Youth Services & Community Relations Librarian – Southwest Georgia Regional Library System – Bainbridge, GA

Application Deadline: May 30, 2015

Date Available: July 1, 2015

Salary Range: $46,125 – $69,000

Ability to obtain a Grade 5B certification or higher from Georgia State Board of Certification of Librarians, Required: http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/librarians/

Qualifications: Masters in Library Science from ALA-Accredited program; working knowledge of website management, computer programs, background of civic involvement, online search skills, youth and children’s work, and valid driver’s license.

Primary Job Responsibilities: Plans, implements and coordinates community relations, public services, youth and children’s services and programs in the three counties of the Southwest Georgia Regional Library System. Work involves youth and children’s collection development and programming, public relations, web design and management, computer literacy, and electronic communication. Plans and coordinates comprehensive public relations/marketing outreach program for library system. The work requires considerable skill, initiative, independent judgment, professional ethics, and follow through. Ability to exercise mature judgment and maintain confidentiality of administrative matters. Nights and weekend work is required.

Materials to Send: Resumé, cover letter, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and list of 3 professional references.

Susan S. Whittle, Director

Southwest Georgia Regional Library System

301 S. Monroe Street

Bainbridge, GA 39819

229-248-2665, x119 swhittle@swgrl.org

Special Notes: This position requires flexible work hours; reports directly to the Assistant Director; is a member of the library’s management team. Excellent communications, both written and spoken, are required. Must be a team player, willing to participate in all activities and programs of the library.

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