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This position is within the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services, State Library of Florida requiring an enthusiasm for customer service and a love of history.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is professional work within the Division of Library and Information Services responsible for, including but not limited to, the following duties:
- Plans, directs and schedules activities of the Reference Unit. Plans and implements workloads, workflows, work objectives and time utilization of reference unit employees. Participates in proposal, development and implementation of policies and practices for the reference unit. Generates reports and statistical data for management decision making.
- Provides complex reference and research services as requested by state agency personnel and the general public by phone, letter, interlibrary loan, electronic means and in person. Conducts comprehensive research. Assists users in research, directing their use of multiple sources and collections. Utilizes materials in all formats from all collections. Keeps appropriate statistics regarding usage of collection.
- Responsible for maintenance of the Federal Documents Collection. Directs assigned staff in processing documents. Responsible for adding information to the catalog, and for claiming, weeding and binding of the collection. Responsible for reports, surveys and correspondence with the Government Printing Office. Serves as the State Data Center Coordinator for the U. S. Census.
- Promotes the library and services through presentations, webinars, tours and other types of targeted communication and participates in area federal depository activities.
- Performs other related duties as required.
Department of State Mission:
The Department of State strives to improve the quality of life for all Floridians. We collect Florida’s important public records and preserve its rich historical and cultural heritage for the benefit of generations to come. We interpret Florida’s rich history and make it accessible to the public through our nationally recognized museums and historic sites. We help to promote economic development and create a competitive business climate for the state through our business-friendly corporate filing environment, grant programs that benefit all communities, enrichment of public libraries statewide, and support for events that attract tourism. We contribute to the establishment of a stable and open state government by providing access to information and protecting democracy through the oversight of fair and accurate elections. These services enhance Florida as a state and provide opportunities for all our residents and visitors.
The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
- Annual and sick leave benefits
- Nine paid holidays and one personal holiday each year
- State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision and other supplemental insurance options
- Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (for more information, visit www.myfrs.com)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Tuition waivers
- And more!
For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.
- A Master’s degree in library science from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
- A minimum of one (1) year of professional library experience.
- Experience providing reference and research services to library users.
- Experience working with state and/or federal documents.
Submit application, cover letter and resume at https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-DOS-LIBRARIAN-SPECIALIST-45000972-1-FL-32301/985152800/