Staff - Librarian II-Programming

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Staff - Librarian II-Programming

Location: Pecan
FLSA: Exempt
Min Salary: $39,000.00
Salary Range*:
Temporary End Date (if applicable):
Close Date: 10/4/2020

General Statement of Job:
The Librarian II - Programming is responsible for planning and overseeing, managing a budget, developing, promoting, and implementing programming, including programs for all libraries in both virtual and face-to-face settings. The Librarian II - Programming is responsible for the provision of excellent and efficient library and customer services and works to promote a positive environment which motivates and empowers students, colleagues, and staff.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Initiates, plans and conducts a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library by students, faculty, staff, and the community.
  2. Works independently and as a team member to develop interesting and relevant programming and events that support the library’s vision to connect to the curriculum, provide broad cultural exposure, and provide the STC community and the general public with opportunities for engagement.
  3. Conducts research and assessment of current and future programming needs and applies the results.
  4. Collects, maintains, reports, and uses event data to make informed decisions for future programming needs.
  5. Compiles an ongoing list of prospective programming activities and presenters that support the library’s programming vision.
  6. Collaborates with other departments/outside entities to coordinate presenters and/or presentations.
  7. Coordinates presenters to support and complement the curriculum and other college events.
  8. Completes and maintains required documentation such as project planning and assessment tools.
  9. Works with campus librarians and administration to coordinate and schedule district-wide programming events.
  10. Actively seeks presenters on a regular basis during each semester.
  11. Promotes programs by producing publicity releases, flyers, blog posts, social media communications, and other marketing activities with the assistance of the Outreach and Instruction Specialist and the Graphic Designer.
  12. Negotiates presenter contracts and other agreements associated with programming events throughout the district.
  13. Communicates with potential and scheduled presenters via telephone, email, and other approved methods.
  14. Meets with supervisor on a regular basis to provide project and event updates.
  15. Serves as library liaison to assigned academic departments.
  16. Participates in collection development activities.
  17. Creates and maintains research guides and related subject-specific electronic resources.
  18. Assists in developing and maintaining the library webpage and social media content as assigned.
  19. Provides assistance and training to library patrons in the utilization of the library’s online resources.
  20. Supervises and trains assigned classified staff members.
  21. Maintains current, accurate departmental files and records and procedures manuals, and reports collection of data regularly to appropriate supervisor.
  22. Maintains a professional knowledge of library and information science; keeps current on developments of specific job-related fields.
  23. Participates in a variety of committees as assigned.
  24. Builds and maintains excellent public/working relationships with coworkers, students, faculty and staff.
  25. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
  1. Master’s degree in Library Science and/or Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program required.
  2. At least two (2) years of demonstrated library services experience required.
  3. At least one (1) year of supervisory experience required.
  4. At least two (2) years experience with library programming strongly preferred.
  5. At least two (2) years experience with project management and/or event planning strongly preferred.
  6. Recent academic library experience, preferred.

Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
  1. Security Sensitive position: all applicants are subject to a criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
  2. In addition, subject to a federal background check.
  3. Must have or qualify for a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.

Annual Security Report and Non-Discrimination Statements:
Notice of Non-Discrimination
South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. South Texas College does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, parental status, disabilities, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law. Conduct that excludes participation, denies benefits or subjects others to discrimination is prohibited. The College complies with all applicable policies and state and federal legislation in order to combat discrimination.

For more information, please review College Policy #4216 “Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation”:

The following person has been designated as the Title IX Coordinator to handle inquiries regarding all forms of discrimination, harassment or retaliation, including sexual misconduct:

Lisa Y. Guerra, Esq.
Institutional Equity Officer, Title IX Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd., A101
McAllen, Texas 78501
Email: [email protected]

More information about gender-based sexual harassment, sexual assault or other sexual misconduct, including Title IX, can be found here:

It is the policy of the College to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. For accommodations for Faculty and Staff, please contact the college’s Office of Human Resources at 956-872-4448. For accommodations for Students, please contact Student Disability Services at 956-872-2173.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding disability:

Laura Requena, MBA, MPAcc, PHR, SHRM-CP
Interim Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-3637
Email: [email protected]


Santa E. Pena, M.Ed., LPC-S

Director of Counseling, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-2140
Email: [email protected]

File a report of discrimination here:

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the College's annual security report is available at:

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Posted: 9/4/2020
Application Due: 11/3/2020
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