Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 2/11/16)

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: Library Director (28 hours per week)
Library: Dresser Public Library

The Dresser Public Library Board seeks an energetic leader to direct the operations of the library.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade III certification. Three years of library experience, library administration experience, experience working with youth and a Bachelor's Degree are preferred.

A complete job description and application packet is available at www.dresserpubliclibrary.org

Application packets can also be picked up at the Dresser Public Library or Dresser Village Hall.

Compensation: Wage Range: $15.00-$17.00 per hour depending on experience.

Please mail Village of Dresser Application Form, your resume and cover letter by Feb. 15th at 4:00 p.m. to Dresser Public Library; Attn. Library Search Committee; P.O. Box 547; Dresser, WI 54009. Position will remain open until filled.


Position: Office Administrator
Library: CMLE

The Central MN Libraries Exchange (CMLE) is part of a statewide network of MN multitype library systems. CMLE serves 320 libraries or K-12 school media centers. Services are driven by the dynamic needs of library and school media center personnel in the 12-county Central MN region. The person in this part-time position provides administrative and programmatic support. Visit cmle.org for a better sense of what CMLE is all about!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Be a member of a team that provides library-specific communications and marketing activities so that programmatic objectives are met and professionals in the library field receive needed information and resources via multiple communication channels including social media.
  • Identify, develop, oversee, manage, or promote events that fit identified professional development needs.
  • Maintain processes and systems that support established records retention schedules, Board governance administration, and financial backup.
  • Participate as needed with special projects or initiatives, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
  • Comfort with computers and working in a multiple-tab window environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to be used across multiple venues.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, organize efficiently, manage/coordinate multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to fluently use advanced features of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as staff or a volunteer in a nonprofit organization.
  • Experience writing in a professional environment, e.g., newsletter articles, blog posts, promotional materials, etc.
  • Administrative experience using Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, and Google Apps.

Compensation and Perks

  • 25 hours per week, flexible schedule on site, with some possible telecommuting. Position could include more hours in the event of a funding increase.
  • Salary range of $16 - $18 per hour starting, depending on experience.
  • Pro-rated vacation, sick leave, holidays, and PERA pension.

Essential Duties

  • Communicating in English across all work areas.
  • Interacting with other employees and clients.
  • Moving office and other supplies weighing up to 40 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to travel independently on system business occasionally.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

How to apply: Please send a print resume and cover letter indicating your interest in the Office Administrator position to: Chris Palmer, cmERDC/CMLE, 570 1st. St. SE. St. Cloud, MN 56304. Review of applications: Application review begins March 4, 2016. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Position: Senior Cluster Manager
Library: Dakota County Libraries

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.

Dakota County Library has an opening for a Senior Cluster Manager to lead a cluster of libraries within DCL network which consists of nine branch libraries and serves a population of over 400,000 in the southern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The Senior Cluster Manager directs and coordinates activities of a Cluster of Libraries serving multiple communities within Dakota County. The current vacancy oversees a variety of small, mid-size and large libraries. Duties include staff supervision and directing the delivery of library services in a manner which will effectively meet patron needs and ensure efficient library operations. Sets priorities for cluster staffing and services. The position reports to the Library Deputy Director and supervises other management staff within the cluster. As a member of the library system's senior management team, participates with the Library Director, Deputy Director, senior library managers and other departments as needed in proposing, planning, and implementing system-wide services.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters Degree in Library Science or a related field
AND
5 years of Librarian work experience, including three years experience managing a public or branch library.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participate in planning and developing system-wide services.
  2. Supervise managerial and supervisory staff within cluster.
  3. Manage the delivery and evaluation of cluster library services and operations in an efficient and effective manner.
  4. Direct and supervises cluster community relations, promotion, and activities in a manner which will effectively attract library patrons and present a positive library image in the community.
  5. Participate and partner as a library representative in external groups and community organizations.
  6. Provide cluster collection development and management; analyzing community profiles and developing collections to meet community needs; involved in strategic system collection decisions
  7. Conduct patron interviews to determine users' needs/requests for professional reference services, and provide information and instruction to meet their needs.
  8. Work in conjunction with Dakota County Facilities staff to ensure library services are delivered safely and problems are foreseen and minimized.

