PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency or institution this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of professional library tasks and responsible for a library collection.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
Supervises clerks, maintainers, inmates, students and/or volunteers as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs a full range of professional library duties including acquisition, classifying, reference and programming; responsible for daily operation of a library; evaluates and selects library material for acquisition and discard; plans and conducts workshops and special programs; writes grant proposals and solicits donations; assigns, trains and supervises staff; compiles statistics and writes reports; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisition, cataloging and filing; knowledge of library administration principles and practices; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; some supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in library work including acquisition, cataloging, circulation, interlibrary loans and reference.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited program may be substituted for the General Experience.
Persons having responsibility for supervising or observing the behavior of inmates or custodial clients will be required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certification by the time of permanent appointment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(19)-Library and Curatorial Services
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group AR 22 approved effective June 17, 1996. (Revised to implement Administrative and Residual Stipulated Agreement Compensation)