.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science or a related field. A minimum of 3 years' experience is required as a Systems Analyst or a position with similar requirements. Public Library automation experience is desirable.

WORKING CONDITIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • General office working environment with the possibility of some travel.
  • May be called upon to move equipment or assist with room set-up for training.
  • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to travel within the region.
  • Must have ability to travel outside of the region if necessary for the job.
  • Must have ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a physical examination, if required.

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, and is located at the Arrowhead Library System Headquarters in Mountain Iron, MN. Hiring range begins at $58,240. Insurance benefits are included. To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, completed Arrowhead Library System application available at http://www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us/about/employment/ and three professional references to Shari Fisher, ALS Assistant Director, at shari.fisher@alslib.info.


Position: Law Library Internship
Library: Hennepin County Law Library

Law Library Internship
Opening Date: 4/1/2016
Closing Date: 5/13/16
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Law Library - Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN

The Position: This unpaid internship lasts from May - August 2016, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and deploy a user survey with the Library Director.
  • Develop a proposal for a series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses to be offered by the library in the coming year with the Library Director.
  • Assist with circulation and reference functions if applicant wishes.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or be a recent graduate.
  • Not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.
  • Experience in a law library or a legal setting (paralegal, Juris Doctor, law school, etc.) is preferred.
  • Interest in working at a law 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


Position: Library Director
Library: Middleton Public Library (WI)

Employment Opportunity: The Board of Trustees of the Middleton Public Library is seeking a high-energy library director with a commitment to quality service.

The Middleton Public Library is the second busiest library in the South Central Library System. With a staff of 22 FTE and an operating budget of $1.9 million, the library is a leader in providing access to a wide and ever-changing variety of services and programs. Prospective applicants will recognize the importance of core services while positioning the library for future growth and impact.

Salary range is $75,000 to $85,000, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. In addition, the library will offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, as well as a retirement plan with the state of Wisconsin.

Minimum qualifications include a Masters of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, five years of progressively responsible library management experience, five years of supervisory experience, and three years of project management experience. The library is governed by a nine-member volunteer Board of Trustees who have policy and fiscal responsibility for the library and the services it provides. A robust library programming schedule is made possible through the support of an active Friends of the Library organization.

The Middleton Public Library serves the City of Middleton, a vibrant urban community on the west side of Madison, the state capital, in Dane County. For the past eight years, the city has been honored by Money Magazine and CNN as one of the top ten small cities to live in the U.S. (under 50,000 population), including "America's Best Place to Live" (2007). The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District is consistently ranked one of the best in the state, and the city is home to American Girl, Electronic Theater Controls, and Fiskars.

TO APPLY: Go to: www.midlibrary.org/employment

Complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Required application materials:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum qualifications
  • Responses to Management Assessment Questionnaire
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Screening of applications will begin 4/30/2016. Applications received by April 30, 2016 will have first consideration, but the position is open until filled.


Position: INTERN (Community Engagement Intern for Youth)
Library: Anoka County Library

The Anoka County Library seeks a summer intern to assist with all aspects of youth program planning, implementation, and evaluation. This unpaid internship offers a wide range of experiences working with experienced library professionals serving youth of all ages. Based at the system headquarters in Blaine and under the supervision of Community Engagement Librarian, the intern will:

  • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating youth summer programs
  • Assist in planning youth fall programs, including Teen Read Week, Picture Book Month, and Lights On Afterschool events
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating storytimes for babies, toddlers, and families
  • Assist in organizing storytime resources in SharePoint
  • Assist in promoting youth programs / engaging in community outreach
  • Assist in developing partnerships with other youth serving organizations
  • Assist in developing resource lists to support youth programs
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating social media content related to youth
  • Attend and participate in Early Literacy, Youth Engagement School-age, and Youth Engagement Teen team meetings
  • Observe at youth information desks at libraries in Blaine and Anoka
  • Work directly with youth on literacy based activities as part of library outreach in Fridley
  • Work directly with teen volunteers to create content for ACL social media, such as book trailers.

Qualifications

  • Ability to commute between libraries and off-site program locations
  • At least one master's level class related to youth services or youth literature
  • Currently enrolled in Masters of Library and Information Science Program, or have graduated from such a program within past two years
  • Willingness to commit to 100 hours of unpaid work
  • Must successfully pass a Criminal History and Driver's License check

Application Process: To apply, send resume, letter of interest, and one reference by May 1, 2016 to:

Patrick Jones, Community Engagement Librarian
Anoka County Library
707 County Rd 10 NE
Blaine MN 55434

763-712-2351
patrick.jones@co.anoka.mn.us


Position: Reference & Liaison Librarian
Library: UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library

12 month, full time position. For a complete description and information on how to apply online, please visit http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 308699.

The University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library's mission is to promote learning and research by providing information resources and services, up-to-date technologies, and knowledgeable staff in a welcoming environment.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.


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

Opening Date: 3/22/16
Closing Date: 4/29/16
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

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

This unpaid internship is for one semester June - August 2016, 6-10 hours per week. Hours are available Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and responsibilities may include:

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

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

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

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


Position: Youth Programs and Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale Library

Number of Positions: 2
Opening Date: 3/22/16
Closing Date: 4/29/16
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN

The Position: In collaboration with others in Hennepin County and Hennepin County Library (HCL), Youth Services is working to better understand existing and future possible services to students, families, and community partners, particularly in the focus area of summer learning and physical library spaces available to young people.

