[Tall-Corn] FW: Courtesy Copy: Job Posting - Youth Services Librarian

Janice Eggers Janice.Eggers at blind.state.ia.us
Tue Jul 23 20:49:40 UTC 2019

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Youth Services Librarian
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Salary: $42,889.60 - $64,147.20 Annually
Location:  Des Moines - 50309 - Polk County, IA
Job Type:  Full-time
Agency:  131 Iowa Department for the Blind
Job Number: 20-00204<https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/2517467/youth-services-librarian?page=13&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery>
Closing:  08/08/2019 11:59 PM Central
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Point of Contact: Sarah Willeford<mailto:sarah.willeford at blind.state.ia.us>

Job Description:

The Iowa Department for the Blind is seeking applicants for the position of Youth Services Librarian for the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.  This position will develop and conduct statewide library services, programs and outreach activities for children and teens with print disabilities.  The position will also assist in the development of a new children and teen library space and makerspace.

Primary job duties include, but are not limited to:

  *   Develop and conduct all aspects of library services for children and teens with print disabilities; including their parents, caregivers, counselors and teachers
  *   Publicize, plan and conduct outreach and special programs for youth and families
  *   Develop and maintain active partnerships with related organizations to introduce, promote and increase awareness of the library and its youth services
  *   Performs youth collection development including selecting, ordering, weeding and cataloging materials
  *   Consults with parents/guardians, caregivers, counselors, health care providers and educators on the challenges of blind, visually impaired, physically disabled or learning disabled youth and children
  *   Travels frequently throughout the state on outreach visits, meetings with libraries and youth or disability related organizations
  *   Compiles statistics and reports regarding youth services and tracks use patterns and data to determine youth services needs
  *   Assists Department staff and library patrons in the use of information resources and alternative format library collections
  *   Provides general library services to patrons; including reference, readers advisory and technology services
  *   Assists patrons in the use of equipment, OPAC (Online Public Catalog), BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) and other library resources
  *   Manage patron accounts through the use of the library’s integrated library system and applying National Library Service and library policy and procedures
  *   Work regularly scheduled shifts at the Information and Youth Service Desks
  *   Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing in the English language
  *   Ability to work autonomously and in a team setting

IDB requires a background check before any offer of employment.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited school of library science


An undergraduate degree from an accredited four year college or university and one year of full time professional librarian or archives experience (similar to the work indicated in this description)


It is the policy of the Department for the Blind to conduct background checks on all finalist candidates prior to any offer of employment.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resource Enterprise.

Persons who wish to be considered for this position must submit a resume and letter of application to:  Iowa Department for the Blind, Sarah Willeford, Library Director, 524 Fourth Street, Des Moines, IA  50309-2364 or via email:  sarah.willeford at blind.state.ia.us<mailto:sarah.willeford at blind.state.ia.us>

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Des Moines, IA 50309-2364

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