Promotes and publicizes the Montgomery County
Memorial Library System activities and services; Creates,
with the assistance of Administration and Library staff,
an overall marketing strategy for the System, which
enhances public awareness of the value and quality of
library services; informs and educates staff about library
campaigns and strategic directions.
Ensures consistent library identity and branding across
all media platforms.
Assist in development and oversight of annual budget for
the unit and in statistical reporting and planning
Participates in the Library System’s Administrative
Performs other work as needed.
Identifies viable fund-raising opportunities, including grants, gifts,
partnerships and awards; writes proposals to address development
objectives and administer/report on the funds, when received.
Collaborates with library coordinators and unit managers to develop
and coordinate innovative programming for the Library System,
including presentations, exhibits and special events in support of
youth services, adult, and outreach services.
Coordinates information gathering, writes and edits the newsletter
and library promotional materials, such as brochures, bookmarks, and
Maintains awareness of current trends and developments in library
services, including participating in continuing education seminars
related to departmental task and objectives.
Represents the Library System at the direction of the Director.
Attends and participates in professional activities, conferences,
consortium meetings and committees, as applicable to responsibilities.
Master’s degree in Library Science or Library &
Information Science from an American Library
Association-accredited program; MLS, MLIS or MA in
Five years progressively responsible experience as a
professional Librarian, with a minimum of two years of
successful leadership in supervisory or administrative
Knowledge of current trends in public libraries, including
identifying service needs and responses, technologies
and their use as well as public service activities in
complex and changing environment.
Ability to plan and implement programs and services to
meet the changing needs of library customers and
partners; to interact effectively with library users and
staff of varying ages; to exercise initiative, discretion; and
independent judgement; to prepare comprehensive
reports and press releases and media postings based
upon sound journalistic principles, including locating;
analyzing, interpreting relevant information from diverse
Strong organization skills coupled with ability to accept
and manage change while maintaining flexibility.
Demonstrated experience with marketing principals, including brand
identity, online presence, and other marketing strategies to promote
and publicize library services and programs.
Experience with User Experience modalities, including face-to-face
and social media.
Successful fund raising experience, including ability to identify sources
and secure grants, gifts, awards and to create beneficial partnerships.
Superior communication, skills, both oral and written, that present
ideas clearly and concisely, including presentations to individuals and
Knowledge of graphic design and layout; abilities to create signage and
publications using desktop publishing programs and to edit and proof
Computer fluency in Windows, MS Office and an integrated
automation system (SirsiDynix preferred)
Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills, able to work with
diverse teams as well as in partnership with other staff, departments
and supporting organizations.
Excellent professional image and positive attitude
Ability to accomplish objectives in a team setting
Valid Texas Driver’s License and excellent driving record.
Submit applications to: Lana Beathard Montgomery County Library 104 I-45 North Conroe, Texas firstname.lastname@example.org 936.788-8377 ext. 6238
Lana Beathard email@example.com 936.788.8377 ext. 6238