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LIBRARIAN 3 - 60004720
Posting Close Date:  11/29/2021


Requisition Id:  5265





*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

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

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 


Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone: 775 684-0110 




Position Description

This is a Librarian 3 position within the Department of Administration's Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR), located in Carson City, NV. Under the direction of the Library Services Manager, incumbents perform all or part of the duties described in the series concept; oversee the collection, organization and cataloging of Federal and Nevada State publications both print and digital, oversee all functions of the Nevada State Data Center through contract with the U.S. Bureau of Census, collect, analyze, and report on collections data including but not limited to use, security, accessibility, impact, and holdings, provide subject matter expertise and information services to State agency personnel and the public, work with state cataloger to ensure state, local, and federal publications in all formats are properly cataloged and accessible, and participate on the Library Services team to cover library tasks, special projects and provide customer service within the library.

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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.
  • A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.

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