APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Librarians are typically assigned to the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR) Division and perform a broad range of professional level duties in support of a library that organizes and provides access to a wide selection of materials in a variety of formats.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The incumbent manages a major functional unit of the Nevada State Library & Archives (NSLA), and is responsible for library services to include: circulation services, the State Data Center, the Government Services Computer Center, interlibrary loan, and Talking Books. The position supervises other professional librarians and their staff; writes private, State and federal grant applications; implements new technology; coordinates the work of the assigned unit with other units in the library; assists the Assistant Administrator in the development and revision of policies and procedures for new and existing programs, and proactively
initiates and develops professional relationships with outside agencies and organizations and identified library constituents including the blind and physically handicapped. The incumbent responds to requests for information from State agencies, researchers and the public; confers with patrons to determine the type and scope of information desired; uses research techniques, knowledge of information resources and technology to locate resources and provide information or materials; does analysis of research and statistical data; and assists patrons in the use of resources and equipment.
The incumbent must be able to perform all essential functions including presenting off-site training.
NOTE: Per NV State Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of 48 hours per year (part-time prorated) through June 30, 2015.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree in a program accredited by the American Library Association and three years of increasingly responsible professional library experience which included responsibility for original cataloging, reference, government publications, collection development, project management and supervision of professional and support staff.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.