Network Bulletin No. 02-34
Date: October 4, 2002
Subject: Staff, network
Index term: Vacancy--Michigan
NLS has been asked to announce recruitment for the Regional
Librarian and Coordinator of the Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped (SBPH) in Michigan. The
announcement is attached.
For further information contact:
Carolyn Hoover Sung
Chief, Network Division
Department of History, Arts and Libraries
JOB TITLE: Librarian Manager 13,14
Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
DIVISION: Public Services
PAY RANGE: $20.35 - $30.87 per hour
__GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:__Join the great team at
the Library of Michigan! The individual in this position
serves as the Regional Librarian and Coordinator of the
Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (SBPH). We
are seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, visionary leader to
expand and broaden services to this client group.
Responsibilities include planning; program development;
coordination of daily activities; and supervising a staff of
six employees. This position provides technical assistance
to subregional librarians and directors.
The SBPH, in conjunction with the Library of Congress
talking books program, provides specialized library service
in 22 Michigan counties, to individuals with disabilities,
and multiple services toa statewide network of ten
Note: As a requirement of employment in the State
classified service, you must submit to and pass a pre-
employment drug test. In addition, a criminal background
investigation will be conducted.
__MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION:__
EDUCATION: Master's Degree in library science/studies from
an ALA accredited institution.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and
written communication skills required.
Must have extensive experience facilitating group meetings
and giving presentations.
Must have experience with computer technology and library
EXPERIENCE: Four years experience providing professional
librarian services equivalent to a librarian in State
service, including either two years equivalent to a
Librarian P11 or one year equivalent to a Librarian 12.
Prefer one or more years experience as a supervisor.
___Note: Beyond the mandatory education requirement,
equivalent combinations of education and experience that
provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be
evaluated on an individual basis.
TO APPLY: Submit a letter of introduction, resume and
transcripts, by 5:00 p.m., November 12, 2002, to:
Human Resources [Posting # HAL 07]
Department of History Arts and Libraries
P.O. Box 30738
Lansing, MI 48909-8238
Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer
Job Posting #HAL 07: October 1, 2002-November 12, 2002