The Grand Forks Public Library seeks an innovative and outgoing Community Outreach Librarian who will take our services and programming beyond the library walls and into the community.  If you have a Master’s Degree in Library Science, can run with a project, love interacting with people, and enjoy having a tangible impact on your community, we may have a place for you.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  Salary range is $47,694 - $68,161. Job description and online application is available at http://www.gflibrary.com/jobs.aspx. Apply by EOD 2/23/2018.

JOB TITILE       Community Outreach Librarian
DEPARTMENT  Adult Services
REPORTS TO    Adult Services Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY

The Community Outreach Librarian is an energetic, service-oriented librarian who will connect the community, enrich the mind, and inspire the imagination by taking library services and materials beyond the library walls and into the community. Under general supervision, this librarian performs professional library work and independently implements offsite programming for a variety of demographics.  Will provide assistance in the daily operation of the library and will be responsible for creating and maintaining connections throughout the community, providing innovative and responsive services, and being a friendly and enthusiastic face of the library in the community. A passion for helping others and an outgoing personality are essential.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands:  Position requires driving for up to an hour at a time. It also requires being up and moving around the library and, at times, standing for long periods of time or sitting at work desk.  The job requires stooping, bending, squatting, stretching and pushing cart with books.  Frequent lifting, such as plastic tubs or boxes of books, three or four reams of paper, or other materials (up to 50 pounds) may be required. Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (keyboarding, shelving), eye-hand coordination, data entry and computer use for accessing information.   Should be conscious of appropriate ergonomics and work station setup.

Work environment:  Professional and service-oriented work environment, open to the public throughout the week including nights and weekends.  Environment is welcoming, inspiring, creative, and team-oriented.

The above description and statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee.  They do not represent an exhaustive list of all job related responsibilities and duties performed or expected of the employee.

 

Created:  1/16/2018