This is work within the Division of Library and Information Services responsible for, including but not limited to, the following duties:
Leads and coordinates work related to statistics for the Bureau of Library Development including collecting, vetting, reporting and publishing. The statistical collections support planning, research and evaluation of programs, projects and activities. Uses quantitative and qualitative information to determine the impact of programs and services; assists local libraries with the effective use of statistics. Prepares applications, reports and other documents to support statistics and research activities.
Provides consulting services to public library administrators and staff, governing officials, library board members and citizen supporters to encourage best practices with respect to Return on Investment and statistics. This includes identifying and communicating best practices, trends and issues; developing projects or programs; collaborating with agencies, individuals and organizations to support and promote public libraries; and developing, presenting or arranging for continuing education opportunities.
Assists staff of the Bureau to administer state, federal and other grants to libraries and ensures that libraries make effective use of available funds. Responds to requests for information by surface mail, electronic mail, telephone, fax and in person. Supports statewide programs and local library programs that contribute to the fulfillment of the strategic plan for library development in Florida.
Works in a team environment to plan and implement Bureau and Division activities, including continuing education opportunities, publications, surveys, grant administration and other priorities. Efforts are consistent with the values and beliefs of the Division.
To fulfill leadership role, continues to update professional knowledge and skills. Maximizes use of all available means of communication to share knowledge and skills with colleagues and customers, and Responsible for ensuring that usage of the State Purchasing Card (P-Card) conforms to all state and departmental rules and procedures.
Performs other related duties as required.
Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Applicants must apply online through People First (https://career4.successfactors.com/careers)
Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.
We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: https://www.sss.gov
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.