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  • 21 Sep 2021 6:50 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Lonoke County Library System - Director (https://www.youseemore.com/lonoke/contentpages.asp?loc=51)

    Full Time at Lonoke County Library System Headquarters located at Lonoke, AR. - 40 Hours per week:  Completed applications, resume, letter of interest, and three references can be submitted to Melissa Bulice at mbulice@lonokecountylibrary.org.

    As the Lonoke County Library System continues to welcome its patrons both in person and virtually, the Library welcomes applicants from dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for a new Library Director--one who will continue the Library’s strong trajectory of service to its community. The new Director will have a track record of success and continue to provide exciting, essential library services and programs to its stakeholders.  The selected candidate will model a fierce focus on customer service, an active commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and the ability to work as a positive contributor to the quality of life for Lonoke County, Arkansas.

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, understanding and embracing the Library’s vision, mission, and strategic plan; knowing the Community’s needs and planning Library services focused on those needs; implementing policies as determined by the Board of Trustees; working with staff as a mentor, coach, and leader; understanding/developing multiple budget streams; establishing and maintaining positive, collaborative relationships with the friends of the Library; working closely with the Cities and County as the official Library representative generating community support for Library activities; serving as a vital library advocate regionally and state-wide; experience in overseeing building projects and successful grant seeking; and multitasking with a smile.

    Compensation:  The hiring salary range is $55,000-$65,000 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package.

    Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications are a Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or the ability to obtain it within one (1) year of start date, three (3) years of progressively responsible professional library experience.  Two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibilities in a public library are required.  Must be a resident of Lonoke County, Arkansas within one (1) year of start date.

    This position is open until filled.  The Lonoke County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.

  • 21 Sep 2021 6:47 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Full-time job opportunity at Central Arkansas Library System:

    TEEN PROGRAMMER – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a full-time teen programmer to work at the Main Library, in the Level 4 Teen Center of the Youth Services Department. Candidate should be a fun loving, teen programmer to provide programming for teens ages 12-19, as well as build and coordinate our teen volunteer program. Candidate must demonstrate excellent customer service to library patrons of all ages. Ideal candidate should team oriented, have experience with as well as enjoy working with teens, and have some knowledge of youth adult literature. Some evenings and weekends required. Other essential duties include assisting patrons on the circulation desk and throughout the library space as needed, shelving library materials, checking items in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, information searching and basic computer troubleshooting. Salary range starts at $14.05 per hour with excellent competitive benefits to include health, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and pension. Send application and resume to Amanda Ferguson at youthservicesjobs@cals.org. Position open until filled.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

  • 13 Sep 2021 12:16 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Business Librarian

    The University of Arkansas Libraries invites nominations for and applications from energetic, flexible, and innovative candidates for the position of Business Librarian. We seek candidates who are receptive to change, foster new ideas, and are collaborative.  Additional key attributes include creating successful partnerships with other university departments and stakeholders and providing excellent services. 

    The Business Librarian serves as a member of the Research and Instruction Services team and will devise and deliver innovative services to support the instruction and research needs of students and faculty in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.  The librarian also is expected to develop partnerships with the Office of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

    We are seeking candidates with broad business and entrepreneurship information skills. Liaison responsibilities include library instruction, research assistance, collection development, and academic outreach. Additionally, the Business Librarian collaboratively develops library programs and outreach initiatives with other members of the team.  The position reports to the Director of Research and Instruction Services.

    The successful candidate should possess an exemplary service orientation; work effectively in a diverse and changing environment;  have strong interpersonal skills; work collaboratively with team members, other library colleagues, students, faculty, and staff; and possess effective oral and written communication skills.  In addition to performance, research and service activities are required in keeping with the faculty requirements of the University of Arkansas.

