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Job DescriptionThe Lincoln Library is seeking an individual to coordinate and manage the Library’s image and relationship with the community. Develop connections with individuals and local organizations to promote library expertise and resources. Assume responsibility for external and internal public relations and marketing of library services and programs. Work with donors and the Friends of Lincoln Library. Research and identify grant opportunities for the library, write grant proposals, ensure all terms of the grants are fulfilled, and handle grant reporting requirements. Assist in fundraising activities and research additional funding opportunities. Help plan and prepare for special library projects and strategic initiatives. This position requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, plus three years professional library or nonprofit experience with one year team-leading experience and one year experience in informal writing, research and dissemination. Experience with grants and/or fundraising is desired. Project management experience is preferred.
Additional Info & RequirementsCurrent employees (where applicable) and persons hired or rehired after 1-1-17 shall maintain their bona fide residence within the corporate limits of the city during all periods of service. Newly hired or rehired employees have 12 months from date of hire to establish city residency. MINIMUM STARTING SALARY: $4,010.37 MONTHLY (Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience) Apply to: http://www.springfield.il.us FINAL DATE TO APPLY: MARCH 9, 2020 AT 11:00 PM CST APPLICATIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IF ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING IS REQUIRED, PLEASE NOTIFY THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
IF ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING IS REQUIRED, PLEASE NOTIFY THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT 217-789-2446.
Posted Mar 4, 2020