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LIBRARIAN 4 - 60004717
Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  8268





*Pay Grade: GRADE 37 

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 


Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone: 775 684-0110 




Position 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 function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

The Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records Division invites you to join their innovative and insightful team as a Librarian IV, Library Services Manager located in Carson City, NV. The incumbent brings leadership, innovation, and continued analysis, revision, and implementation of operations to the Library Services program, ensuring alignment with all state requirements and with a focus on oversight of the reference, collection development, cataloging, and government publications units. This position requires someone with broad experience in libraries who is focused on helping the State Library best serve its constituents. Through key skills and abilities, the incumbent will address different issues and challenges faced in a variety of core library functions. Issues range from determining the scope and depth of services provided to patrons, to streamlining professional practices, and implementing policies and procedures. The successful candidate possesses several key skills and abilities, to include but are not limited to relationship building; strong project management experience and success with multiple, concurrent initiatives; great attention to fiscal details, tracking, accounting and budgeting; ability and willingness to contribute to the team when necessary; strong technical skills and ease in digital environments; and an encouraging personality, willingness to smile and a can-do attitude. The State Library needs the vision and energy of a committed professional capable of communicating and implementing a plan for how it can best serve Nevadans and libraries throughout the state.


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Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a program accredited by the American Library Association and three years of professional library experience which included responsibility for a combination of at least four of the following: original cataloging/metadata, reference, e-resources, social media, government publications, collection development, project management, budget preparation and administration, grant administration and/or supervision of professional, technical or support staff; OR Bachelor'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 Associate\'s degree from an accredited college or university which included 21 semester credits in library studies and five years of professional library experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent which included 21 semester credits in library studies; and seven years of library experience as described above, six years of which were at the professional level; OR one year of experience as a Librarian III 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