    We welcome applications from candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates are encouraged to highlight any experience or knowledge that speaks to the preferred qualifications including internships, courses and employment outside of libraries.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • ·         Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program
    • ·         Degree in business or significant experience providing business research services

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • ·         Experience with business, economic, or statistical information resources
    • ·         Graduate degree in business
    • ·         Demonstrated experience providing research assistance and library instruction 
    • ·         Demonstrated subject knowledge and familiarity with business resources and research methodologies

    Rank and Salary: Tenure-track, twelve-month faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian / Assistant Professor or Associate Librarian / Associate Professor. Salary: $55,000 minimum.

    Benefits: Relocation allowance available. Benefits include TIAA or Fidelity Investments, 22 days of annual leave, tuition reduction, and health insurance.

    Background:

    Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

    The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

    The University Libraries are poised to rethink our services, spaces, collections, and programs supporting our faculty, students, and the state of Arkansas. The University Libraries are comprised of Mullins Library and three branch libraries: Chemistry & Biochemistry, Fine Arts, Physics, as well as two storage facilities.  Our libraries have a budget of approximately $15 million, and a workforce of 150 faculty, professional, and classified staff.  For more information, please go to https://libraries.uark.edu/.

    The Walton College of Business offers nine undergraduate majors, multiple Master’s and Ph.D. programs, and occupies four different buildings—Willard J. Walker Hall, the Business Building, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, and the J.B. Hunt Transport Services Center for Academic Excellence. It has been generously funded by donors, and has several endowments.  To find more information visit their website at https://walton.uark.edu/about/mission-vision-history.php#history

    Application and contact information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For the full posting or to apply, please go to https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS/job/Fayetteville/Business-Librarian_R0005358. When completing your application, please upload the following: letter of application, résumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.

    The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.  The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender, pregnancy, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.  All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

  • 10 Sep 2021 6:42 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    PROGRAM COORDINATORThe Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for the Count UP math tutoring project. This position will coordinate and organize a tutoring program at Children's Library and Learning Center for K-12 students who need assistance with math. Essential duties include collaborating to plan, develop and implement all aspects of the program including recruiting and training math tutors, maintaining appropriate program and fiscal records in compliance with federal and state requirements, and communicating with volunteers, students, and parents. The Program Coordinator will work closely with local educational institutions to recruit and train tutors for in-person and virtual tutoring sessions.  Program Coordinator must be strongly motivated to help students and have superior organizational and project management skills to successfully implement and maintain the project. A successful candidate will build a strong, diverse team, prioritize collaboration and positive communication, and execute the work of the "Count Up" program with a high level of efficiency and reliability. Additional qualifications include holding a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 3 years of project management and/or training experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The starting annual salary is $47,112 with excellent benefits. Interested candidates should send application and resume with subject line: Program Coordinator to adminjobs@cals.org.  Position open until filled.

    For more information, go to https://cals.org/job-opportunities/.

  • 9 Sep 2021 10:42 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Summary of Job Duties:

    The Acquisitions Assistant is a classified position that works under the supervision of the Director of Library Services. The Acquisitions Assistant performs detailed activities related to acquiring, receiving, and making available to users the library resources necessary to support learning and research at UAFS.

    Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree.
    • One year of closely related work experience in a library environment or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience ordering and receiving materials, equipment, or supplies.
    • Bachelor’s degree.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of procedures required in ordering and receiving materials, equipment, or supplies.
    • Data entry skills.
    • Knowledge and ability to learn library technologies.
    • Demonstrated flexibility and reliability in performance of job duties.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to prioritize job tasks and responsibilities.
    • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands.
    • Commitment and ability to work effectively with diverse populations in a collegial environment.
    • Strong commitment to service excellence.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Responsible for the acquisition and receiving of library materials, equipment, and supplies.
    • Receives and processes orders for vendors using electronic data interchange (EDI).
    • Order record creation and maintenance using the library’s Integrated Library System (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.).
    • Tracks and ensures orders are correct and all items are received.
    • Communicates by phone and in writing with vendors and publishers to resolve problems.
    • Processes invoices in coordination with the UAFS Business Office rules and regulations.
    Salary Information:

    $23,880


    Required Documents to Apply:

    Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

    Optional Documents:

    Proof of Veteran Status

    Additional Information:


    Recruitment Contact Information:

    HR 479-788-7080

    For more information and to apply go to https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/job/UAFS--University-of-Arkansas-Fort-Smith/Acquisitions-Assistant_R0005486.

