Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Librarian 2 - State Library

Recruitment #181113-5395AR-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Library is looking for a Librarian 2 to serve as the Electronic Records Analyst, in support of the development and implementation of the state and municipal records management program within the Office of the Public Records Administrator. 

Duties include: develop or update state/municipal records retention schedules; write policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations to support the effective management of records in all formats, including electronic records (structured and unstructured), email and social media; help to implement the statewide enterprise content management system and services in coordination with the information technology bureau and state agencies; develop and present online and onsite training to state/municipal staff; assist state/municipal staff with records management issues; conduct agency site visits and facility inspections; and perform related duties as required.  May supervise professional, paraprofessional or support staff.                                       

The mission of the Connecticut State Library is to preserve and make accessible Connecticut’s history and heritage and to advance the development of library services statewide. We provide a variety of library, information, archival, public records, museum, and administrative services for citizens of Connecticut, as well as for the employees and officials of all three branches of State government. The State Library also serves students, researchers, public libraries and town governments throughout the state.   Located at 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, this is a Monday - Friday, 40 hour/week position.

Selection Plan

Candidates selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.  

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Irena Baj Wright at irena.baj-wright@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the State Library, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of complex professional library tasks in management services, patron services, library services and historical services.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Answers complex reference questions utilizing reference tools of a specialized nature; provides information referrals for legal, historical, genealogical and other special subject researchers; operates a medium sized law library; indexes legislative records and other specialized collections; coordinates serials and holdings control; performs original cataloging and name authority work for items of intermediate difficulty including Connecticut documents and monographs; may train assigned staff; may coordinate or conduct workshops; may serve as liaison to groups and organizations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisitions, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and library automation; considerable knowledge of specialized functional procedures, areas of subject matter and/or principles of library administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems relating to library methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software.

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 one year of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will have:

  • experience providing electronic records management services within a government or other organization
  • knowledge of principles, standards, guidelines and best practices of records management, including electronic records management
  • knowledge of records management including electronic records (structured & unstructured) email and social media; implementation of enterprise content management systems and services and development of records retention schedules
  • experience developing and providing online and onsite records management training
  • certified Records Manager (CRM) designation

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. The State Librarian may determine other advanced educational degrees equivalent to the MLS degree based on staffing needs.
2. Incumbents of this class may be assigned to special projects requiring advanced level professional library duties as directed by the State Librarian.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.