Monday, August 10, 2015

Librarian 2 - Connecticut State Library

 PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM! Open To: The Public Position No.: 35051 Unit: Access Services/Law and Legislative Unit Location: 231 Capitol Ave., Hartford CT Schedule: Full Time – Monday through Friday with Rotating Saturdays Hours: 8 hour days; 40 hour workweek  Salary :$66,213 (AR23) Closing Date: August 24, 2015 The preferred candidate will have considerable experience providing legal reference and research services in a public-service law library; extensive knowledge of Connecticut legal and legislative procedures; knowledge of print and electronic legal research tools, including databases and e-books; experience working with diverse patron groups in a multi-disciplinary library environment; experience using software applications to improve library patron services; and experience with indexing and indexing software. EXAMPLE 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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. 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 AND one year of post graduate degree experience in a relevant area of professional library work. Note: Filling this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable. 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 (CT-HR-12) at to: Deborah Hearl, Human Resources Specialist Dept. of Administrative Services/SmART Confidential Fax: (860) 622-2873 – OR – Email to Subject line MUST include: Lib235051 and your last name. Please note: due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to field phone inquiries and confirm receipt of applications. 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.