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


Position: Volunteer Librarian
Library: Patricia D. Lundborg Cancer Library

Volunteer at the Patricia D. Lundborg Cancer Library

The Library: The Patricia D. Lundborg Cancer Library, located within the Cancer Care Center at Regions Hospital, is a resource for those who want to learn more about a cancer diagnosis. The library is open to patients, their families and friends, hospital staff, and members of the community and offers a cancer-related consumer health collection of books, audio-video and on-line resources.

The library relies on volunteers to greet and assist library visitors as they search for health information.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must commit to at least one 3-4 hour shift per week for a full semester as a volunteer
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to work independently

Primary Responsibilities of Volunteer

  1. Greet and provide reference service for library visitors
  2. Assist with circulation and monitoring of overdue materials
  3. Assist with collection development and maintenance
  4. Assist with resource development and other projects

Contact: For more information, please contact Marina Lantseva at (651) 254-2215 or by email at Marina.M.Lantseva@HealthPartners.com


Position: Technology Support Coordinator
Library: St. Catherine University

Technology Support Coordinator - Master of Library and Information Science Program (IM Dept.)

St. Catherine University, St. Paul campus, invites applications for the full-time position of Instruction Technology Coordinator in the Information Management Department (IM) which includes the graduate Master Program, School Library Media Certification, and undergraduate minors/majors in Information Studies and Digital Technology. This position may require some evening and weekend work hours.

Responsibilities: The Instruction Technology Support Coordinator is responsible for supporting the technology needs of IM faculty, staff, and students. This support includes maintenance of computer/media labs, working with university staff and vendors to keep lab components (i.e. hardware, software, furnishings, etc.) functional to meet needs of faculty and students, possible assistance in providing guidance for graduate assistants and student workers, and assisting and advising faculty, adjunct faculty, and students on use of technology for instruction, learning, and research. Support also includes managing the MLIS Program's social media and working with Marketing and Communications staff to ensure compliance with university branding and marketing protocols.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or equivalent required. Experience working with LINUX-based servers and open source software. Experience with and good knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Mac, UNIX, Chrome OS) and networking protocols; experience maintaining/troubleshooting multi-workstation classrooms or offices; familiarity with educational technology, multimedia, and/or end user support; familiarity with a variety of software applications, browsers, platforms, and peripheral devices; strong comfort level and ease with learning new software and ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies; strong problem solving ability; strong organizational skills; and effective written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to collaborate across departments/units.

Candidates exhibiting the following skills, knowledge, etc. will be given preference: Master's degree (MA/MS/MLIS); instructional design education and/or experience; familiarity with library systems, e.g., integrated library systems, e-resource management systems, and library-specific web applications; experience with set up, maintenance, and improvement of physical and/or virtual computing lab environments in a higher education environment; experience deploying and maintaining open source software; proficiency in common MS Office and Mac applications, MS Access, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, FTP; knowledge of web designs and familiarity with content management software like such Drupal, WordPress, etc.; ability to be proactive in identifying the technology needs of faculty, students, and staff; and supervisory experience.

The incumbent must have the ability to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families and communities.

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at http://www.stkate.edu/hr to apply for this position. Position number is #20160011-Staff. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Application review begins February 15, 2016; open until filled.


Position: Children's Librarian
Library: Cloquet Public Library

The City of Cloquet has an opening for a Children's Librarian. Duties include: Plan and provide for Children's Library Services including summer reading; preschool and lap-sit-story times; selecting and ordering materials for children's area; planning and providing displays, promotions, special events, crafts, games, and other events; catalogs and maintains book records; and other duties serving the general public at the Cloquet Public Library.

Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's Degree in Library Science and one to two years related experience. Master's Degree preferred. Salary range is $37,929.96 to $49,946.51 DOQ. A City application can be found at www.ci.cloquet.mn.us or contact the City Administrator's Office, 1307 Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet, MN 55720. (218) 879-3347. Applications must be received along with a resume by 4:30 p.m., February 26, 2016. EOE/AA.


