Hennepin County
27.99 per per week $54,494 - $81,741 Per year MN Hennepin County Library - Webber Park, 4440 N Humboldt Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55412, United States


Come join

(HCL) in our Public Services area. We are seeking Librarians to engage with the diverse communities of Hennepin County to advance equity and reduce disparities in education, employment, income, and justice. Librarians lead and support staff in delivering a variety of programs and services with a strong emphasis on engaging with communities locally. This job is a match for you if you enjoy relationship building, providing access to information resources, participating in community outreach, and are passionate about shaping the future of how we deliver service in our communities.

Candidates interested in Youth, Teen, and Adult services are encouraged to apply at this time!

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Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit.  

Location and hours: 

The list created from this posting may be used to fill future openings. Candidates who are recommended for hire after the interview may be added to a list of eligible candidates. This list may remain active for up to one year. 

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. Staff schedules require evening and weekend shifts. These positions provide in building service. 

About these position types: These are part and full-time, benefit earning positions.

These positions are internally classified as a Librarian.


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Based on the current Librarian contract, minimum pay starts at $27.99 per hour.

In this position, you will:      
  • Provide excellent library service to community members of all ages and abilities and from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Reach out to community organizations; develop and maintain relationships and collaborate to create services and programs that fit local needs and interests and that reflect the mission of Hennepin County Library.
  • Create a positive work environment through flexibility, accountability, and leadership.
Need to have:
ALA (American Library Association) accredited Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science.
Nice to have:    
  • Experience 
    • Providing customer service, instruction, or information services to customers of all ages and backgrounds.
    • Building community connections with a wide variety of organizations to collaborate, develop, and deliver programs or services.
    • Advancing equity and reducing disparities in the community. 
    • Working with youth.
  • Ability to be patron-focused and flexible, adjusting the services delivered as community needs, resources, and technology evolve.
  • Skill in the use of computers and electronic retrieval of information.
  • Fluency in one or more languages other than English
Candidates with fluency in another language in addition to English are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.  

About the department:
Our mission is to inspire, facilitate, and celebrate lifelong learning. Shaped by the information needs and aspirations of our residents, we envision the library as a shared space for enrichment and connection. Library services are an important part of thriving and interconnected communities. We believe that every Hennepin County resident should have a library card and use it regularly.

About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at  (login as Guest). 
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Talent Acquisition Division

Hennepin County Human Resources Department