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Indiana State Library seeking Indiana Young Readers Center Librarian

The Indiana State Library is currently seeking a librarian for our Indiana Young Readers Center.
 
The Young Readers Center (IYRC) Librarian will be the public services  coordinator  of events for school-aged children at the State Library.  This librarian will coordinate field trips with school groups, camps, and other interested youth groups.  They also curate the State Library’s collection of materials by Indiana Authors and about Indiana for children and young adults, and provide reference and research support for the Indiana Division as well as programming support for the Children’s Services Coordinator. This position acts as Director of the Indiana Center for the Book.  This position performs independently and reports to the Indiana Division supervisor and Director of Public Services.
 
Responsibilities:
Works independently as well as in a team environment so must be able to adapt to either situation as the need arises.
Assists in directing the work of the IYRC assistant and any volunteers, interns, and student employees within the IYRC.
Develop and implement children’s programming at the State Library.
Fulfill the requirements of the Pursuit of Pride fieldtrip grant.
Maintain the Indiana Children’s Authors and Illustrators website.
Act as Director for the Indiana Center for the Book-which includes administrating Letters About Literature campaign and representing the State of Indiana at National Book Fest.
Required to participate in professional development to ensure certification is maintained as well as to stay current on developing children’s services and technology.
 
Qualifications: Candidate will have Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited School of Library and Information Science plus 2 years of relevant experience working in Children’s Services.
 
Contact:  Interested applicants must go to Indiana State Personnel Job Bank and reference Job ID# 611794.
 
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.
 
Deadline:  Applications must be submitted by October 31, 2017
 
The State of Indiana is an Equal opportunity Employer.