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Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

Materials and Marketing Supervisor

Position: Materials and Marketing Supervisor

Reports to: Library Director

FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Direct reports: Desk clerks

Compensation: $36,000 Annually; Bilingual (English/Spanish) $37,000 Annually; Health Benefits

Open until filled

Job Summary:

Oversees the daily operations of the Circulation Department and ensures excellent customer service at the front desk. Supervises all Circulation Desk Clerks. Additionally, provides leadership in marketing and general communications such as social media posts and press releases.

Additional Duties as assigned. 

Job Duties:

  • Circulation operations: 60%

    • Assists patrons at circulation desk

    • Supervises InterLibrary Loan

    • Carries out opening and closing procedures as assigned

    • Assists in compiling monthly library usage statistics

    • Catalogs the receipt of magazines and newspapers daily

    • Assists in tracking and recording monthly intake of funds; prepares bi-weekly deposit

    • Orders office and book processing supplies

    • Keeps informed of trends in Circulation Services in libraries through professional development such as workshops, conferences, or online classes

    • Participates in annual budget process by providing recommendations for circulation services

    • Supervises all Circulation Clerks

      • Meets monthly with part-time staff and provides annual reviews

      • Sets schedule of part time staff

      • Coordinates hiring, training, and onboarding of circulation staff

  • Outreach and marketing: 40%

    • Provides leadership in marketing

      • Coordinates with the Director to create a long term marketing plan

      • Coordinates with all library departments to create and schedule social media posts

      • Creates and distributes press releases, flyers, etc.

Required skills and experience

  • Experience in customer service (retail, food, or other industries is acceptable)

  • Experience working with cash registers and counting money

  • Has the ability to create graphics and other promotional materials using programs such as Canva, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other digital tools to edit graphics

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Has the ability to work independently

  • Has the ability to analyze a situation and make informed decisions 

  • Has excellent computer skills and can easily navigate Web browsers and programs such as MS Word or equivalent word processing programs or GSuite Apps

  • Experience with social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, etc. 

  • Able to alphabetize and understands decimals 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience supervising in a professional environment

  • Experience with marketing 

  • Experience working in libraries

Bilingual duties (if applicable) 

  • Assists Spanish Services Coordinator in translating written materials and provides verbal interpretation as appropriate. 

Education Requirements 

  • High School Diploma

  • Some college preferred

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

  • Reach with hands and arms, stand, sit, walk, use hands to grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. Stooping, bending and kneeling is also often required.

  • The employee is occasionally required to balance, stoop and crouch.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. 

  • The employee is often required to be on his or her feet for up to an hour at a time.

Open until filled

To apply, send the following to Brena Smith brena@lakecountypubliclibrary.org

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • 3 Professional Reference

Children Services Coordinator

Position: Children's Services Coordinator

Reports to: Youth Services Supervisor

FLSA Status: Part-time; 25 hours/week

Benefits: Not eligible for benefits

Pay: $13-$14/hour depending on experience

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Summary:

Lake County Public Library serves a population of approximately 7,750 residents. LCPL has a committed staff dedicated to facilitating equal access to services, community building, innovation, intellectual freedom, literacy, and lifelong learning. Each member of our library team is integral to the success of our organization. We value vision, hard work, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.

We are looking for an energetic Youth Services Coordinator who is passionate about early literacy and childhood development, enjoys working with young people and families, and is excited to connect with the Leadville/Lake County community. In coordination with library staff and under the supervision of the Youth Services Supervisor, the Children's Services Coordinator supports library operations by assisting in the planning and implementation of programs that promote literacy and lifelong learning. These programs include storytimes, summer reading events, and outreach in the community (storytime, enrichment activities, and book distribution both at the library and off-site at locations throughout Leadville).

Candidates with Spanish language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Planning, preparing, and delivering programming to children ages 0-11 and families

  • Enforcing library policies

  • Keeping current with new technologies and children’s literature

  • Performing related duties as assigned

  • Cooperates as a team member with library staff in performing essential library duties, including circulation, and participates in special projects as needed

Job Requirements

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and additional education preferred; 1 -2 years of experience working with children preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Willingness and ability to be active during programming and events as well as deliver programming in an outdoor setting.

Required qualifications: 

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with staff and supervisors

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Understand and follow directions

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the general public

  • Work well with children and foster their interest in reading and learning

  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; a competence in technology; be creative, positive and promote excellent customer service

 Preferred qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Experience working with children

To apply, email the following to Sadie Rehm: sadie@lakecountypubliclibrary.org

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References

Open until filled