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Division:

 

Library Develpment and Networking

Position Title:

 

Youth Services Consultant

Work Location:

 

1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711

Working Hours:

 

M-F 8-5

Salary Group:

 

B-20

Classification No.

 

7404/Librarian IV

Job Posting No.

 

FY17-013

Monthly Salary:

 

$4,000  - $5,000 /Month

Date Job Available:

 

09/01/2017


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

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields (No MOS) pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply. Please call Human Resources at (512) 463-6564 with questions or for additional information.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_InformationTechnology.pdf

SUMMARY

Performs advanced, senior-level library work. The Youth Services Consultant takes a leadership role to ensure Texas libraries are knowledgeable about, and implement, children’s and teen services to meet the needs of their communities. The Youth Services Consultant also serves as the project lead for early childhood literacy initiatives, the summer reading program, and related projects. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Plan, coordinate, implement, present, and evaluate a statewide program of continuing education for children and teen services and related topics
Plan, coordinate, and evaluate statewide early childhood and family literacy initiatives
Plan, implement, coordinate, promote, and evaluate a statewide summer reading program for preschoolers, children, teens, and adults
Consult with Texas librarians, library boards, and interested citizens in the area of children and teen services
Attend work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies
Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct
Perform other duties as assigned

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association accredited program.
Library work experience planning and/or delivering services to clients
1 year of experience in the design, production, and evaluation of training, training materials or bibliographic instruction
1 year of experience using a variety of software applications including standard desktop applications

Demonstrated ability and desire to teach online and in-person and to speak before groups
Ability to work well with individuals and groups both at TSLAC, as well as at other organizations around the state to realize statewide initiatives using new and existing resources
Ability to take initiative in areas of responsibility as part of statewide library development team
Ability to obtain Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM) certification within two years of hire date.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Work experience as a professional librarian
Work experience in libraries in the area(s) of early literacy, children’s or teen services
Demonstrated ability to plan and manage continuing education projects including analysis of outcomes data to formulate conclusions and guide direction of future programs and services.
Experience or formal education in one or more of the following: adult education, continuing education, consulting, literacy, staff development, community outreach
Experience working in or with multiple types of libraries or library consortia
Work experience with a variety of online tools and applications (e.g. social media, web content management systems, blogs, and survey tools)
Experience with online meeting software and learning management systems  (e.g. GoToWebinar, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Moodle)

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Submit complete college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
Submit portfolio of writing samples or training materials
Applicants selected for interview will make a 15 minute presentation on a designated topic at the Texas State Library; the presentation may be videotaped
Approximately 20% travel by airplane and automobile required; some evening & weekend work on occasion
Light lifting up to 15 lbs. required

SUPERVISION

None. Reports to Manager, Continuing Education & Consulting.

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