Minnesota Libraries Jobline (last updated: 8/27/15)

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

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Position: Branch Librarian II
Library: East Central Regional Library - Princeton Branch

Description: SEARCH EXTENDED: Oversee operation of a community branch library. The Branch Librarian is assisted by 5 part-time Branch Library Assistants who work a total of 59 hours per week.

Required: Bachelor's Degree; Up to date technology skills; 3 years relevant library experience.

Preferred: Completed master's degree in library science; Skills and Abilities: Commitment to providing modern public library service; Above average communication skills; Excellent customer service skills; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work collaboratively with team of Branch Librarians across the region and to lead the Princeton library team of Assistants and volunteers.

See full posting at http://www.ecrlib.org/jobs.html

Contact: Barbara Misselt, Director bmisselt@ecrlib.org

Job pays: $15.52/hr

Starts: available immediately

Apply by: position open until filled


Position: Part Time Online Reference Librarian/Associate Librarian
Library: Walden University Library

Description: Walden University invites applicants to apply for the position of part time Associate Librarian position. Walden University offers advanced degrees online to professionals whose work impacts others. Degree programs include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration, technology, and engineering. Our challenging programs are designed to help students make a difference in the lives of children, the health of communities, or the success of an organization.

We are currently seeking a professional to join our team as a Part-time Reference Librarian. The part-time reference librarian will provide reference service at a distance to Walden students, faculty, and staff by phone and email evenings and weekends.

Requirements include:

  • ALA accredited master's degree in Library and Information Science
  • At least one year of academic library reference experience including email, chat or web
  • Experience searching and teaching the use of online databases
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=8735BR

Please note that this positon is remote and will work evening and weekend shifts.

Contact: http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=8735BR

Job pays:

Starts: asap

Apply by:


Position: Information Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Libraries

Description: Opening Date: 8/25/15
Closing Date: 10/2/15
Job Type: Internship

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

The Position: Information Programs and Services coordinate information and reference services provided in library buildings, online, and in the community. We work with services to readers of all ages. Our services include reference and information, digital literacy, and web content.

This unpaid internship takes place from September - December 2015, 8 - 16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

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

Best Qualified Candidates will:

  • Be currently enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a recent graduate.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.
  • Hold a strong interest in serving public library patrons of all ages.
  • Understand current trends in library services.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams.
  • Show interest in both in-library and online services for library patrons, and a comfort with new and developing technologies.

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: October 2015

Apply by: 10/2/15


Position: Research Analyst
Library: GREATER MSP

Description: OBJECTIVE: Under limited supervision and direction, performs a full range of professional and technical duties in support of GREATER MSP's goals and initiatives. Implements quantitative and qualitative analyses designed to support economic development and market research for the recruitment, retention and attraction activities of various industry segments, and in support of other regional initiatives. The position is responsible for the development and maintenance of intelligence directly related to supporting regional economic development efforts.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs research, data collection, economic, statistical and demographic analysis using professionally accepted techniques and methodologies.
  • Compiles and analyzes various economic, community and site information research for prospect proposal packages and presentations (labor force, tax, utilities, quality of life, community/state incentives, buildings, sites, etc) related to companies considering the region as a location to do business.
  • Performs various types of research on competitiveness and economic trends (regional comparisons, industry analyses, case studies, etc).
  • Provides research support for regional initiatives undertaken by the organization.
  • Assists in the development of content and creation of collateral materials and other marketing message delivery mechanisms.
  • Provides research in support of regional business retention and attraction efforts, and responds to information queries from partner organizations and external audiences.
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the organization by performing other duties and participating in special projects as assigned.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Education: Undergraduate or higher degree in Business, Economics, Urban Planning/Public Policy, Geography, Library Science, Marketing, or related field.
  • Knowledge: Working knowledge of business analytics, databases, information extraction and data visualization. Familiarity with mapping/GIS, economic development issues, local government structure, and/or civic agency operations preferred.
  • Experience: At least one year of relevant experience required. Prior experience with ArcGIS, Tableau, economic impact analysis or business development a plus.
  • Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational, planning, problem solving, quantitative, and project management skills. High technical aptitude and ability to learn new data/research tools. Proficient in MS Office Suite.

COMPENSATION: GREATER MSP will offer market competitive compensation and benefits.

Contact: TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Nicole Johnson at humanresources@greatermsp.org. The position is open until filled but we encourage highly motivated candidates to apply quickly.

