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Job Title:  LIBRARIAN 3

LIBRARIAN 3 - 60042340
Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  11072

LIBRARIAN 3 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa  






*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

Salary Range: $51,803.28 - $76,921.92 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 



Phone:  775 684-0107 




Classification Description

The Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records division is hiring for three Librarian 3 positions. Each position reports to a program manager within the division. The positions are in-person positions with the option for some telework. Please submit one application and specify in your cover letter which Librarian III position(s) are of most interest to you.

A Librarian 3 must be able to: Work as an engaged, proactive, and supportive member of a collaborative, adaptable, positive, and professional team; Actively contribute toward achieving division objectives by making data- and policy-informed recommendations and decisions; Align strategies and activities to support the statutory requirements, mission, goals, and strategic direction of the agency; Evaluate area of focus, proactively seeking out and capitalizing on areas of opportunity, removing barriers, and solving problems through application of strong research, reasoning, creativity, critical thinking, and analytic abilities; Research, communicate, monitor, and apply relevant federal, state, and division policy and requirements, and assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; Engage stakeholders and provide effective customer service, complaint resolution, and support through kindness, competence, and professionalism; Concurrently manage multiple tasks of varying priority and determine a course of action to meet deadlines and deliverables; Apply effective written and verbal communication, coordination, and organizational skills.   

Library Planning & Development Training and Resources Coordinator - This position is responsible for coordinating and delivering training and learning resources for libraries across the state. This includes management, development, and delivery of all aspects of the program. We are looking for someone who is interested and skilled in program management, needs assessments, teaching, and instructional design. Library Planning & Development Statewide Programs Coordinator - This position is responsible for managing statewide library programs, grants, projects, and activities. This includes management, grant reporting, and project development. We are looking for someone who is interested and skilled in program management, grants, contracts, and project development and delivery with a variety of stakeholders. Government Publications Librarian - This position is responsible for overseeing all work related to the planning, development, research, and management of local, state, and federal government publications collections, including the Nevada State Data Center. This includes conducting research within the collections in response to patron requests. We are looking for someone who is interested and skilled in collection development (including acquisitions, cataloging, and weeding), and in-depth research.


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