Frankfort, KY: Librarian I (2 openings), Kentucky Dept for Libraries and Archives

Job Opening Title: Librarian I

Employer Name: KDLA

Job Location: Frankfort, KY

Application Deadline: 12/31/2019

Link to job posting: https://kypersonnelcabinet.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=13365&site=2

Years of experience required: 0, need MLS

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: There are 2 positions available.

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12/31/2019 (7:00 PM EST)
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Librarian I-KDLA
Pay Grade 12
Salary $2,427.44 Monthly
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency
Education & Workforce Development Cab | Department for Libraries & Archives

Location
300 Coffee Tree Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

Description
It is the mission of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives to provide information access for the citizens, businesses, and agencies of the Commonwealth. To help the state maintain its competitive edge, the department offers comprehensive services which assure that our clientele have access to information resources: virtual, physical and human. As one of 10 state agencies in the country to combine library, archival, and public records programs, the department is uniquely positioned to meet these needs. Our programs are structured to link the enduring resources of archival collections with the contemporary information resources of government and libraries. From this comprehensive perspective, the department is helping preserve the Commonwealth’s rich legacy as it contributes to building a stronger Kentucky future.

We are seeking a charismatic and customer service oriented individual to join our team as a Librarian I- KDLA.

This position will be located in the Archival Services Branch and will staff the Archives Research Room, which provides customers access to public records in the Departments’ collections in addition to offering research and reference assistance for on-site and off-site customers.

Responsibilities include:
• Provides research and reference assistance for on-site and off-site customers for the Archives Research Room.
• Handles fragile historical records and responds to reference and research requests from a variety of platforms.
• Provides webinar trainings throughout the year to state government and public library employees.
• Catalogs and classifies department materials using bibliographic catalogs and digital preservation systems.
• Maintains records and reports related to reference and research services and materials.
The successful candidate for this position will have experience with research and reference materials and knowledge of digital information systems and library cataloging tools. A passion for information literacy and a dedication to quality customer service is highly preferred.

Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a master’s degree in Library Science.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE
Working Conditions
Typical work setting is an office/library.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Walter Bowman at Walter.Bowman@ky.gov
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D