GREATER MSP is an equal opportunity employer.

Job pays:

Starts: 08/31/2015

Apply by: ASAP


Position: Library Collection Development- Inside Sales
Library: Access Partners LLC

Description: JOB TITLE: Library Collection Development- Inside Sales Representative
Reports To: Sales Supervisor
Created: August 14, 2015

SUMMARY: Access Partners LLC is assisting a local Fortune 100 client in their search to fill a twelve month long contract employment position focused on driving sales growth by streamlining the selection of content for Collection Development Librarians and helping to market and promote eBooks to libraries. Our client offers the best apps in the industry for browsing and reading books and has sold their product & service to library systems around the world.

This individual hired for this position will be responsible for creating specific carts of content for libraries, presenting the cart to the customer and following up with customers to ensure the cart content was purchased. This position is also responsible for identifying opportunities for growth for existing and new customer accounts by analyzing customer data and market trends.

The ideal person for this role will be comfortable using and explaining software; able to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints; able to understand and apply analytical and statistical tools; results-oriented with strong process and execution skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Creation of carts for libraries
  • Identification of gaps in library collections (e.g. not enough Gene Fiction)
  • Content transfer for existing libraries
  • Creation of shelves and lists for the CAT Tool
  • Work under the direction of the Collection Development Manager
  • Work with publishers on sales and promotions
  • Communications with collection development librarians
  • Makes proactive outbound customer contact to potential and existing customers by telephone and e-mail
  • Handles inbound calls and email inquiries to convert calls into sales.
  • Overcomes technical and business objections of prospective customers.
  • Emphasizes features, advantages, and benefits of products
  • Builds and maintains relationships with customer base.
  • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into CRM.
  • Travels to and attends trade shows and/or customer site visits on an as needed basis.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited school. Library Science Degree preferred.

COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge & experience with: Database Software (CRM); Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel)- must be comfortable using Excel for data mining and manipulation; Human Resource Systems; Order Processing or Point of Sale Systems; Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook); Presentation software (PowerPoint).

Hours for this position are Monday-Friday and standard business hours.

Pay for this position varies based on experience.

Access Partners LLC provides a comprehensive benefits package to contract employees.

Contact: Visit our website: www.accesspartnersstaffing.com to apply to be considered for this Library Collection Development Inside Sales role in St. Paul, MN or any related opportunities with Access Partners.

Job pays: Pay for this position varies based on experience

Starts:

Apply by: September 30, 2015


Position: Collection Review Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Sumner

Description: Location: Hennepin County Library - Sumner Library, 611 Van White Memorial Blvd., Minneapolis, MN

The Position: Sumner Library is in the Near North neighborhood of Minneapolis and serves a large clientele of African American patrons. The "Gary Sudduth African American History and Culture Collection" is housed there. It contains over 5,000 circulating and reference materials for children, teens, and adults. This internship is an excellent opportunity for library students interested in Collection Services to gain real world experience in the field.

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September - December 2015, 8 - 16 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Help review the collection and make recommendations for retention, replacements, and enhancements.
  • Develop ideas and help implement a marketing plan for the collection.
  • Take primary responsibility for promoting the Sudduth Collection on Saturday, October 10 as Sumner Library celebrates its 100th Anniversary.

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.
  • Have not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.
  • Understanding of the history and trends in African American publishing.
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for African American literature and culture.

To Apply: Submit a resume, brief cover letter, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2015

Apply by: 9/25/15


Position: Library Division Manager
Library: Washington County Library

Description: The Division Manager oversees public services for all of the branch libraries and includes managing staff, programs, services and budget to adapt to the changing needs of the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association and five years of progressively responsible professional library experience. Work experience must include at least four years of supervisory experience.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Two or more years working experience engaging with and giving presentations to governing boards, community organizations and other institutions.
  • Two or more years training library staff on giving public presentations and promoting public library program activities and services and using social media.
  • Two or more years in an upper management position in a public library responsible for statistical gathering and reporting outcome based measurements and presenting data to boards and organizations.
  • Two or more years managing one or more public library branches.
  • Three or more years providing direct public services to library users.
  • Two or more years experience in grant writing, grant administration and seeking funding opportunities.
  • Two or more years experience working directly with cultural groups and/or organizations other than your own.
  • Bilingual abilities

See Job Posting on the Washington County Website for greater detail.

