Sno-Isle Libraries is recruiting for two regular 40-hour Capital Strategy and Planning Coordinators. These positions will be responsible for providing skilled professional support services and coordination related to the development, communication and implementation of capital strategy and planning and capital projects.
We Value Lived Experience
Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to embedding equity into our organization. As we engage in equity work, it's important to have a good foundation to frame the work and then provide training opportunities to build skills and knowledge.
We value and embrace the unique experiences our staff members bring to the organization and recognize how their experiences improve the service we provide.
Functions listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
- Support the development, communication, and successful implementation of a capital strategy to achieve Sno-Isle Libraries' vision, mission, strategic goals, and values.
- Contribute to SIL’s short- and long-range strategies; contribute to studies and reports; timely and reliable communications with customers and staff; expansion and maintenance of library infrastructure, budget and capital plans.
- Coordinate and organize work performed within the capital strategy and plan; lead collaboration with internal stakeholders and departments.
- Analyze capital conditions and realities; contribute to recommendations on capital work; produce evaluations of current capital conditions.
- Write communications and communication strategies; develop presentations; lead and participate in engagement activities for both staff and public audiences.
- Responsible for the scheduling, creation, and archiving of the All Staff Update communication channel.
- Manage and coordinate projects, both for planning and implementation of capital projects.
- Coordinate work with consultants.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve on interdepartmental teams or cross-functional groups.
- Perform specialized duties in support of department services as directed.
- Participate in ongoing professional development through training, conferences, reading and collaboration with others.
- Assist with special projects as required.
- Attend meetings, trainings, and workshops as assigned.
- Train new staff as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The position reports to the Assistant Director of Capital Strategy and Planning. Supervision of the work of others is not a normal part of the work of this position, but incumbents may be asked to facilitate teams and projects as well as participate in the training of other staff in library-related work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Demonstrated ability to provide strong customer service.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
- Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective interpersonal skills with the public, vendors and co-workers.
- Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, multiple project environment and to adapt to new priorities; to interface/communicate with people in all levels of the organization as well as outside vendors.
- Demonstrate ability to be flexible, manage ambiguity, adapt to change and successfully work in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
- Demonstrate ability to work independently and to set priorities.
- Demonstrate ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word, electronic databases, e-mail, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems.
- Strong organization, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to uphold the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and the community.
- Ability to travel to community libraries and various other sites to perform the essential functions of the position.
Education and Experience
- The knowledge, skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of experience and training including a university-level education. A four-year degree in Business Administration, Communications, Political Science, or a closely related field or equivalent training and experience is required.
- Three years of related experience in budget planning, managing projects, public engagement, or related field.
Physical and Environmental Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Most of the work is carried out within a generally accessible, safe, indoor environment. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to operate computers for extended periods of time. The incumbent must occasionally move objects or materials weighing up to 35 pounds.
The incumbent must regularly communicate with coworkers and members of the public. These contacts and situations are deemed to be generally safe and free of undue stress, but require incumbents to be cordial, helpful, and skilled in interpersonal relations with others both in the public and within the Library District.
Incumbents may travel to various sites in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions. To accomplish this travel, the incumbent must be able to drive and hold a valid Washington State driver's license or to make independent arrangements for such transportation.
Sno-Isle Libraries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. This and all Sno-Isle Libraries' positions are subject to transfer.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
All Sno-Isle Libraries employees are eligible for sick leave, vacation leave, paid holidays, and dental coverage. Employees working 20 or more hours per week also receive additional benefits such as medical and vision coverage, retirement savings, life insurance, and flexible healthcare and daycare spending accounts.
Additional Info & Requirements
We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities, and value the variety of ideas, worldviews, and personal experience that our staff bring to their work. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are foundational values of our work here at Sno-Isle Libraries. Learn more about how we serve and celebrate inclusive needs and perspectives on our equity page.
Sno-Isle Libraries is a large, two-county library district in the beautiful north Puget Sound region of Washington State. District boundaries stretch from rugged timberlands to suburban centers, from rolling farmlands to the ocean vistas. Set in the fastest-growing corner of the state, Sno-Isle Libraries serves more than 800,000 residents through 23 community libraries, online services, Library on Wheels, and our website at www.sno-isle.org.
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