Youth Services Consultant -- Texas State Library & Archives Commission -- Austin, TX

Division: Library Development & Networking
Position Title: Youth Services Consultant
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Work Location: 1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78711
Working Hours: M-F 8-5
Salary Group: B-18
Classification No. 7403 - 7404/Librarian III - IV
Job Posting No. 00013375
Monthly Salary: $4,333 - $5,200 /Month
Date Job Available: May 15, 2021

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SUMMARY
Performs highly complex, senior-level library work. 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. Coordinates project goals with other division/agency programs. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate, implement, present, and evaluate a statewide program of learning related to youth services and similar topics.
  • Implement, coordinate, promote, and evaluate a statewide summer reading program for preschoolers, children, teens, and adults.
  • Coordinate, and evaluate statewide early childhood and family literacy initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external partnerships related to youth services.
  • Maintain a variety of resources for assigned projects via agency web site, blog, and a variety of social media.
  • 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.

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - None

LIBRARIAN III

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Graduate degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program.
    • Two years public service experience in libraries.
    • Experience planning and delivering educational opportunities to children, teens, or families.
    • Experience presenting to groups or delivering training.
    • One year of experience using a variety of software applications including standard desktop applications.
    • Ability to work well with individuals and groups both internally and at other organizations.
    • Ability to take initiative in areas of responsibility as part of statewide library development team.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Work 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 managing projects.
    • Experience planning and/or implementing a summer reading or summer learning program for children, teens, or families.
    • Experience designing training or developing curriculum.
    • Experience or formal education in one or more of the following: adult education, child or adolescent development, community outreach or engagement, continuing education, consulting, instructional design or curriculum development.,
    • Work experience as a professional librarian.
    • 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. GoToWebinar, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Moodle)
    • Experience working in or with multiple types of libraries or library consortia.
    • Bilingual—Spanish.
  • OTHER REQUIREMENTS
    • Regular travel (up to 25%) by automobile and airplane. Some evening and weekend work required; may extend beyond 40-hour work week.
    • Submit complete college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
    • Submit portfolio of writing samples, including any Web pages or training materials.
    • Applicants selected for interview will make a 15 minute presentation on an assigned topic.
    • Ability to move up to 15 lbs.
  • SUPERVISION
    • No supervisory responsibilities. Reports to Manager, Continuing Education & Consulting.

LIBRARY IV

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Graduate degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program.
    • Three years public service experience in libraries.
    • Experience planning and delivering educational opportunities for children, teens, or families.
    • Experience presenting to groups or delivering training.
    • Experience designing training or developing curriculum.
    • One year of experience using a variety of software applications including standard desktop applications.
    • Ability to work well with individuals and groups both internally and at other organizations.
    • Ability to take initiative in areas of responsibility as part of statewide library development team.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Work 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 or formal education in one or more of the following: adult education, child or adolescent development, community outreach or engagement, continuing education, consulting, instructional design or curriculum development.
    • Work experience as a professional librarian.
    • 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. GoToWebinar, WebEx, Adobe Connect, Moodle)
    • Experience working in or with multiple types of libraries or library consortia.
    • Bilingual—Spanish.
  • OTHER REQUIREMENTS
    • Regular travel (up to 25%) by automobile and airplane. Some evening and weekend work required; may extend beyond 40-hour work week.
    • Submit complete college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
    • Submit portfolio of writing samples, including any Web pages or training materials.
    • Applicants selected for interview will make a 15 minute presentation on an assigned topic.
    • Ability to move up to 15 lbs
  • SUPERVISION
    • No supervisory responsibilities. Reports to Manager, Continuing Education & Consulting.
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