Position: Library Internship
Library: Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge campus

Description: The library on the Cambridge campus of Anoka-Ramsey Community College is seeking an intern to help with a large clean-up of the library's catalog. The internship will be unpaid and for the duration of 20 hours. The schedule is fairly flexible; hours can be completed anytime within the hours following:

Mondays 8:00AM-7:30PM
Tuesdays 9:30AM-8:00PM
Wednesdays 8:00AM-3:00PM
Thursdays 9:30AM-8:00PM.

Duties may include:

  • Scanning of items for inventory
  • Fixing errors in catalog records using ALEPH
  • Checking materials in and out to students
  • Answering reference questions
  • Assisting students with locating appropriate library resources
  • Other library related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a Library Science or Library Tech program

Deadline: February 19th, 2016

To apply please email a resume to Candice.Young@anokaramsey.edu

Candice Young
Librarian
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
300 Spirit River Drive South
Cambridge, MN 55008
Office: 763-433-1975


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


Position: Audio Visual Education Specialist
Library: Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library

State Library Services is excited to announce that the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library is now hiring an Audio Visual Education Specialist. Based in Faribault, this new position will run the library's volunteer-driven recording program, creating digital audio recordings for library patrons. Applications will be accepted through February 16. To access the job posting and apply online, visit Minnesota's Online Job Application website and search for job opening ID #2799. For more information, please contact Catherine Durivage (507-384-6860).


Position: National Digital Stewardship Residency
Library: American Archive of Public Broadcasting

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting National Digital Stewardship Residency program is now accepting applications for residents to join the 2016-2017 cohort. Seven residents in total will be selected. Resident applications are due: Monday, March 21, 2016, by 5 PM EST (please remove listing from site after this date.)

The ten-month residencies will run from July 25, 2016-May 26, 2017. Applicants must have received or be expecting to receive a master's degree between July 2014 and July 2016, be eligible to work in the United States, and be willing to move to one of the selected locations to complete a digital preservation project focused around audiovisual stewardship at a public media organization.

Each resident will be assigned to complete one of the seven AAPB NDSR host projects focusing on digital preservation of public media:

Minnesota Public Radio
Location: St. Paul, MN
Project: The Library of Alexander, Christopher

Wisconsin Public Television
Location: Madison, WI
Project: Digital Preservation of WPT Moving Images

WYSO
Location: Yellow Springs, OH
Project: WYSO Digital Audio Archives Map

CUNY TV
Location: New York City, NY
Project: Preservation at the Next Level: Utilizing Preservation Metadata and Fixity Features

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Project: LPB Digital Preservation Planning Project

Pacifica Radio Archives
Location: North Hollywood, CA
Project: Enhancing Pacifica Radio's Digitized Collection for Long-Term Preservation and Public Access

Howard University Television (WHUT)
Location: Washington, DC
Project: WHUT Digital Material Identification and Preservation Project

For more information about the host projects and specific skills required, visit http://ndsr.americanarchive.org/aapb-ndsr-hosts/

Please contact Rebecca Fraimow (rebecca_fraimow@wgbh.org) with any questions about the program or the residencies!


Position: Temporary Objects Cataloger
Library: American Swedish Institute

DATE PREPARED: February 2016
HOURS: up to 20 hours/week (approximately a 7 month project)
SALARY: $12/hour
SUPERVISES: N/A
REPORTS TO: Collections Registrar

The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is a vibrant arts and cultural organization occupying the entire city block of 2600 Park Avenue where people can view exhibits presenting art, design, and culture; tour the historic Turnblad mansion; create traditional craft; perform and enjoy music, dance and storytelling; learn Swedish; share food and experiences that build relationships and deepen a sense of community among neighbors and global citizens. ASI has been rooted in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis, an economically and ethnically diverse community, since its inception in 1929 when first founded by Swedish immigrant and newspaper publisher Swan Turnblad. The Nelson Cultural Center addition to ASI was completed in June 2012, providing space for expanded programming (new gallery, studio classroom and event hall), a Nordic-inspired FIKA café, and a retail shop specializing in Nordic-designed products.

POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a comprehensive collections management project, the Objects Cataloger will perform hands-on cataloging and update catalog records for 5,000 museum objects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develop accurate description of museum collection objects.
  2. Create accurate photographic representations of items to incorporate into records.
  3. Other responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Demonstrated museum object handling, registration, and cataloging skills
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with computer database systems. PastPerfect preferred.
  3. At least 1 year of experience with collections photography and digital image handling.
  4. Some background in Swedish language or culture desirable.

