Friday, May 13, 2016

Job: Library Technician at Faribault Minnesota Correctional Facility

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Closing Date: 05/17/2016
Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections
Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) - Faribault Minnesota
Work Shift/Work Hours: Monday-Friday evenings 6:20 PM - 8:40 PM, and Saturday noon - 5:00 PM
Days of Work: Varies
Days Off: Sunday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $16.21 - $22.53 /hourly; $33,846 - $47,043 /annually
Classified Status: Classified 
   
Job Summary
The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an opening for a Library Technician at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault.  This position is designated as part-time and will be scheduled to work at least 16 hours per two-week pay period during the days/hours specified above.  The work schedule will vary and be shared with another part-time Library Technician.

This position updates and maintains the circulation of library materials; provides staffing of libraries during working hours including evenings and weekends as scheduled; maintains documentation of offender attendance and use of library materials; and supervises the use of the law library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Facilitate the circulation of library materials.
  • Supervise the law library.
  • Update, repair and maintain library materials. 
  • This position has direct contact with offenders.
Minimum Qualifications:
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position:
  • Working knowledge of library classification system(s) and standard library reference tools sufficient to assist clients in locating materials and conducting research.
  • Ability to apply and support detailed coding or cataloging systems sufficient to create tracking for new print and non-print library acquisitions and locate and replace existing materials.
  • Operate personal computers, use various software and web-based applications, and other office equipment sufficient to locate catalog information, word-process documents, complete forms and prepare reports. 
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing sufficient to determine and respond to the informational needs of clients of varied educational levels and backgrounds; to train, direct and evaluate work of student clerical staff; and to assist the professional library staff to maintain the library collection according to library policy and procedures.
Preferred Qualifications:
The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:
  • An Associate's degree or higher.
  • Experience working in a library setting.
  • Experience working in an educational setting.
  •  Experience working in a correctional setting.
For more information and to apply: mn.gov/careers
Select "Get Started" under External Applicants
Search: Library Technician 5219

Job: Part Time Desk Assistant at Owatonna Public Library

Part Time Desk Assistant
Owatonna Public Library

Closing Date: Mon. 05/16/16 4:30 PM Central Time
Salary:
$15.65 - $17.39 Hourly
 Hours: Part-Time 25 hours per week
Location:105 North Elm Ave., Owatonna, MN


Nature of Work: To provide a variety of clerical support to the library staff and to assist the public in the use of library materials, equipment, and services. Work schedule includes evening and weekend hours.

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Provide a variety of services to the public: 
    • Charge and discharge materials; sort; shelve.
    • Distribute and record newspapers and other materials.
    • Barcode and inventory materials; input data.
    • Answer telephone; provide information requested or refer caller to appropriate party. Assist public in obtaining material through directions, reserves, or retrieval. Assist public in using public access computers, library catalog.
    • Provide readers' advisory.
    • Register new patrons.
    • Collect fines and fees.
    • Reserve materials.
    • Notify patrons via telephone, e-mail, etc.
    • Present programs and assist at programs: Introduce, distribute and collect evaluation tools, gather supporting materials, etc.
    • Provide juveniles with a full range of library services, including assistance with computers.
    • Maintain materials and equipment.
    • Other tasks as assigned
  • Extent and type of interaction with the public
    • Represents City government through direct contact with the public. First point of contact for the public with the library, via walk-in, telephone, electronic communication.
    • Answers questions, directs inquiries, assists in equipment use, materials use, notifies patrons of overdue/new/reserved materials:
      • Answers citizen questions through daily telephone and internet contacts.
      • Responds to citizen inquiries regarding City government in person, by telephone, and electronically.
      • Daily contact with the public.

Qualifications:

High school education and two years of retail and customer service experience and/or two years' experience in working with children. Prior knowledge of libraries. Demonstrable keyboarding skill. Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook software. Experience searching and evaluating a variety of sources, including the Internet. Ability to multi-task.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience using Dynix/Horizon or other integrated library system. Experience in Enterprise Catalog, MNLink and dedicated databases.

Hours of Work/Physical and Mental Demands:  
  • The normal workday shall vary and the normal work week is twenty-five (25) hours.
  • Indoor office environment
This position requires an equal amount of time spent standing, walking, and sitting. Lifting, pushing/pulling, or carrying of objects weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds is sometimes required, with a maximum of forty (40) pounds infrequently required. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, and bending are sometimes required. Repetitive movements of the hands are sometimes required. Audio, visual, and verbal functions are essential functions to performing this position. The majority of the workday is spent indoors.

To Apply: Visit the City of Owatonna's website: www.ci.owatonna.mn.us and click on Employment.  Applications must be submitted online by 4:30pm, Monday, May 16, 2016.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job: Part Time Assistant Children's Librarian at Owatonna Library

Part Time Assistant Children's Librarian
Owatonna Public Library

Closing Date: Mon. 05/16/16 4:30 PM Central Time
Salary: $17.06 - $18.95 Hourly
Hours: Part-Time 25 hours per week
Location:105 North Elm Ave., Owatonna, MN


Nature of Work: Provides library service to children, parents, and caregivers. In charge of children's service area and its day-to-day operation.

