Lee County Library System seeks a self-motivated Library professional with a strong background in programming, event planning, and community outreach.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate vision, enthusiasm for public service, and an appreciation for the role that libraries can play in building strong communities. We seek someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and enjoys working with colleagues in a collaborative environment, someone who can motivate others and be a leader in embracing and effecting change. Building relationships is crucial to this position and the successful candidate will encourage and support branch staff, foster connections, and promote the library to all parts of the community.
This position is responsible for coordinating programming and community outreach for the Lee County Library System. Responsibilities include oversight of branch programming, planning and implementing system-wide programming and outreach initiatives, coordinating large- scale events, and developing and maintaining relationships with community organizations. The person in this position serves on the library system's senior management team that meets regularly to discuss operational concerns and works with the library director on policy and strategic planning. The position supervises a staff of 3-5 people.
Southwest Florida's Lee County is a growing, dynamic region, ideally situated along Interstate 75, just two hours from Tampa and Miami. Covering approximately 811 square miles, the county is home to nearly 675,000 residents in the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metropolitan Statistical Area. Fort Myers is the county seat of Lee County, which also includes the communities of Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Estero, and Fort Myers Beach. More and more families and businesses are choosing Lee County to call home. From sparkling white sandy beaches and lush golf courses, to an exciting sports and outdoor recreation scene, Lee County's nationally recognized public school system, low crime rates and exceptional quality of life make it a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
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Lee County is an equal opportunity and at-will employer, Veteran's Preference may apply. Apply at http://www.leegov.com/hr/jobsearch or in person at Lee County Human Resources, 2115 Second Street, First Floor, Fort Myers, FL 33902. You may mail your application to Human Resources at PO Box 398, Ft. Myers, FL 33902. Your application must be received in Human Resources BEFORE the posting closes. If Human Resources does not receive your application BEFORE the posting closes, we will NOT be able to consider you for the position and your application will NOT be processed.