In the State Library, this class directs and coordinates the administration of all operations of and services rendered by the Division of Library Development.
Receives administrative direction from the State Librarian.
Directs a division consisting of professional, technical and clerical staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs and coordinates the operations of and services rendered by the Division of Library Development; conducts work flow studies and operational analyses; makes policy recommendations at the division level; coordinates the implementation of division reorganizations; implements program revisions; directs special projects such as space relocation, weeding and inventory; develops and maintains library collections; makes budget recommendations; supervises statewide programs of division structures; conducts management training; manages and evaluates division staff; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of library administration, principles and techniques of modern library science, library services, library finance and library automation; considerable ability to apply relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytical, organizational and negotiating skills; considerable ability to lead statewide library development and programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
A Master’s degree in library science or information science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association and six (6) years of post graduate degree experience in professional library work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity over library operations. For State employees the Special Experience is interpreted at the level of State Library Unit Head.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(19)-Library and Curatorial Services
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the class of State Library Division Head in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective February 10, 2011. (Revised to modify content)