Job is Expired Social Media Coordinator or Social Media Librarian

Laramie County Library System / Cheyenne, Wyoming

Job deadline Apply by September 21st, 2012  Job salary $37,000.00 to $42,000.00 per year  Job type of library Public

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of the person in this position are to develop, implement, coordinate, maintain, and analyze a social media program, including maintaining and designing content for the internal and external website in a collaborative environment. The focus of the position is to serve the Laramie County Library System (LCLS) emphasizing services available, recruitment and development, and to improve virtual communications with the public.

Description of Community

LCLS serves a population of more than 92,000 through Laramie County Library (LCL) in Cheyenne, two rural branches, and a bookmobile. The library system has a staff of 57 FTE, an annual budget of almost $5 million, circulation of 793,000 annually and a collection of 338,000 volumes. LCLS offers eBooks, eAudio books, and multiple databases through membership in a statewide cooperative.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Bachelor’s degree in design, communications or related field; or MLS from an ALA accredited school. Three years of progressively responsible related experience in web design, communications or social media. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Must be self motivated, creative and organized. The successful applicant will have good time management skills and the ability to meet frequent deadlines. Past experience working in a public environment and serving others is helpful.

Application Requirements

PLEASE read fact sheet, job description at www.lclsonline.org/opportunity/work. Electronically submit via email a cover letter, resume, completed library application (available on website) and 3 PDF examples of your work to mbrazzale@lclsonline.org. May also be submitted on a disc to Melinda Brazzale, Laramie County Library System, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001.

HR Contact Information

Melinda Brazzale at mbrazzale@lclsonline.org

Additional info

The individual applying for this position must be a team player, innovative and adaptable. As the library’s first Social Media Coordinator, this person will be challenged to mold and grow the position. With the website as the hub of the library’s social media presence, the person in this position will develop, implement, coordinate, maintain, and analyze the social media program. Embracing LCLS’s mission, function and purpose will be critical to success. The person in this position is expected to be the expert in the areas of social media including staying on top of new developments and how they may or may not be implemented by the library.

In addition to web/social media maintenance and design, the individual in this position will lead social media groups comprised of staff members who contribute content. Social media policies and procedures are established but should be re-evaluated.

The person will be involved in various aspects of CMR including development of graphics for web and social media and participating in the creation of and adhering to design standards. The person will need strong relationship-building skills as much of the work will require interaction with, information from, and support from staff members from other library divisions and the public.

Links

fact sheet, job description, application, application instructions: http://www.lclsonline.org/opportunity/work

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $37,000.00 to $42,000.00 per year

Hours per week

38.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

Some

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

September 6th, 2012

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