Library Marketing & Admin Coordinator

Library · Columbus, Montana
Department Library
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16 - $18

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction, performs professional and
technical Library services in marketing, interlibrary loan, circulation, reference, programs for all
ages, administrative and technical services. Work varies requiring independent judgment within
prescribed standards and procedures.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Physical requirements include walking, climbing stairs, reaching, standing, bending,
stooping, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 50#s (greater with assistance).
• Duties are performed in surroundings where undesirable physical conditions are minor
and controllable.
• Must be able to capably operate computers, software applications, and other office
equipment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills: Substantial and frequent contact with fellow employees
and the public where tact, diplomacy, and effective speaking skills are necessary.
• Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to see the big picture while paying
close attention to detail.
• Ability and desire to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
• Must be well organized, attentive to detail, and enjoy the administrative challenges of
working on a variety of projects simultaneously.
• Strong commitment to service and supporting patrons, citizens, and staff.
• Must have flexibility that allows for adaptation to new processes or situations.
• Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s License.
• Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Works with the Director in carrying out Library policies and procedures.
• Communicates the value of the public library to the community by creating appealing and
effective marketing materials that convey a distinctive, cohesive and recognizable brand
for the library, including flyers, social media posts, website features, monthly email
newsletters, and press releases.
• Performs administrative tasks including tracking and reporting statistics, populating
reports, maintaining job and community event boards, and following up with staff,
patrons, or others as necessary.
• May provide minor technology hardware and software maintenance for the Library,
including devices for patron checkout and Makerspace equipment.
• May oversee Makerspace operations.
CLASS TITLE: LIBRARY MARKETING AND ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
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• Receives, processes, and tracks Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests from patrons and
borrowing libraries.
• May serve as Partners (in-state interlibrary loan) coordinator.
• Maintains Library office supplies.
• Greets and assists Library users in the circulation area employing effective customer
service skills.
• Performs front desk and general circulation duties as appropriate: check-in, checkout,
renewal of materials, library card sign-up, shelving, filing, and maintenance of Library
appearance.
• Assists Patrons in-person, via the phone, and/or online with locating library materials,
reader’s advisory, interlibrary loan, and new materials requests.
• Assists Patrons with the use of public access computers and electronic devices, such as
computers, reading devices, tablets, and phones.
• Trains Library users to search for information by following an appropriate inquiry
process using books and /or electronics resources.
• Manages the library’s collection of magazines.
• Oversees material donations and book sale operations.
• Handles cash
• Prepares displays
• Cleans and repairs books, DVD’s, CD’s, and Audiobooks.
• Assists other Library staff as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION – RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Oversees Library
operations in the absence of the Director. May supervise children/teens during programs. May
oversee volunteers and community service workers.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field with coursework in marketing, communications,
or a closely-related field. Relevant experience preferred. OR post-secondary with
appropriate experience.
• High level of proficiency in print and digital communications development and delivery,
including social media platforms, email marketing, web content, and thorough knowledge
of graphic design, typography, and print production.
• Exceptional technology skills, including Microsoft Windows and Office applications,
Google Suite applications, and adapting and learning library software and changing
technology with minimal instruction.
• Experience working in a Library a plus.
• Shall obtain a Montana State Library Certification within three (3) years of employment
and maintain such Certification throughout employment.
CLASS TITLE: LIBRARY MARKETING AND ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
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EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIOS:
• Follows policies and procedures for consistent Library operations.
• Establishes goals to move the Library forward.
• Evaluates programs adjusting as necessary.
• Consistently develops and distributes Library marketing material online and throughout
the county.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform any non-essential job functions.

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  • Location
    Columbus, Montana
  • Department
    Library
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $16 - $18