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STATE LIBRARY MANAGER

Date:  Feb 9, 2024
Req ID:  37151
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Category:  ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY
Anticipated Starting Salary:  50221.81

Position Number: 22082100
County: Pulaski
Posting End Date: March 9, 2024
Section: Information Services

Anticiapted Salary: $50, 222 - $57,755 

 

Mission

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.

Position Information

Class Code: E021C

Grade: GS09

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00

Summary

The State Library Manager is responsible for supervising assigned professional and support staff, developing division/department or program policies and procedures, and ensuring adherence to policies and procedures, overall program design and development for a statewide or department wide program, and participating in the strategic planning process. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Manages and oversees the operation of a library section or program. Oversees the development of budget, equipment, and personnel services for the section. Directs, evaluates, and approves activities of the professional and support staff. Consults with academic, public, school, and special libraries in relation to developing or revising a program or service. Participates in formulating and administering library policies and long-range goals and objectives. Performs related administrative duties such as the preparation of reports, questionnaires, and surveys. Interprets legislation, policies, and procedures on use of library services. Provides professional assistance to library administrators, library trustees, and local officials on library development and services. Represents library at various local, state, and national meetings. Assists in preparing annual budget. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the functions and operations of a library. Knowledge of library resources available in local, general, and regional networks. Knowledge of professional literature resources and those unique to the particular subject in which employed. Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational and human resources management. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to supervise employees, administer work plans, and evaluate progress. Ability to analyze statistical data and prepare reports. Ability to provide technical assistance to other libraries in the development and administration of various library programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a master's degree in library science or a related field; plus three years of professional library experience, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. 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.

Licenses

None

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