Librarian II/Library Awareness Coordinator

Organization: 
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
Location (City, State): 
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Description: 

SALARY: $41,132/Year

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Must have (2) two years experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

CONDITIONS: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.

DUTIES: An employee in this position Identifies underserved populations and the agencies which serve them. Provides intake feedback to senior managers and communicates program requests to appropriate division manager (e.g. computer skills training, story times) Monitors, evaluates and reports the effectiveness of outreach activities. Maintains a knowledge base of system wide activity and community contacts. Provides Friends of the Library members with opportunities to volunteer at outreach events. Assists all service areas in promotion of programs and services to outside agencies (e.g. delivering summer reading program materials to agencies serving children in the summer). Provides senior staff with leads to extend deposit collection service. Manages library staff participation in county campaigns (e.g. United Way, American Heart Walk) and other county department’s system wide requests for library support (e.g. Board of Elections voter registration drives, blood drives). Develops presentations, training and programs for groups of various sizes. Communicates library awareness plan, its purpose and its value to the library staff. Works closely with the Learning & Innovation Coordinator to ensure that staff obtain skills for conducting outreaches. Presents annual update of outreach activities to Board of Trustees in coordination with supervisor. Submits monthly report to senior staff; provides photos of events for Board of Trustee monthly meetings. Serves on councils and committees as assigned. Ensures a steady communication flow of library outreach activities, solicits ideas, and builds staff relationships. Assists in the creation of publicity and public information. Keeps current with trends and issues in librarianship via professional reading and participation in library-related listservs, webinars, etc., attends professional workshops, trainings, and conferences.

AVAILABLE: immediately
APPLY BY: Open until filled

How to Apply: 

We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cumberlandcountync/default.cfm
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: daerdelman [at] cumberland [dot] lib [dot] nc [dot] us or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653;
Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/content/employment-opportunities