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City of Chicago Librarian III (Teen Services Arts Specialist) - Chicago Public Library in Chicago, Illinois

414423BR

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Company:

City of Chicago

Job Code:

Library_Services Librarian

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Division Chief of Teen Services, the LIII Teen Services Arts Specialist develops and implements arts focused programming for teen audiences and develops support materials for other library staff to create programs. Plan and implement systemwide initiatives such as Teen Winter Challenge, Radical Fit or others as assigned. Manage Mad Skillz kits (programs in a box) and staff training on kits, including project planning, committee management, budgeting, and evaluation. Create and implement a strategy for Mad Skillz kit development based on current trends, staff needs, and library resources. Create and maintain effective relationships with city-based partners, as well as city agencies, cultural institutions and other relevant youth-serving organizations to collaborate on systemwide initiatives and departmental projects. Organize presentations and information sharing opportunities about departmental work to both internal and external stakeholders. Plan and facilitate professional development for library staff, external stakeholders, and other city agencies. Supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of library staff. Support Teen library staff across Chicago Public Library as a liaison for the Teen Services Department. Communicate clearly and effectively with both internal and external stakeholders. Manage multiple work streams and engage in a high level of teamwork and communication. May serve as Person-in-Charge.

Position Title:

Librarian III (Teen Services Arts Specialist) - Chicago Public Library

Job Category:

Youth Services

Minimum Education Required:

Masters

Certificates/Security Clearances/Other:

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

LOCATION: HWLC 400 S. State Street Chicago, IL 60605

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

City*:

Chicago

Additional Qualifications/Responsibilities:

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited American Library Association college or university with a master’s degree in library science or an approved foreign credential evaluation plus two years of professional library experience.

Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:

  • Project Management experience

  • Experience working or volunteering in a public library

  • Previous related supervisory experience

  • Arts Education experience; teaching experience or other arts programming experience (preferably post school experience).

State*:

Illinois

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