Librarian @ Division of Library and Information Services, Bureau of Library and Network Services

DOS – LIBRARIAN – 45000958

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS – Librarian – 45000958

Position Number: 45000958

Salary: $27,926.08

Posting Closing Date: 11/22/2021



Minimum Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in library science, or other related program, from a program accredited by the American Library Association.

· At least one year of professional cataloging experience.


· More than one year of original cataloging experience.

· Knowledge of rules and procedures for bibliographic control.

· Knowledge of rules and principles for organizing, cataloging, maintaining, and providing access to library materials.

· Experience working with state and or federal documents.

· Strong technology skills including Microsoft Office products and automated library systems.

Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a librarian position within the Division of Library & Information Services/Bureau of Library & Network Services/State Library to organize, catalog, and process library materials so patrons have access to the State Library collections.

· Performs complex original and copy cataloging of library materials in all formats for the library’s collections using automated library systems.

· Downloads, catalogs, and maintains electronic versions of state documents in library catalog.

· Performs maintenance of bibliographic, serial, and authority records in library catalog for new and retrospective materials.

· Processes materials and does serial check-ins for library collections.

· Communicates with supervisor and staff through meetings, emails, and reports documenting work activities and attends training to update professional knowledge and skills.

· Performs other work related duties as required.


Ability to perform extended data entry.

Ability to lift and process boxes of books that may weigh up to 20 pounds.

Ability to bend and reach to shelved materials.

Ability to climb and descend stairs.

Ability to push loaded book trucks;

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment. If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.

Male applicants born on or after January 1, 1960, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.