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Kansas Department of Administration Librarian I (State Library of Kansas) in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11812920

Agency Information: State Library of Kansas

The mission of the State Library of Kansas is to improve the lives of Kansas residents by providing resources that will deliver 21st Century library services and resources to all Kansans and help all Kansans be successful in a global market, increase reading readiness and on-grade reading acuity, improve chances for academic success, help start and grow businesses, assist individuals with employment opportunities, and provide lifelong educational services.

Agency Website: www.kslib.info

About the Position

+ Who can apply: Anyone (External)

+ Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

+ Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

+ Regular/Temporary: Regular

+ Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

+ Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

+ Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes


Hourly Rate: $16.56

* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits

+ Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

+ Sick & Vacation leave

+ Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

+ Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

+ Fitness Centers in select locations

+ Employee discounts with the STAR Program (http://oitsapps.ks.gov/da/ops/star/)

+ Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information… (https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/benefits)

Librarian I

The Librarian I assists people who contact the Reference department with questions about legislation, legislative procedure, and state government as well as general reference questions. Others contacting the State Library include legislators, legislative staff, and students using State Library resources. Contact is made through phone, email, instant message chat and in-person.

This position is also the Federal Depository Coordinator for the State Library as required by the Federal Depository Library Program. As Coordinator, this position serves as the point of contact with the U.S. Government Printing Office. Other work as assigned: being a training liaison with other state agencies; writing blogs for Kansas public libraries; editing bibliographic records in the catalog.



Master's Degree in Library Science or be enrolled in an accredited library degree program.

Mini mum Qualifications:

+ Ability to communicate effectively with users of varying backgrounds and educational levels.

+ Ability to work within a team to provide customers with a satisfactory experience.

+ Ability to exercise independent judgement within a defined area.

Licensing & Certification:

Valid Kansas Driver's License