In the Office of the Secretary of the State, this class is accountable for implementing and managing an executive branch-wide program for electronic adoption, publishing and access to state administrative law and related electronic information resources.
Receives administrative direction from the Secretary of the State, Deputy Secretary of the State or other administrative official of a higher grade; works in consultation with the Regulation Review Committee of the General Assembly, Office of the Governor and Office of the Attorney General.
May direct professional and other staff as assigned; directs third party software vendors.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs the operation of a cross-agency, cross-branch e-government application incorporating workflow, digital repository, e-publishing and online legal information system components; develops system objectives, budgets, work plans and implementation strategies; researches, reviews and evaluates implications of emerging technologies on system design, function and agency public information goals; electronically publishes the official state administrative law code; interprets and implements legal requirements, standards and information management best practices to ensure appropriate retention and preservation of electronic legal publications and related materials; evaluates staff; assists in development of proposed legislation, responds to complex public and legal information requests; develops, edits and implements website content, educational materials, and training programs for state agency and public end-users; develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with state agency users and other stakeholders; leads end-user advisory groups; serves as liaison to relevant professional groups; serves as application liaison to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology (DAS/BEST); performs or supervises all technical system administration and publishing functions as required; troubleshoots and resolves all end-user problems; provides internal consulting services for e-publishing, digital curation and electronic records and information management concerns; interacts and collaborates in all areas of responsibility with existing regulations and records management staff; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply library and information science principles and practices; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; general knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act and the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of and skill in the creation, dissemination and use of electronic/digital information resources; knowledge of legal document management or content management systems; knowledge of workflow systems and tools; knowledge of metadata formats and mark-up languages; considerable education and training skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytical skills; editing skills; project management skills; negotiation skills; and considerable ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, responsibilities and competing end-user needs.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
A Masterís degree in Library or Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) and four (4) years professional experience in an academic, government or firm law library or similar setting providing legal information services.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been working in electronic services or a related technology-oriented professional library position involving substantially similar duties.
A JD or equivalent degree from an institution accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
The incumbent in this class may be required to travel in and out of state.
Non-Examined refers to Section 5-219 of the Connecticut General Statutes which permits appointment of candidates to competitive positions without formal examination when a professional license, professional degree, accreditation or certificate is a mandatory requirement for appointment to a class.