Wednesday, January 21, 2015

MN Job Posting

South St. Paul Public Library:  Assistant Information Specialist

Description: The South St. Paul Public Library has an opening for a part-time Assistant Information Specialist. Because this is a public service desk position, the ideal candidate will possess:
  • excellent customer service skills
  • a cheerful attitude
  • a curious nature
  • the ability to multitask
  • superior communication skills
  • a love of working with people
Basic knowledge of computers in a Microsoft Office environment is required with the ability to help patrons with general software questions, as well as reference and readers' advisory. The majority of tasks will concern circulation, but other technical and clerical duties may be assigned. This position is for 18 hours per week; hours will be Wednesday 12 pm-6 pm, Thursday 10 am-3 pm, and Friday 11 am-6 pm with one staff meeting a month Wednesday morning. An additional Saturday (10 am-4 pm) a month is also required from Sept. through May.

The South St. Paul Public Library is an independent, city-owned library in the Twin Cities metro area that values creativity, flexibility and initiative in its employees. We are an associate library to the Dakota County Library System. Come join our team!

Qualifications: Some college with library and computer experience preferred, but customer service skills are essential

Contact: For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to Kathy M. Halgren, Director, at

Job pays: $13.02 per hour initially ($13.02 - $15.50 range)

Starts: February 2015

Apply by: Saturday, January 31, 2015