DATE ENTERED: September 2, 2022
POSITION: Youth and Family Services Coordinator
LOCATION: Libraries & Historical Resources, Sarasota County Administration Center, FL
APPLY BY: No date specified

About Our Job

Do you love giving back to the community and want to take on a professional role within Sarasota County Libraries? In this role, you’ll work on a variety of initiatives committed to providing programs for all our families in the County by coordinating services dedicated to children in and teens. Apply today and help influence our generations to come.

  • Communicates and advocates for quality library services for children, teens, and families.
  • Guides strategic planning with Youth Services co-workers to optimize library services.
  • Implements standards of service that ensure prompt and efficient resolution of inquiries from County customers.
  • Keeps up to date with developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries.
  • Represents Sarasota County to library users and the public and demonstrates the value of library services to the community.
  • Forms strategic partnerships with representatives of community agencies, organizations, and institutions.
  • Establishes core programming priorities for youth and family services and assesses program quality using feedback for future improvement. This includes reviewing external programs to determine application for use in libraries.
  • Manages fiscal resources, including operating budget, grant funds, in-kind contributions.
  • Ensures compliance with policies, principles, and practices within Sarasota County Libraries.
  • Participates in the development of an integrated marketing and communications plans. This includes developing marketing materials and templates to promote various programs and special events.

Work Hours: 40 hour workweeks. Typical schedule is Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

**You will occasionally be required to work nights and weekends on other projects.

About You

We realize your time is valuable so please carefully review the required minimum qualifications for the position:

  • A Master's degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library AND- two years of experience.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening: This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.

About Everything Else

Pay: $50,523.20 – $62,000.00


Libraries & Historical Resources

Location: Sarasota County Administration Center

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