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Administrator (State Librarian)

Closing Date: Open until filled
Entity: Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
Description: The Nevada State Records section serves as the primary records management resource for the State of Nevada and provides professional consultation and leadership on records management issues to state agencies and local governments. We provide support by creating and revising records retention schedules and teaching records management best practices to ensure that state government agencies remain efficient and transparent.

Grants Administrator

Closing Date: Open until filled
Entity: South Carolina State Library
Description: The Grants Administrator coordinates all aspects of the subgrant program for public libraries issuing from the federal Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) grant program, and serves as the Agency’s contact point for all general questions and communication regarding LSTA activities. Examples of Work: •Coordinates and promotes LSTA program subgrants for public libraries. •Assists LSTA subgrant applicants with guidance and training in various formats for preparing grant requests and complying with grant requirements. •Reviews LSTA funding recommendations and implements fiscal procedures consistent with the regulations and goals of the grant program. •Serves as liaison between funding agencies and State Library administrators; serves as point of information for Agency staff regarding all aspects of LSTA or other granting agency (except higher-level budget discussion and decisions). •Informs and trains library personnel statewide as needed in order to promote LSTA funding opportunities and make it possible for libraries to compete successfully for funding. •Oversees the subgrant selection and award process with attention to LSTA and State goals and priorities; monitors the distribution of subgrants and reimbursements to grantees; reports and evaluates the use of grant funds. •Maintains files and records; monitors and improves subgrant documents, guidelines and procedures, and website/libguide content for the information of grant applicants. •Occasionally performs similar tasks with small grant programs based on other funding streams. •Works with the Library Development Director to develop the LSTA Five Year Plan evaluation and planning process.

State Librarian (New York)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Entity: New York State Department of Education
Description: The New York State Education Department is seeking candidates to fill the position of State Librarian. The selected candidate must be an energetic and experienced leader and will serve as Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and State Librarian. The incumbent of this position will lead the operations of the New York State Library, a component of the Office of Cultural Education within the New York State Education Department. The incumbent will demonstrate proven leadership qualities, vision and the capacity to execute policy for library services in a rapidly changing information management, electronic and digital environment. Additionally, the incumbent must be able to operate within a complex and dynamic atmosphere and work collaboratively with diverse, often divergent, interest groups.

Director and State Librarian (Oklahoma)

Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Entity: Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Description: As the Agency Director and Chief Administrative Officer of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, the Executive Director supervises operations of the State Archives, Library Development, and Library Resources divisions. The individual in this position directs Library staff to meet the mission of the agency as contained in the Oklahoma Statutes and the goals adopted by the State Library Board. The State Librarian represents the State Library in its work with the Governor's Office, Oklahoma Legislature, and local, state, and national agencies and organizations. The State Librarian is appointed by the seven member Oklahoma Department of Libraries Board and is an at-will employee of the Board.
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