[Libs-Or] Librarian IV, Library Services-Head of Access Services, Nevada State Library & Archives, Carson City

Karen Starr KStarr at nevadaculture.org
Fri Jul 15 11:35:19 PDT 2011

The Nevada State Library and Archives located in Carson City is seeking qualified applicants.

The Position: Librarians perform a broad range of professional level duties in planning, coordinating and directing activities within one or more functional areas of the library.  Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. 

Incumbent manages a major functional unit of the Nevada State Library & Archives (NSLA) that includes several smaller units (circulation services, the State Data Center, the Government Services Computer Center, interlibrary loan, Talking Books); supervises other professional librarians and their staff; develops the budget for the unit; 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. Proactively initiates and develops professional relationships with outside agencies and organizations and identified library constituents including the blind and physically handicapped. 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; assists patrons in the use of resources and equipment. Some travel is required. Incumbent must have or acquire a valid driver's license within one month from the date of hire and maintain it for the duration of employment.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://dop.nv.gov/schematic4.htm  

Education and Experience:  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 extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

Salary:  Approximate annual salary - $48,462.48 to  $72,223.92

Applications:  Accepted until August 4, 2011.  Apply at:


Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Nevada State Department of Personnel 
Northern Nevada 
209 East Musser Street, 
Room 101 
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Nevada State Department of Personnel 
Southern Nevada 
555 East Washington Avenue, 
Suite 1400 
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

State of Nevada Job Opportunities

Information about Carson City (http://www.carson.org/index.aspx)  

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