Thursday, July 2, 2015
Branch Out is a conference designed by and for library paraprofessionals and support staff. Its purpose is to bring library staff from all around Minnesota and the surrounding region together for career development and networking opportunities.
It will be held at the Grand Hall of the Business and Technology Center at North Hennepin Community College in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED!
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The University of Minnesota Libraries seeks applicants for a Library Associate 3 position in the E-Resource Management Unit. This position consists primarily of three areas of responsibility that includes the acquisition and management of e-resources, providing licensing assistance to the ERM Unit, and acting as an expert resource to unit and department staff as well as other University Libraries staff.
Required Qualifications:For a complete description and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://z.umn.edu/erm3.
- Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight (8) years.
- Experienced with integrated library systems, in particular Aleph or Alma;
- Proven knowledge in the area of e-resource acquisitions and/or e-resource management
- Skilled in the data gathering, manipulation and analysis using tools such as Microsoft Excel or Access
- Demonstrated analytical skills and creativity, with an ability to utilize past experience and available data to assess, test and resolve technical problems.
- Forward thinking with strong collaborative instincts and a systems perspective.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment, while relating to and interacting with staff and patrons outside the unit or library
- Proven familiarity with licensing contracts
- Self-starter who can innovate in a dynamic and collaborative environment
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to change in a fast paced information resources environment.
- Demonstrated ability to organize work with multiple data points/sources, large documents or files.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Posting dates: June 17 – June 30, 2015
The library is currently hiring students with strong communication and computer skills. Please submit your resumes through the MCTC Job Bank. You will be notified if selected for an interview.
note: this position closes 6/18/15
$ 15.81-$ 21.98 hourly, $ 33,011-$ 45,894 annually
|Working Title:||LIBRARY TECHNICIAN|
|Hiring Agency:||MN St Colleges & Universities|
|Division/Bureau:||Mpls Community & Tech College|
|Who May Apply:||Open to all qualified job seekers|
|Employment Conditions:||Permanent, Full-time|
|Work Shift:||Day Shift|
|Days of Work:||Varies , 07:30 AM-04:00 PM|
|Job Grouping:||Education and Libraries|
|Job Description:||***Please Note: This posting will be used to fill 2 positions.*** |
The main purposes of this position are: to provide circulation supervision functions; perform assigned technical and access services; train and oversee work study students; assist librarian(s) in maintenance of library collections; and to maintain and develop access and technical services procedures, and recommend new policies as warranted.
|Minimum Qualifications:||KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED |
-Working knowledge of library classification system(s) and standard library reference tools sufficient to assist clients in locating materials and conducting research.
-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:||-Full or partial completion a Library Information Technology AA or AAS degree or Public Information & Technical Information certificates |
-Experience working in a Library or Information Agency for at least 1 year
-Success managing and/or supervising others
-Familiarity with ALEPH and OCLC
-Demonstrated experience working with and providing customer service to diverse populations
-Strong communication skills
-Basic skills in Microsoft Office or equivalent
-Attention to detail
-Ability to work in a team environment.
|Selection Process:||The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you. |
If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.
|How to Apply:||Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State?s selection process, go to <http://www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/>. |
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NOTICE: Applications will only be accepted until the closing date indicated on this job announcement. Job applications received after 11:59 pm on the last date of this announcement period cannot be considered.
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NOTICE: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
|Contact for More Information:||Peggy Beckman, firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Monday, June 1, 2015