Positions in this job family are responsible for managing a major multi-functional program or unit at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries or the entire library services of a state agency.
The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
The Administrative Librarian job family consists of two levels of work which are distinguished by the number of units or programs supervised and the level of technological responsibilities.
LEVEL I Code: E22A Salary Band: M
At this level incumbents are responsible for a single multi-functional program or unit.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing the administration of libraries; of principles, procedures and technologies of information science and library administration; of sources and methods used in information retrieval and bibliographic research, including electronic resources; of library automation and microcomputer applications; of library purposes, development and organization; and of personnel management principles and practices. Ability is required to plan, direct and evaluate unit activities engaged in a broad range of functions; to identify organizational problems and develop effective solutions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to interpret, analyze and resolve highly complex problems; and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school and seven years of experience as a professional librarian, including two years in a supervisory capacity.
Level II Code: E22B Salary Band: N
At this level incumbents are responsible for two or more multi-functional programs or units, or the Oklahoma Library Technology Network Project.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level I plus the ability to plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the activities of multiple work units.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school; eight years of experience as a professional librarian, including three years in a supervisory capacity. For Directory of Library Technology in the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, five years library automation experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity.
NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required experience in a supervisory capacity.