Contact: www.co.washington.mn.us - Click on the Employment Link

Job pays: $70,179/annually

Starts:

Apply by: Sunday 9/6/15


Position: Finance Manager
Library: SELCO - Southeastern Libraries Cooperating

Description: SELCO seeks energetic individual with enthusiasm for accurate accounting for a full-time, 40 hours per week, challenging library environment. The successful candidate must have proven ability to fulfill job responsibilities and job requirements within a dynamic regional environment. Job responsibilities and skill set include:

  • Analyze and evaluate financial status and trends
  • Supervise general accounting duties including compiling budget information and monthly and periodic reports
  • Analyze financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness
  • Monitor investments and maintain effective cash management
  • Assist with the preparation of grant applications and grant reporting
  • Process semi-monthly payroll, 401(k), and Section 125 Flexible Spending benefits
  • Assist outside auditors at year-end and prepare audited financial statements and management analysis
  • Manage SELCO Library Foundation
  • Investigate and assist with Human Resources management
  • Participate as an active member of the SELCO management team

Required: Bachelor Degree in accounting and 3-5 years accounting experience with knowledge of payroll tax and benefits reporting, accounting theories and practices and accepted procedures

Preferred:

  • Accounting experience in a not-for-profit environment and experience with automated accounting, preferably non-profit software
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience, as well a general background in human resources practices

Candidate review begins September 16 and will remain open until filled.

Contact: Complete the online application form, http://www.tfaforms.com/277888, but may submit additional supporting documentation to:
Angie Taylor, Administrative Services Manager SELCO
2600 19th St. NW
Rochester, MN
ataylor@selco.info

Job pays: $27 - $41 depending upon qualifications

Starts: Open September 8

Apply by: 9/18/2015


Position: Cataloging, Library Services Assistant
Library: University of Wisconsin-Stout, Library

Description: JOB DUTIES: Serve as a paraprofessional in an advanced support role and report to the Cataloging and Reference Librarian. Independently perform Library of Congress, non-Library of Congress, and original cataloging for materials in all MARC formats using OCLC, RDA, and Library of Congress standards. Create and maintain bibliographic records for all library collections through producing, editing, and withdrawing records in library cataloging database and the OCLC database. Assist in creation of additional library databases by assigning descriptors and other metadata to facilitate access to digitized collections. Share responsibility for oversight of periodical check-in, record maintenance, and materials processing. Train, supervise, and monitor work of temporary employees and student assistants. Maintain quality of library online catalog.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Combined education/experience that demonstrates knowledge, understanding, and competency using Resource Description & Access; Library of Congress Classification, Name Authorities, and Subject Headings; MARC 21 formats for Bibliographic, Holdings, and Authorities Data; OCLC Bibliographic formats and standards; bibliographic and cataloging systems; general metadata standards; government, national, and international bibliographic databases and software; online catalog and utility procedures; and other library and online information systems.
  • Attention to detail, proofreading and editing skills working with data sets ranging from a single record to tens of thousands.
  • 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

  • Two years of experience cataloging library materials in all formats.
  • Experience with OCLC Connexion Client and/or Ex Libris' Alma.
  • Familiarity with both emerging and legacy cataloging rules.
  • Experience processing new materials.
  • Experience in higher education environment.
  • Experience working in consortial environment with shared bibliographic records.
  • Supervisory experience.

For complete listing see: http://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=12&
Posted 8/14/2015. Job# 10742

Contact: Dawn Skovbroten
Phone:(715) 232-2392
Email: skovbrotend@uwstout.edu

Job pays: $15.41 min. DOQ

Starts: Oct. 1, 2015

Apply by: August 29.2015


Position: Library Director
Library: L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Description: The Library Board is seeking an individual qualified to lead the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library consisting of 46 employees and an annual budget in excess of four million dollars. Eau Claire, a university community of 67,000 people, is 90 miles east of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.

The Director is responsible for developing and directing library policy and programs consistent with the direction of the Library Board of Trustees. In this capacity the Director is responsible for overall direction, organization and coordination of actions of all units within the public library. Assesses long-range library needs, recommends staffing levels and hires upper level staff. Shares with the Trustees the major responsibility for the library's development and fund-raising functions.

Starting salary negotiable depending upon education and experience. The Department provides an excellent fringe benefit package.