These two intern positions will be part of project teams gathering this information, talking with staff, and connecting with community partners. 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 the duration of the summer, June - August 2016, 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 current summer learning services to students, families, and community partners, and design thinking around afterschool and summer learning spaces.
  • Conduct observations of current summer programming, focusing on program design and implementation and how the physical space influences and accommodates the programming.
  • Conduct a literature review of creative learning spaces and summer learning, and assist Hennepin County library staff with compiling emerging or best practices for summer learning and spaces.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program.
  • Not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Experience with youth programming.
  • Work or classroom experience in public library services.
  • Experience with project management, data collection and facilitation.
  • Ability to work independently.

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


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

Opening Date: 3/22/16
Closing Date: 4/29/16
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - North Regional, 1315 Lowry Ave N, Minneapolis, MN

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

This unpaid internship is from June - August 2016, 8-12 hours a week (variable) for 120 hours. It can be used for college credit or work experience. Hours are Monday - Friday afternoons and evenings. Saturdays are available as well.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver programming in partnership with library staff focusing on children birth to 11 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 areas of the library.
  • Establish supportive relationships with youth and their caregivers.
  • Keep accurate records of participation and prepare reports of activities.
  • Additional duties for library school students involving children's collection maintenance will be available.

Best-Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate in a master's degree in Library Science or a bachelors in Education-related field.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries.
  • The ability to approach and engage youth on a one-to-one basis while being creative, reliable, patient, and adaptable.
  • A strong commitment to literacy and libraries.
  • 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.

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


Position: Library Assistant III
Library: Olivia Public Library

Job Opening: Library Assistant III at Olivia Public Library

Job Description: Performs duties associated with running the library on a day-to-day basis and assists patrons with locating materials. Provides patrons with instruction and assistance in the use of library equipment including basic computer instruction. Also assists with planning and implementing library programs and events, especially for children and teens.

Hours: 24 hours per week

Pay: $12.29 - $13.36 per hour, depending on qualifications

Qualifications: Requires high school diploma (or equivalency). Some college strongly preferred, as well as six months of directly related experience; or a combination of education, training and experience necessary to perform the requirements of the job. Applicant must have excellent people skills and be able to interact with a wide range of patrons in a courteous and effective manner. Prior professional experience working with children and teens preferred. Must be able to work independently.

Physical requirements: Requires walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, light lifting up to 25 lbs., feeling, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing.

Submit resume to: Olivia Public Library, Attn: County Librarian, 405 S 10th Street, Olivia, MN 56277. For more information call 320-523-1738 or email allison.girres@pioneerland.lib.mn.us.

Position open until filled.

Notice: Appointments for all PLS positions require the approval of the Pioneerland Library Board and successful completion of background check. Click here for more information: http://www.olivia.lib.mn.us/2016/03/10/were-hiring/


Position: Special Collections - Digitization Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Special Collections - Digitization Internship
Opening Date: 3/15/16
Closing Date: 4/29/15
Job Type: Internship

Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Department, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: Processing and scanning of archival materials in a variety for formats, including photo prints, slide transparencies, film negatives and printed materials. This unpaid internship is from June - August 2016, 8 - 16 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Digitization using scanners and digital editing software.
  • Preservation work using enclosures and other treatments.
  • Archival storage development processes including refoldering and labeling.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Experience using digital scanning equipment and MS Excel strongly desired.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

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


Position: Special Collections - Archives Internship
Library: Hennpin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Opening Date: 3/15/16
Closing Date: 4/29/16
Job Type: Internship
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Department, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position: Under staff supervision, process and describe the papers of Lawrence Irvin, a Minneapolis City planner who worked on a number of projects from the 1960s and 70s, including the Gateway redevelopment, Nicollet Mall and Cedar-Riverside housing. Interns will gain experience working with all aspects of archival processing. Some work with digitization is also possible.

This unpaid internship is from June - August 2016, 8-16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Processing archival collections or improving descriptions of existing collections.
  • Finding aid creation using Archivist's Toolkit.
  • Digitization using scanners and/or digital editing software.
  • Preservation work using enclosures and other treatments.
  • Archival storage development processes including refoldering and labeling.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

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

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


Position: Library Science Internship
Library: Committee Films

POSTING: LIBRARY SCIENCE INTERNSHIP

This document outlines the expectations associated with an unpaid internship for COMMITTEE FILMS, INC.

The internship requires you to work 15 - 20 hours a week with the corporation in Eden Prairie and on location, with a schedule to be determined. There may be occasions when the workload will require additional hours. Intern should plan on working the majority of time at the COMMITTEE FILMS office, with the occasional opportunity to work from home and/or attend production related shoots.

Internship Description: This internship will actively immerse the participant in the following, and in turn, the participant will seek to effectively and efficiently perform the duties and others as assigned, outlined below:

  • Assist the Librarian with story research, fact verification and asset acquisition including securing and documenting asset rights
  • Transcribe interviews and footage
  • Work on current large cable network specials and series in a variety of ways
  • Work on large scale commercial productions in a variety of ways
  • Assist with daily office duties including, but not limited to, answering the phone, keeping the office space neat, maintaining the website and updating the Twitter account and Facebook page

Opportunities: Interns will have the opportunity to sit in on some of the production and development meetings as scheduling allows.

COMMITTEE FILMS is a boutique production/post-production company that specializes in television and film as well as commercial and digital content. From national spots for Fortune 500 companies to epic documentary specials and television shows on ABC and HISTORY, we produce a broad spectrum of work and are breaking into new areas of content creation.

Please review the COMMITTEE FILMS website for examples of our work. Currently we have a multitude of television specials/series in various stages of production and development including series for ABC and HISTORY.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line Internship to info@committeefilms.com

Apply by 2/29/16