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Job Title:  LIBRARIAN 3, Library, Planning & Development Programs Coordinator

LIBRARIAN 3 - 60042339
Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  5930





*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 


Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone: 775 684-0110 




Classification Description


Librarians are typically assigned to the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR) Division and perform a broad range of professional level duties in support of a library that organizes and provides access to a wide selection of materials in a variety of formats. Incumbents perform administrative work in planning, coordinating and directing activities within one or more functional areas of the library including, but not limited to, acquisitions; cataloging; reference; circulation; collection maintenance; serials; document delivery/interlibrary loan; government documents; library services for the blind and physically disabled; and/or statewide library development.


Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

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Position Description

The Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records Division (NSLAPR) invites you to join their innovative and insightful team as a Librarian 3, Library Planning and Development Programs Coordinator, located in Carson City, NV. The incumbent will manage multiple statewide grants, programs, projects, and activities related to library planning and development including conducting outreach and enrollment for all eligible libraries; needs assessments; designing; procuring; implementing; training; monitoring; evaluating; and reporting. The incumbent will provide assistance, technical services, and leadership to all eligible libraries on statewide library planning and development grants, programs, projects, and activities. The incumbent will proactively initiate, develop, and maintain professional relations and collaborative activities that advance the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and NSLAPR foals with outside agencies, organizations, and community groups. The incumbent will assist with planning, developing, and managing related budgets and locate sources of funding for statewide programs, services, and projects in addition to monitoring expenditures, forecast, and calculate return on investment. The incumbent will maintain records, provide information, complete internal and external reports, and make data-informed recommendations to leadership on the status, details, health, strategic initiatives, return on investment, and future for statewide programs, projects, and activities. The incumbent will expand and ensure access and services through a variety of modalities, including by not limited to remote, digital, and in-person; and oversee implementation of new modalities, as needed. The incumbent will also provide statewide consultative services, advice and technical services to other libraries, agencies of the State, political subdivisions, planning groups, and other entities and organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of professional library experience which included a combination of at least three of the following: original cataloging/metadata, reference, e-resources, social media, managing government publications and/or assisting in collection development; OR Bachelor\'s degree from an accredited college or university which included 21 semester credits in library studies and three years of professional library experience as described above; OR Associate\'s degree from an accredited college or university which included 21 semester credits in library studies and four years of professional library experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent; 21 semester credits in library studies; and seven years of library experience as described, five years of which were at the professional level; OR one year of experience as a Librarian II in Nevada State service which included 21 semester credits in library studies; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above which included 21 semester credits in library studies.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.


Informational Notes

  • The required 21 college or university credits in library science must have included instruction in each of the following subjects: organization and administration of a library; cataloging and classifying of materials for a library; reference, bibliography and service; selection of materials for a library; literature for children and young adults; the use and selection of educational media and audio-visual equipment; and the use of computers in a library and in the study of library science.
  • Per NAC 379.010, the credit requirements are not applicable to an applicant who holds a Master’s degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.

Special Requirements

Applicants must attach copies of their college or university transcripts indicating the successful completion of required credits in library science at the time of application.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno