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MyFlorida LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT II - 48007061 (BLIND SERVICES) in DAYTONA BEACH, Florida

LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT II - 48007061 (BLIND SERVICES)

Date: May 15, 2024

Location:

DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32114 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32120 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32124 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32117 DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32118

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Requisition No: 828803

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT II - 48007061 (BLIND SERVICES)

Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 48007061

Salary: $34,288.60 - $37,717.46 Annually

Posting Closing Date: 06/12/2024

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DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES

LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.

THIS IS A STATE OF FLORIDA CAREER SERVICE (CS) OPPORTUNITY.

Pending Reclassification to Librarian Specialist

Job Description:

This position is located within the Division of Blind Services, Braille & Talking Book Library. The employee in this position will be working under broad supervision and within time restraints, the employee will work closely with the Production Supervisor, in a supporting role that involves the daily operations of the recording studio facilities. The employee must be willing to maintain and undergo ongoing training of new skills as technology advances.

Overall Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist with planning, implementation, and ongoing support work for multiple studio projects, following up to the completion of projects.

• Schedule staff and volunteer personnel as well as the facility resources needed for studio projects to be produced in a timely and quality fashion.

• Handle the recruitment and training of all volunteers in the roles of narrators, monitors, and reviewers.

• Assist with training personnel and volunteers in the use of the recording software. Assist with re-training when necessary to include software and computer updates.

• Contribute to creating materials for training on studio procedures, equipment, and software.

• Have a thorough understanding of current NLS guidelines and specifications for creating digital talking books.

• Maintain all the recording studio files, while archiving both Hindenburg Narrator and NLS produced projects.

• Ensure effective communication with Production Supervisor.

Other duties and responsibilities:

• Fill in as monitor, reviewer, editor, or narrator, when necessary, in the recording studio.

• Manage and maintain magazine anthologies, as well as those projects shared with other network state libraries. This includes transferring completed anthologies onto digital cartridges and uploading/downloading to a secure internet site.

• Utilize a variety of bibliographic tools including, but not limited to, the Keystone Library Automation System, the Florida Electronic Library, print and online resources from the National Library Service of the Library of Congress and print and online resources prepared by the Bureau and network partners across the country.

• As needed, be available to assist in public relations and outreach activities on behalf of the Bureau.

• Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of products.

  • Working knowledge of the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS).

  • Ability to understand general working parameters of a library that specializes in blind and visually impaired customers.

  • Work well under tight time restrictions.

  • Ability to communicate successfully both orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of the procedures for classifying, cataloging and using authority files for library materials.

  • Ability to conduct routine bibliographic searches for print or non-print materials.

  • Ability to maintain book collections.

  • Ability to perform acquisitions processes for print or non-print library materials.

  • Ability to assist users in locating and using materials.

  • Ability to perform basic circulation functions according to established procedures.

  • Ability to maintain assigned card catalog or data base collection(s).

  • Ability to edit bibliographic records for format and spelling.

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

  • Ability to maintain records.

  • Ability to operate equipment, such as video display terminals and microfiche readers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

    To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:

  • All fields in the candidate profile (application) must be completed in its entirety.

  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for. Periods of employment should be entered with the most recent/current listed first.

  • Periods of employment should include the supervisor's name and contact information.

  • Account for and explain any gaps in employment so that the hiring process is not delayed. Gaps of employment of 3 months or more must be addressed on the application.

  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.

  • Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.

  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.

  • Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.

  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.

  • If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you must attach the correct supporting documentation to be considered (DD214).

  • If you are claiming Right to First Interview, you must attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying to be considered.

    The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

    to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

    improving employment outcomes.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Daytona Beach

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