    All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

    Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

  • 9 Sep 2021 9:49 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Manages and administers the operation and staff of library branch in Muskogee. Ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System in the communities.

    Qualifications: MLS/MLIS and five or more years related library experience. Experience developing programs for library users of all ages.  Demonstrated performance in a management position.

    Duties include managing the library building, staff (21 FTE) and collection using professional principles of the library field. Manager will  oversee the successful long term and daily operation of the library including awareness and use of the library facility, staff supervision and  training, financial transactions and successful development of good relationships with governmental officials, library friends and volunteers.

    40 hours per week; includes some evenings and Saturdays. Beginning salary $55,099 plus excellent benefits.

    Background check required.

    Applications must be submitted online.

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

    For more information and to apply go to https://eols.org/job-listing/library-branch-manager-iii-muskogee-public-library-muskogee-ok/.

  • 31 Aug 2021 8:35 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Type of Position:

    Library

    Workstudy Position:

    No

    Job Type:

    Regular

    Work Shift:

    Day Shift (United States of America)

    Sponsorship Available:

    No

    Institution Name:

    University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

    The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a vibrant mid-sized public university dedicated to breaking the higher education mold by bringing truly transformative, hands-on experiences to every student. From high school seniors to senior professionals, first-generation students to second-chancers, our goal is to provide a high-quality, future-focused education that honors each student's unique, personal situations and goals. Our tiered approach to learning offers students access to more than 80-degree plans and programs including certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse population of Arkansas, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, and perspectives.

    Located on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and situated in a region of lakes, Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and features a vast array of cultural activities, shopping, dining, and entertainment, including a thriving downtown entertainment district. Parks, trails, and water recreation are all within the city limits, and true outdoor enthusiasts will find the area’s lakes, streams, and mountains offer adventure only minutes away from campus. Fort Smith was recently named by Forbes as the number one city in America for the cost of living, and a top city in the nation for the highest-paying tech jobs. The city is within easy driving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Little Rock, and Memphis.

    Thank you for your interest in joining our university. Below you will find details for the position including any supplementary documentation and/or questions you should review before submitting your application. For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at (479) 788-7080.

    If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 479-788-7080. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position to which they have applied.

    Department:

    Academic Affairs / Graduate Studies

    Department's Website:

    Summary of Job Duties:

    The Director of Library Services serves as both a member of the faculty and as an administrator of the university library. The director provides the overall vision and strategic direction to drive the work of the library to support and advance teaching, learning, and scholarship on campus. Additionally, the director manages the fiscal and physical resources of the library. Research, publication, and/or service to the University and profession are expected for continuing advancement. The Director reports to the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.


    Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program

    • Minimum of five years of library administrative and supervisory work experience, with a record of increasing responsibility

    • Demonstrated record of scholarship and professional service

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Doctorate or second Master's degree

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    To perform the job successfully, the following competencies are required for the essential functions of this position:

    • Awareness of current and future trends regarding the role of the library in higher education

    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

    • A strong and continuing record of scholarly activity

    • Ability to connect and engage with diverse groups on campus and in the wider community

    • Must demonstrate inclusivity as well as respect and commitment to diversity

    • Strong commitment to service excellence

    • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work successfully in a complex, dynamic environment with competing demands

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The Director is responsible for planning, budgeting, and staffing in support of the academic, instructional and informational needs of the university community;

    • Promotes a strong user-centered learning environment for students and faculty that enhances the university's teaching and research efforts;

    • Collaborates with academic colleges and schools, academic departments, programs, and centers to create, support, and manage successful partnerships across the institution;

    • Recruit, develop, motivate, and evaluate a library workforce in alignment with job expectations and professional roles;

    • Maintain current knowledge of research, instructional delivery, and technologies of the university for effective library services;

    • Work with national, state and regional organizations to support and enhance library collaboration and services.