Requirements

  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school and eligible for Grade 1 Wisconsin Public Library Certification
  • Previous and progressively responsible library administration and leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and financial management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage the growth and development of Eau Claire's premiere library while maintaining its relevance in a changing community
  • Ability to leverage cutting edge technology to keep the library competitive

Application Deadline: September 10, 2015. The application and related information is available online at the City of Eau Claire website, www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs. If you have any questions, please contact the City of Eau Claire Human Resources Department, 203 S. Farwell Street, P.O. Box 5148, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-839-4921. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: www.EauClaireWI.gov/Jobs or City of Eau Claire Human Resources Department 715-839-4921

Job pays: Negotiable

Starts:

Apply by: September 10, 2015


Position: Youth Services Collection Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description: The Position: The Children's Library at the Minneapolis Central Library is a community resource for Minneapolis residents and schools, as well as being a destination spot for visitors from around Minnesota and the world. Our large, historic collection of children's literature is unique in a public library, and provides a rich resource for artists, authors, students, and historians. This internship will have a special focus on the Children's Library World Language collection. The ability to read in Spanish and/or Chinese are preferred, but not required.

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, October - December 2015 for 8 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collection development including completing first-round literature reviews and processing reviewed materials.
  • Researching publishing trends and collecting data regarding the use of the World Language collection.
  • Gain experience with youth services reference and readers' advisory on the Children's Library service desk.
  • Plan and assist with programming and/or class visits

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program or a recent graduate.
  • Coursework completed in information services.
  • Special interest in youth services and/or collection development.
  • 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.

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: October 2015

Apply by: 9/25/15


Position: Archives and Metadata Internship
Library: American Craft Council Library

Description: The American Craft Council (ACC) Library is currently seeking two bright, enthusiastic, and dedicated interns for twelve week internships to commence on September 28, 2015, working with the organization's archive and image collections under the supervision of the ACC librarian. This position is unpaid, but the internship may be applied toward academic credit or work experience. The Archives and Metadata Intern must be available anywhere from 10-20 hours per week sometime between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.

The primary responsibility of the intern will be assisting the librarian in making documents and images from important historical craft exhibitions, conferences and fairs available online through digitization and organization of materials using the library's content management tool (CONTENTdm). The internship is a great opportunity to experience working with visual collections within an art research library.

Background: As a program of the American Craft Council, the Library maintains a comprehensive collection of print and visual materials on American craft with an emphasis on the period since 1940. Containing over 15,000 books and exhibition catalogs, 700 bound volumes of leading periodicals, a substantial collection of artist files and an accompanying database, the Library is also the repository of the Council archives, including those of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts/American Craft Museum (1956-1990). While focused on modern craft, the collection also supports research in the related fields of design and applied and decorative arts. The Library is located in NE Minneapolis, and is open to the public Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Researching historical context of images
  • Prescribing metadata and managing content in the ACC's CONTENTdm digital repository
  • Making use of controlled vocabulary resources to enter data into the important subject data fields
  • Scanning images to file and making adjustments as necessary using Photoshop
  • Executing proper care and storage of materials
  • Communicating regularly with librarian as to concerns, issues and progress on tasks

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an MLIS program or a recent graduate
  • Careful attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Interest or background in contemporary craft and craft history
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Preferred experience using controlled vocabularies and/or tagging in data creation
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

Contact: Jessica Shaykett, Librarian
American Craft Council
jshaykett@craftcouncil.org

Job pays: Unpaid (course credit may be arranged)

Starts: Monday, September 28, 2015

Apply by: Friday, September 4, 2015


Position: Teen Library Services Internship
Library: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central

Description: The Position: We are looking for a creative, hardworking, and enthusiastic individual who is eager to delve into the world of teen programs at our library. This position is designed to give Masters in Library and Information Science students experience in assisting with program planning, learning how to provide excellent customer service, and engaging teens while working with library professionals in a busy public library. This internship is an excellent opportunity for library students interested in teen services to gain real world experience in the field.

This unpaid internship is from September-December 2015 for 8 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and maintain the teen fiction collection.
  • Participate in planning and implementation of teen programming.
  • Assist library staff at the teen information desk.
  • May include experiences providing mentorship for youth in the Best Buy Teen Tech Center.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of teen literature's history and trends.
  • Interest in Youth Services and comfortable with teens.
  • Experience working with teens in a high-energy environment.

Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications, and contact information for two references to Barb McKenzie.

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

Contact: See above

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: Sept. 2015

Apply by: 9/11/15


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

Description: Full-time, benefited, exempt position.
This position will remain open until filled.

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

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

JOB DUTIES:

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Consult with libraries/museums in protected geographic territory.
  • Develop strong personal/business relationships with potential/existing clients at all levels of the organization.
  • Follow prescribed sales procedures and close business contracts.
  • Meet annual sales quota.

Additional responsibilities include:

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

SKILLS:

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

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

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

Backstage Library Works
25 East 1700 South
Provo, Utah 84606

Job pays: SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary for Sales Representatives is based on experience, with a range of $49,000 to $62,000 annually, plus commissions. Benefits include health, dental, vision, profit sharing and retirement program.

Starts:

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Position: Branch Librarian II
Library: Pine City Public Library, East Central Regional Library

Description: Oversee operation of a community branch library. The Branch Librarian is assisted by 3 part-time Branch Library Assistants who work a combined total of 27.5 hours per week.

See full job posting at: http://www.ecrlib.org/jobs.html

Contact: Barbara Misselt, Director bmisselt@ecrlib.org

Job pays: $15.52/hr

Starts: immediately

Apply by: August 24, 2015


Position: Library Assistant
Library: Cretin-Derham Hall High School

Description: Cretin-Derham Hall is a Catholic coeducational high school serving 1300 students in grades 9 - 12. CDH is cosponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. CDH is located in the heart of the Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland neighborhoods of the city of Saint Paul. Students come from all over Saint Paul as well as the south, east and north suburbs of the Twin Cities.

The Library Assistant supports the patrons (students, staff, & faculty),the two library media specialists and a full time assistant, helping to create a positive and learner-centered environment. Primary responsibilities include student supervision, administrative support for the library, and support for students and teachers in accessing information.

This is a part time, support staff position without benefits. The work schedule follows that of the school's academic calendar. Regular hours are 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with adolescents
  • Ability to develop positive relationships and maintain consistent community norms with students in an unstructured study environment
  • Detail oriented, ability to multitask and work independently
  • Strong technical skills and aptitude. iPad and Mac skills preferred.
  • College degree required; grad students in library science programs encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a resume,cover letter & references via email to kroy@c-dh.org

Contact: Kathleen Roy, Library & Learning Center Director

Job pays: $12 an hour

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: August 20, 2015


Position: Research Systems & Services Clerk
Library: Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Description: POSITION TITLE: Research Systems & Services Clerk
DEPARTMENT: Research Systems & Services
STATUS: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of Research Systems & Services
DATE: August 2015

POSITION SUMMARY: Stinson Leonard Street LLP seeks a motivated Research Systems & Services Clerk to join the Firm's Minneapolis, MN office. The Research Systems & Services (RS&S) Clerk assists in maintaining the Firm's collections of print, serials, and online research resources. This includes filing loose-leaf services, responding to copy requests, reshelving books, routing of periodicals and processing the mail. The RS&S Clerk will also participate in various projects as assigned.

There is no direct supervisory responsibility associated with this position.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Graduate.
  • 1-3 years of clerical and filing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Library System is a plus.

POSITION COMPETENCIES

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Administrative & Collection Maintenance - 100% "

  • File updates in treatises and loose-leaf services.
  • Reshelf books
  • Organize periodicals
  • Locate books for filing and delivery
  • Enter updates in the Integrated Library System
  • Create and maintain statistics regarding the collection
  • Fulfill copy requests as submitted or assigned

General

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • No travel required.

Stinson Leonard Street is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment. For more information about Stinson Leonard Street, visit us at www.stinsonleonard.com.

Stinson Leonard Street only accepts applications through the Firm's online application process. For consideration, please apply online at www.stinsonleonard.com/careers

Contact: Brooke Baker, Talent Acquisition Specialist. brooke.baker@stinsonleonard.com

Job pays: TBD

Starts: Immediately

Apply by: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14236361


Position: Administrative Assistant
Library: Pioneerland Library System, Willmar, MN

Description: Job description: Perform a variety of tasks that provide administrative support to the Executive Director. Responsibilities include coordination of meetings & special events; attend meetings & prepare/distribute meeting minutes; coordinate regional activities & programs under the MN Legacy program; plan, coordinate and implement additional PLS library programming; assist with compilation & submission of annual statistics/reports; assist Director in developing & writing grants; perform other duties as required & assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks.
  • Ability to utilize technology proficiently and accurately to produce records, forms, reports, and other documents.
  • Attention to detail, completeness and accuracy.
  • Skill/ability to work effectively with the general public and staff.
  • Skill/ability to plan, implement, and promote events, activities and library programs.
  • Demonstrated decision making skill/ability.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; or a combination of education, experience and training necessary to perform the requirements of the job.

