Monday, July 8, 2013

MN Job Posting: Library Technician St. Paul College

Position: Library Technician
Library: Saint Paul College Library
Description: Division/Bureau: Saint Paul College
Location: St. Paul
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 13MNSC000383
Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday, 08:30 AM-05:00 PM
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 correspondence.
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 system
  • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress classification systems
  • 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 environment
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
Contact: Ann Lewis, 651/846-1400;
Job pays: $ 14.90-$ 20.72 hourly, $ 31,111-$ 43,263 annually
Apply by: 7/10/13