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Legacy Project Coordinator
Southeastern Libraries Cooperating – Rochester, MN
Do you enjoy being creative and analytical? Looking for a job that leaves you feeling fulfilled? If you find satisfaction in coordinating events, evaluating outcomes, and contributing to the success of libraries, we may have the position for you.
SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) is seeking a motivated, dynamic person to administer our Library Legacy Program. Our ideal Legacy Project Coordinator is someone who can identify library and age appropriate Arts and Cultural Heritage programs and exhibits, schedule events, develop projects, project outcomes, evaluation methodologies as well as data gathering and analysis.
Starting at 20-25 hours per week, this limited-term position requires a Bachelor’s degree. Public library experience is preferred. Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work projects are vital, as well as the ability to work effectively in collaborative partnerships with member library staff and community groups. This position’s wage range is $18.29 – 24.75 per hour.
Consider joining the SELCO team as we work to fulfill our mission, We Connect Libraries., in southeast Minnesota.
Additional information on SELCO’s Legacy programs can be found at https://legacy.selco.info/
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) provides services and support to public libraries in an 11 county region of Southeastern Minnesota.
SELCO’s Core Values: Service, Empowerment, Leadership, Collaboration, and Openness
Administer SELCO’s Library Legacy program
Supervision: (Given and received)
Received: Director of Outreach and Instruction gives broad objectives. Legacy Project Coordinator follows established procedures to achieve desired results and refers exceptions to supervisor
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Participate in the preparation of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) Legacy grant application, assisting in the development of projects and project outcomes, evaluation methodologies, data gathering and analysis
Implement SELCO’s Library Legacy programs as identified in the approved SELCO ACHF Legacy grant application
Maintain knowledge of Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund requirements and restrictions
Identify library and age appropriate arts and cultural heritage programs and exhibits
Schedule events, work with booking agents as needed
Provide assistance to member libraries participating in SELCO Library Legacy Projects
File program reports as required by the ACHF Legacy grant application assurances
Work with SELCO Legacy Review Committee of the SELCO/SELS Board of Directors
Establish and facilitate a legacy committee composed of member library staff
Attend Legacy activities at member library locations
Perform other related duties as requested by the director or Executive Director
Bachelor degree required
Public library experience preferred
Ability to organize and prioritize work projects, as well as implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary for providing quality service, adhere to deadlines, and evaluate programs or projects
Demonstrated ability to successfully lead groups and work effectively in collaborative partnerships with library staff and community groups
Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication, as well as experience with MS Office products and web-based social networking
Promote and adhere to SELCO’s workplace values (Service, Empowerment, Leadership, Collaboration, and Openness)
Foster an environment that encourages communication across the organization and with our members
Remain flexible, receptive and adaptive to change
Understand and apply basic principles of good housekeeping and safety
Attend organizational meetings, related conferences, seminars and meetings and read professional materials to keep apprised of changes or enhancements in the field
Follow established policies and procedures
Maintain and safeguard confidential information
Possess the ability to deal tactfully with staff members, board members, clients, vendors
Access to a vehicle and possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license and insurance
Able to read, write, spell, do basic math, speak and understand English
Maintain neat, well-groomed appearance
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
Must be able to operate:
Computing equipment including desktop, laptop, peripherals and mobile devices
May be required to operate office equipment including but not limited to network copier, telephone system, video projector, scanner, digital camera, teleconferencing equipment, PA system, and two-wheel dolly
Other equipment as added to SELCO workflow and appropriate for use with assigned job responsibilities
Working Hours and Environment
Generally Monday – Friday. May be required to work beyond normal schedule including evenings and travel within the SELCO region and possibly to meetings or events in Minnesota
Works indoors in a climate-controlled environment approximately 85% of the time. Occasional exposure 15% of time to seasonal conditions in outside weather while visiting libraries, project partners, or other locations
Position term exists for the two year period of a specific Arts and Cultural Heritage Library Legacy grant application. Position term may be extended if Arts and Cultural Heritage Library Legacy funding is approved as part of the Minnesota biennial budget in any budget cycle.
SELCO is an at-will employer. This job description is a guideline and does not constitute a written or implied employment contract. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, additional details will be specified by the director or the Executive Director. Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as needs prevail.
SELCO Region Library Jobs
Job listings in the SELCO region
Library Director, Rochester Public Library- Rochester, MN
The Library Director provides leadership and direction for the overall business operation of the Rochester Public Library and serves as a community leader. This is a department head position that directs and coordinates library activities, including staff leadership and the delivery of library services in a manner that effectively meets community needs as well as ensures operational efficiency. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of the national trends in public libraries, principals involved in all public library functions, and community issues. Responsibilities include gathering and disseminating information to be used in strategic planning, development, and implementation; developing adequate financial support; utilizing funds, and supervising Division Heads. The Director reports to the Library Board and serves as a department head position representing the Board to the City Council and City Administrator.
Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college/university. Ten years of experience in library administration and supervisory positions, most of which should be in public libraries and involve knowledge of and experience in several aspects of library service.
To learn more and apply, visit www.rochestermn.govemployment .
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Part-time (45 hours every 2 weeks)
Starting at $17/hour
Deadline: February 8, 2022
SELS Region Library Jobs
Job listings in the SELS region
Library Manager- Goodhue County Historical Society
Position Summary: Library Manager is responsible for the operation of the Jean M. Chesley Research Library. He/she will be the lead staff member in the acquisition of library books and vertical file documents donated or purchased by the Goodhue County Historical Society. He/she will manage the library and assist research patrons with their requests. He/she will also assist the Executive Director and other staff with office needs such as greeting visitors and answering phone calls.
Directly reports to: Executive Director
Library Management—Library Manager will oversee the Jean M. Chesley Research Library to ensure research materials are properly organized in order to provide the best experience for library patrons. He/she will identify the necessary acquisitions and subscriptions to enhance the library. He/she will create finding aids that can assist library patrons.
Research Requests—Library Manager will serve as the lead staff member on answering and fulfilling research requests by mail, email, phone, or social media. Requests will be answered in a timely manner and the fee schedule will be disseminated to patrons prior to beginning research.
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