Job: Outreach Specialist Pop-Up Services

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Outreach Specialist Pop-Up Services

Number position available:

$42,868.80 - $58,656.00

Job Category:

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.



  • Under direction of Outreach Services Manager, works closely with the Adult Services Coordinator, the Youth Services Coordinator and the Outreach Services Team to develop, execute and evaluate the library system’s delivery of community outreach services.
  • Identifies, analyzes and prioritizes community needs for library programs and services.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of outreach goals, policies, and processes.
  • Assists with scheduling outreach visits and community engagements.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with community partners to facility the delivery of library services at off-site locations and events.



  • Provides life-long learning opportunities and resource information to citizens of Sarasota County, community partners, and library staff.
  • Continuously keeps abreast of developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries and factors affecting unique populations seeking community support, and shares information with other staff.


Community Outreach Support

  • Develops partnership models for community partners to promote library services.
  • Maintains existing community partnerships by maintaining regular contact with community partners.
  • Remains knowledgeable about the community’s social service agencies, service delivery opportunities and challenges to enhance equitable and inclusive services to Sarasota County’s residents.
  • Continually seeks new opportunities to improve outreach effectiveness and scope.


Staff Development

  • Provides opportunities for continuing professional development of self and others, especially in acquiring relevant understanding and skills.
  • Trains library staff on various outreach initiatives including Age Friendly services and early literacy outreach efforts.
  • Actively seeks educational opportunities to enhance inclusive and equitable services to child and their caregivers.


About You

Minimum Qualifications:  An Associate Degree in Library Science, Communications, Education, or related field and two (2) years experience. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in Library Science, Communications, Education, or related field and may substitute for the required experience. Related community events/activities planning may substitute for the required education.  Some supervisory experience may be required.


Preferred Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s Degree preferred. A background in early childhood development, and familiarity with both local community social service agencies and literacy issues preferred. Fluency in Spanish beneficial.


Job Competencies:  Demonstrates ability to interact with library staff and representatives of outside agencies; to initiate new and maintain existing community partnerships; and to develop, plan and conduct educational outreach programs to adults and children.  Position requires a self-directed individual who can work with minimal supervision and who possesses strong oral presentation, planning, organizational, and writing skills, as well as computer experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher. Ability to travel frequently within Sarasota County is required.


Able to set project goals, priorities, and analyze needs.  Demonstrates excellent customer service skills with community partners, families and library staff.  Actively develops programs and initiatives to be inclusive of all Sarasota County residents and family structures. Technical knowledge of phone and computer hardware/software is required.  Ability to use standard business equipment.


Job open date:

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources

Job Location:
Central Florida

1660 Ringling Blvd.

Address 2:
5th Floor




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources

1660 Ringling Blvd.

Address 2:
5th Floor




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Pamela Roebuck

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply online.

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