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Library Program Outreach Manager

Posted by: Lincoln County, NC

Posted date: 2018-Aug-06

Location: Lincoln County Public Library

● Provide assistance with grant administration, data collection, program implementation, staff development and community outreach for the Lincoln County Public Library.

● Assist in developing a plan for extending library services into the community

● Define target areas and identifies underserved populations through demographics, available planning documents and statistics

● Helps to improve library awareness throughout the community

● Works closely with library administration to develop implementation plans and methods for outreach initiatives

● Evaluates effectiveness of outreach activities, assists in developing and communicating library awareness plan, librarys purpose and its value to the community and staff

● Develops community partnerships

● Visits agencies to assess partnership/relationship potential

● Manages inventory and coordinates scheduling of shared programming resources

● Documents, maintains communication and evaluates community partnerships
Coordinates librarys participation in large community events

● Writes and oversees implementation of grants to improve, expand or study outreach and library awareness capabilities

● Develops presentations, online tools, training and programs for library staff and community groups to promote library services and resources

● Works closely with branch managers to ensure that staff have needed skills

● Helps design and develop promotional materials to enhance library awareness using print and multimedia tools

● Coordinates the creation of and/or creates brochures and online guides for library

● Works closely with IT and appropriate library staff to collate and ensure accuracy of statistics and measured data

● Assists the library director in preparing reports

● Assists in training, supervising and evaluating personnel

● Serves as a member of the librarys leadership team
Job Title Library Program Outreach Manager
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Lincoln County Public Library
Salary ($43,243 - $65,728)
Certification Required? No
City Lincolnton
State NC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications ● Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library operations

● Knowledge of integrated library systems and digital resources

● Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia applications, social media and mobile technology

● In-depth knowledge of reference procedures

● Working knowledge of circulation procedures

● Ability to coordinate and manage work of others

● Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

● Ability to analyze problems and to recommend practical solutions

● Ability to actively engage individuals and community organizations and to foster effective relationships

● Ability to demonstrate the use of library technology and resources

● Dynamic presentation skills are essential

● Considerable knowledge of current materials, literature and trends, technology and developments in periodicals, newspapers and electronic services

● Ability to plan and provide effective services and programs

● Effective oral and written communication skills are critical

● Ability to assist with creation of promotional materials in print and multimedia formats

● Ability to collate data and prepare reports

● Ability to lift and push moderate weight (e.g. 50 pounds of books or other materials and supplies)

● Ability to travel to community organizations as needed


Masters in Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited university.

Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service in management.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid drivers license issued by the State of North Carolina. Safe driving record.
Application Instructions Applications accepted online.
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Special Notes Includes evening and weekend responsibilities.

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