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Librarian I/Digital Navigator POS#11709997

Cumberland County Public Library

Headquarters Branch

Application Deadline

Apply By Jan 21st, 2022


$39,885.07 per Year   Calculate


Fayetteville, NC





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

This position is being reposted. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply *
POSITION OVERVIEW:The grant funded, temporary Digital Navigator position is responsible for executing community outreach services to help provide digital equity and inclusion in our communities. This position will provide advanced library services to customers focused on internet and computer skills.  Responsible for engaging with customers to provide high quality individual and classroom assistance centered on the skills needed to ensure increasing customer confidence and knowledge with the skills needed to navigate the digital landscape. Provides one-on-one instruction for customers to enhance digital navigation skills and confidence. Provides regularly scheduled programs at locations system wide to teach different digital navigation and computer usage skills. Markets programs and services through appropriate channels and throughout the community to ensure maximum impact and attendance. Collaborates with community partners, county agencies, and other organizations to establish effective working relationships to promote and provide services. Innovates methods for serving the community and reaching the most underserved populations in the community. Represents the library at community events to promote Digital Navigation and library services.
CONDITIONS:Selected applicant must have access to transportation and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record at the time of hire. Within 60 days of hire, must obtain and show proof of a valid NC Driver’s License and must maintain an acceptable driving record while employed; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.

Master of Library Science degree required.  One-year experience in navigation and/or mentoring of adults, or related experience. Ability to work evenings or weekends, depending on program recipients’ schedules. Education or experience in psychology, teaching, tutoring, or social work strongly desired. Ability to travel to a variety of locations throughout Cumberland County.

Equivalent Training

Trainee applicants must have completed at least 75% of required course work towards an MLS and submit a letter from the dean of the library school that states the number of credit hours already obtained and that the candidate can complete all master’s degree requirements within twelve months.

Preferred Experience

Proficiency in languages other than English. Connections or relationships with communities of ABE (Adult Basic Education) learners. Demonstrated commitment to public service. Ability to work well independently. Experience working with diverse groups of people. Excellent listening and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and scheduling skills. Computer proficiency, including experience with MS Office programs, email, and internet.

APPLY BY:January 21, 2022
TO APPLY:We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cumberlandcountync
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Inquiries about this job posting may be directed to Amanda Turnmire, Cumberland County Human Resources at aturnmire@co.cumberland.nc.us

The Community

Cumberland County, located in the heart of North Carolina, offers a mixture of cultural diversity and southern hospitality. In addition to a dynamic award-winning library system, Winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, our area has a beautiful climate, cultural activities, dining and shopping, recreation, golf, and nightlife.


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Cumberland County Human Resources Department, Amanda Turnmire (910) 323-6101

Posted Jan 5, 2022