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Community Engagement Coordinator @ Middle Georgia Regional Library (GA)

27 Mar 2020 3:46 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Community Engagement Coordinator

 

Do you have a heart for service? Do you love building community relationships? Can you picture yourself delivering traditional library services in a non-traditional setting?

 

Summary:

Our Community Engagement Coordinator will provide Macon-Bibb with library services in locations other than library buildings. The Community Engagement Coordinator will find they are delivering a story time at a child care facility one day and leading a senior-living book club the next. Ideally, this person will maintain a balance of pop-up libraries and scheduled bookmobile visits.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Provides exceptional customer service to include reader’s advisory, patron account reconciliation, and technology assistance.
 
Plans and presents programming for children, young adults, and adults.
 
Conducts reference interviews with patrons to address special research needs.
 
Maintains communication with the local community to develop effective library services.
 
Seeks out opportunities and conduits public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.
 
Gathers, interprets, and reports financial usage statistics to library administration.
 
Maintains accountability for all library materials and equipment.
 
Maintains current in the use of library materials including technology.
 
Interprets, implements, and recommends library policies and procedures. Provides advice and consultation to Deputy Director concerning the collection development policy and long-range planning.

 

Additional Information:

This position works under the supervision of the Deputy Director and within the parameters of the library strategic plan. They have broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters, including application of library policy and procedures in non-traditional environments.

 

The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.

 

This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at the Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals.

 

Our Community:

Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning and is highly invested in library service.  The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage.  The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Education, Information Science, or a related field; or four years of work experience in a public library involving exposure and engagement in reference work, circulation procedures, or technical services.

Preferred qualifications:

Master of Library Science, Spanish language skills

 

Salary:

Minimum qualifications: $35,000

Preferred qualifications: $42,000

 
To Apply:
E-mail resume, cover letter, and MGRL employment application (found at http://bibblib.org/employment) to jobs@bibblib.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
 
First review of applicants is Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM.

        

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