Community Engagement Librarian, Long Branch Free Public Library, Long Branch
Tuesday, February 02, 2021 09:22 AM

Official Civil Service Title: Community Engagement Librarian
Full-Time with benefits. This position may require some night and weekend hours.

Here is your opportunity to work for a nationally recognized library by the sea! The Long Branch Free Public Library is seeking a full-time Community Engagement Librarian who will be responsible for a wide range of program and service initiatives to meet the Library’s diverse outreach and promotional goals. We are seeking a highly motivated librarian with strong marketing and outreach skills to establish services and strong community partnerships that support information literacy, reading and lifelong learning, and a culture of civility, inclusivity, and compassion. The Community Engagement Librarian works collaboratively with administration and staff in the creation of programming, marketing and publicity that communicate the value of the Library, engage area residents, and promote use of our collections, programs and services.

Primary responsibilities include supervision of Library’s adult programming, outreach campaigns, newsletters, flyers, physical and digital signage, visual branding, social media, etc. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and graphic design skills. The ability to both work independently and interact effectively with staff in a professional and positive manner is expected. Prior experience with large impact programming, marketing, publicity and/or public relations is strongly preferred.

Requirements: Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited college or university required. One year of related library experience required. One year of related experience working with community engagement and programming preferred. One year of professional librarian experience. Valid driver's license. New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification Salary commensurate upon experience, excellent benefits package. Please email cover letter and resume to Tonya Garcia, Library Director – [email protected] For more information, call 732.222.3900 ext. 2240

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Public Relations/Marketing