Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 03-Aug-2020 to 16-Aug-2020
  • - Indianapolis Public Library
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Robust compensation package! Starting Annual Salary: $51,842
  • Full Time
  • comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of PTO

The Herbert Simon Early Childhood Literacy Specialist will work with the Manager of Youth Services to develop programs and services for young children and their caregivers.  Selected candidate will work with other staff to keep abreast of the latest topics and trends in early literacy by sharing information at the Children's Services meetings, and offering trainings on relevant topics.
 
Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, planning and implementing programs for preschoolers to be offered at branches and the Central Library, and working with the Manager of Outreach Services to provide direction and training for the On the Road to Reading staff.
 
Candidate will be expected to build relationships with local stakeholders and partners, establishing mutually beneficial partnerships.        
 
A successful candidate will... 
• Have an MLS degree from an accredited college or university and a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Development or equivalent, or have a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Development.
• Have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of work experience designing and implementing large scale programs for young children, or similar relevant work experience.
• Have excellent presentation/public speaking skills and the ability to work well with other departments. 
• Possess a valid driver's license, a safe driving record, and proof of insurance. 
• Be bilingual (preferred but not required).
 
What does the job look like?
• Responsible for the evaluation of current initiatives designed for adults, teens, children or other designated area; assists in the training of all staff members.
• Accountable for an operational program budget and for the responsible spending and accountability of The Library Foundation Grant money allocated for program use.  
• Responsible for keeping up-to-date on the issues affecting the community and using that information to develop new programs, improve existing programs and inform all staff of the latest findings.
• Provides direction on translation and interpretation needs for library system, departments and branches. 
• Responsible for developing successful initiatives which meet the needs of the partner, the desires of the community and fulfills the Library's mission.
• Serves as an ambassador of the Public Library at community events, during negotiations and development of programs and in all interactions with the public. Maintains a positive relationship with community partners.
• Stays abreast of demographic, legislative, and community organizational changes with the potential to impact library programs and service priorities, ensures programs remain relevant and communicates changes to necessary library staff members. 
• Cultivates partnerships with community organizations, government entities and educational institutions. 
• Responsible for accurately calculating and preparing statistical information and reports regarding
departmental activities.
• Able to work the normally scheduled work time for this position.
• Able to cope with daily job-related stress.
 
Click the APPLY button to apply online by August 16.

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