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Provide a variety of services to the public:
    • Charge and discharge materials.
    • Register patrons, update patron files.
    • Take requests for reserves and interlibrary loans.
    • Assist in finding and using library materials.
    • Instruct in use of library technology.
  • Prepare and conduct storytimes and activities for children and families.
  • Promote library service and reading.
  • Maintain materials, equipment and supplies. Repair or withdraw materials as necessary.
  • Record statistics.
  • Provide an attractive, safe and inviting atmosphere in the children's service area. Create and maintain developmentally appropriate displays.
  • Monitor internet activity.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications:

High School diploma or G.E.D. Two years' library or related experience. Experience in working with programs for children. Personal computer competency. 

Preferred Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably in Elementary Education.

Hours of Work/Physical and Mental Demands:  
  • The normal workday shall vary and the normal work week is twenty-five (25) hours.
  • Indoor office environment
This position requires an equal amount of time spent standing, walking, and sitting. Lifting, pushing/pulling, or carrying of objects weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds is sometimes required, with a maximum of forty (40) pounds infrequently required. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, and bending are sometimes required. Repetitive movements of the hands are sometimes required. Audio, visual, and verbal functions are essential functions to performing this position. The majority of the workday is spent indoors.

To Apply: Visit the City of Owatonna's website: www.ci.owatonna.mn.us and click on Employment.  Applications must be submitted online by 4:30pm, Monday, May 16, 2016.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job: Office Professional Media

Administrative Support/Office Professional - Media
Location: Central Middle School, Eden Prairie Minnesota
Closing Date: 05/16/2016
Starting: 08/29/2016

Rate of pay: $19.04
Hours: 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Working days per year: 185 days/year
Paid Holidays: 6

Qualifications Preferred:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Two or more years of post-secondary education preferred.
  • Experience in a media center in a school setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of library system.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated communication and record keeping skills.
  • Ability to set priorities, organize work, handle multiple tasks, and be patient and flexible.
For more information and to apply: https://www.applitrack.com/edenpr/OnlineApp/JobPostings/view.asp?category=Administrative+Support

Job: Temporary Library Assistant at Luther Seminary

Luther Seminary invites applications for the Temporary Library Assistant position who will provide exemplary support in Library Services. As the Temporary Library Assistant:
You will assist library staff in completing special projects, participate in ongoing library work, and provide library services.

There will be many special projects assigned to this position. Some include:
  • Moving microfilm materials
  • Weeding serials
  • Migrating e-reserves to a new system
  • Soliciting/adding materials for Digital Commons
  • Shifting volumes in the bookstacks
  • Assisting with gift books program
Some ongoing duties may include the following:
  • Organizing and distributing mail
  • Reshelving of library materials
  • Keeping periodical statistics
  • Assisting with bindery shipments
  • Claiming periodicals and updating spreadsheets
  • Unpacking boxes
  • Processing new acquisitions and relabels for all materials
  • Assisting patrons at the circulation desk
  • Assisting with inventory of the collection
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Education and Experience:
  • Library experience preferred
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus and complete tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Basic skills and comfort level with computers, printers and copiers.
  • Some heavy lifting may be required.
For more information and to apply: http://luthersem.hrmdirect.com/employment/view.php?req=383596&jbsrc=1014

Job: Library Manager at the Friends School of Minnesota

Library Manager
Friends School of Minnesota 
Saint Paul, MN

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $15.85 /hour
Required education: High School or equivalent

Essential Functions
  • Organize library system
  • Maintain accurate record of books purchased, in need of repair or replacement, borrowed, and returned
  • Prepares financial plans for library including annual expenditures
  • Keep abreast of current youth literature
  • Assists users with identifying, locating, and interpreting information
  • Arranges for flexibility and use of library space by students, faculty, and parents
  • Adds and subtracts from collection as needed
  • Organize Maud Lovelace and North Star activities
  • Update library website
  • Maintain checkout database
  • Repair and circulate books as needed
  • Helping students to identify resources as authentic, and recognize bias and relevancy
  • Coordinate with teachers to identify and procure helpful resources for projects
  • Set policy for appropriate student behavior in the library in accordance with school policies
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of School
Qualifications:
  • Possess ability to keep students active, on-task, and at an appropriate volume level.
  • Enjoy working with children from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
  • At Least an associates degree in the field of library science, education, child development, or other related field
  • Prior experience in school or camp setting (preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive and appropriate interpersonal and interpersonal communication skills with both children and adults
  • Supportive of the goals and values of Quaker and progressive education.
  • Able to use constructive criticism to adapt behaviors
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Generally works in standard classroom conditions and climate.
  • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
  • May sit for extended periods of time.
For more information and to apply: https://fsmn.org/about-fsm/employment-friends-school-minnesota