Experience working with public library systems in Minnesota or other states is preferred.

Physical requirements: Requires walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting up to 30 lbs., using hands to grasp/feel, talking, hearing, seeing and standing.

Hours: 32 per week. This position is eligible for medical, vacation/holiday/sick leave, and retirement benefits.

Contact: Resumes received by 4:30 P.M. Friday, August 21, 2015, will receive first consideration. Send resume, letter of interest, and employment application to: Director, Pioneerland Library System, P.O. Box 327, Willmar, MN 56201 or email to: laurie.ortega@pioneerland.lib.mn.us.

For more information about Pioneerland Library System and to access a complete job description/Employment Application visit our website: http://www.pioneerland.lib.mn.us

NOTE: Appointments for all PLS positions require the approval of the Pioneerland Library Board and completion of successful background check.

Job pays: $18.29 - $19.44 per hour DOQ

Starts: when filled

Apply by: August 21, 2015


Position: Public/Youth Services Librarian
Library: Virginia Public Library

Description: The Virginia Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic Librarian to head the Public/Youth Services department. Do you love the excitement of helping children to discover new worlds and have new experiences? Are you knowledgeable about child development and public relations? Do you enjoy working with community leaders to serve the needs of young library users? What about selecting new library materials and cataloging them for the public to discover? Then this is the position for you!

We are looking for a dynamic candidate who understands current library services for children, has a heart for public service, is knowledgeable about acquisitions and cataloging, and who approaches each day with a sense of fun and possibilities. View a full job description and qualifications online at http://www.virginiamn.us. Salary range starts at $52,686 per year.

The Virginia Public Library is located in the heart of northeastern Minnesota Arrowhead region. Virginia's history - which spans the fur trade, lumber industry and early iron mining - can be seen in historic buildings which are still in use today. All that Minnesota is known for can be found at the City's doorstep: fishing, snowmobiling, arts, culture, and much more.

Contact: Nancy Maxwell 218-748-7525 nancy@arrowhead.lib.mn.us

Job pays: $52,686.00

Starts: When filled

Apply by: August 31, 2015


Position: Part-Time Late Night Circulation/Reference Supervisor
Library: Univeristy of St. Thomas - O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library

Description: Overview: The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Part-Time Late Night Circulation/Reference Supervisor.

This position exists to provide high-quality access to research services, academic resources, and spaces for students, faculty and staff to do group and individual work particularly during the late night hours of library operation. Library circulation staff is responsible for opening and closing the library, assisting library users, implementing and interpreting library policies, supervising student workers, maintaining the library's patron and inventory database, circulating and maintaining the library's collections. During many of the hours that the person in this position works, he or she is the only library staff present in the building.

This position is part-time, nine months, and the schedule is 9:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. When available, additional shifts could be worked for extra hours.

Qualifications:

Equivalent to a high school diploma and three years of related library experience, preferably in circulation and/or reference at an academic institution required. Preferred: Bachelor's degree, and MLIS degree coursework in process, with a basic reference class completed.

Experience with automated library systems. Knowledge of circulation practices and procedures. Aptitude with library and office technologies. Basic familiarity with print and electronic reference resources and services (including virtual services such as chat reference) preferred. Experience in student worker supervision preferred.

