Librarian-Nevada State Library, Carson City, NV

The Nevada State Library and Archives located in Carson City is seeking qualified applicants.


The Position


Librarians perform a broad range of professional level duties in planning, coordinating and directing activities within one or more functional areas of the library. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.


The incumbent manages a major functional unit of the Nevada State Library & Archives (NSLA), and is responsible for library services to

include: circulation services, the State Data Center, the Government Services Computer Center, interlibrary loan, and Talking Books. The position supervises other professional librarians and their staff; writes private, State and federal grant applications; implements new technology; coordinates the work of the assigned unit with other units in the library; assists the Assistant Administrator in the development and revision of policies and procedures for new and existing programs, and proactively initiates and develops professional relationships with outside agencies and organizations and identified library constituents including the blind and physically handicapped. The incumbent responds to requests for information from State agencies, researchers and the public; confers with patrons to determine the type and scope of information desired; uses research techniques, knowledge of information resources and technology to locate resources and provide information or materials; does analysis of research and statistical data; and assists patrons in the use of resources and equipment. The incumbent must be able to perform all essential functions including presenting off-site training.


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Salary: Approximate annual salary – $49,694.40 to $74,082.24


Close Date: 07/21/2013


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Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications): Master’s degree in a program accredited by the American Library Association and three years of increasingly responsible professional library experience which included responsibility for original cataloging, reference, government publications, collection development, project management and supervision of professional and support staff.


Application Evaluation Exam: The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.


Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:


Division of Human Resource Management


Northern Nevada

209 East Musser Street,

Room 101

Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868 Division of Human Resource Management


Southern Nevada

555 East Washington Avenue,

Suite 1400

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868