    • Lead library efforts to contribute to student enrollment, retention, graduation, and other indicators of student success;

    • Participates in service and professional and scholarly activities as outlined for faculty members;

    • Oversees data reporting for IPEDS and ACRLMetrics;

    • Serves on library and university committees and task forces;

    • Other duties as assigned.


    Salary Information:

    Commensurate with education and experience

    Required Documents to Apply:

    Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

    Optional Documents:

    Proof of Veteran Status

    Additional Information:

    Recruitment Contact Information:

    HR 479-788-7080

    All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

    Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

    Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

    This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, financial history background check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

    Constant Physical Activity:

    Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Talking

    Frequent Physical Activity:

    N/A

    Occasional Physical Activity:

    N/A

    Benefits Eligible:

    Yes
  • 25 Aug 2021 6:40 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Technical Services Librarian manages technical services, including serials, interlibrary loan, cataloguing, e-resource and system management.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively, be a creative problem solver, and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the technical services environment.  The Technical Services Librarian is to participate in professional conferences, workshops, and other academic-related venues to keep abreast of the latest trends and technologies, and will serve on library, college, and professional committees as elected or assigned.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages Electronic Resources (Online Serials & Databases)
    • Manages Online Library System Including Catalog Content & Access
    • Manages Interlibrary Loan
    • Manages Serials
    • Participates in Reference & Collection Development
    • Supervises Paraprofessionals & Student Assistants
    • Other Duties as Assigned

    NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited graduate program.  Preferred qualifications include experience with interlibrary loan, electronic resources management, and cataloguing.

    This role is best suited for an individual who is passionate both about making resources available and teaching students, faculty, and staff how to access resources.  Further, the successful candidate will have proficiency working with analog and digital resources; excellent written and verbal communication; and have the ability to courteously assist and support others.

    This is a 12-month position with faculty status with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Director of the Library.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references.

    Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where members of the Hendrix Community treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.

    The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Deputy Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415 goicoechea@hendrix.edu

    Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, brownj@hendrix.edu (not for applications), 501-505-2954

    To apply go to https://jobapply.page.link/ZRzP.

  • 19 Aug 2021 2:02 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Fort Hays State University, a regional comprehensive teaching institution, invites applications and nominations for the Dean of Library Services.  The role of the dean is to be an administrative leader, collaborator, communicator, and a successful teacher scholar. A successful candidate will be an ethical academic leader who will respect the culture and history of this student-centered institution. They will embrace the practice of effective learning, the impact of research on the education of our students, and the role of professional service and mentoring. A successful candidate will be a strong team member who values students, advocates for library faculty and staff, and the needs of the university community, cultivating impactful relationships internally, locally, nationally, and globally. The candidate appreciates and demonstrates accountability, and utilizes data to inform decisions and measure success. They will foster a strong commitment to the educational role of libraries informed by reflection and a forward-thinking vision.  The dean reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as a member of the Academic Council, the President’s Cabinet, the Senior Leadership Team, and other university groups and committees related to administrative and planning activities. The appointment is a 12-month academic administrative position.

    Forsyth Library actively seeks individuals committed to overcoming historical and divisive biases in our society. Successful candidates are prepared to engage meaningfully with audiences from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program or its equivalent
    • Record of academic and professional achievement that includes publications and warrants tenure and rank as full professor of librarianship
    • Five or more years of professional academic library experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated strong commitment to the educational role of 21st century libraries at a regional comprehensive teaching institution
    • Supervisory experience in an academic library or related institution
    • Experience with planning and implementation of library renovation
    • Experience with library initiatives including information literacy, open education resources, scholarly communication, undergraduate research, promotion, tenure, program accreditation, community engagement, student success, or professional development
    • Experience with university initiatives including partnerships (internal or external), internationalization, distance learning, or strategic planning
    • Demonstrated commitment to building a diverse and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students
    • Demonstrated ability to cultivate donor relationships or grant development for the library
    • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance, consensus-building, transparency in leadership and management, and data-informed decision making
    • Participation in library and information science organizations

    Application Deadline:  For full consideration, all materials should be received by September 24, 2021

