[Tall-Corn] FW: Courtesy Copy: Job Posting - Librarian 1

Janice Eggers Janice.Eggers at blind.state.ia.us
Wed Mar 13 18:00:12 UTC 2019

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Librarian 1

Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Salary Minimum: $42,889.60
Salary Maximum: $64,147.20
Post Close Date: March 26, 2019
Point of Contact:  Sarah Willeford at Sarah.Willeford at blind.state.ia.us<mailto:Sarah.Willeford at blind.state.ia.us>

Job Description:

It is the policy of the Department for the Blind to conduct background checks on all finalist candidates prior to any offer of employment. Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resource Enterprise.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

The Iowa Department for the Blind (IDB) is seeking applicants for the position of Librarian 1 to fill the role of Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian within the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (ILBPH).  This position is responsible for collection development of electronic resources, cataloging electronic resources and ensuring accessibility through discovery and access.

Duties and responsibilities to include the following:


  *   Performs original and complex copy cataloging of electronic resources to facilitate their identification, access and use
  *   Under the guidance of the Special Services Librarian, maintain consistency in cataloging, classification and processing of materials
  *   Catalogs educational, vocational and general library materials
  *   Interprets and applies Library of Congress subject headings, the AACR2 and RDA in cataloging and classifying materials
  *   Uses library and bibliographic standards pertaining to electronic resources
  *   Performs collection database maintenance for bibliographic and authority records
  *   Processes electronic resources to make them available in the library catalog
  *   Maintains statistics on electronic collections and resources; provides reports as directed

 Collection Development

  *   Works in a team environment as the primary resource person for all aspects of electronic resource maintenance
  *   Assists in the acquisition, license review, access management and product trials
  *   Provides expertise and direction relating to the acquisition, management and discovery of electronic resources
  *   Assesses and evaluates digital services, both selection and production, to optimize the processes
  *   Uses web discover services, link resolvers, OpenURL/Z39.50, knowledge base maintenance, proxy and authentication services (EZProxy)

 OASIS (Online Accessible Student Information Source) Development

  *   Oversees the development of an electronic instructional materials collection which will contain electronic text, electronic braille and digital audio
  *   Collaborates with Library Director, Special Services Librarian and the Instructional Material Center Team to develop a long term plan comprising of infrastructure, policies and processes to guarantee discovery and access to materials and other resources provided by the library and the Instructional Materials Center
  *   Promotes discovery of resources through the development and maintenance of the on-line public access catalog and discovery tools using the integrated library system
  *   Provides troubleshooting and technology support for electronic resource use for staff and patrons
  *   Creates and maintains procedures and training materials related to electronic resource use for staff and patrons
  *   Researches and implements a discovery interface for e-resources using the library's integrated library system

 Outreach and Education

  *   Develop and participate in outreach and public education for library services and programs; including the access and use of electronic resources
  *   Work regularly scheduled shifts at the information desk, as well as substituting as needed

Minimum Qualification Requirements

A Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited school of Library Science;

an undergraduate degree from an accredited four year college or university and one year of full-time professional librarian or archives experience (i.e., similar to work indicated in this description).

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description<https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/2382611/librarian-1?page=7&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery>.<https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/Librarian1-01315.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery> (Download PDF reader)<https://get.adobe.com/reader/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery>

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