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From the great MAPS-L list...

 

LIBRARY AND ARCHIVAL PROFESSIONAL 3 - LIBRARIAN, GEOLOGY

 

http://www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment/Pages/Home.aspx

 

POSITION PROFILE:

 

As part of the Division of Geology and Earth Resources, the Librarian provides for and oversees the management and effective delivery of advanced, large, complex, and mission-critical databases and applications by researching and overseeing the acquisition, installation, maintenance, documentation, security, upgrading, and troubleshooting of Library applications and databases. The position will develop a seamless link between our digital databases and various Division information databases including our bibliographic databases.

This position also compiles and publishes TsuInfo Alert (bi-monthly).

The position interacts closely with other section staff and the public.

 

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

     Master of Library and Information Science;

     One year experience as a librarian;

     An MLS from an ALA-accredited library school;

     Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external groups and individuals for the development and distribution of data;

     Proficient in the use and management of library database software;

     Minimum one year of experience providing information services to the general public or directed fieldwork or an internship in a public library for recent graduates;

     Must have current working knowledge of PC’s in a Windows environment, library applications and be able to use on-line, Internet searching methods and information resources;

     Must have experience with a library management system (LMS), for example, Horizon library automation;

     Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

 

     Bachelor’s  degree in Geology;

     Knowledge of Washington geology;

     Participated in the production of Geological and geological hazard publications as evidenced in acknowledgments, credits on the map or report;

     Familiarity with social media platforms and blogging software is highly desirable.

     1 year of experience in writing and publishing;

     1 year experience in cataloging.  Not MARC, not Dewey, Washington Geology Library uses a system very loosely based on Library of Congress classifications;

     Experience with Excel, Access, ArcView.

 

To read the whole description and application process, visit the WA site ...

http://www.dnr.wa.gov/aboutdnr/employment/Pages/Home.aspx