Los Alamos County Public Library System is looking for a dynamic, innovative librarian to be our Community Engagement Librarian. This newly created senior level position leads our efforts to develop community partnerships and develop innovative programs and services to meet community needs.
The Los Alamos County Library System welcomes applicants with public library experience, strong interpersonal and communications skills, and experience building multi-partner collaborations. The Community Engagement Librarian will collaborate with others to identify community needs, develop strategic programming goals and evaluate programs for effectiveness. This librarian will develop and lead the programming team, supervise one staff and volunteers, write and manage grants, and market library programs and services including managing the library website and overseeing the library’s social media presence.
Los Alamos County is a small community that possesses a world-wide reputation for scientific and technological development. Community life features small-town living with friendly neighbors, low crime and an excellent school system. Cultural and recreational opportunities abound, with plenty of hiking and biking trails, skiing at the local Pajarito Ski Resort, and visits to nearby Valles Caldera National Preserve and Bandelier National Monument.
Under general supervision of the Library Manager or Assistant Library Manager, oversees the operations of one or more specialty library services, and performs a range of complex and specialized library tasks requiring a high level of professional expertise and customer service skills. Provides guidance, leadership, and coordination to library services staff in areas such as circulation, reference, web and electronic services, youth services, systems administration, and materials cataloging, acquisition and processing, community engagement and program development. Participates in the development of operating policies and procedures, systems to maintain records, and quality standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.