Prescott Valley Public Library
Prescott Valley Public Library
Come join the largest and fastest growing community in Yavapai County! As the Town’s new Outreach Librarian you will report directly to the Library Manager to collaborate with Librarians on various programs and events. If you are eager to make a difference in an organization committed to lifelong learning, with a passion for engaging a growing community, we encourage you to apply! In this position you will: • Manage library social media accounts and website. Develop and schedule social media campaigns, including creating original content. • Provide equitable delivery of library services to underserved populations. Identify opportunities for public interaction through innovative experiences, collaborate with community organizations, and cultivate community partnerships. • Oversee our Books on Wheels homebound delivery program, including program volunteers. Act as liaison for the Talking Books program. • Assist patrons with library needs. Work public service desks and other duties as assigned.
Need to have/be: • Master’s degree in Library Science, and two years professional experience in a public library. • Experienced in various technologies such as social media platforms, Wix, Canva, SirsiDynix Workflows, Aspen Discovery. • Marketing, public relations, and/or communications experience. • Collaborative by nature, emotionally intelligent with the ability to build and maintain effective work relationships. The ideal candidate will be passionate to serve others, outgoing, and has a good sense of humor. • Ability to work a flexible schedule to support library operational hours seven-days a week.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
The Town provides a full range of benefits including no-cost to you health insurance and a generous retirement plan.
The Town of Prescott Valley is located in beautiful central Arizona, set between the scenic Mingus and Bradshaw mountain ranges in the heart of Yavapai County. Our high desert elevation of 5,100 feet affords us four seasons with mild temperatures year-round. Prescott Valley is the largest and fastest-growing municipality (est. 50,000 pop.) in the county. Founded in 1966, Prescott Valley offers a small-town, rural atmosphere filled with rich natural beauty and modern amenities. Three national forests are nearby, and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon a short two-hour drive away. The Prescott Valley lifestyle is for someone who enjoys a relaxed pace of life, but also wants the excitement of being part of a growing, evolving community! Known as a diverse, welcoming community, Prescott Valley boasts excellent cultural, recreational and educational activities and superior public services. The Town’s downtown area is anchored by a 5,000 seat, town-owned event center that hosts concerts, sporting events, and shows. A carefully created General Plan serves to protect the quality of life that has been the reason that many have moved to Prescott Valley. The town has an excellent K-12 school system, local access to higher education, and offers a variety of shopping and restaurant options in and around its inviting central business district. Town Values Incorporated in 1978, the Town operates under the council-manager form of government. We believe our greatest resource in fulfilling our mission is our employees! Our signature count-on-me service culture means together, we roll up our sleeves and get the job done quickly and effectively. We value integrity, holding ourselves to the highest standards; accountability, to honor our commitments and deliver results; inclusiveness, respecting differences in people, cultures, ideas and experiences; caring, we never underestimate the power of kindness; and fun, when we have fun doing what we love our citizens love their experiences with us! With a sense of humility we give our time, attention and action in service to others. Under the leadership of our Town Manager and Council, the Town of Prescott Valley is a proactive, visionary, and solution-oriented organization. Fiscally conservative, the Town is financially sound with little debt and healthy reserves, positioning us to move forward in continued smart and sustainable growth for years to come.
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