The above position description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential job functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of the position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of job functions or requirements. The employee may be required to perform other job related duties as requested. Position responsibilities are subject to change over time in order to accommodate changing organizational needs.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements - The duties performed in this position is in a typical office environment where the employee is often required to sit approximately 40%; walk/stand approximately 40%; bending, stooping, reaching above and below shoulder height, and lifting files and materials weighing up to 50lbs. approximately 20% of the time. The office environment will have normal lighting and climate control tolerances.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands, arms, and feet for lifting, walking, reaching and operating office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The working conditions and requirements indicated here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to Human Resources at jobs@asimn.org, or fax to 612-871-8682, or mail to The American Swedish Institute 2600 Park Avenue; Minneapolis, MN 55407. If e-mailing resumes, please indicate the position title on the subject line. Only candidates who include their cover letter and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered. No phone calls please.

The American Swedish Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, veterans, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Position: Temporary Cataloging Assistant
Library: American Swedish Institute

DATE PREPARED: February 2016
HOURS: up to 20 hours/week (approximately a 7 month project)
SALARY: $12/hour
SUPERVISES: N/A
REPORTS TO: Collections Registrar

The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is a vibrant arts and cultural organization occupying the entire city block of 2600 Park Avenue where people can view exhibits presenting art, design, and culture; tour the historic Turnblad mansion; create traditional craft; perform and enjoy music, dance and storytelling; learn Swedish; share food and experiences that build relationships and deepen a sense of community among neighbors and global citizens. ASI has been rooted in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis, an economically and ethnically diverse community, since its inception in 1929 when first founded by Swedish immigrant and newspaper publisher Swan Turnblad. The Nelson Cultural Center addition to ASI was completed in June 2012, providing space for expanded programming (new gallery, studio classroom and event hall), a Nordic-inspired FIKA café, and a retail shop specializing in Nordic-designed products.

POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a comprehensive collections management project, the Cataloging Assistant will perform hands-on cataloging of the 7,000 uncatalogued library materials.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Undertake ongoing cataloguing and organization of the Library and Archives collection and other collections management activities.
  2. Perform accurate and consistent copy cataloging and original cataloging including accurate and consistent documentation of bibliographic information and assignment of Library of Congress classification and subject headings.
  3. Other responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or relevant professional experience.
  2. Working knowledge of the Library of Congress systems and AACR2r standards.
  3. Ability to work with computer database systems. Experience with PastPerfect preferred.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of the importance behind accurate and consistent description.
  5. Knowledge of Swedish language is preferred

The above position description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential job functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of the position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of job functions or requirements. The employee may be required to perform other job related duties as requested. Position responsibilities are subject to change over time in order to accommodate changing organizational needs.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements - The duties performed in this position is in a typical office environment where the employee is often required to sit approximately 40%; walk/stand approximately 40%; bending, stooping, reaching above and below shoulder height, and lifting files and materials weighing up to 50lbs. approximately 20% of the time. The office environment will have normal lighting and climate control tolerances.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands, arms, and feet for lifting, walking, reaching and operating office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The working conditions and requirements indicated here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to Human Resources at jobs@asimn.org, or fax to 612-871-8682, or mail to The American Swedish Institute 2600 Park Avenue; Minneapolis, MN 55407. If e-mailing resumes, please indicate the position title on the subject line. Only candidates who include their cover letter and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered. No phone calls please.

The American Swedish Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, veterans, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Position: Project Librarian/Archivist
Library: American Swedish Institute

DATE PREPARED: February 2016
HOURS: 24 hours/week (approximately a 7 month project)
SALARY: DOQ
SUPERVISES: N/A
REPORTS TO: Collections Registrar

The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is a vibrant arts and cultural organization occupying the entire city block of 2600 Park Avenue where people can view exhibits presenting art, design, and culture; tour the historic Turnblad mansion; create traditional craft; perform and enjoy music, dance and storytelling; learn Swedish; share food and experiences that build relationships and deepen a sense of community among neighbors and global citizens. ASI has been rooted in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis, an economically and ethnically diverse community, since its inception in 1929 when first founded by Swedish immigrant and newspaper publisher Swan Turnblad. The Nelson Cultural Center addition to ASI was completed in June 2012, providing space for expanded programming (new gallery, studio classroom and event hall), a Nordic-inspired FIKA café, and a retail shop specializing in Nordic-designed products.

POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a comprehensive collections management project, the Project Librarian/Archivist will provide direction to the Catalogue Team and work with the Collections Registrar to create cataloging processes and policies. The Project Librarian/Archivist will also undertake ongoing cataloguing and organization of the Library and Archives collection and other collections management activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Librarian/Archivist will:

  1. Perform accurate and consistent copy cataloging and original cataloging including accurate and consistent documentation of bibliographic information and assignment of Library of Congress classification and subject headings.
  2. Work with the Collections Registrar to oversee and train project team and ASI volunteers.
  3. Update PastPerfect database catalog and online catalog.
  4. In accordance with the Collections Policies, advise on library/archives collections deaccesions.
  5. Other responsibilities as may be assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience in library, archives, or collections management strongly preferred.
  2. 1-3 years' experience as a working in a library or cultural heritage institution.
  3. Knowledge of or experience with Encoded Archival Description (EAD), Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), AACR2r, and Library of Congress classification and subject headings preferred.
  4. Ability to work with computer database systems. Experience with PastPerfect preferred.
  5. Demonstrated ability to be well-organized and self-directed.
  6. Knowledge of metadata standards required.
  7. Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and problem-solving skills required.
  8. Computer literacy, specifically in Windows-based database management, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
  9. Proven ability to work collaboratively.
  10. Some background in Swedish language desirable.

The above position description is intended to describe the general content, identify the essential job functions, and set forth the requirements for the performance of the position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of job functions or requirements. The employee may be required to perform other job related duties as requested. Position responsibilities are subject to change over time in order to accommodate changing organizational needs.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements - The duties performed in this position is in a typical office environment where the employee is often required to sit approximately 40%; walk/stand approximately 40%; bending, stooping, reaching above and below shoulder height, and lifting files and materials weighing up to 50lbs. approximately 20% of the time. The office environment will have normal lighting and climate control tolerances.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands, arms, and feet for lifting, walking, reaching and operating office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The working conditions and requirements indicated here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to Human Resources at jobs@asimn.org, or fax to 612-871-8682, or mail to The American Swedish Institute 2600 Park Avenue; Minneapolis, MN 55407. If e-mailing resumes, please indicate the position title on the subject line. Only candidates who include their cover letter and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered. No phone calls please.

The American Swedish Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, veterans, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Position: Adult Services Librarian
Library: Park Falls Public Library

Live in the center of Northern Wisconsin's Chequamegon National Forest, with outdoor recreation opportunities and natural beauty on your doorstep. MLS (MLIS) /ALA preferred. Cataloging, Reference, Circulation management, Reader's Advisory. Collection Development, Community Outreach. Programming. Tech savvy, enthusiastic, well-organized person desired who can work cooperatively with a small staff to provide our community high quality library service.

Park Falls Public Library is part of the Indianhead Library System and the MORE shared library automation consortium.

We are a well-supported progressive community library in a historic remodeled building that is a community center.

This is a Full-Time professional position. City of Park Falls benefit package. Resume, cover letter, and three professional references may be submitted electronically to pfpl@parkfallslibrary.org with Adult Services - Your Name as the subject line.

Physical copies of the information may be submitted to: Director, Park Falls Public Library 121 N. 4th Avenue Park Falls, WI 54552

Applications close 3/31/16. Interviews 4/14/16. Position begins 7/05/16.


Position: Librarian II
Library: St. Paul Public Library

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stpaul/jobs/1338289/librarian-ii

Salary: $54,787.20 - $77,126.41 Annually
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Libraries
Job Number: 16-00365
Closing: 2/16/2016 4:30 PM Central

General Duty Statement: Performs intermediate-level professional library work such as providing reference services, serving as a staff resource, assisting customers in locating library materials, and supervising, coordinating, and implementing 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 section of the Librarian II Job Description.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE CURRENT OPENING: The current opening is in the Central Youth Services department. Two additional vacancies as library branch managers are expected in the near future. 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: An ALA accredited master's degree in Library Science is required.

