THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-POSTED. APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED FOR THIS POSITION PREVIOUSLY (Req. #168388) ARE STILL UNDER CONSIDERATION AND DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.
(Online services and programs for the State Library of Kansas)
The State Library of Kansas has a strong commitment to delivering exceptional quality training, self-teaching resources, and digital content to the people and librarians of Kansas.
If you are enthusiastic and passionate about online library services and training, and are flexible enough to enjoy the challenge of rapid and radical change, we invite you to apply for this position.
You will play a crucial role in adding value to our services by
$B!|(B developing and delivering training
$B!|(B creating documentation and on-demand tutorials
$B!|(B providing technical support and training for statewide online programs and platforms to librarians and users
$B!|(B assisting with website maintenance
You will help and teach librarians and users about
$B!|(B Downloadable audio books and ebooks
$B!|(B Information and research databases
$B!|(B Web conferencing services
$B!|(B HD Video teleconferencing
This position establishes a central point of contact for statewide, electronic services provided to Kansas residents; provides consulting and technical support for regional library system staff; networks with regional library systems, librarians and library organizations to facilitate problem solving. This position is located in Topeka, KS, in the Capitol. Occasional travel is required.
Master's degree in library science, or near completion of degree; OR equivalent experience directly related to specific job requirements. Preferred qualifications include one year experience in library training and/or library related technical support; familiarity with State Library electronic resources; familiarity with current library technologies and training and educational applications.
The following behavioral competencies are also required:
$B!|(B Problem -solving and critical thinking skills to analyze user needs and to create solutions.
$B!|(B Ability to exercise independent judgment with minimal supervision.
$B!|(B Ability to adapt to new technologies and strategies.
$B!|(B Ability to develop and deliver training.
$B!|(B Ability to communicate effectively with users of varying backgrounds, levels of experience and education.
$B!|(B Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, collaborators and users
$B!|(B Ability to self-motivate and work independently
This is an unclassified state government position with benefits. Salary range $33,000 - $37,000.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
If you have questions about this position, please contact Cindi Hickey, State Library of Kansas, at (785)296-2146 or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references by mail OR email OR fax to:
Division of Personnel Services
900 SW Jackson St., Room 252
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Fax: (785) 296-0756
The State Library of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Deputy State Librarian
State Library of Kansas
State Library of Kansas
300 SW 10th Avenue, Room 169-W
Topeka, KS 66612