Friday, November 01, 2013

Librarian 1 - Connecticut State Library, Hartford

Librarian 1 - Connecticut State Library, Hartford. Open To: Public; Position No.: 35076; Unit: History and Genealogy; Location: 231 Capitol Ave, Hartford CT; Schedule: Full Time – Monday through Friday with Rotating Saturdays; Hours: 8 hour days; 40 hour workweek ; Salary: $59,585 (AR22); Closing Date: November 13, 2013 by 4pm (no exceptions). The preferred candidate will have knowledge of Connecticut history; knowledge of and experience using published and electronic format genealogical research tools; experience working with diverse patrons groups; and experience working in a multidisciplinary library environment. Example of duties: Assisting patrons in locating and obtaining information, in person, on the telephone, through correspondence, email or other electronic platforms; conducting research in response to patron inquiries; providing information on library activities, facilities, rules and services; explaining and assisting in use of library equipment; working effectively and collaboratively with other library staff; may plan and direct or carry out special projects; may create and contribute content to Library web page; may conduct workshops; may serve as liaison to library groups and organizations; may compile reports and statistics; may supervise and/or train paraprofessional, clerical staff or summer work staff; and performing related duties as required. The official job specification of Librarian 1 may be viewed at: The salary plan is available at: Minimum Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skill And Ability: Knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science including classification systems, reference sources and techniques, acquisition, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and library automation; knowledge of library administration principles and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve problems relating to library methods and procedures. Experience and Training: General Experience: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Application Instructions: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above experience and training requirements should submit a cover letter that describes your interest and suitability for the position, resume and application for Examination or Employment (Form CT-HR-12 at ) to: Deborah Craig, Human Resources Specialist, Department of Administrative Services, Small Agency Resource Team – SmART Unit, 165 Capitol Avenue, 5th Floor East, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Confidential Fax: (860) 622-4921 (preferred method of submission) OR Email to, MUST include Lib 1, 35076 (last name) in subject line. The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Position filled pending clearance of SEBAC/Re-Employment lists.