• Full Time
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • $27.16 - $36.08 hourly USD / Year

Website Boca Raton Public Library

Location Name: Boca Raton Public Library - Spanish River
County: Palm Beach
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.
City: Boca RatonZipcode: 33431
ALA accredited Masters required: No

Be part of the team that helps make the City of Boca Raton one of the best places to live, work and play! We provide world class services, parks, beaches, and public safety. This can only happen when the best, brightest, and most committed individuals come to work for our City. We encourage like-minded individuals to apply and be part of our team!

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
This position performs professional work supervising a major activity in the Boca Raton Public Library (BRPL), providing innovative, effective, and well-attended programs and services for teens and tweens. Under the supervision of the Librarian II – Youth Services, this position supervises professional personnel, paraprofessional personnel, and volunteers, as needed.

 

Essential Functions
Works with teens, tweens, volunteers, approved community partners, and Youth Services staff to plan, implement and evaluate high-quality, developmentally appropriate formal and informal learning activities that support teens’ and tweens’ personal and academic goals;

Ensures access and inclusivity to a wide variety of library resources, services, and activities for and with teens and tweens, including those facing challenges to access, equity, or inclusivity;

Supervises Youth Services staff in planning, developing and implementing teen and tween programs and services;

Trains and evaluates Youth Services staff in professional skills relevant to teen and tween programs and services;

Collaborates with Youth Services staff to enhance teen and tween programs related to the Summer Reading Program and STEM/STEAM;

Collaborates with Instructional Services staff and the Technology & Digital Services staff to provide innovative technology and digital programming and services for teens and tweens;

Collaborates with the Events & Community Engagement staff to organize middle and high school visits both on and off campus;

Collaborates with the Professional Development Committee to enhance overall library customer service related to teens and tweens;

Coordinates with the communication and marketing team to promote tools, classes or programs relevant to teen and tween programs and services;

Provides and promotes teen and tween readers’ advisory, assisting as needed with teen and tween materials selection;

Maintains and compiles teen and tween program statistics and reporting as needed, engaging in ongoing assessment of teen and tween services using relevant methods and resources;

Assists the Youth Services Librarian II to analyze, prepare and administer budgets in assigned areas;

Serves as a member of library and city committees, as requested to advocate for events, programs and services which support positive teen and tween experiences in the library and in the community;

Enforces the Library’s Rules of Conduct and serves as the Building Administrator in Charge, as required;

Stands in as the Youth Services Librarian II, as required.

Please see full description at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bocaratonfl/jobs/4524650/librarian-i-teen-services?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Education/Qualifications:

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree;
Minimum of two (2) years’ related experience working with teens required;
Must be able to work varied schedules, including nights and weekends.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in library and/or information science (MLIS) from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association, or current enrollment in an accredited MLIS program;
Possession of a valid State of Florida Class ‘E’ driver’s license.

Please see full description at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bocaratonfl/jobs/4524650/librarian-i-teen-services?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Lisa Testa
Contact Email: ltesta@myboca.us
Contact Phone: 561-393-7963
How to Apply / Instructions:

Please apply on the City of Boca Raton employment opportunities website:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bocaratonfl/jobs/4524650/librarian-i-teen-services?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs