Job: Government Operations Consultant II-SES 45000619

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Government Operations Consultant II-SES 45000619

Number position available:

$38,659.92 - $46,000.00

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Department of State

Operations & Management Consultant II - SES

Division of Library and Information Services

Bureau of Library Development


Open Competitive


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a supervisor of library or other professional/paraprofessional staff.
  • Three (3) years of experience planning, evaluating and presenting continuing education training.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and online presentation software.
  • A cover letter addressing the required knowledge, skills and abilities specified in the advertisement.


  • Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a supervisor of library staff.
  • Experience planning, evaluating and implementing continuing education training for library staff.
  • Experience writing grants.
  • Experience with grant and/or project management.
  • Experience with a learning management system (LMS) and/or video editing.

Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinates, manages, plans and implements continuing education and training opportunities for library staff throughout Florida. Liaises with Continuing Education staff of the Florida Multitype Library Cooperatives and other partners. Works with Division staff across all grant programs, and with external partners, to create interactive training modules, videos and online asynchronous courses. Facilitates access to this content through a learning management system (e.g., Moodle) and other online repositories. Provides live and online training, workshops and meetings. Identifies best practices, trends and issues in the continuing education arena. Ensures ADA compliance for Bureau content.

Supervises Bureau staff. Ensures that direct reports (and self) conform to all state and department rules and regulations.

Participates in the management and supervisory team of the Bureau. Manages a grant-funded program, writes and reviews grant applications and reports guided by the Bureau’s strategic plan. Participates in strategic plan development.

Coordinates development and implementation of the annual Public Library Directors Meeting. Provides consulting services to library administrators and staff, library board members and citizen supporters.

Performs other related duties as required.


  • Experience with: Planning and conducting continuing education activities relating to libraries; grant and/or project management; online learning management systems; designing and developing online course modules; building partnerships; editing videos.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Three years’ minimum supervisory experience and three years’ minimum experience developing/delivering continuing education content.
  • Software proficiency; Microsoft Office. LMS, Citrix or similar, & video editing.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.


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:


Master’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university.


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Library Type:
  • Other

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

R. A. Gray Building

Address 2:
500 S. Bronough St.




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services

R. A. Gray Building

Address 2:
500 S. Bronough St.




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Patricia Chandler

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