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

The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, persons of color, members of the LGBT community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Position: Systems and Web Services Librarian
Library: Concordia College

Concordia College is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented Systems and Web Services Librarian who will have primary responsibility for the library's technology infrastructure (library management system, digital collections, discovery solutions, and related tools) and integration with campus systems (Moodle, campus content management system, financial and student systems).

An ALA-accredited Master's degree is required for this 10-month faculty position to begin August 2016.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://hr.cord.edu. EOE/AA. Criminal background check required.


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

Briggs and Morgan P.A. is seeking a full time Research Librarian. This position Provides reference and research services, cataloging and print collection maintenance. Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff and observes confidentiality of all office and client matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides sophisticated in-depth legal and non-legal research using print and online resources to support the practices of the firm.
  • Cite checks briefs, memos, etc., including using KeyCite to verify "good law," using Blue Book to verify accuracy of citation formats, and verifying accuracy of quotes.
  • Develops, updates and maintains SharePoint Library portal.
  • Manages library catalog for print and online resources. Catalogs new materials, maintains and updates library online catalog in EOS.
  • Maintains and updates the EOS library management system.
  • Demonstrates and maintains knowledge of automated research resources and systems (Westlaw, Lexis, Internet, etc.).
  • Initiates/assists in the purchase and renewal of new library materials (assesses needs; makes recommendations).
  • Develops and maintains a general knowledge of outside public and private collections and coordinates requests via the interlibrary loan network.
  • Provides quick answer reference services and current awareness services to all firm employees.
  • Contributes to department's strategic planning and policy formulation.
  • Maintains firm history collection. Determines criteria for acceptance of incoming materials. Develops system for cataloguing existing history collection and its catalog records.
  • Assists with planning of future library space needs. Maintains, shifts and discards physical shelf collections.
  • Manages the Library in the Manager of Research Services' absence, performing manager's responsibilities.
  • Serves as department staff backup as necessary.
  • Assists in the use of automated research resources (tests network accessibility; assesses needs; makes recommendations).
  • Ensures effective client service through delivery of a quality work product (solicits staff/attorney feedback regarding projects, services, etc.; responds to feedback and makes recommendations as appropriate).
  • Obtains, maintains, applies, and shares knowledge of relevant area (attends seminars; reads periodicals; participates in outside organizations).
  • Confers regularly with the Manager of Research Services to review and prioritize activity/project status and evaluate results.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships (treats clients, co-workers and visitors with respect, is courteous and helpful in all contacts, maintains professionalism under pressure).
  • Communicates effectively (able to clearly express ideas/opinions, uses appropriate and effective communication methods, deals with firm employees and clients openly and honestly, is receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from firm employees and clients).
  • Demonstrates teamwork (is receptive to and acts upon input from others, is willing and able to compromise as needed, displays willingness to work with all Firm employees, willingly assists others with overload work as requested and able).
  • Demonstrates initiative (contributes new ideas, is self-motivated, obtains/maintains a working knowledge of relevant areas).
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and effective use of time (ability to plan daily work, set priorities and manage time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed).
  • Demonstrates flexibility (willing to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling).
  • Exhibits dependability (is present and prepared for work as scheduled, appropriately uses time off policies, schedules lunch and breaks according to department needs).
  • Utilizes firm procedures and resources appropriately to ensure efficient delivery of work product (firm software applications, word processing, copy center, etc.)
  • Adheres to strict confidentiality standards (keeps confidential all information concerning firm matters and clients).
  • Performs other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Masters of Library and Information Science degree or equivalent.
  • Three years Library reference experience. Law firm experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in web development and technological proficiency required.
  • Cataloging experience and knowledge of EOS system preferred.
  • Proficient skill level in computer applications necessary to recommend and implement new software and systems.
  • Experience searching online databases, preferably legal and business specific (Westlaw, Lexis, CCH, RIA, etc).
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills needed to gather information and determine appropriate research approach.
  • Possess strong service orientation, ability to work independently, multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with confidential issues in a professional manner.
  • Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort when performing essential duties.
  • Work requires more than 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position; may require irregular hours.

