An Equal Opportunity Employer
OPENING DATE: 04/15/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/25/16 5:00 PM Central Time
JOB TYPE: Varies
LOCATION: Varies, Minnesota
Hennepin County Library's (HCL) Library Services Division is seeking enthusiastic, engaged individuals to fill current Associate Librarian positions at the Hennepin County Libraries. HCL's 41 libraries and online services provide public library service in urban, suburban, and rural communities. Those hired will provide a full spectrum of library services and have experience working successfully with a wide range of diverse patrons. The majority of our libraries are open six or seven days a week (year round). Staff schedules include evening and weekend shifts.
Associate Librarians play a critical role in providing services to library patrons in person, over the telephone, or electronically. They advise patrons on appropriate materials, perform moderately complex research, locate materials and information using all library resources, and deliver programming. As staff who are frequently a first point of contact for patrons, Associate Librarians make it a point to acknowledge and welcome patrons and work to maintain a safe and welcoming environment.
We are using this posting to create a list of applicants that will be used to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies. All positions include evenings and weekends.
The primary duties and responsibilities of these positions include:
Best Qualified Candidates will have:
Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
If you need assistance to actively participate in the employment process, please email us at HR.ServiceCenter@hennepin.us or call us at 612.348.7855.
Hennepin County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, public assistance or national origin. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the Human Resources Department, A-400 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487, 612.348.7855
|Associate Librarian - Hennepin County Libraries Supplemental Questionnaire|
|1.||If you would like to include a cover letter, you may copy or type it here.|
|*||2.||Please include 2 - 3 professional references, including name and contact information.|
|*||3.||Indicate which type of position(s) you are interested in. Check all that apply.|
| Full-time, benefit-earning positions as they become available (note: all openings include evenings and weekends)|
Part-time, benefit-earning positions as they become available (note: all openings include evenings and weekends)
None of the above
|*||4.||Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher?|
|*||5.||Do you have two years post-secondary education and 12 semester (18 quarter) credits in library science, library information technology or a related field?|
|*||6.||How many years of library work experience do you have?|
| I do not have any library work experience|
Less than one year
One year or more, but less than two years
Two years or more, but less than three years
Three years or more, but less than four years
Four years or more
|*||7.||Describe your library or library related work experience, referencing jobs listed on your application/resume. If you do not have this experience, type "None" in the space provided.|
|*||8.||Do you have experience providing services in a culturally responsive manner?|
|*||9.||Describe how your experience demonstrates your ability to provide responsive services for all members of the community. If you do not have this experience, type "None" in the space provided.|
|*||10.||Do you have experience connecting individuals with information using a wide range of devices, including computers, computer software, mobile devices and eReaders?|
|*||11.||Describe your experience connecting individuals with information using a wide range of devices, including computers, computer software, mobile devices and eReaders. If you do not have this experience, type "None" in the space provided.|
|*||12.||Have you interacted with children and/or teens in a work or volunteer setting that supports youth development?|
|*||13.||Describe your experience interacting with children and/or teens in a work or volunteer setting that supports youth development. If you do not have this experience, type "None" in the space provided.|
|*||14.||Your response to this question will help us evaluate the effectiveness of our recruiting sources and methods. Please choose the one source that best describes how you first learned about this job opening. Please review all possible choices before making your selection.|
| Hennepin County or Hennepin County Library (job page or notification email)|
Hennepin County employee or recruitment representative
Friend, family member or colleague who is not a HC employee
Career website (Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, etc.)
College or University (career services, event, instructor, or job board)
Community or nonprofit organization (counselor, email, event/job fair, job board)
Professional association (job board, event or email)
Print advertisement (such as newspaper, flyer, post card, billboard or bus ad)
Social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
|*||15.||For the recruitment source selected above, please provide the specific name of the person, website or media source.|
|* Required Question|