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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/14/24

Vacancy ID151815

NY HELPNo

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Librarian (Technical Processes), Librarian 1 (NY HELPS), (2 Positions), Box OCE-1362/80054, OCE-1367/23088

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade19

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $66527 to $84496 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation The work schedule for these positions includes flexible hours Monday through Friday, between the 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Library

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

NY HELPS
This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

NON-COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS, or 55 b/c, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position. The qualifications are:
• For Librarian 1: have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association
• For Senior Librarian (Technical Procedures): have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of full-time post-degree professional librarian experience in a medium to large library environment where your primary duties includes: acquiring library materials; acquiring, classifying and describing government documents from a federal or state agency for addition to the library’s collection; working with digital content, processes, policies, storage and access; or cataloging library materials using one or more of the following metadata standards: RDA, Dublin Core, MODS, or METS.

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Librarian (Technical Processes).

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess a current 55b/c eligibility letter and the following minimum qualifications:
• For Librarian 1: have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association
• For Senior Librarian (Technical Procedures): have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of full-time post-degree professional librarian experience in a medium to large library environment where your primary duties includes: acquiring library materials; acquiring, classifying and describing government documents from a federal or state agency for addition to the library’s collection; working with digital content, processes, policies, storage and access; or cataloging library materials using one or more of the following metadata standards: RDA, Dublin Core, MODS, or METS.

Provisional Appointment to Librarian 1: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Librarian 1 when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Provisional Appointment to Senior Librarian (Technical Procedures): In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of full-time post-degree professional librarian experience in a medium to large library environment where your primary duties includes: acquiring library materials; acquiring, classifying and describing government documents from a federal or state agency for addition to the library’s collection; working with digital content, processes, policies, storage and access; or cataloging library materials using one or more of the following metadata standards: RDA, Dublin Core, MODS, or METS. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who have previous experience with WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, ILLiad, Docline, CDLC ILLeForm, DueNorth, or SEAL is preferred.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for two (2) Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) positions in the New York State Library. Under the supervision of the assigned Associate Librarian (Technical Processes), the Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) is responsible for specialized cataloging, preservation, digitization, and/or computer application work in the New York State Library. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Expand access to the Research Library’s Collections through activities which may include interlibrary loan, digitization, cataloging, preservation, and acquisitions;
• Prioritize materials to be scanned, preserved, and made publicly accessible in collaboration with Technical Services and Public Services Unit;
• Create metadata for Research Library Collections, which may include new acquisitions, special collections, born-digital documents, and scanned publications and documents;
• Adhere to established standards, regulations, and laws related to library classification, cataloging, collection management, copyright, and preservation;
• Maintain a variety of equipment and software applications to support technical services operations, which may include equipment and software to support digitization, digital preservation, resource sharing, and cataloging. Identify new technology and systems to improve the quality and efficiency of workflow;
• In collaboration with the Technical Services unit, maintain documentation of procedures and policies;
• Train, supervise, and evaluate support staff;
• Collaborate with colleagues across the NYS Library and the state to support access to library resources;
• Participate in and provide professional development. Contribute to a community of practice and collaborative learning;
• Perform other tasks, as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
These will be a contingent permanent competitive appointments, contingent permanent non competitive appointments, or a temporary provisional appointments. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Senior Librarian (Technical Processes) or Librarian 1, dependent on appointing title, when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions will require 5% in-state travel. The work schedule for these positions includes flexible hours Monday through Friday, between the 8:00am to 5:00pm.

These positions may be filled as a traineeship. The starting salaries for this position are outlined below. For current New York State employees, salary is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship to advance to the full performance level title and salary.

• $53,546 (Trainee 1/Librarian 1) - NS equated to SG-15)
• $59,724 (Trainee 2/Librarian 2)- NS equated to SG-17)
• $66,527 (Full Performance level/Senior Librarian Technical Procedures SG-19)

This position leads to a maximum salary of $84,496 based on annual performance advances and traineeship advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by March 14, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1362/80054, OCE-1367/23088) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by March 14, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1362/80054, OCE-1367/23088) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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