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Library Associate and Communications Manager

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The Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Copake, NY, is seeking an energetic and creative part-time Library Associate and Communications Manager to oversee the Library’s communications and staff the circulation desk. The Library Associate and Communications Manager, who reports to the Director of the Library, will also assist in maintaining and processing the Library’s circulating collection.


Specific responsibilities:


• Work with Library staff and program committees to promote the library and its programs

• Maintain and expand the Library’s social media presence

• Compile and edit the Library’s e-newsletter

• Write and send press releases on Library activities

• Help create and circulate flyers/posters for events

• Work the circulation desk, field reference questions

• Assist patrons with technology questions

• Process and catalog new materials

• Take responsibility of the building in the absence of the Director


The candidate must have strong customer service skills, be comfortable with computer and A/V technology, and be savvy with social media. Experience with Constant Contact, WordPress, and Photoshop a plus. Must be have strong writing skills, be able to work with people of all ages and temperaments, and enjoy working as part of a team.

This is a 20 hour/week position. Candidate must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed. 

Minimum qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree, MLS preferred

Hourly rate dependent upon education and experience.

The Roeliff Jansen Community Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Please send resume and letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position, along with the names and contact information for three professional references, to Tamara Gaskell, Director, at director@roejanlibrary.org. Review of applications will begin May 17.

The Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Copake, NY, is seeking an energetic and creative part-time Library Associate and Communications Manager to oversee the Library’s communications and staff the circulation desk. The Library…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

hourly, rate based on education and experience

Benefits

paid holidays, vacation, and PTO

paid holidays, vacation, and PTO

Location

On-site
9091 NY-22, Hillsdale, NY 12529, USA

How to Apply

Please send resume and letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position, along with the names and contact information for three professional references, to Tamara Gaskell, Director, at director@roejanlibrary.org. Review of applications will begin May 17.

Please send resume and letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position, along with the names and contact information for three professional references, to…

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