NLS Operations Alert


No. 12-74


DATE          :  October 11, 2012

TO                :  Network Libraries

FROM         :  Carolyn Sung, Chief, Network Division

SUBJECT   :  Vacancy announcement: Special Services librarian, Wolfner Library


NLS has been asked to publicize a vacancy for the Special Services librarian 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

Special Services Librarian

Starting Salary

$2,945/Month to $3,056/Month


600 W. Main, Jefferson City Missouri


Wolfner Library, Missouri State Library


This is a professional library position with responsibility for subject cataloging and collection maintenance, providing reference and information services to Wolfner patrons and coordinating public education and outreach activities.  The Special Services Librarian has a pivotal role in learning the newest assistive technologies and is an advocate in their use, responsible for the cataloging function of the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) and works with the Deputy Director for Public Services in KLAS administration. Keeps current on new directions of library services including digital book production and current trends and circulation of electronic books.

Job Functions and General Responsibilities:

 Subject Cataloging and Reference Collection Development

Public Education/Outreach


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Master of Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school or equivalent is required. Two years of professional library experience preferred.

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: Special Services Librarian, Human Resources, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 1767, Jefferson City, MO 65101. EOE