Outreach Librarian (AZ1A)


Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
Braille and Talking Book Library Division
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Outreach Librarian
Starting Salary:
Work Location:
Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library
1030 N. 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Job Description Summary: The Outreach Librarian is responsible for coordination, marketing and management of outreach to blind, visually impaired and physically disabled individuals statewide. This position also supervises the Special Services Section of the Braille and Talking Books Library including supervision of three staff and oversight of the volunteer program. Some weekend and evening hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing outreach programs, exhibits and presentations to promote the services of the library and volunteer opportunities
  • Contacting statewide agencies and organizations serving potential Talking Book Library patrons
  • Training and coordinating staff and volunteers for the development and distribution of outreach materials
  • Representing the library at meetings, programs, speaking engagements, fairs and other venues
  • Supervising Special Services staff which includes oversight of the library volunteer program including recording and production of digital audio books and magazines
  • Supervising the planning and coordination of an annual volunteer recognition event

Requirements:

  • Master of Library Science degree
  • Preferred candidate will have experience in outreach and public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to plan and coordinate special events; to develop and produce outreach materials and displays
  • Negotiating skills
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports

Note: This position is not covered by the Arizona State Merit System Rules.

An EEO/Reasonable Accommodation Employer

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