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Coordinator of Marketing, Communications and Outreach

Administration Department - Full-time (101)

Schedule:

35 hours per week; including evening and weekend hours.

General Description:

The Coordinator of Marketing, Communications and Outreach collaboratively creates strategies for and implements initiatives to meet the Library’s outreach, communications, and promotional needs via a variety of venues including print and online publications, websites, digital signage, email, social media, displays, events, and person-to-person contact. This position requires an enthusiastic marketing professional who understands the mission of a public library and demonstrates passion for the Library’s vision to be the heart of the community.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Ability:

The Coordinator of Marketing must have a comprehensive knowledge of :

  • Public relations/media relations
  • Writing press releases, media alerts, handling press inquiries and interviews.

The ability to:

  • Think strategically and creatively; handle changing priorities in a deadline sensitive environment; handle confidential information with a high level of discretion;
  • Be able to work effectively with internal and external leaders, staff and administrators; and work independently as well as a proven team member;
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment;
  • Required knowledge of Adobe - Photoshop and Illustrator\Experience with content management systems (Drupal and WordPress experience preferred);
  • Knowledge of PR software to track media contact information, media monitoring and press clipping service;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to foster incredibly strong business relationships. Ability to work well within multiple teams, as well as autonomously, and the ability to encourage and motivate others;
  • The ability to communicate ideas well both orally and in writing;
  • Be highly organized with good attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure, multi-task and juggle a variety of projects in a solution-oriented manner;
  • Have experience with marketing via a variety of social media channels, particularly YouTube, Facebook and Instagram;
  • Have knowledge of SEO best practices, Google Analytics Reporting, Word Press and e-mail marketing and reporting;
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and assessing successful marketing and communication strategies;
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of professional communications, public information techniques and principles and practices of public relations;
  • Possess strong writing and editing skills and techniques; and
  • Possess a strong design sense.

Education and Experience:

The Coordinator of Marketing, Communications and Outreach must a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in English, marketing, communications, or related field and minimum of 2 years of prior experience in marketing and communications, ideally in a library or nonprofit organization.

Annual Salary:

$54.018 minimum depending on experience.

Start Date:

Immediate

Supervisor:

Jennifer Podolsky, Library Director

Application:

By 5:00pm, Friday, February 19th, 2016. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Send resume, cover letter, and application to Human Resources at the East Brunswick Public Library, hr@ebpl.org. Applications above right


Cleaner

Maintenance Department

Hourly Part-Time (102)

Schedule:

12 hours per week: Sunday 4-8pm, Monday 7-11pm and Tuesday 7-11pm

General Description

  1. Clean the Library, including but not limited to; scrubbing restrooms, vacuuming, dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures and washing windows and walls.
  2. Accommodate the public using The Library and the meeting rooms.
  3. Break down meeting rooms at the end of the evening or prepare rooms for the following morning.
  4. Maintain security of the building when closed to the public.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

This position requires a person who is thorough in his/her work and is able to work without supervision. Clear language skills for interactions with the public are required.

Minimum Training and Experience:

This position requires a person who is at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED. Previous cleaning experience is preferred. A valid driver's license and a good driving record is required..

Salary:

$9.55 per hour

Start Date:

Immediate

Supervisor:

Nels Peterson, Maintenance Director

Application:

By Friday, March 4, 2016. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Application forms are available in the Administration Office and on The Library website here.

 

Assistant Library Director

Administration Department - Salaried Full Time

Schedule:

35 hours per week; overtime as required; includes occasional night and weekend work.

General Description:

The Assistant Library Director manages the day-to-day operations of the public library; supervises the passport supervisor and the accounting clerk; acts as the facilities planning manager and supervises maintenance personnel; coordinates work with the Library Director and participates in planning and budgeting; prepares reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The Assistant Library Director/Facilities Manager must have:

comprehensive knowledge of: Public library principles, methods, materials and practices; Current library management practices and planning; and Current trends in technology

knowledge of: building facilities methods and practices; hazards and safety precautions associated with typical repairs and maintenance methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair; New Jersey Public contract law, applicable building codes, inspection requirements;

the ability to: communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; Mentor staff and build teams; Participate in local, county, regional, statewide or nationwide planning for library services; Attend conferences, meetings, workshops, seminars and courses related to duties; Participate in consortium committees, travel to conferences and workshops; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, colleagues and the general public.

Minimum Training and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be versed in facilities management and have a strong interest or background in management of a library. A Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school and considerable public library experience, including three to five years supervisory experience is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of technology is expected.

Special requirements: The Assistant Library Director must possess a certificate as a Librarian issued by the State of New Jersey.

Salary:

$79,400

Start Date

Immediate

Supervisor:

Jennifer Podolsky, Library Director

Application:

By 5:00 Friday, February 26, 2016. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Send resume, cover letter, and application to Human Resources at the East Brunswick Public Library HR@ebpl.org.  Application are available on The Library website above right.


 

Technology Training Coordinator

Information Technology

Hourly Part-time (102)

Schedule:

18 hours per week, including weekday, evening and weekend hours

General Description:

The Technology Training Coordinator develops, coordinates, and teaches classes for the public and staff in the use of popular software and web based applications and other emerging technology; and does related work as required.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Ability:

The Technology Training Coordinator must have a thorough knowledge of:

A working knowledge of:

The ability to:

Minimum Training & Experience:

The Technology Training Program Coordinator must hold a bachelor’s degree in education, computer science or related field and have 2 years of experience teaching IT based classes

Salary:

$22.15 and up depending on experience

Start date:

Immediate

Supervisor:

Chris Hyde, Manager of Information Technology & EBTV

Application:

By 5:00PM Friday November 6, 2015. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Application are available on The Library website above right.
Send resume, cover letter, and the application to Maryann Ralph, mralph@ebpl.org.

  • comprehensive knowledge of:
    • Public library principles, methods, materials and practices; Current library management practices and planning; and Current trends in technology.
  • knowledge of:
    • building facilities methods and practices;
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    • hazards and safety precautions associated with typical repairs and maintenance methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair;
    • New Jersey Public contract law, applicable building codes, inspection requirements;
  • the ability to:
    • communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing;
    • Mentor staff and build teams;
    • Participate in local, county, regional, statewide or nationwide planning for library services;
    • Attend conferences, meetings, workshops, seminars and courses related to duties;
    • Participate in consortium committees, travel to conferences and workshops;
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, colleagues and the general public.

    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Microsoft Office Suite including VBA
    • QuickBooks
    • Internet browsers
    • Mobile Apps
    • Various web and mobile based tools and technologies

    • Microsoft MS-SQL/MySQL
    • Apple OS-X and iOS
    • Network security
    • library information infrastructure and its applications

    • train staff and customers to effectively search the Internet, and to use a variety of hardware, software and online technology tools
    • learn new applications and programs, stay current on new releases and updates to popular software and applications
    • establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and staff members within the library and township
    • communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing
    • exercise initiative and independent judgment; and
    • apply Internet search engine navigation skills effectively and efficiently