Job: Director of Staff Development and Member Services

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Director of Staff Development and Member Services

Number position available:

$58,000 - $70,000, DOQ and DOE

Job Category:

Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


The Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN) is seeking an innovative library professional to lead our professional continuing education program. This position requires the intellectual curiosity to continually research trends in library service, attend professional conferences and educational opportunities, and apply knowledge from a wide variety of sources to build the calendar of continuing education opportunities provided by SEFLIN. 


The successful candidate will engage with renowned presenters to enrich the staff of public, academic, school, and special libraries in the SEFLIN region and beyond. This person will also plan and implement SEFLIN’s annual regional conference, partner with other Florida Multitype Library Cooperatives to present conferences and/or educational opportunities, and coordinate with members of organizations such as the Professional Development Alliance on a national level.  


The successful candidate will connect library staff regionally via SEFLIN committees and discussion groups, advocate for libraries by participating in FLA, ALA, and other professional organizations, and develop library staff to meet the opportunities and challenges of the library profession. 


About SEFLIN: 


SEFLIN is one of five Multitype Library Cooperatives in the state of Florida, serving Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm-Beach, and Martin Counties. We are funded by a combination of member dues, fees for services, Federal, and State grants with a budget of nearly $1.6 million for FY2021-2022. We seek to be an innovative change agent in service to our member libraries as we fulfil our mission to connect, advocate (for), and develop libraries and their staff. 


The SEFLIN office is located on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. We practice a flexible working environment and offer excellent benefits. Position is NOT available as a remote work opportunity. 


Full position description: 



Job Summary 

The Director of Staff Development and Member Services manages, implements, and evaluates SEFLIN’s innovative continuing education program, further develops regional partnerships through resource sharing initiatives, and actively engages SEFLIN members and peer organizations to achieve organizational goals. In achieving these outcomes, this position works with SEFLIN committees and discussion groups, SEFLIN staff, and library staff from all types of libraries. 



  •  Participates in the development and reporting of SEFLIN grant applications 
  • Plans innovative continuing education activities based on evaluation results and member needs 
  • Evaluates SEFLIN programs for effectiveness (including statistics, surveys, and narrative reports) 
  • Manages, implements, and evaluates SEFLIN’s contracts and services for library staff continuing education
  • Organizes, plans, and implements SEFLIN’s continuing education schedule 
  • Hosts, produces, and facilitates in-person and online meetings and trainings 
  • Manages the course‐management system descriptions and registrations for continuing education face‐to‐face presentations, live online sessions, and courses
  • Promotes SEFLIN’s continuing education offerings through a variety of traditional, online and social media 
  • Communicates with Training Liaisons in each of the SEFLIN member libraries to assist in the promotion and evaluation of SEFLIN’s Continuing Education Program
  • Analyzes current services and implements innovations for SEFLIN’s continuing education programs.
  • Leads the Planning Committee for the SEFLIN Annual Regional Conference.
  • Guides the Florida Library Jobs grant project’s  implementation, reporting and improvements.

o   Manages the grant application and reports relating to the Florida Library Jobs site

o   Monitors and reports on the use of Florida Library Jobs 

o   Proposes upgrades and monitors improvements to the Florida Library Jobs Web site


Minimum Education and Experience 

Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program.  Minimum 2 years of experience in libraries. 


Knowledge, Experience and Skills 

  • Intellectual curiosity and a growth mindset are required. The ideal candidate will be excited to explore trends in all areas of library service, enjoy attending professional conferences and educational opportunities, and be able to apply knowledge from a wide variety of sources to inform educational opportunities for SEFLIN to offer. 
  • A degree or experience in developing and managing adult continuing education (especially online education) is preferred.  
  • Demonstrated skills for innovative thinking and creativity in planning, implementing, and evaluating services are required.  
  • Demonstrated excellence in office productivity computer skills including intermediate level proficiencies in Microsoft Office applications as well as data management for online membership and course management databases is required.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in library services and technology, through professional associations or education, is required.  
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills are required.


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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Other

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Boca Raton

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

777 Glades Rd

Boca Raton


Palm Beach

Institution Information
Institution Name :

777 Glades Rd

Boca Raton



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Brock Peoples

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Please include resume, cover letter, and three professional references. 

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