Community Engagement Liaison

Library

Employer/Library: 
Cary Area Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
McHenry

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
This is a full time position that averages 30 hours per week, with the regular schedule being Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Scheduling may require availability during any Library operating hours, including days, evenings and weekends, and occasionally when the Library is closed. Flexibility is required as need arises.
Salary: 
$20.50 per hour. Benefits included.

Join the Cary Area Public Library in developing our new Community Engagement Liaison position. We are seeking an energetic and motivated individual to coordinate our community engagement and outreach efforts. The ideal candidate will have experience in partnership building in a library or non-profit setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, sustain, and identify opportunities to build and evaluate relationships with community partners including government offices, schools, community groups, and local organizations.

  • Seek opportunities to work with community partners to coordinate and implement programs and services.

  • Identify unserved or underserved user groups and work with the Management Team to provide programs to initiate or improve services to those groups.

  • Actively seek and utilize feedback, ideas, and recommendations from staff, patrons, community members and others regarding outreach and engagement opportunities and use this information to improve outreach and engagement operations.

  • Seek sponsors and grants to help offset costs and expand services.

  • Provide excellent customer service.

  • Provide reference service, reader's advisory, and directional information to patrons.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required, MLS from an accredited institution preferred.

  • Two to three years of experience in a library or non-profit setting.

  • Bilingualism (English/Spanish) preferred.

  • Knowledge of reference and research procedures, materials, and current technology.

For the complete job description, please visit our website.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to mreynolds@caryarealibrary.info.

Application Contact: 
Mona Reynolds, Assistant Director of Public Services
Apply To: 
Cary Area Public Library District
1606 Three Oaks Rd.
Cary , IL 60013
Phone: 847-639-4210
Fax: 847-639-8890
42° 13' 15.4272" N, 88° 13' 50.7072" W
Illinois