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Librarian, New Hampshire State Library, Concord, NH

State of New Hampshire Job Posting

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES

DIVISION of LIBRARIES

172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301 

LIBRARIAN II

LG 21

Position # 18106 

Position is located 20 Park St, NH State Library, Concord, NH

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION

Summary: 
Provides reference services; develops information tools for both in-house and online use; coordinates the development of digitization and digital preservation projects.

Responsibilities: 
Supervises and trains Library Associates, Interns, and/or Technicians providing services for the section. 

Provides timely and accurate answers to reference questions received in person, by phone and by email, and instructs and aids patrons in using print and electronic resources at the library. 

Develops, supervises, and direct digital preservation projects, whether managed in-house or in partnership with 3rd party vendors. 

Contributes to the ongoing development and maintenance of the State Publications Digital Library through coordination and oversight of resources, operations, tools, and information; develops projects, reports, and maintains records as needed. 

Creates online resources such as bibliographies and finding aids, for the state library's website. 

Promotes and publicizes digital resources of the State Library to the public. This includes, but is not limited to: delivering presentations to interest groups, developing and providing training, and contributing to the library's social media presence. 

Participate in State Library committees as assigned; attends professional library conferences, training sessions and/or attends meetings as necessary to maintain professional competence. 

Represents the State Library at professional meetings through association and committee membership, leadership, and participation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education: 
Master's degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Experience: Two years' experience in professional library work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
Experience with digitization in a library or archival setting is preferred.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Thorough knowledge of information technology and library computer applications. Ability to lift and carry books and work under conditions of exposure to dust, dirt, heat, cold, poor lighting and noise. Ability to speak before public groups. Experience in the areas of genealogical and/or legislative research is beneficial, but training will be provided.

Agency conditions of employment for classified positions:  Selected candidates subject to criminal background check, and if required to drive as part of the position responsibilities, candidate must provide a current Division of Motor Vehicle record post offer.

Prior to applying, please be sure that you have completed your profile including your complete employment history, education history, credentials and contact information.  Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position for which you are submitting an application.  You are encouraged to provide a copy of your current resume, but resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.  

All paper applications must be sent to the above address.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Charles Shipman at 603-271-3302 or charles.shipman@nh.gov     

In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature MUST be included with this application. If copies of have been requested, please reference this and have them forwarded to Linda McFarland, Human Resources Administrator at the above address or to jobapps@dred.nh.gov.

To apply please go to https://jobs.nhfirst.nh.gov:444/lawtaprd/CandidateSelfService/controller.servlet?context.dataarea=lawtaprd&context.session.key.HROrganization=10&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL  

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