Employment Opportunities at ECRL

It is the policy of the East Central Regional Library to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

East Central Regional Library requires all applicants submit a complete ECRL application form. Note: Resumes may be attached but will not substitute for a completed application.

East Central Regional Library only accepts applications for current vacancies. Applications are not kept on file.

Send inquiries to: ecregion@ecrlib.org


Branch Librarian II, Giese Memorial Library (Wyoming, MN), 40 hours per week:

East Central Regional Library has a vacancy for the position of Branch Librarian II to oversee the operation of a medium-large branch library in Wyoming.  This position is for 40 hours per week. ECRL is a consolidated regional library system with 14 branches.  A Bachelor’s Degree, up to date technology skills and three years related experience is required.  MLS/MLIS or similar library certification or advanced library training is preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated creativity and vision to provide modern public library service; ability and willingness to work independently; above average communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and the ability and willingness to lead a library team of staff and volunteers.  Salary range is $15.83-21.65 per hour with paid health insurance, PTO and PERA.  Review of applications begins May 23, 2016 and continues until filled. Submit application via email to ecregion@ecrlib.org and mail print, signed application to:  Barbara Misselt, Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. Download application above.

The Wyoming Area Library is located in Wyoming, MN (Chisago County) about 30 miles north of St. Paul on I-35.  The branch is open 40 hours per week, Tuesday-Sunday. The Branch Librarian is employed for 40 hours per week and supervises two Branch Assistants who work a combined 34 hours per week. Branch service statistics for 2015 recorded an average of 2,378 visitors per month and 3,782 checkouts per month.

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Branch Librarian I, Hinckley Public Library, 35 hours per week:

East Central Regional Library has a vacancy for the position of Branch Librarian I to oversee the operation of the small community branch library in Hinckley.  This position is for 35 hours per week. ECRL is a consolidated regional library system with 14 branches.  A Bachelor’s Degree, up to date technology skills and two years related experience is required.  MLS/MLIS or similar library certification or advanced library training is preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated creativity and vision to provide modern public library service; ability and willingness to work independently; above average communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and the ability and willingness to lead a library team of staff and volunteers.  Salary range is $14.27-19.03 per hour with paid health insurance, PTO and PERA.  Review of applications is underway and continues until filled. Submit application via email to ecregion@ecrlib.org and mail print, signed application to:  Barbara Misselt, Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. Download application above.

The Hinckley Public Library is located in Hinckley, MN (Pine County) about 70 miles north of St. Paul on I-35.  The branch is open 30 hours per week, Tuesday-Saturday. The Branch Librarian is employed for 35 hours per week and supervises one Branch Assistant who works 9 hours per week. The library shares a building with city offices.  Branch service statistics for 2014 recorded an average of 1,457 visitors per month and 1,779 checkouts per month

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Branch Library Assistant, potential  multiple locations (see below): A High School Degree or GED is required, and Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Customer service and computer skills essential. Class 4, $11.59/hr starting (2016). Applications are accepted for listed positions until they are filled.  Submit application to: Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. download application above

Applicants should be available any hours branch is open, including evenings and Saturdays; also Sundays for Wyoming. Positions have minimal scheduled hours, plus additional irregular hours as needed. See branch open hours.

Job description summary: The Branch Library Assistant is responsible for the clerical operations of the automated library circulation system.  The assistant is also responsible for the operation of a branch library, under the direction of the Branch Librarian.  Ability to work courteously and effectively with other employees and the public; ability to read, comprehend and orally communicate English; ability to be tactful and adept in dealing with a wide variety of people; ability to interpret library policies, resources, and services to others.

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NOTE: Application must specify location and position desired

Vacancies for Branch Assistant currently at following locations:

  • Mille Lacs Lake Community Library in Isle, 3-8 hours per week. Applications accepted until position is filled.