Contact: Please submit resume and salary requirements to Ellen Drasin, Director of Human Resources and Research Services
edrasin@briggs.com

Apply by: 2/12/16


Position: Reference Librarian
Library: Argosy University

Job Summary: The Reference Librarian is responsible for providing reference, research and information literacy instruction to the campus community, using library materials in all formats. Will assist faculty, students and staff in development of research skills as well as teach patrons how to use the Library's integrated catalog. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

  • Provide reference and assist all patrons with development of research skills.
  • Create, write and update library publications, such as manuals, guides, bookmarks, bibliographies, subject guides and other information literacy/library promotional materials.
  • Supervise any ILL services offered and contribute content to library web site.
  • Serve as coordinator for collection development. Assist Director of Library in campus community outreach activities, ensuring that library collections meet user needs.
  • Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library's collection development policy, and annual budget allocations.
  • Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance.
  • Oversee repair and maintenance of library AV equipment as well as supervise processing, repair, binding of library materials, in cooperation with Technical Services Librarian.
  • Assist Director of Library in strategic planning and preparation of the annual library budget.
  • Oversee student workers in shelving and inventory of library materials and schedule their work hours to assist in coverage of the circulation desk.
  • Develop, maintain library operations manual. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Other Duties as assigned.

Reports To: Director of Library

Directly Supervises: Student Workers (No.# of Direct Reports varies by campus)

Interacts With: Technical Services Librarian, faculty, students, and staff

Job Requirements

Knowledge:

  • Master's Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school.
  • At least 3 to 5 years' experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution.
  • Held positions of increasingly responsible experience in the industry.
  • Knowledge of subjects usually taught at a post-secondary institution
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, OCLC, MARC records and current technologies

Skills:

  • Fiscal and personnel management expertise.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel.
  • Superior organizational skills

Abilities:

  • Work effectively a team member to insure that departmental goals are met.
  • Ability to work well within the principles and practices of collection development.
  • Ability to teach information literacy skills
  • Comfort level with expanding and contracting sphere of influence as required at times by the role.
  • Ability to frequently lift 10 to 15 pounds.

To apply: https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=33620


Position: Youth Services Librarian
Library: New Ulm Public Library

Description: The City of New Ulm Public Library, a forward looking library with a rich tradition of community engagement and support, is currently seeking a full-time Youth Services Librarian who will be responsible for children's and young adult library programming and services. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in Library Science or a closely related field, five years of experience in children's and/or young adult library services, and a valid driver's license. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

To learn more, download an application, and for the full job description visit us at www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us or call 507-359-8236. You are also invited to visit our library's web site at www.newulmlibrary.org. Applications must be received in the Human Resources office no later than 4:30 PM on February 12th

Contact: Human Resources Office City of New Ulm 100 North Broadway New Ulm MN 56073

Job pays: $20.98 to $23.68 per hour

Starts:

Apply by: 4:30 p.m., February 12, 2016


Position: Collection Development Assistant - 75%
Library: University of Wisconsin-Stout Library

Description: JOB DUTIES: Serve as a paraprofessional in an advanced support role and reports to the Collection Development Librarian. Responsible for the operation of all activities related to Electronic Databases, Standing Orders and Serials (periodicals). Acts as primary back-up to the Acquisitions/Monographs Library Services Assistant-Senior position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, databases) and the Internet.
  • Aptitude for making progress on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize work effectively.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work in a changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to excellence in service to a diverse community of users.
  • Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelors degree
  • Experience ordering and receiving using purchasing software and/or vendor websites.
  • Experience in higher education environment.
  • Experience working in library technical services, acquisitions or collection development.
  • Budgeting experience.
  • Experience with Ex Libris ALMA Library Services Platform.
  • Experience with other Library Services Platform(s).
  • Library cataloging experience.
  • Supervisory experience.

The minimum starting salary is $15.411 per hour and is a 75% position based on a full year. The hourly rate for this position is negotiable based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/Univ-staff.pdf.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Current resume
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references.

