Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $4,044.00 - $7,958.00 gross per month
  • Baton Rouge


Supplemental Information

- This position is located at the State Library in Baton Rouge, LA.


No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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For further information about this vacancy, contact:
Roderick Crockett, HR Analyst
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
PO Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361
FAX: 225-342-7928

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Louisiana is a State as a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

A master's degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association followed by three years of professional library work.

Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To organize and manage information sources in order to provide access to such information to library users.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Administrative direction from an Associate State Librarian.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism; Office of State Library.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Library Manager 3 by the presence of consultative duties.

Differs from the Associate State Librarian by the absence of managerial responsibilities.

Examples of Work
Regularly advises public or other types of libraries on a wide range of management concerns, such as funding, budgeting, building construction, legislation, personnel administration, and public relations.

Plans and coordinates programs to improve the facilities and services of the parish library systems in a region of the state.

Researches and advises library directors on budgeting, grant applications, personnel policies, promotional programs, tax elections, building design, and internal operations.

Make detailed studies of specific problems of libraries when requested; proposes improvements.

Develops continuing education workshops for librarians, library directors, and support staff.

Interprets and monitors relevant legislation; informs libraries of potential impact.

Coordinates development of library networks.

Plans and coordinates the development and improvement of library in state-operated health and correctional institutions.

Promotes the establishment of library service to institutional administrators.

Establishes contractual agreements with appropriate state agency; plans, organizes, and implements institutional pilot library programs.

Selects, orders, and authorizes payment for materials for pilot libraries.

Advises institutional librarians on the development of programs designed to meet the library needs of institutional residents.

Coordinates the provision of library service by public libraries to local institutions such as jails and nursing homes.

  • access
  • education
  • orders
  • tax
  • tourism