Children's/Youth Services Coordinator

Montgomery County Memorial Library System

104 I 45 North; Conroe, TX

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$55,500.00 to $61,473.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Conroe, TX

Hours

40.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

Interviews, trains, supervises, schedules, and evaluates Children’s staff at Central Library (2 paraprofessionals) and assists in selection and training of children’s staff at other branches  Provides reference and reader’s advisory services to the community  Implements and interprets library procedures for customers and staff  Assists with development of unit budget, oversees and monitors adherence to expenditure levels  Collaborates with Collection Development Coordinator to develop and maintain a quality collection of materials for youth, in a variety of formats  Coordinates system wide Summer Reading Program, including ordering promotional materials and reporting statistics  Cultivates community relationships and partnerships to foster joint programming and services  Maintains current awareness of professional trends, methods and ethics  Attends and participates in professional activities, conferences, committees and meetings as appropriate including Administrative Leadership Team  Any and all other duties assigned 

Additional Info & Requirements

Successful management and supervisory experience of at least 4 years, with evidence of progressive responsibility  Knowledge of current trends and best practices in library services to children, teens, youth and adolescent development, children’s and young adult literature  Relevant experience with developing/evaluating programs and services for youth of at least 2 years  Successful experience presenting programs, workshops, and classes for youth and their parents/caregivers  Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills, with experience leading by influence  Good organizational skills  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written  Working knowledge of technology for libraries, fluency with MS Office Suite and integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony preferred)  Experience in accomplishing objectives within team setting  Must pass background investigation  Valid Texas Driver’s license, or obtained in 30 days after starting, and good driving record

HR Info

Lana Beathard       lana.beathard@countylibrary.org  936.788.8377 ext. 6238

Posted Nov 19, 2019