Librarian I – Saint Paul Public Library

Salary: $48,360.00 – $68,161.60 Annually
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Libraries
Job Number: 17-00899
Closing: 8/29/2017 4:30 PM Central

General Duty Statement
Performs entry level professional library work such as providing reference and referral services, cataloging and classifying materials, assisting library patrons in locating library materials and using the library catalog, and participating in the collection development and maintenance programs in accordance with Saint Paul Public Library. Acts as a resource for technology used by patrons and uses technology to complete work expectations, including online database searches. Utilizes community engagement methods to address individual patron and event participant needs. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information of the Librarian I Job Description.

Libraries has one immediate opening, but additional future vacancies are anticipated during the length of this eligible list. The person holding this position must work some evenings and weekends. Please note the Library schedule and hours of operation.

Monday – Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday – 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A bachelor’s degree and twenty-four credits in courses leading to an American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science.

See attached directory:
Directory of ALA-Accredited and Candidate Programs in Library and Information Studies

By Closing Date, you MUST
• Submit a City of Saint Paul online application, including answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire.
• Upload the following required documents via the online application system. You will not be able to submit your application without these documents attached. (Zip files and web links will not be accepted. Each uploaded attachment is limited to 10MB.)
a) A legible copy of your proof of education (unofficial transcript is acceptable), and
b) A legible copy of your resume (required).

Selection Process Information

Assessment: Qualifications Rating
The Qualifications Rating is an assessment of your answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire. Be as specific and detailed as possible in completing your application and any attachments. You must submit your completed application, supplemental questionnaire and any attachments by the application deadline.

Open Job Posting: This posting is open to anyone who meets the position requirements.

Eligible Lists: Eligible lists typically are created from a pass/fail assessment. Those who pass the assessment will be placed on an eligible list for approximately one year. Hiring Managers may interview/hire anyone from the list.

Final Selection Process: A Hiring Manager will consider applicants placed on the list of eligible candidates. You will be notified if you are invited to participate in the final selection process which may include an interview, job simulation, work sample submission, or other evaluation method.

Condition of Employment: This position will require a background check which may include criminal history, and employment history as a condition of employment.The City of Saint Paul encourages individuals to apply for positions regardless of criminal history.

Human Resources Contact Information:
Diane Turnbull at 651-266-6506
200 City Hall Annex
25 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Fax: 651-266-6490

To refer back to this information, we recommend you print this job posting before you apply. For technical assistance regarding the online application, please call 1-855-524-5627 during regular business hours.

Veteran’s Preference: If you are a veteran and would like to receive Veteran’s preference in accordance with MN Statute 197.455, you must submit a photocopy of your DD214 preferably at time of application. Click here for more information.

The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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