Requisition No: 251961
Agency: Department of State
Working Title: DOS-LIBRARY PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR - SES - 45000245
Position Number: 45000245
Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2020
Department of State
Library Program Administrator - SES
Division of Library and Information Services
Bureau of Library and Network Services
A Master's degree in library science, or related program, from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
A minimum of two (2) years of professional library experience.
Cover letter addressing the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Experience working in acquisitions or collection development.
Experience providing reference and research services to library users.
Experience with circulation and/or InterLibrary Loan.
Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing the State Library's materials book budget as well as all of the associated collection development and acquisitions activities.
Supervises and manages the operation of the activities and staff of the Library Lending Section. This includes statistics, narrative reports, performance appraisals, development of performance expectations, position descriptions, recruitment and disciplinary actions.
Provides complex reference and research services as requested by state agency personnel and the general public. Provides complex on-line searches of multiple database services for bibliographic citations and full-text articles on subjects requested by patrons. Assists users in research directing their use of multiple sources and collections. Utilizes materials in all formats from all collections. Keeps appropriate statistics regarding the usage of collection.
Promotes the library and services through presentations, webinars, tours and other types of targeted communication.
Performs other work related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of library and information science
Ability to provide reference and research services to library users
Ability to evaluate and make recommendations about the selection of library material
Ability to work with, and balance, budgets
Ability to supervise people
Ability to perform extended data entry
Lift and process boxes of books that may weigh up to 20 pounds
Bend and reach to shelve materials
Climb and descend stairs
Willingness to push loaded book trucks
At least two years of professional library experience
Occasional travel & occasional weekend work
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.
Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.
We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee
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