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Library Development and Networking

Position Title:


Director of Library Development and Networking

Work Location:


1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711

Working Hours:


M-F 8-5

Salary Group:



Classification No.


1620/Director I

Job Posting No.



Monthly Salary:


$6,792  - $7,917 /Month

Date Job Available:



Supplemental Data Form (Word 97 document)
Applicant must submit Supplemental Data Form, along with State of Texas Application, to be considered for the position.

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Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning. Manage Texas State Library’s statewide programs to improve library services for all types of libraries through statewide resource sharing and programs to aid in the development of libraries. These programs include statewide continuing education and consulting, the TexShare program, the TexQuest program, statewide ILL, public library statistics and accreditation, competitive grants, community engagement programs, coordination of the LSTA grant, and a wide range of special projects. Recommend strategic direction, programs and plans to Director and Librarian. Manage division operations including staff and budget. Serve on agency administrative team. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Establish division strategic goals and objectives that support overall agency business strategy and are consistent with the agency strategic plan and the LSTA plan
Identify, plan, implement, and evaluate division programs and services
Plan and manage division operations including staff, budget, records, and property in accordance with state and federal law and regulations
Represent the agency to the public, to libraries, to organizations, and to elected officials
Research and recommend changes in state law, administrative rule, policy and procedures
Attends work regularly and in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies
Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct


Master's degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
Six years successful professional experience in library or information services
Three years of successful management experience, including planning, budgeting, and project management
Experience in delivery of information services directly to clients

Ability to lead staff and work well with clients, the general public, and other state agencies
Ability to analyze data, formulate conclusions and write reports
Ability to speak before groups and testify before elected or appointed officials
Ability to conduct planning or business meetings


Experience working in different types of libraries
Experience in libraries or organizations to deliver information services in a cooperative environment
Experience in administration of library networks or systems
Experience in supervision of professional staff
Experience or college courses in public/business administration, grants administration, systems analysis, accounting, budgeting, adult education, staff development, or library consulting
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to the program, including the state Uniform Grant Management Standards (UGMS), the federal Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), and the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)


Complete college transcripts
Portfolio of analytical reports and writing s-amples
Applicants selected for interview will be asked to make a short presentation
Overnight travel 10%, by personal automobile and commercial aircraft occasionally required
Overtime and/or evening work may be required
Ability to achieve state Certified Contract Manager status within two years of hire


Reports to the Director and Librarian
Supervises staff of 19 FTE

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