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Division:

 

Library Development & Networking

Position Title:

 

Youth Services Consultant (Commensurate with Experience)

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Work Location:

 

1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711

Working Hours:

 

M-F 8-5

Salary Group:

 

B-20, B-22

Classification No.

 

7403 - 7404/Librarian III - IV (Commensurate with Experience)

Job Posting No.

 

00040585

Monthly Salary:

 

$4,990.50 - $5,872.15 /Month

Date Job Available:

 

April 15, 2024

Please paste the following URL into a browser to view the entire job posting in the CAPPS Career Section: Job Description - Youth Services Consultant - Librarian III/IV (Commensurate with Expereince) (00040585) (taleo.net)

TSLAC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in employment or in the provision of services, programs, or activities. For job opening inquiries or to request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact the TSLAC Human Resources office by calling 512-463-5474.

Applications submitted to TSLAC may be subject to public disclosure, upon request, pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act.

 

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

Librarian III - $4,990.50 - $5,149.32

Job Summary
The Youth Services Consultant performs highly complex, senior-level consultative work and reports to the Continuing Education and Consulting Manager, in the Library Development and Networking Division at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The Youth Services Consultant collaborates to ensure Texas libraries are knowledgeable about and have resources to implement youth services that meet the needs of their communities. The Youth Services Consultant also serves as a primary contact for internal, statewide, and national initiatives and projects relating to youth services. This position coordinates project goals with other division/agency programs and works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Essential Tasks
Implement, coordinate, and promote a statewide summer library program for preschoolers, children, teens, and adults. 
Coordinate and implement statewide early childhood and family literacy initiatives.
Collaborate with internal and external partners to enhance TSLAC programs related to youth services. 
Maintain a variety of resources for assigned projects via agency website, blog, and newsletters.
Coordinate, implement, and present a statewide program of learning related to youth services and similar topics. 
Consult with Texas librarians, library boards, and interested citizens in the area of youth services.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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.

Other Tasks
None

Librarian IV - $5,687.50 - $5,872.15

Job Summary
The Youth Services Consultant performs advanced, senior-level consultative work and reports to the Continuing Education and Consulting Manager, in the Library Development and Networking Division at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The Youth Services Consultant takes a leadership role to ensure Texas libraries are knowledgeable about and have resources to implement youth services that meet the needs of their communities. The Youth Services Consultant also serves as the project lead for internal, statewide, and national initiatives and projects relating to youth services. This position coordinates project goals with other division/agency programs and works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Essential Tasks
Implement, coordinate, promote, and evaluate a statewide summer library program for preschoolers, children, teens, and adults. 
Coordinate, implement, and evaluate statewide early childhood and family literacy initiatives.
Collaborate with internal and external partners to enhance TSLAC programs related to youth services. 
Maintain a variety of resources for assigned projects via agency website, blog, and newsletters.
Plan, coordinate, implement, present, and evaluate a statewide program of learning related to youth services and similar topics. 
Consult with Texas librarians, library boards, and interested citizens in the area of youth services.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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.

Other Tasks
None

Librarian III - $4,990.50 - $5,149.32

Minimum Qualifications
Graduate degree in library or information science from an accredited program. 
Two years’ work experience providing public service in libraries.
Experience planning and/or delivering educational opportunities for children, teens, or families.  

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in libraries in the area(s) of early literacy, children’s, teen, or family services.
Experience in the area(s) of outreach or community engagement with diverse communities.
Experience creating or managing partnerships.
Experience planning and managing projects. 
Experience planning and/or implementing a summer reading or summer learning program for children, teens, or families.
Experience delivering training. 
Experience or formal education in one or more of the following: adult education, child or adolescent development, consulting or mentoring, instructional design, or staff development/training peers.
Work experience with a variety of online tools and applications (e.g. social media, web content management systems, blogs, survey tools).
Experience with online meeting software and learning management systems (e.g. Zoom, GoToWebinar, Totara, Moodle)
Experience working in or with multiple types of libraries or library consortia. 
Bilingual—Spanish.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of trends and practices in youth services in public libraries. 
Ability to use a variety of software applications including standard desktop applications.
Ability to present to groups or deliver training.
Ability to coordinate projects .
Skill in outreach and communication.
Ability to maintain partnerships.  
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
Ability to establish goals and objectives.

Environmental/Physical Conditions
Normal office work environment and may have exposure to dust and environmental allergens consistent with normal business activities and human contact. Mostly sedentary in nature but may involve moving; standing; pulling and pushing kneeling, stooping, and bending; performing tasks requiring fine motor skill and coordination to safely move items weighing up to 15 pounds. Must be able to work extended periods at a computer.  May require working extended hours and some evenings and weekends as needed. Normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies and interpret data. Regular travel up to 20% by automobile and airplane, some overnight, will be required to conduct training, speak publicly, and attend meetings.

Other Requirements
Submit complete college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
Submit writing samples, may include training or outreach materials developed, written procedures or other documentation, or webpages created, etc. 
Applicants selected for interview will make a 15-minute presentation on an assigned topic.

Reporting Relationships
No supervisory responsibilities. Reports to Manager, Continuing Education and Consulting.


Librarian IV - $5,687.50 - $5,872.15

Minimum Qualifications
Graduate degree in library or information science from an accredited program. 
Three years’ work experience providing public service in libraries.
Experience planning and delivering educational opportunities for children, teens, or families. 
Experience presenting to groups and delivering training.
Experience managing projects.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in libraries in the area(s) of early literacy, children’s, teen, or family services.
Experience in the area(s) of community engagement, outreach, or communication, especially with diverse communities.
Experience developing or maintaining partnerships.
Experience planning and evaluating projects. 
Experience planning and/or implementing a summer reading or summer learning program for children, teens, or families.
Experience or formal education in one or more of the following: adult education, child or adolescent development, consulting or mentoring, instructional design, or staff development/training peers.
Work experience with a variety of online tools and applications (e.g. social media, web content management systems, blogs, survey tools).
Experience with online meeting software and learning management systems (e.g. Zoom, GoToWebinar, Totara, Moodle)
Experience working in or with multiple types of libraries or library consortia. 
Bilingual—Spanish.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of trends or practices in youth services in public libraries. 
Ability to use a variety of software applications including standard desktop applications.
Skill in managing projects.  
Skill in community engagement, outreach, and communication.
Skill in developing and maintaining partnerships.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
Ability to establish goals and objectives.
Environmental/Physical Conditions
Normal office work environment and may have exposure to dust and environmental allergens consistent with normal business activities and human contact. Mostly sedentary in nature but may involve moving; standing; pulling and pushing kneeling, stooping, and bending; performing tasks requiring fine motor skill and coordination to safely move items weighing up to 15 pounds. Must be able to work extended periods at a computer.  May require working extended hours and some evenings and weekends as needed. Normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies and interpret data. Regular travel up to 20% by automobile and airplane, some overnight, will be required to conduct training, speak publicly, and attend meetings.

Other Requirements
Submit complete college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
Submit writing samples, may include training or outreach materials developed, written procedures or other documentation, or webpages created, etc. 
Applicants selected for interview will make a 15-minute presentation on an assigned topic.

Reporting Relationships
No supervisory responsibilities. Reports to Manager, Continuing Education and Consulting.

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