Excellent customer service and communication skills; using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; ability to complete multiple tasks and deal with constant interruptions; contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; able to work and establish good relationships with people of diverse backgrounds.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than "Jobs at UST", the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/1765/part-time-late-night-circulation-reference-supervisor/job

Job pays: $15 - $18 /hour

Starts: when filled

Apply by: open until filled


Position: Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator
Library: 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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact: Renee Eisenbeisz, reisenbeisz@newportmn.com, (651) 556-4601

Job pays: $10/hour

Starts:

Apply by: Open until Filled


Position: Library Associate III - Reference
Library: Fargo Public Library, Fargo ND

Description: The Fargo Public Library is seeking to fill a half-time Library Associate III position to provide reference services for library users, instruct patrons in the use of the library and its resources, and assist librarians in selecting electronic and print resources. Associates degree and three or more years of related customer contact experience required, Bachelor's degree and some library coursework strongly preferred. Knowledge of library organization, internet searching and previous library employment preferred. Evening/weekend work required; ability to report to work at any library location required. Employment contingent on successful background check and drug screen. Applicants must attach resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references for complete consideration. EOE

Contact: To apply, complete online application through http://ApplyOnline.HR.cityoffargo.com or through Job Service ND.

Job pays: $19.09/hr plus pro-rated benefits, 20 hours per week

Starts: late August

Apply by: August 7, 2015


Position: Discovery and Resource Management Librarian (Full-Time)
Library: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Library

Description: Twin Cities Library seeks a creative problem solver to join our team -- as the Discovery and Resource Management Librarian! This individual bolsters Saint Mary's University of Minnesota programs by delivering user-friendly access to a substantial online collection and a small-scale print collection.

If you have a passion for user-centered technologies and enjoy working in an environment of collaboration, continuous improvement, and innovation, we encourage you to apply. Learn more about this position at tinyurl.com/discoverylibrarian.

Contact: Rachel McGee at rmcgee@smumn.edu

Job pays: DOQ

Starts:10/15/15 (preferred)

Apply by:9/15/15.


Position: Information Specialist
Library: Rural Assistance Center

Description: The Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota is seeking experienced and talented applicants to serve as an Information Specialist for the Rural Assistance Center (www.raconline.org), a federally-funded web-based information center dealing with rural health issues. The position will be responsible for tracking rural health issues, synthesizing the information, and creating un-biased web-based products to help users keep abreast of issues and easily find additional resources to meet their information needs. Will work with content experts from various organizations to identify and develop priority content. Serves as a resource to other staff on a defined set of rural issues.

The Information Specialist will search daily for resources pertinent to rural health. Use critical thinking skills to analyze resources, determine which would be of interest to RAC users, and index them in a Content Management System for inclusion on the RAC website. Position will share responsibility for answering requests for information to the RAC Call Center, receiving information requests through a variety of methods, such as e-mail, phone, and social media. Must respond to requests in a timely manner with relevant information identified through conducting searches of RAC's website, the Internet, appropriate bibliographic and informational databases, as well as by contacting identified experts in the field. Assist users in navigating the complex web of Federal agencies, foundations, and other relevant organizations.

Writing samples required with application. See the University of North Dakota Human Resources job portal for the full job description and to apply: https://und.edu/finance-operations/human-resources-payroll/careers/secure/job-openings-external.cfm?category=3000+Professional&AppliTrackJobId=1542_37440&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Contact: For questions, contact Naomi Lelm, (701)-777-0679 or Naomi.lelm@med.und.edu. Applications must be submitted via the UND Human Resources portal.

Job pays: $42,000 plus (salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience).

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: Open until filled


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

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

This unpaid internship is for 80-120 hours from Sept. 8 - Dec. 18. Available hours are Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for a minimum of 8 hours per week. This internship can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Copy cataloging using the above named tools and systems including print, audio-visual and electronic formats. We strive to provide multiple introductions to a variety of materials.
  • Authority control projects and other database maintenance projects.
  • May perform higher-level cataloging based on skills.
  • Attend instructional webinars, as needed.

Minimum Requirements

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

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts:

Apply by: 9/25/15


Position: Director
Library: Newton Public Library, Newton, Iowa

Description: LIBRARY DIRECTOR Seeking Director of modern, state-accredited public library in Newton, Iowa. Newton is a progressive, growing, award-winning community located thirty miles east of Des Moines. It is home to the Iowa Speedway, Maytag Blue Cheese, and several other companies that produce for national and international markets. Director is responsible for staff of 14 and an annual budget exceeding $850,000. Necessary skills include extensive knowledge of library management and administration, information science, state library operations, and library space, technology, and material needs for the evolving character of the public library. This individual will work with other city and county officials, with the five-member Library Board of Trustees, with an active Friends group, and with a Library Foundation. Preferred qualifications include a Master's Degree in Library Science from a university accredited by the American Library Association and five years' experience as a Director or Assistant Director in a public or academic library or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range $77,772-$84,926 with an excellent benefit package featuring paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and retirement. Send resume to: R. Baker, Newton Public Library Trustee Secretary, 100 North 3rd Avenue West, Newton, Iowa 50208. Application deadline is September 1, 2015.

