Connecticut State Library
Connecticut State Library
PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF
Open To: The Public
Position No.: 35051
Unit: Access Services
Location: 231 Capitol Ave., Hartford CT
Schedule: Full Time - Monday through Friday with Rotating Saturdays
Hours: 8 hour days; 40 hour workweek
Salary: $60,593 (AR23)
Closing Date: August 24, 2015
The preferred candidate will have considerable experience providing legal
reference and research services in a public-service law library; extensive
knowledge of Connecticut legal and legislative procedures; knowledge of print
and electronic legal research tools, including databases and e-books;
experience working with diverse patron groups in a multi-disciplinary library
environment; experience using software applications to improve library patron
services; and experience with indexing and indexing software.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Answers complex reference questions utilizing reference
tools of a specialized nature; provides information referrals for legal,
historical, genealogical and other special subject researchers; operates a
medium sized law library; indexes legislative records and other specialized
collections; coordinates serials and holdings control; performs original
cataloging and name authority work for items of intermediate difficulty
including Connecticut documents and monographs; may train assigned staff; may
coordinate or conduct workshops; may serve as liaison to groups and
organizations; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable
knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science
including classification systems, reference sources and techniques,
acquisitions, cataloging and filing, bibliographic sources of information and
library automation; considerable knowledge of specialized functional
procedures, areas of subject matter and/or principles of library
administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills;
ability to analyze and solve moderately complex problems relating to library
methods and procedures; ability to utilize computer software.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: General Experience: A Master's degree in Library
Science or Information Science from a library school accredited by the
American Library Association AND one year of post graduate degree experience
in a relevant area of professional library work.
Note: Filling this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC,
transfer, promotion and merit employment rules, if applicable.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the
above experience and training requirements should submit a cover letter that
describes your interest and suitability for the position, resume and
application for Examination or Employment (CT-HR-12) at
Deborah Hearl, Human Resources Specialist
Dept. of Administrative Services/SmART
Confidential Fax: (860) 622-2873 - OR -
Email to [log in to unmask]
Subject line MUST include: Lib235051 and your last name.
Please note: due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable
to field phone inquiries and confirm receipt of applications.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Connecticut is
an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the
applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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