Location: Ashe County Public Library

JOB TITLE: Outreach Specialist

REPORTS TO: Circulation Manager

FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt

STARTING SALARY: $10.96 hourly / 24 hours weekly

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

An employee in this position is responsible for providing library outreach services to aged (60 years and older), physically handicapped, and homebound citizens, individually and in group settings.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

1. Drives vehicle throughout county to scheduled stops

2. Selects books and other library materials based on individual interests of clientele

3. Performs all circulation functions

4. Responsible for maintenance of Outreach Services vehicle

5. Responsible for planning, implementing, and delivering programming to OR patrons as time

allows

6. Provides outreach programming in conjunction with other library departments

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with the public and other employees

Ability to use a computer

Ability to learn library procedures

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Considerable knowledge of the reading levels and interests of OR patrons

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING

Completion of at least two (2) years of college and three (3) years of public library experience

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: March 10 – June 30. Depending on the 20-21 budget, this position will either continue as is, or be replaced by a full time Outreach position.

FOR CONSIDERATION: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to smoore(at)arlibrary(dot)org.