Contact: R. Baker
Newton Public Library Trustee Secretary
100 N 3rd Ave W
PO Box 746
Newton, IA 50208

Job pays: $77,772-$84,926 to start

Starts: January 4, 2016

Apply by: September 1, 2015


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

Description: Opening Date: 7/9/15
Closing Date: 8/28/15
Main Location: Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota

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

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September - December 2015, 4 - 8 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direct information services to homebound individuals through the At Home phone line.
  • Assist in classifying and organizing the Adult Correctional Facility collection.
  • Assist in compiling and analyzing data for Corrections, At Home, and Deposit Collection programs.
  • Assist in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of surveys from participants in the Outreach and Deposit Collection programs.
  • Assist in weekly filling of information requests from the Adult Correctional Facility.
  • Plan, develop, and implement a project of interest related to Outreach.

Best-Qualified Candidates will:

  • Be currently enrolled in a Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or a recent graduate of one.
  • Have completed coursework in reference and information services.
  • Have not previously completed an internship with Hennepin County Library.

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

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2015

Apply by: August 28, 2015


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

Description: Opening Date: 7/9/15
Closing Date: 8/28/15
Location: Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

This unpaid internship is for one semester, September - December 2015, 6-10 hours per week. Hours are available Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 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.
  • Coursework and/or experience in book preservation helpful.
  • Have not had 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.

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

Job pays: unpaid

Starts: September 2015

Apply by: August 28, 2015


Position: Manager of Reference Services
Library: Walden University Library

Description: Walden University is an online institution based in Minneapolis. This position may work in the Minneapolis office, or the manager may telecommute. Walden seeks an experienced reference services manager. Apply online at http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=6671bR

Manager of Reference Services
GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Manager of Reference Services reports to the Director of Library Services and is responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures, and training for the Walden Library Reference service and Quick Answers service. This position works closely with the Director of Library Services and the Library management team to align the reference services mission strategies and goals with those of the Center for Student Success and the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains the mission, goals, and governing documents for reference service and staff.
  • Develops and administers policies, procedures, requirements, and training for the library's reference service and staff.
  • Develops and administer policies, procedures, requirements, and training for the library's Quick Answer service.
  • With the Manager for Strategic Planning and Assessment, collects, analyzes, and reports reference and Quick Answer service statistics to stakeholders.
  • With the Manager for Strategic Planning and Assessment, sets metrics for quality and success of reference and Quick Answers services, and tracks and reports success over time
  • With the Information Technology Manager, trials, selects, evaluates, pilots the use of new and emerging technologies to deliver reference services.
  • Collaborates with the Manager for Information Literacy Manager to integrate instructional best practices into the reference service.
  • Contributes to the library's strategic planning processes.

MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Library management team on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service and staff.
  • Supervises library staff as assigned; assesses the work and continuing professional development of direct reports.
  • Serves as member of the Library Management Team.
  • Assists the Director in reporting library outcomes to university leadership.
  • Participates in ad-hoc and long term projects to support library goals and initiatives.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Center for Student Success staff on policies, procedures, and requirements that impact the reference and Quick Answer service.
  • Facilitates Library, Center for Student Success, and university governance by actively participating on groups, committees, and functional teams.
  • Participates in ad-hoc and long term projects to support library goals and initiatives.
  • Keeps current with library trends, issues, and technology, as well as political, economic, and demographic issues that may affect library services and programs.
  • Engages in professional development through participation in professional organizations, system meetings, workshops, and continuing education opportunities.
  • May be required to work nights or weekends to cover reference shifts for those on vacation or as needed

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
REPORTS TO: Director of the Library
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Associate Librarians as assigned

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of the Business
  • Management Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Problem-Solving / Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year demonstrated successful experience managing reference services in an academic library preferred.
  • 3 years' experience providing reference services in an academic setting preferred.
  • Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, team participation, team building, and human relation skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to creatively solve problems.
  • Ability to write effectively in both business and academic styles.
  • Experience with distance learning preferred.

Contact: http://jobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25502&siteid=5229&AReq=6671bR

Job pays: Competitive

Starts: ASAP

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