TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2007-907

ISSUED  FEBRUARY 16, 2007
REVISED DECEMBER 26, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR

 

NO WRITTEN TEST IS REQUIRED

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Library Development Advisor

25310

ST08

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 17, 2014, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

Library Development Advisors are professional librarians who assist public, college, university, and institutional libraries and library consortia throughout the state to develop and improve library operations and services, and to meet challenges by developing solutions to problems and issues.  They advise administrators, librarians, local officials, library boards, and others concerning such areas as funding, education, technology, construction, staffing, inter-library cooperation, outreach programs and library services.  They direct statewide programs to develop and improve library methods, materials and services for efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with applicable standards, regulations, laws and policies.  Work also involves providing information on new library developments through workshops, conferences, training sessions, field visits and correspondence.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Extensive travel throughout the Commonwealth is required.  You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Minimum Requirements

Four years of professional experience in public or state library development work and a Masterís Degree in Library Science or Library Services; OR five years of professional library experience in public, college, university or institutional library work and a Masterís Degree in Library Science or Library Services.
 
Graduate coursework in Library Science or Library Services beyond the Masterís Degree may be substituted for the professional library experience on a year-for-year basis.
 
Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Education and are located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Human Resources, 333 Market St. Ė 11th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333; Telephone:  (717) 787-4431; E-mailaszwajkows@pa.gov; Internetwww.education.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the minimum requirements.  If you meet these requirements you will receive a score.  Be sure to list your experience and training on your application.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application or result in disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your "Notice of Examination Results."  A new application is required for a retest.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St.,

P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058,

 

Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh, 15219; Telephone

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."