NLS Operations Alert


No. 12-72


DATE          :  October 9, 2012

TO                :  Network Libraries

FROM         :  Carolyn Sung, Chief, Network Division

SUBJECT   :  Vacancy announcement: Deputy Director of Public Services,
Wolfner Library



NLS has been asked to publicize a vacancy for the deputy director of Public Services position at the Wolfner Library, Missouri State Library. The vacancy announcement is below.



For more information contact:

            Carolyn Sung

            Chief, Network Division

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Vacancy Notice

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Position Title

Deputy Director of Public Services

Starting Salary

$3,546/Month to $3,759/Month


600 W. Main, Jefferson City Missouri


Wolfner Library, Missouri State Library


This is a professional library position with the Secretary of State’s Office with broad responsibility for public services provided by Wolfner Library.  The Deputy Director for Public Services supervises the library’s Reader Advisors, Youth Services Librarian and Special Services Librarian. The Deputy is responsible for ensuring that library services meet the needs of readers unable to read standard print, and follow the guidelines of the National Library Service.  The Deputy Director for Public Services is responsible for developing and maintaining the library collections and assisting with publicizing Wolfner Library services. Responsibilities include the overall administrative functioning of the library’s Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS).

Job Functions and General Responsibilities: 

Public Services Supervision and Management

Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS)

Public Education/Outreach

Collection Management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


A Master’s degree, preferably in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited school, is required. Five years progressively responsible library work experience is required.  Supervisory experience strongly preferred; experience in collection development and library automation is desired.

Posting Period:

Position posted September 27, 2012. The minimum posting period will end October 26, 2012. After the minimum posting period, the position may be closed to new applicants and filled at any time.

Application Procedures:

Application materials (cover letter, resume, completed application) may be mailed to: Attention: Deputy Director of Public Services, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 1767, Jefferson City, MO 65101. EOE