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The State Library Division Manager is responsible for directing the collection, development, cataloging, and document services activities of the State Library. This position is

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Directs the activities of a large professional staff through lower level supervisor by interviewing, hiring, providing training, and reviewing and conducting performance evaluations. Participates in formulating and administering the State Library’s policies and long-range goals and objectives for integrating and maximizing the delivery of library services. Interprets legislation and national and agency policies and guidelines affecting areas supervised and develops operational plans for achieving the agency’s mission and goals. Develops annual budget and resource requirements, establishes priorities and monitors expenditures during the fiscal year to ensure maximums are not exceeded. Oversees bibliographic control for library materials, including the use of the On-line Computer Library Center (OCLC) to facilitate their location and access by the public. Represents the agency at local, regional, or national meetings involving library services and policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource and organizational management. Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of modern libraries. Knowledge of collection development, cataloging, and repository program techniques, current technological resources, and materials. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of subordinates. Ability to allocate and manage fiscal resources. Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal educational equivalent of a master’s degree in library science or a related field; plus four years of experience in professional library science work, including two years 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.

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