Thursday, November 8, 2012

Library Technician Normandale Community College

Normandale Community College
Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Working Title:

Circulation Technician
Hiring Agency:

MN St Colleges & Universities

Who May Apply:

Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number:

Employment Conditions:

Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift:

Day Shift
Days of Work:

Salary Range:

$14.61-$20.31 hourly, $30,506-$42,407 annually
Job Grouping:

Education and Libraries
Classified Status:


Job Description:

This position will organize the day-to-day operations of the library circulation services, including resolving delinquency/holds disputes; hiring/supervising student assistants; and addressing circulation services issues. This includes the interlibrary loan service, coordinating the processing of the reserves collection, and the direct supervision of student staff.

Hours of Work:
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday - Thursday)
9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (Friday)
Minimum Qualifications:



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.
-Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Minimum of one year experience working in a library
-2 years of college coursework or certificate in library information technology, information media, or equivalent program
-Experience using ALEPH library system and OCLC
-Experience working in an academic library
-Ability to work with diverse communities to provide consistent service to all library users
-Experience supervising work study students
-Advanced computer and technology skills (i.e. strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, the ability to troubleshoot problems related to copiers, printers, etc.)
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 go to the State of Minnesota Jobsite <> and create an account. For additional information about the State?s selection process, go to <>.

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.

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU?s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Contact for More Information:

Cyndee Robinson,