Wyoming State Library Job Opportunity: Access Services Manager

Oct 5, 2015

official-logo-200The Wyoming State Library in Cheyenne is seeking applicants for the position of Access Services Manager. Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately.

Apply at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1257366

The WSL Access Services Manager coordinates resource sharing projects for the Wyoming library community. This includes, but is not limited to, managing the day-to-day operation and future planning for the statewide interlibrary loan system, training libraries on the use of that system, and coordinating resource sharing contracts used by WYLD consortia libraries to facilitate interlibrary loan and the purchasing of library materials. This position supervises three staff members and oversees the processing and maintenance of the State Library’s collections.

The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Upon receipt of items, performs content analysis to create descriptive database records and classify item according to appropriate classification system.
  • Creates, manages and disseminates information and library products for various constituencies within agency initiatives, standards, contracts and grants.
  • Provides responses to a wide range of complex and basic inquiries and requests for information from all type of constituents.
  • Develops plans, procedures and content of library and information products that improve the quality of work and information used by individuals in their professional and personal capacities.
  • Such repair and preservations activities to keep the items in the collections in usable, stable condition.
  • Participates in library, intergovernmental and community projects that strengthen libraries as portals for information, community partners and professional agencies.
  • Supervises library staff responsible for the processing, organization and accessibility of the agency’s information resources.
  • Trains library workers, government employees and select community groups in using library technologies, electronic resources and innovative products.
  • Oversees project development and training.
  • Maintains communications with vendors and colleagues around the country regarding development of products, problem resolutions, training, and sharing of best practices.
  • Represents the work unit in division planning meetings and statewide network planning and committee activities.

Preference may be given to applicants with project management experience.


  • Knowledge of library science, including reference services and information management.
  • Knowledge of structure and organization of bibliographic records and databases.
  • 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.

Bachelor’s Degree (typically in Library Science) plus 0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science), or 3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science)


If you have a question about this or any other article, please contact us at statelibrary@wyo.gov

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