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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/05/17

Applications Due09/26/17

Vacancy ID43575

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Librarian (Technical Processes), Box OCE-1036/23089

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade19

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $58501 to $74301 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Rotating Saturdays (9:15am – 5:15pm).

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Library

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Librarian (Technical Processes).

Provisional Appointment to Senior Librarian (Technical Processes): Candidates must have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association AND two years of full time post-degree professional librarian experience in a medium to large library environment where your primary duty includes: acquiring library materials; acquiring, classifying and describing government documents from a federal or state agency for addition to the library’s collection; or cataloging library materials using one or more of the following metadata standards: RDA, Dublin Core, MODS or METS.

A master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology is not qualifying.

Provisional Appointment to Librarian 1, equated to SG-15: Candidates must have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
Provisional Appointment to Librarian 2, equated to SG-17: Candidates must have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association AND one year of full time post-degree professional librarian experience in a medium to large library environment where your primary duty includes: acquiring library materials; acquiring, classifying and describing government documents from a federal or state agency for addition to the library’s collection; or cataloging library materials using one or more of the following metadata standards: RDA, Dublin Core, MODS or METS.

NOTE: The Civil Service examinations for these titles were given in August 2016. In order to be considered for a provisional appointment, you must have taken either the Librarian 1 or Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) examinations.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) position within the New York State Library (NYSL). Under the direction of the Associate Librarian (Technical Processes), the incumbent of this position will be responsible for the procurement and receipt of library materials for NYSL collections. The incumbent of this position will also manage daily operations involving acquisitions and serial control activities. Other duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Oversee placement of orders for monographs, serials, online databases, microfilms, e-books and manuscript materials, as requested, by subject bibliographers and the Collections Development Committee, following State procurement rules and regulations;
• Manage the receipt of new and gift materials;
• Review and process invoices while following State rules, regulations and procedures;
• Maintain financial records in the NYSL SirsiDynix online library system;
• Produce financial reports to track allocations, encumbrances and expenditures for all subject areas;
• Contact vendors with order, receipt, and invoicing problems and resolve issues;
• Oversee and prepare monthly and annual statistics;
• Monitor State contracts for changes in vendor and publisher information, contract numbers, expiration of contracts and check for new vendors and publisher contacts, as appropriate;
• Monitor database renewals; and
• Prepare reports and documentation for book budget approvals.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or non-permanent provisional appointment. The work schedule for this position includes flexible hours of Monday through Friday (8:00am – 5:00pm) with rotating Saturdays (9:15am – 5:15pm). Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $74,301 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 26, 2017 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email applications are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1036/23089) in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 26, 2017 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email applications are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1036/23089) in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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