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Community Engagement Specialist

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Shaker Heights Public Library | Shaker Heights, OH
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Shaker Heights Public Library


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Published 14 days ago

February 24, 2020
$39,790 - $45,760

Shaker Heights Public Library is seeking highly motivated, innovative full-time professionals for two open positions, one in the Adult Services Department and one in the Youth Services Department. We are a busy, first-ring suburban library serving a diverse population looking for an energetic, creative, flexible team player with a passionate commitment to customer and community service.

The Community Engagement Specialists will develop and maintain community partnerships, identify opportunities for Library participation in local community events, and create innovative programming. Responsibilities also include providing reference and readers’ advisory services, and assisting customers in locating, selecting, and reserving library materials. Will serve as Senior Person as assigned.

Successful candidates for the Adult Services position will demonstrate ability to engage organizations and individuals in the community and build partnerships to meet community goals.

Successful candidates for the Youth Services position will have a strong background in library services for children and teens, education, and/or youth development along with the ability to engage with schools, youth-oriented organizations, and individuals.

Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and excellent listening, networking and communication skills required. Must have a proven record of community involvement and demonstrated ability to work with the public. Need strong technology skills, ability to thrive within a fast-paced environment, and adaptability to change. Must enjoy working with all kinds of people. Valid Ohio driver’s license required. MLS from an ALA accredited school preferred. Alternatively, a Master’s degree in a field relevant to community work will be considered.

This position works a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. Flexibility to attend community events is necessary.

Shaker Heights Public Library is seeking highly motivated, innovative full-time professionals for two open positions, one in the Adult Services Department and one in the Youth Services Department. We are a busy, first-ring suburban…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

How to Apply

Submit resume, cover letter, and completed application (available at www.shakerlibrary.org) to:

Shaker Heights Public Library

16500 Van Aken Boulevard

Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120

Attn: Human Resources

Fax: 216-991-5951

Email: hr@shakerlibrary.org

Submit resume, cover letter, and completed application (available at www.shakerlibrary.org) to:

Shaker Heights Public Library

16500 Van Aken Boulevard

Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120…

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16500 Van Aken Boulevard, Shaker Heights, OH 44120

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