Library Program Outreach Manger

Lincoln County Public Library
Location (City, State): 
Lincolnton, NC

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will provide assistance with grant administration, data collection, program implementation, staff development and community outreach for the Lincoln County Public Library.

SALARY: $43,042.60 - $45,194

Master’s in Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited university. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service in management. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina. Safe driving record.

o Assists in developing a plan for extending library services into the community
o Defines target area populations through demographics and available planning documents and statistics and identifies underserved populations
o Improves library awareness within the community
o Works closely with library administration to develop implementation plans and methods for outreach initiatives
o Evaluates effectiveness of outreach activities
o Assists in developing and communicating library awareness plan, its purpose and its value to the community and staff
o Develops community partnerships
o Visits agencies to assess partnership/relationship potential
o Manages inventory and coordinates scheduling of shared programming resources
o Documents, maintains communication and evaluates community partnerships
o Coordinates library’s participation in large community events
o Writes and oversees implementation of grants to improve, expand or study outreach and library awareness capabilities
o Develops presentations, online tools, training and programs for library staff and community groups to promote library services and resources
o Works closely with the branch managers to ensure that staff have needed skills
o Helps design and develop promotional materials to enhance library awareness using print and multimedia tools
o Coordinates the creation of and/or creates brochures and online guides for library resources and programs
o Works closely with IT and appropriate library staff to collate and ensure accuracy of statistics and measurement data
o Assist the Library Director in preparing reports
o Assist in training, supervising and evaluating personnel
o Plans, implements, and evaluates county wide initiatives and programming
o Assists with circulation services, branch programming and supervision as needed
o Serves as a member of the library’s leadership team
o Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply: 

Applications will be received online through March 2, 2018