•Company-paid employee health, vision, dental, and ADD insurance
•Employer-matching 401(k) retirement fund up to 9%
•21 paid holidays each year
•10 paid vacation days each year
•12 paid sick/3 personal days each year
•Option for remote work up to 20%
•Employer paid professional development support for related membership and continuing education attendance such as conferences and professional service
•Onsite fitness facilities
•Centrally located in North Central Austin off Mopac
•Close to ideal dining, shopping, and entertainment options
TLA is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen based on ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Director of Education leads the educational programming, content development and instructional design strategy for TLA’s statewide digital and face-to-face professional development portfolio. Additionally, the Director of Education oversees the implementation of all educational meetings and events with a Meetings and Events Manager and Education and Programs Manager.
The Director of Education will have experience in event management, education program development, volunteer and staff management. Library experience is preferred.
The Director of Education will develop needs assessments, business plans, budgets, oversee hotel and convention center contract negotiations, develop pricing strategy, and collaborate with a multitude of stakeholders in the library community including members, partners, and vendors.
This position is based out of our Austin office and residence in the Austin/Central Texas area is a requirement. TLA currently offers a hybrid work schedule option up to 2 days a week, dependent upon meetings and event scheduling and association workloads, especially during crucial times in advance of large events such as the TLA Annual Conference.
This is a fast-paced, high-volume position in a rapidly changing environment within the association and library world. TLA is committed to providing and promoting a highly inclusive, welcoming workplace experience for all employees.
Please visit www.txla.org/contact for a complete job posting.
TLA Organizational Overview
The Texas Library Association (TLA) is the largest state library association in the U.S. with almost 5,000 members representing all library types: academic, public, school, and special and library supporters dedicated to helping libraries better serve their communities. TLA is a non-profit 501c3 membership organization founded in 1902 to promote libraries, library services, and library professionals in Texas.
We seek to embody our core values of diversity, equity and inclusion, equity of access to information, ethical responsibility and integrity, continuous improvement towards excellence, literacy and intellectual freedom, and social responsibility through intentionality in all functions and aspects of the organization.
How We Support our Mission & Values
TLA hosts a four-day Annual Conference offering hundreds of education sessions and exhibits to our 5,000 + attendees.
Additionally, we provide 30-40 professional development opportunities face to face and online throughout the year; leadership opportunities through service in our 60+ member interest groups, and statewide advocacy to advance the library profession in Texas.
Our quali...ty programs and services are delivered by a small staff, who describe our culture as fast-paced, encouraging, and collaborative.
We are supported by a robust contingency of volunteer leaders.