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Date:  May 22, 2023
Req ID:  26328

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  36155.00

Position Number: 22082083 
County: Pulaski

Posting End Date: June 23, 2023
Collection Management - Digital Services

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,155.00 (Salary Range: $36,155-41,578 (DOE))



The Arkansas State Library, a Division of the Arkansas Department of Education, serves as the information resource center for state agencies, legislators, and legislative staffs; provides guidance and support for the development of local public libraries and provides the resources, services, and leadership necessary to meet the educational, informational, and cultural needs of the citizens of Arkansas.


Examples of Work

  • Processes new document titles according to established guidelines, and collaborates with Cataloging staff to ensure proper classification of documents
  • Processes Serial and Annual publications
  • Receives and timestamps deposited Rules & Regulations accurately based on filing date status
  • Verifies the correct number of document copies are deposited, and sends insufficient deposit notices according to established procedures
  • Maintains a shelf list for the collections to verify all titles are added according to established guidelines
  • Maintains files in online catalog as outlined in procedures manual
  • Monitors receipt of Monthly Publication Reporting requirement
  • Maintain state agency rules & regulations certification file
  • Prepares the shipping lists and documents to be distributed to state depository libraries according to established guidelines
  • Processes the disposal lists from state depository libraries seeking to shrink or withdraw depository collections
  • Compiles statistical reports tracking the number of documents received and processed according to established guidelines on a daily, monthly, and annual frequency, and provides narrative reports on demand
  • Performs technical tasks associated with in-house digital imaging projects, such as document scanning, employing Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software, and following quality control measures according to established procedures
  • Assists Information Services staff and outside agencies with the location of Arkansas Documents or Rules and Regulations as needed

Ability to stand and walk for long periods, to move book carts, and lift up to 20 pounds. Ability to stoop, bend and reach.

Knowledge of MARC, Arkansas Documents Classification, Dublin Core and metadata schemas.

Software skills: Digital Asset Management software (CONTENTdm and Preservica); ILS (SirsiDynix); MS Office Suite; Digital Imaging/Scanning software, OCR and Image Editing software


Position Information

Class Code: E052C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Librarian is responsible for overseeing library services and assisting patrons with research and documentation requests. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assists patrons in locating documents and instructing them in the use of library resources and facilities. Answers questions in person, by telephone, or computer. Researches and recommends the purchase of books, serials, and equipment for the library. Assigns and reviews the work of technical and clerical assistants. Interprets library rules and policies to public and staff. Maintains specific collections within the library including ordering and processing of new materials and shelf maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of library procedures, policies and operations. Knowledge of operation of standard library equipment. Knowledge of basic reference tools and sources. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to conduct research and make recommendations of library purchases. Ability to research policy and procedural problems and recommend corrective measures. Ability to prioritize tasks, establish methods, and schedule employees. Ability to direct and/or oversee the work of others. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to work with the public.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in a related field, including at least twelve hours in library science courses. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock