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Job Title:Outreach & Innovation Librarian
Employer:Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
Address:625 Minnesota Avenue
City:Kansas City
Description:Excellent opportunity for a generally outgoing, confident librarian to focus on the system’s outreach services to underserved populations through non-traditional circulation and programming efforts using the innovations of technology offered and familiarity of future enhancements.
Responsibilities:Builds working relationships with community partners to further the library’s system outreach activities and projects, and oversee the library’s non-traditional circulation offerings – Text-to-Checkout, Little Free Libraries and Deposit Collections as well.
Minimum Qualifications:Master’s in Library Science, ALA/MLS, with demonstrated outreach experience and desire to work with a diverse group or individuals. Has a strong interest and understanding on how digital tools may serve underserved populations including the usage of Text-to-Checkout, Little Free Libraries and Deposit Collections as well. The ability to work independently; to meet deadlines and commitments; communicate and express ideas effectively in both verbal and written format and follow guidelines and procedures set forth essential. The simplicity of enjoying meeting and working with a diverse group or individuals necessary.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary & Benefits:Salary based on 2017/2018 classification/salary range. Exempt status. KCKPL offers attractive benefits and optional purchase plan benefits; health insurance plans for employee and elective family coverages; optional dental and vision plans for employee and family; group term life; salary protection; tax deferred annuities; flexible spending account and retirement plan through Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS).
Instructions:Cover letter, resume with completed employment application and three (3) written professional references are a requirement of the application process.
Deadlines:August 15, 2017
Contact:Tammie Sharp
Date Added:2017-07-11 10:35:16
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