Education/Outreach Coordinator

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is accepting applications for the position of Education-Outreach Coordinator in the Archives and Information Services Division.

The agency is located in the Lorenzo de Zavala Building at 1201 Brazos Street in Austin. This is a full-time, exempt position, State Job Code: 1832, Salary Admin Plan: B , Grade: 19 with a starting monthly salary of $3,835 to $4,100 ($46,028-$49,200 annual).

Position Open Until Filled.
First review date 12/01/2017, all completed applications (please note “Other Requirements”) received by this date will receive first consideration

SUMMARY

Performs highly complex(senior level) informational and education work in the Archives and Information Services division for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.  Collects, prepares, and produces educational materials for use by the division.  Assists with the development of online and in-house educational exhibits. Coordinates outreach events and provides presentations. Serves as principle assistant to the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board.  Works under limited supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL TASKS

Coordinate outreach activities to engage stakeholders, stimulate interest in division programs, and increase use of the division’s collection and services

Assist with the planning and development of educational exhibits

Assume lead responsibilities in developing and presenting educational programs, presentations and materials

Implements program goals and objectives in the area of assignment

Serve as principle assistant to the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board

Coordinate, prepare and post information for the agency’s web site and intranet, division blogs, web pages, and social media outlets

Prepare grant proposals and applications for educational and outreach activities

Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies

Complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures, including safety and standards of conduct

NON-ESSENTIAL TASKS

Provide formal tours and introductions to the collections and services for various groups

Responds to general information inquiries about division activities, exhibits and educational activities

Assist with special events

Serve on agency, state and national committees as assigned

Perform other job duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with degree in Education, English, History, Communications or related field

Three years experience preparing and delivering educational materials, programs, and/or presentations

One year experience presenting information both orally and in writing

Demonstrated ability to develop educational materials for a variety of audiences

Excellent technical and creative writing skills

Ability to perform intensive research independently

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing

Ability to interpret and comply with internal policies and procedures

Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Ability to make in-person presentations

Ability to handle multiple priorities in a high stress environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in Education, English, History, Communications or related field

Experience working in an archives, museum, library or cultural heritage institution

Grant writing experience

College level coursework in Texas history

Experience in exhibit design and installation

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields Army 46A; Navy 165RL; Coast Guard 03; Marines 4302; Air Force 35PL 3, 4, or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply. Please call Human Resources at (512) 463-6564 with questions or for additional information.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_InformationTechnology.pdf

OTHER REQUIREMENTS & INFORMATION

College transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) must be submitted at the time of application

Grant and Educational material writing examples to be submitted at time of application

Ability to work overtime, including holidays, nights, and weekends may be involved

Ability to travel overnight as required

Ability to work in a non-smoking environment

Criminal history check required upon contingent offer

SUPERVISION

Reports to the Director of Archives and Information Services

No supervisory responsibility

How to Apply:

Applications are accepted only for posted positions.  Incomplete or unsolicited applications are not accepted or considered.

Search for job openings by clicking “TSLAC Job Openings”. On the job search page, enter Library and Archives Commission in the Organization search box and click the search icon.

To submit your application for employment, select the job opening of interest, then select Apply Online. Complete your on-line applicant profile and the State of Texas Application for Employment. TSLAC does not accept paper applications.

TSLAC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in employment or in the provision of services, programs, or activities. For job opening inquiries or to request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact the TSLAC Human Resources office by calling 512-463-5474.

Applications submitted to TSLAC may be subject to public disclosure, upon request, pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act.

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