Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Job Posting: Library Technician, St. Paul College

Position: Library Technician
 Library: Saint Paul College Library

 $14.90-$20.72 hourly, $31,111-$43,263 annually 

Date Posted: 04/08/2013
 Closing Date: 04/10/2013
 Hiring Agency: MN St Colleges & Universities
 Division/Bureau: Saint Paul College
 Location: St. Paul
 Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
 Posting Number: 13MNSC000214
 Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
 Work Shift: Day Shift
 Days of Work: Monday-Friday
 Travel Required: no
 Job Grouping: Education and Libraries
 Classified Status: Classified 

Job Description: This position files, shelves, and circulates library
materials and assists library patrons in the use of library resources. The
person in this position trains and supervises unskilled/student workers and
oversees student filing and shelving and assists the Librarian with office

Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm; Friday 7:30 am - 4:00

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 
.Ability to 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
.Ability to 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: 
.Knowledge of standard library and office practices, policies and procedures

.Ability to use automated resources, including the Internet and the MnPALS
.Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress classification
.Knowledge and skill in OCLC (On-Line Computer Library Network) and other
similar computer systems sufficient to locate catalog information and print
documenting materials 
.Knowledge of Library policies and procedures sufficient to train and direct
workstudy students 
.Knowledge of the procedures of various interlibrary loan networks, such as
Minitex, copyright guidelines and location, and verification tools
sufficient to coordinate interlibrary loan activity 
.Knowledge and experience utilizing computers and various office machines
(photocopy machines, VCRs tape records, fax machines, etc.) 
.Excellent customer service and communication skills within a vibrant, urban

Selection Process: The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching
process. Your resume will be entered into a database. The software program
matches your skills with the skills needed to perform the duties of the
position. 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

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: Ann Lewis, 651/846-1400; ann.lewis@saintpaul.edu

Job pays: $ 14.90-$ 20.72 hourly, $ 31,111-$ 43,263 annually

Starts: ASAP

Apply by: April 10