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Programming and Outreach Manager

Posted by: Forsyth County Public Library

Posted date: 2017-Sep-26

Location: Forsyth County Public Library

Responsible for system-wide oversight of library programming and library outreach. Establishes programming and outreach priorities, plans programming schedules, and maintains budgets and statistical data. Trains, mentors, and works closely with branch staff who plan and present library programs and conduct community outreach. Represents the Library in the community and promotes library programs and services.
Job Title Programming and Outreach Manager
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Forsyth County Public Library
Salary $52,624 annually
Certification Required? Yes
City Cumming
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Minimum Requirements:
Masters degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS). 
Leadership or supervision in public libraries (min. 3 yrs).
Conducting outreach in a public library setting.
Providing and promoting library programs.
Demonstrated ability to plan and conduct programs that will capture and hold attention. 
Knowledge: Literature for all ages. Programming for all ages. Developmental stages and informational needs for children and teens. Appropriate programs and materials for various age groups. 
Strong Skills: Public speaking and program presentation skills.
Oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Windows, Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, e-mail, Internet, and social media sites. 
Valid Georgia Drivers License and transportation.

Preferred Requirements: 
Experience directing literature-based programming and promotional activities in a public library setting. Experience managing library services for all ages in a public library setting.
Application Instructions Submit Cover Letter, Resume, & FCPL Application (available at or library information desk) to:

Human Resources Posting #E-1712 Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.

Deadline: October 11, 2017.

Questions: (or call 678-513-9372).
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Special Notes Physical Demands: Long periods of sitting at a desk while working at a computer. Intermittent periods of standing, walking, stooping and bending. Frequent lifting of light objects (e.g., books, reams of paper) with occasional lifting or moving of heavier objects (e.g., tables, crates of books, puppet theater). Uses a personal computer, standard office equipment, and craft tools requiring a high degree of dexterity. Communicates verbally under pressure, projects vocally to a group, and distinguishes between shades of color. Occasionally manipulates audio/visual equipment, works from a ladder, and pushes fully-loaded carts of books.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks & drug screening.

FCPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; uniformed service status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; or any other legally protected category.

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