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DOS - LIBRARIAN - 45000866

Date:  Feb 7, 2023
Location: 

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Requisition No: 790888 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS - LIBRARIAN - 45000866

Position Number: 45000866 

Salary:  $32,655.84 

Posting Closing Date: 02/26/2023 

Department of State

Division of Library and Information Services

Bureau of Library and Network Services

Librarian Specialist for Florida Collection and Outreach (Working Title)

Position Number 000866

 

Open Competitive

**Working Title used to convey position duties. **

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree in library science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of professional library experience.

 

PREFERENCES:

  • Experience providing reference and research services to library users.
  • Recent experience communicating to various groups through presentations.
  • Recent experience communicating to various groups through social media. 

 

Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is professional work within the Division of Library and Information Services responsible for, including but not limited to, the following duties: 

  • Promotes, coordinates and supports awareness of State Library services to state agency employees and other constituents though direct contacts by mail, phone and in person, and through webinars, social media and other types of outreach activities.
  • Provides complex reference and research services as requested by state agency personnel and the general public by phone, letter, interlibrary loan, electronic means and in person. Conducts comprehensive research. Assists users in research, directing their use of multiple sources and collections. Utilizes materials in all formats from all collections. Keeps appropriate statistics regarding usage of collection.
  • Acts as the Florida Collection Librarian. Coordinates the development and visibility of that collection. Identifies and processes donations and new a materials. Creates and maintains indexes and bibliographies. Trains staff in regards to the collection and promotes this valuable resource.
  • Fosters partnerships between the State Library and the other divisions of the Department of State as well as with outside entities.
  • Reviews, evaluates and selects materials in assigned areas in accordance with the Collection Development Policy.
  • Performs other related duties as required. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of social media.
  • Ability to communicate to various groups through presentations.
  • 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 and equipment.
  • Knowledge of automated library systems and ability to work with a variety of computer applications.
  • 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.
  • Occasional weekend work.

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

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.

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.

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here,  https://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545/Veterans'_Preference_Documentation_Requirements_[Rev_07-01-14].pdf. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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