    If you have questions regarding the position or would like to nominate a potential candidate, please contact:

    Name: Dr. Paul Adams, Search Committee Chair
    Email: padams@fhsu.edu         
    Phone: 785-628-5344

    See more information and apply at: https://fhsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CAREERS/job/FHSU-Main-Campus-Hays-Kansas/Dean--Library-Services_R-02881

     


  • 18 Aug 2021 7:25 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Description

    Bella Vista is located in the NW corner of the state of Arkansas. Our city boasts nearly 100 miles of bicycle/walking trails that wind through beautiful hills and trees and around seven (7) lakes within the city limits. Bella Vista is a wonderful place to live and work.

    The Public Relations & Event Services Coordinator is responsible for the development and oversight of the library’s overall marketing and communications strategies and activities which includes leveraging social media and web presence to drive the library’s mission, vision, and core values. The incumbent will be integral to the success of all library programming and will provide a seamless service to all users of library meeting rooms. This position will embrace customer service as a priority, to both internal and external customers while maintaining positive and effective working relationships. The individual in this role will work a schedule of 40 hours per week having regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance. This position requires evenings as part of the regular work week and may include occasional weekends.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Develops and manages marketing and communication strategies that serve the library’s mission and programs.
    • Leads library staff in developing creative concepts to be used to market library.
    • Serves as primary media contact for the library under coordinated supervision of Library Director and City Communications Manager.
    • Creates and distributes artistic publicity materials within legal guidelines expected in a public library; cultivates media relationships; assist Director in interactions with media relating to library.
    • Develops and oversees online library communities and social networks.
    • Manages all room bookings, library tours and interfaces with groups regarding events at the library.
    • Provides arrangement of vendors and guest speakers as needed for all library programming.
    • Arranges library space to facilitate programs.
    • Seeks organizational partnerships within the community.
    • Works with community members and organizations to create dynamic programming and advertise library offerings.
    • Recruits and manages volunteers for events.
    • Oversight of library website information to promote library to public and to develop awareness of library services and programs.
    • Within legal guidelines, may take photographs, video and edit on behalf of the library for publication.
    • Coordinates all library publications both internal and external, including newsletters, brochures, posters, forms, surveys & campaigns in both print and digital as needed.
    • Coordinates all display requests from public, oversees layout of public information displays.
    • Works the circulation and information desks on rotating schedule and as needed.
    • Works closely with Director, Adult and Children’s librarians to ensure marketing is aligned with library programs.
    • Other duties as assigned may include: supervision of volunteers, resolution of patron issues, assisting patrons with library computers, tablets, and other electronic library devices.

    Requirements

    Skills & Abilities    

    • Marketing mindset.
    • Excellent writing and editing skills.
    • Superior organizational skills.
    • Ability to master multiple software programs designed for digital photo/video editing and other creations for publicity output.
    • Creativity and resourcefulness.
    • Ability to work independently and to make sound judgements. 
    • Ability to present to public and respond to questions. 
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. 
    • Ability work effectively with variety of individuals including city staff and the public. 
    • Ability to understand and interpret library policies and procedures.
    • Willingness to work as a team and help others accomplish their objectives. 
    • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude towards co-workers, volunteers and patrons.
    • Ability to accept criticism and remain objective regarding creative work.
    • Ability to work within designated budget. 

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing, Communications or a combination of relevant education and experience working with the public in a customer service area. (Masters in Library Science preferred but not required)
    • Excellent working knowledge of marketing and social media tools in a professional setting, along with excellent communication and planning skills.
    • Ability to evaluate marketing data and trends and prepare recommendations based upon information collected. 
    • Experience working effectively under deadlines.
    • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of editing software programs.
    • Prior experience developing marketing strategies and plans in a similar role or internship preferred.
    • Additional desired skills include: familiarity with public library system; knowledge of compliance and law regarding marketing in a public library; knowledge of professional library theories issues and trends.

    Please submit a cover letter with your application. 

    Pre-employment drug screen and background verification will be required.

    To apply go to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/688987.

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