MLIS Office Contact Information
Email: imdept(at)
Phone: 651-690-6802
Fax: 651-690-8724

Send news, job, internship, scholarship announcements etc. to the MLIS Program at

Program News and Events





Call for Submissions

Friday, May 6, 2016

Executive Director Position

The Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE), seeks an energetic, enthusiastic candidate to serve as Executive Director of this 12-county multitype library system with 320 member libraries.
This position exists to provide vision and oversight for the Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE), one of seven multicounty, multitype library systems in Minnesota. The position requires awareness of issues and trends in the broad library world, assessment of needs at the statewide, regional, county and individual member level, in addition to the ability to coordinate effort and finances to best provide services to 320 academic, public, K-12 and special libraries in twelve counties.
Pay range: $59,070 – $87,863
Position Starts: August 15, 2016
For full job descriptions, click here

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Seasonal Assistant, Records Management and Business Archives, Hormel Foods

Seasonal Assistant in Records Management and Business Archives

Hormel Foods is looking for summer help in the Records Management and
Archives department. The position will report to the Supervisor of Records
and Information Management. This position will be reviewing new and
existing assets of the Archives department. This would include cataloging
and verification of assets. Other project work from the Records Management
team will be available. The job has flexible hours, starting now and
working through August. This position is eligible to receive holiday pay.
The current pay is $11.00 a hour. If you are interested please send a
resume to Shelly Schultz, HR Administrator at

Archives and Student Records Coordinator, Blake School (part-time)

Archives and Student Records Coordinator, Blake School (MN)

Position Overview:

This is a part-time position (.4 FTE) that is responsible for the organization, management and promotion of The Blake School’s archives. The archive collections include artifacts, audio & visual recordings, photographs, publications and records. The archives also houses the permanent student records from the current school, as well as its predecessor institutions.

See full job description at:

Digital Collections Assistant Position Available

The Minnesota Digital Library seeks a qualified applicant for a part-time, temporary (Summer 2016) Digital Collections Assistant position. The Digital Collections Assistant will provide digital collections support for the Minnesota Digital Library’s Metadata Librarian.

Overview: The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) supports discovery and education through access to unique digital collections shared by cultural heritage organizations from across the state of Minnesota. Our contributors include libraries, historical societies, museums, and archives. The Minnesota Digital Library also provides education and training opportunities concerning digitization best practices, metadata for digital collections, and digital preservation. Minnesota Reflections is the initial project of the MDL. Begun in 2003, Minnesota Reflections now includes digital content from more than 178 participating organizations from across the state. Together we have digitized more than 262,000 photographs, postcards, maps, documents, letters, and oral histories. These materials are available online in a free searchable database.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Minnesota Digital Library’s Metadata Librarian, the Digital Collection Assistant will provide support in creating metadata for digital collections as well as uploading and approving digital collections. A high level of attention to detail is required.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Archivist Manager/University Digital Records, Central Michigan University

Position Summary: Develop and implement the operation of an ongoing electronic records program for University and University-related born digital records. Will work in cooperation with relevant CMU offices and officials and, insofar as possible, will work within the framework of existing institutional information technology structures, policies, and practices, which sometimes will include handling of confidential records. Compliance with international records management standards as described in ISO 15489 and Open Archival Information System concepts, as described in ISO 14721, is highly desirable.Screening of Application Materials to begin May 20, 2016. For more information click here

Join the Theater Library Association

Are you interested in Performing Arts Librarianship?  Are you interested in working with performing arts resource material and collections covering theater, dance, popular entertainment, film, television and radio?
Join the Theater Library Association! Memberships run January 1 – December 31, so join now for 2016.
Benefits of membership include
  • Discounted membership rates for the annual ASTR/TLA conference and other TLA sponsored events including the upcoming 2016 TLA Symposium.
  • Access to professional development opportunities and forums to learn about best practices, ask questions, share information, and connect with mentors and collaborators through our online membership directory.
  • Join a TLA committee and contribute in a concrete and meaningful way to the future of this vibrant organization.
At only $25/year, student membership will help them sustain the mission and activities of the Theater Library Association.  Join online at using a PayPal account; or by mail by printing out a Membership Form and mailing it to TLA along with a check for payment.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Children's Librarian Position Opening (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

If you have great customer service skills, love working with all ages of kids, are able to juggle multiple demands with a smile on your face, love talking with kids about great books, and enjoy developing/implementing STEAM, STEM, & literacy programs, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, would love to consider having you join their team of dedicated and fun-loving advocates for books, early literacy, and youth! More information is available at
Applications for this position will be accepted through May 11th.

Student Scholarship to attend Lake Superior Libraries Symposium

The organizers of the Lake Superior Libraries Symposium (LSLS) invite library school students to apply for a scholarship to attend LSLS16! Students should complete this form by May 9 to apply. The scholarship will cover conference registration ($49). In order to be considered, applicants must be currently enrolled in a library science program (graduate or undergraduate). After the conference, scholarship recipients will be required to write a blog post about their conference experience for the LSLS website. For more information about LSLS, see