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#1415-1048 SCIENCE HOUSE LIBRARIAN/COORDINATOR III, TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Full-time/ Non-Exempt. EEO 5A. The Teacher Professional Development Group (TPDG) at the Science Museum of Minnesota is looking for a dynamic and personable individual to join our diverse, fast-paced team as the librarian for Science House: a lending library of engaging hands-on educational materials for teachers. This position works closely with the TPDG team to manage, organize, and maintain the Science House lending library and its collections in support of the mission of achieving equitable Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education for each and every student.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities of the position include: (1) Applying principles, practices, and ethics of library and information science to the organization and operation of Science House; (2) Coordinating changes to and maintenance of Science House databases and electronic materials; (3) Coordinating and assisting with the planning, and organization of Science House and other TPD events ensuring a warm, friendly, and inviting atmosphere for all patrons, participants, and guests; (4) considering outcomes associated with potential unanticipated scenarios to provide solutions which take all relevant constituents and concerns into account; and (5) Proactively engaging with patrons and clients to ensure expectations are successfully fulfilled.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree, required; Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree, preferred. A practical knowledge of library science principles, practices, and ethics is required. Two years in a customer service role or equivalent experience working in a highly collaborative service oriented environment in positions such as events planning, front of house restaurant roles or non-licensed teaching assistant is required. Additional requirements include: demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse populations; willingness and capacity to work a flexible schedule; ability to take initiative and work independently, efficiently, and productively; and a positive response to constructive feedback.

Please refer to the position description within the application for a full list of responsibilities and requirements.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: July 30, 2014.

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#1415-1149 SPECIALIST, CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS. Full-time/ Exempt. EEO 2A. The Corporate and Government Relations Specialist is the first point of contact for corporate partners, premier partners, and the administration of state government funding.

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include: identifying, engaging, soliciting and stewarding corporate, foundation, and state government funders through fundraising strategies that meet established museum goals and priorities. This is accomplished by creating and implementing engagement plans for corporate donor relationships including Premier Partners and other sponsors, managing contract fulfillment, and growing a portfolio of corporate donors through prospecting and existing relationship development. The position is also responsible for facilitating the museum's government relations activities to ensure smooth, efficient communications.

Requirements:
Five years' experience in a development or corporate sponsorship program; non-profit organization, preferred; Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience in development, corporate, or government relations. Experience in working with diverse audiences. Ability to ask clarifying questions, speak up when recognizing a problem, and reflect on various problems in a comfortable and confident manner. Ability to compose, write and edit documents with appropriate grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, clarity and creativity. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must also have the ability to position and communicate information in a public setting and interpret information that is not always straightforward. The ideal candidate will also possess an understanding of the legislative process and the current state of local, state and federal systems as well as have a familiarity with Minnesota and national corporate and philanthropic community is preferred; familiarity with STEM issues and science programs is desirable. Valid driver's license and use of own vehicle highly desired.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: July 24, 2014.

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#1415-1151 TALENT RESOURCES GENERALIST II. Full-time/ Exempt. EEO 2A.

This job is cool because it is responsible for securing and retaining the best and brightest human capital in the Twin Cities market in an effort to carry out the mission of the Science Museum of Minnesota!

Share your talents by partnering with internal and external constituents to build and sustain collaborative relationships which support the museums strategic approach to human capital management and administration; manage the entire life cycle of our richest asset, our people; and create an environment that promotes the Science Museum of Minnesota as an employer of choice.

The ideal candidate will identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions based on logic, sound reasoning, and risk mitigation; demonstrate behaviors that align with the museum's values which enhances the department's delivery of customer service; effectively works with a team, shares ideas, and can balance big picture and details. Requirements include but not limited to a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or related field plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in HR generalist role.

Pay Rate: Depends on Experience.
Application Deadline: August 8, 2014.

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