Job: Librarian - Promotional Content

General Information
Position:
Librarian - Promotional Content

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$53,031

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Come work at one the Most Beautiful U.S. Libraries*. The Mandel Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated content creator to join our Adult Services department. This position will support library initiatives by creating content for a variety of print and digital platforms, ensuring style consistency across library departments and communications, and managing the library’s social media accounts. A quick and creative thinker, this full-time position will help bring the library to the forefront of online trends while also generating and editing engaging content for print materials, online platforms, and in-house signage. We are looking for a professional who thrives in an environment rich with diversity and finds joy in serving the public.

 

Essential Duties Include • Create content for digital channels including website, email newsletter, and social media to support library events and initiatives. • Ensure all library communications follow in-house style guide• Organize and maintain all library photos, including captioning for promotional and archival purposes. • Disseminate press releases and contribute content to local media outlets and newsletters. • Collect and evaluate social media analytics to adjust social media strategy accordingly (maybe not the best wording, but you get the idea)

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Experience in social media platforms and knowledge of current trends in social media.

• Proficient in Adobe Suite, social media platforms and Microsoft Suite.

 

This position is 40 hours per week and may require nights or weekends. Excellent benefits. ( Benefits | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org) )

The City of West Palm Beach allows remote work assignments for certain job classifications and under certain conditions in accordance with Remote Work Policy 4-20.

Other duties and responsibilities may include:

·         Provides customer service at reference desk; researches and answers questions from the public and assists them in use of the library.

·         Provides readers advisory for the general public; recommends authors, materials and resources to assist customers in their information selections.

·         Participates in technology projects designed to organize online information to make it more accessible and useful to the public.

·         Provides reference services utilizing electronic resources.

·         Assists customers in the use of online resources.

·         Prepares bibliographies both printed and online, including web resources.

·         Advises in the selection of materials, maintains collections under the supervision of the Adult Services Manager, reads professional literature and reviews as appropriate.

·         Provides expertise in specific areas of librarianship such as business, technology, fiction, government documents, arts and culture, children’s collection and interlibrary loan.

·         Stays current with developments in the field of library technology and information services.

·         Manages, and gathers information to design collections and services, including but not limited to historical, business, reference and online collections.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned.

*Fodor Travel, 2022


Education:

Education:

Preferred: Master’s degree with a major in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program of study (education will be verified) and two (2) years of related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work or book sales is required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.

Alternate requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and the ability to complete the Master's degree in Library Sciences (MLS) within six (6) months from the date of employment, and three (3) years related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work, or book sales, or related field.

 

Education requirements: Education will be verified. International degrees will be evaluated to determine if they satisfy qualification requirements.

 

Additional Details: The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-01-2022

Application deadline:
08-19-2022

Apply at:
https://tinyurl.com/wpbreflibrarianjob

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
411 Clematis St

City:
West Palm Beach

Zip:
33401

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Address:
411 Clematis St

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

Zip:
33401

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Shannon Debrincat

Contact Email:
noemailplease@wpb.org

Contact Phone:
561-494-1000

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply by visiting:

Job Opportunities | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org)
 Job number: 22-457301724


FAQs: FAQS | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org)


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