Job Listings

This page is intended as a resource for those advertising and seeking positions in the library field.  NDLA will only accept job postings from regional (ND, MN, MT, SD) libraries. For jobs outside this region, please see links on the left. 

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Job Listings (most recent at top)

5/12/18


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Job Title Marketing and Communications Manager
Employer Grand Forks Public Library
Contact Email wendy.wendt@gflibrary.com
Job Description, Qualifications, and any other related information

The Grand Forks Public Library is innovating, evolving, and working to bring library service to the next level.  It’s an exciting time at the Grand Forks Public Library and the perfect time for you to join our team!

The Marketing and Communications Manager is a newly created position responsible for the development and implementation of all the library’s branding, marketing and communication activities. This experienced professional will report to, and work closely with, the Library Director. The person will have an understanding of and passion for marketing communications, as well as the ability to hold a discipline of the brand together across all of the organization’s activities, large and small. The goal is to increase the library’s profile in the community and break through commonly held perceptions of libraries.  This requires innovation, collaboration, and imagination.

Never been to Grand Forks, North Dakota?  Have no fear!  Grand Forks is way cooler than you think! Check it out at GrandForksIsCooler.com! Named one of America’s Best Small Cities by CNN and among the top 100 Places to Live by Livibility.com, Grand Forks combines all the amenities of a larger city with the close community feel of a smaller town.  Home to a thriving arts community, a world-class park and greenway system, and the University of North Dakota with its famous Fighting Hawks hockey team, Grand Forks truly is a great place to live.

If you have an adventurous spirit, a degree in marketing or a related field, and five or more years of marketing experience, we may have a place for you!  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Salary range is $48,400 - $69,200.  Job description and online application is available at http://www.gflibrary.com/jobs.aspx.  Apply by EOD 6/11/2018.

Closing Date 06/11/2018

  

  

Job Title Adult Services Supervisor
Employer Grand Forks Public Library
Contact Email wendy.wendt@gflibrary.com
Job Description, Qualifications, and any other related information

The Grand Forks Public Library is innovating, evolving, and working to bring library service to the next level.  It’s an exciting time at the Grand Forks Public Library and the perfect time for you to join our team!

The Adult Services Supervisor is a newly created senior leadership position under the direct supervision of the Library Director and is responsible for leading a dynamic team of approximately 12 FTE in a collaborative and creative way to take our services to the next level.  With a focus on innovation and adventure, the Adult Services Librarian provides leadership and sets the tone for the Department, ensuring a positive and fun atmosphere where staff can deliver service and programs that surprise and delight our customers. 

Never been to Grand Forks, North Dakota?  Have no fear!  Grand Forks is way cooler than you think! Check it out at GrandForksIsCooler.com! Named one of America’s Best Small Cities by CNN and among the top 100 Places to Live by Livibility.com, Grand Forks combines all the amenities of a larger city with the close community feel of a smaller town.  Home to a thriving arts community, a world-class park and greenway system, and the University of North Dakota with its famous Fighting Hawks hockey team, Grand Forks truly is a great place to live.

If you have an adventurous spirit, an ALA-accredited Master’s degree, and five or more years of leadership experience, we may have a place for you!  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Salary range is $54,100 – $76,100.  Job description and online application is available at http://www.gflibrary.com/jobs.aspx.  Apply by EOD 6/11/2018.

Closing Date 06/11/2018

 


 

4/16/18

 


Head Librarian IV, Willmar (MN) Public Library
 
Pioneerland Library System, a consolidated regional library system located in west central Minnesota, seeks a Head Librarian with successful public library experience to direct and coordinate the activities of the Willmar (MN) Public Library.
Responsibilities include supervision of staff, budgeting, collection development, programming oversight and all other activities related to the operation and management of the library. 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Experience with supervising and coordinating the work of library personnel.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with library science systems, principles, and procedures.
  • Broad knowledge of technology and telecommunications including current trends and best practices and their application to library services.
  • Demonstrated example of leadership and decision making skills/abilities.
  • Excellent public relations and communications skills.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science and a minimum of two years’ work experience, including management experience, in a public or other type of library; or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the work.   Experience with supervising and coordinating the work of a larger contingent of library personnel is essential. Master’s degree in library science is preferred. Position Open Until Filled
 
Appointment range: $47,900 – $51,800 per year DOQ.  Competitive benefit package includes Minnesota Retirement (PERA). Located 90 miles west of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Willmar Lakes Area offers opportunity for easy relaxation or exciting adventure.  For more information on our community please visit the Willmar Lakes Area website: http://www.willmar.com For information about the Willmar Public Library please visit: http://willmarpubliclibrary.org
 
Application Deadline:  Resumes received by 4:30 P.M. Friday, May 18, 2018, will receive first consideration.  Send resume, letter of interest, and employment application to: Laurie Ortega, Director, Pioneerland Library System, PO Box 327, Willmar, MN, 56201 or email to: laurie.ortega@pioneerland.lib.mn.us
For more information about Pioneerland Library System, and to access a complete job description/Employment Application, please visit our website: http://www.pioneerland.lib.mn.us
 
NOTE: Appointments for all PLS job positions require the approval of the Pioneerland Library Board and successful completion of background check.