LIBRARY MANAGER 1
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service – Baton Rouge, LA
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association followed by two years of professional library work.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
LOCATION & POSITION INFORMATION:
This position is located in the Access Services/Interlibrary Loan (ILL) within the State Library in Baton Rouge, LA.
Duties: This position is responsible for supervising the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) function for both State Library patrons and for providing ILL services to public libraries throughout the state of Louisiana. Requires the use of statewide and national/international databases and knowledge of the American Library Association National Code of Ethics and the Louisiana Interlibrary Loan Code. Personally handles all requests for non-standard, esoteric or special materials including serials and other complex serches that require professional knowledge and judgement. Repsonsible for accuracy and completeness of work performed by interlibrary loan staff.
Preferred Requirements: Experience with OCLC and ILL preferred. Interest in and experience with webpage design, promotion of and training in use of electronic resources desirable.
Applicants applying outside of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism may be required to take probation in lieu of promotion.
Please refer to the “Job Specifications” tab located at the top of the LA Careers “Current Job Opportunities page” for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.
If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:
ONLINE: Click on the “Apply” link here and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
PAPER: Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted. Paper applications may be mailed or faxed using the contact information provided below. The paper application is available for download at: http://www.civilservice.la.gov/Forms/EmploymentApplication.pdf .
Please submit a copy of all applicable college transcript(s) to your application. This may be done by way of an attachment to your online application and/or by fax/mail with your paper application.
Applicants using an international degree as a basis to qualify for the position must attach an equivalency evaluation statement.
While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:
Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above.
Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application.
Failure to submit an equivalency evaluation statement for an international degree by the close of this announcement.
Failure to include the job title, job number CRT-2013-53967-CSH and completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission.
Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp, if faxed) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.
For further information about this vacancy, contact:
Casey Hickman, HR Analyst
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
PO Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes
Function of Work:
To organize and manage information sources in order to provide access to such information to library users.
Level of Work:
Broad review from a higher level Library Manager, or higher level managerial or administrative personnel.
Direct over Librarians, Library Paraprofessionals, and clerical support personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Librarian 3 by the presence of supervisory duties.
Differs from Library Manager 2 by the absence of functioning as an Assistant Coordinator of a Service Branch of a library; director of a medium size library; or assistant director of a large department or special library.
Examples of Work:
Serves as section head in the State Library or other large complex.
Performs and supervises others in the performance of highly specialized and complex professional library functions in such areas as reference and research, original cataloging, retrospective, or other difficult acquisitions, documents control, and classification.
Directs the complete operation of a small departmental or special library.
Serves as assistant director of a medium size departmental or special library.
Participates in goal-setting activities at all levels.
Designs and seeks approval to implement new methods of raising employee and system productivity. May serve as Assistant Section head in the Reference Section of the State Library.