For complete vacancy announcement and to apply online visit: http://jobs.uwstout.edu/collection-development-assistant-75and-037/job/5820219

For additional information regarding the position, please call or email:
Dawn Skovbroten
Phone: 715-232-2492
Email: skovbrotend@uwstout.edu

Contact: Dawn Skovbroten
skovbrotend@uwstout.edu
715-232-2392

Job pays: Minimun Starting Salary is $15.411 per hour and is a 75% position based on a full year.

Starts: March 15th, 2016

Apply by: Screening Begins 1/27/2016 and will continue until position is filled


Position: UW-Stout Library Director
Library: UW-Stout University Library

Description: The University Library of the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks an innovative and collaborative leader for the position of Library Director.

The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership for all functions of the library in collaboration with library staff and other academic units and in support of the mission of the University. Serves as primary advocate for the library and represents the library to the campus administration, students, faculty, staff, the Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries, and the local region. The Director has administrative responsibility for the leadership, management, planning, and development of all library policies, services, budgets, and supervision of library personnel and work groups. Works efficiently and effectively, striving for improvement, innovation and excellence in all aspects of the University Library while following university and UW System policies, rules, regulations and guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (i.e. master's degree or higher) in Library, Information Science, or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in library leadership with administrative and supervisory responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience in using electronic databases, books, media and/or other resources
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, assessment, and evaluation in collaboration with faculty, staff, administration and students
  • Two (2) or more years of work experience within an academic library

This is a 12-month position, renewable, reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. For complete vacancy announcement and to apply online visit http://jobs.uwstout.edu/director-university-library/job/5764307#. For consideration applicants must submit: cover letter specifically addressing the applicant's qualifications, current resume, unofficial transcripts and names and contact information for three current references. Screening will begin February 15, 2016, however screening may continue until the position is filled. UW-Stout is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

For additional information regarding the position, please call or email:
Dawn Skovbroten
Phone: 715-232-2492
Email: skovbrotend@uwstout.edu

Contact: Dawn Skovbroten
Phone: 715-232-2492
Email: skovbrotend@uwstout.edu

Job pays: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starts: 7/1/2016

Apply by: 02/15/2016


Position: Volunteer Cataloger
Library: Forecast Public Art | Public Art Library

Description: Forecast seeks a volunteer cataloger to assist with the maintenance of their Public Art Library. Housed in Forecast's office, the Public Art Library maintains a non-circulating collection of more than 2,000 print, digital, and multimedia materials from the field of public art. With a collection as diverse as the field of public art itself, the library includes exhibition catalogs, artist monographs, journals and periodicals, reference materials, public art maps and guides, and DVDs.

The Volunteer Cataloger reports to the Information and Communications Coordinator, for three hours every other week. The duration of the position is ongoing and flexible.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Catalog unique/original items including public art maps, guides, and work samples
  • Process incoming materials
  • Research book releases and obtain review copies on an ongoing basis, serving as liaison to publishers. Organize new titles for coverage in Public Art Review, and provide copy and images
  • Shelve books

Qualified candidates will be/have:

  • Some experience/education in cataloging and library science
  • Familiar with a Mac OS environment and LibraryThing.com
  • Interest in the field of public art
  • Motivated, curious, self-starter

To apply: Please send a brief letter of interest, resume, and two references to Information and Communications Coordinator Shauna Dee.

Contact: Shauna Dee, Information and Communications Coordinator Forecast Public Art | 2300 Myrtle Ave Suite 160 | St. Paul, MN 55114
Email: shauna@forecastpublicart.org
Phone: 651-641-1128 ext. 105
Fax: 651-641-1983
Website: www.forecastpublicart.org

Job pays: Position is unpaid, but experience may be applied toward credit or work experience.

Starts: Flexible

Apply by: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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

Description: The City is currently accepting applications for a Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator. The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Coordinator when they are not able to work. Visit http://ci.newport.mn.us/employment.php for more information and to download a job application. Please submit a job application to reisenbeisz@newportmn.com or mail it to City of Newport, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

Contact: Renee Eisenbeisz, Assistant to the City Administrator
(651) 556-4601
reisenbeisz@newportmn.com

Job pays: $10/hour

Starts: Open-Ended

Apply by: Open until Filled