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Library Marketing Associate (part-time)

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Under general supervision, provides support for the library’s award winning marketing efforts with print, web, and social media, coordinates the recording, editing, and scheduling of virtual classes and events, and is responsible for facilitating the exchange of materials and equipment between library locations and assisting with outreach and mobile services. Work involves the operation of a City vehicle, assisting with outreach and mobile services, and performing customer service functions within and outside of the library locations. Reports to the Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator.

Examples of Duties

  • Registers customers for library cards.
  • Instruct users in the use of the library online catalog, electronic resources, print and non-print materials and library equipment to enable them to use the library resources independently.
  • Has knowledge coordinating and posting on social media accounts
  • Demonstrates awareness of materials, current events, social media trends, and popular authors
  • Works closely with other staff to coordinate marketing material for the library
  • Assists customers in finding and/or requesting materials that will meet their needs.
  • Instructs and assists users with the public computers and other library technology and equipment.
  • Refers customers to and/or directly contact, community, state and national agencies and organizations, if required, to satisfy the information needs of customers.
  • Assists with plans and helps to coordinate classes, events, and other programs and special events, (e.g. story times, summer reading, etc.).
  • Conducts reference interviews to determine the information needs of the customer
  • Performs research to satisfy customers' information needs
  • Interprets, explains and applies library policy and procedures to respond to customer concerns.
  • Processes requests and provides information to customers about their library account.
  • Searches and updates circulation system and check materials in and out. Develops and maintains the collection, processes items for rotation between facilities; reassigns, rotates, and shelves items; suggests purchases for the branch and system.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating the library catalog and collection; repairs or discards damaged or obsolete material.
  • Produces spine labels with appropriate genre, collection or award information according to library standards and practices.
  • Monitors current and forthcoming reading and format trends to anticipate and meet patron needs; ensures required material is handled with priority.
  • Performs related work as required.

Under general supervision, provides support for the library’s award winning marketing efforts with print, web, and social media, coordinates the recording, editing, and scheduling of virtual classes and events, and is responsible for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 11, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 11, 2021

Salary

$14 - $14

Benefits

Sick Leave

 Part Time employees earn 4 hours per month Sick leave accrues at the end of the month and may be accrued with no ceiling.

Sick Leave

 Part Time employees earn 4 hours per month Sick leave accrues at the end of the month and may be accrued with no ceiling.

Location

On-site
Suffolk, VA, USA

How to Apply

A combination of higher education and/or experience equivalent to 5 years, 1 of which must have been in a library setting, marketing, public information, or public relations or closely related customer service field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Requires a valid driver's license.

A combination of higher education and/or experience equivalent to 5 years, 1 of which must have been in a library setting, marketing, public information, or public relations or…

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