Wednesday, July 20, 2011

MN Job Posting: Archives Assistant, University of St. Catherine

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Job Description:

St. Catherine University is seeking a Temporary Archives Assistant to provide support for the University Archivist and Head of Special Collections from September through December 2011.

Responsibilities: Include processing incoming materials to the Archives and existing materials in the Ade Bethune Collection, assisting users with basic departmental questions, supervising student workers and maintaining access tools for collections.

· Bachelor’s degree (liberal arts area preferred).
· Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; attention to detail.
· Excellent computer skills.
· Flexibility and the ability to work independently and attend to multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to lift and move 40 lb. boxes.
· 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.

· Coursework or experience working in an archives and/or special collections department. Knowledge of ArcaSearch and/or CONTENTdm software.
· Supervisory experience.

Send résumé & cover letter to:
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to St. Catherine University, Human Resources, F-17, Req.#11AM40, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Or fax to (651) 690-6871, or e-mail to Review of applications will begin August 5, 2011.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer
Tobacco-Free Campuses

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

MN Job Posting: Cataloging Technician, University of St. Thomas

Cataloging Technician – O’Shaughnessy Frey Library

The University of St. Thomas is accepting applications for a Cataloging Technician in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library.

Duties include: organizing information resources available to students and faculty through the university's libraries and other sources: identify the appropriate bibliographic record for each owned item and attaching our holdings to that record. All materials, regardless of format, received in any fiscal year are expected to be reflected in the online catalogs. Participating in maintaining and enhancing the bibliographic database containing over 2 million bibliographic records and 3 million items are critical parts of this position.

Qualifications: High school or equivalent required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Minimum of one year related library experience, preferably in cataloging in an academic institution.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software; working knowledge of library automated systems especially the cataloging module, III preferred; experience with OCLC; experience with mending and book conservation preferred; and previous supervisory experience.

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.

Please apply online at

(Posted 7/18/2011)

Thursday, July 7, 2011

MN Job Posting: Library Assistant II, John Ireland Library

The University of St. Thomas is accepting applications for a Library Assistant II in the John Ireland Library.

Duties include: welcoming and providing assistance to patrons; opening and/or closing the building; supervising student employees, including assisting with the hiring and training of student staff; working with the public and assisting library users; implementing and interpreting library circulation policies; circulating and maintaining the library's collections, interlibrary loan, stack maintenance and reserve operations; and other duties as assigned.


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