State Publications Librarian, Wyoming State Library

By IS Lab April 14, 2021

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Wyoming State Library

The Wyoming State Library is looking for a creative, outgoing self-starter to fill the State Publications Librarian position. This position manages the Wyoming State Government Publications Depository Program. This includes serving as the State Library’s liaison to state government agencies and employees, collecting and distributing the materials in this program, and processing tangible publications using the WYDOCS classification system. The position will monitor the use of the library’s content management software in the curation of the Wyoming State Publications digital depository, educate state agencies on the depository program and their statutory obligation to the program, and work with state agencies to increase accessibility to specialized collections through inclusion in the WYLD database or the State Library’s digital collections. The position manages the State Library’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), including selection, maintenance, and evaluation of the collections according to the guidelines established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This includes serving as the resource specialist for traditional and electronic PTRC materials and information and intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. This position also manages and organizes the Wyoming Inventors and Wyoming Trademarks Databases.

Human Resource Contact: Nicki Reitmeyer 307-777-6219, nicki.reitmeyer@wyo.gov

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the Wyoming State Government Publications Depository Program.
  • Responsible for the collection and distribution of all materials included in the depository program.
  • Oversees the processing of tangible state publications into the WYLD database using the WYDOCS classification system.
  • Performs original cataloging for unique materials produced by state agencies.
  • Educates state agencies on the depository program and their statutory obligation to the program.
  • Works with state agencies to increase accessibility to specialized collections through inclusion in the WYLD database or the state library’s digital collections.
  • Works with other state library staff to develop, maintain, and promote services that help state employees perform their jobs.
  • Responds to a wide range of complex and basic inquiries and requests for information from all types of constituents.
  • Maintains communications with colleagues around the country regarding the development of and best practices for state government publication depositories.
  • Manages the Wyoming State Library’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), including selection, maintenance, and evaluation of the collections, according to the guidelines established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Serves as a resource specialist for traditional and electronic PTRC materials and information.
  • Serves as a resource specialist for intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Builds relationships with subject-related state organizations, such as the Small Business Development and Wyoming Secretary of State Office.

Job Qualifications

Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (typically in Library Science) AND 0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science)
  • Or 3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science)

Preferred:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS).
  • Preference will be given to experience in performing reference interviews, state document research, library instruction, or outreach and/or metadata manipulation and organization.
  • Knowledge of library science, including reference services and information management.
  • Knowledge of structure and organization of bibliographic records and databases.
  • Knowledge of national library standards and practices (e.g. AACR2, RDA, Library of Congress Authorities, and MARC format).
  • Knowledge of original cataloging of unique publications of government documents.
  • Knowledge of principles of resource sharing.
  • Knowledge of data collection and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of governments and their organization.
  • Knowledge of project management in both individual and team environments.
  • Knowledge of web page design, database development, and product development.

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.