Library Specialist II - Marketing and Outreach Specialist
Tarleton State University
August 2, 2019
Applications accepted only online at: https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs/
The Library Specialist II, under general supervision, provides general customer service and standard or routine library functions related to various specialized disciplines. Performs standard library functions in one or more library units. Under supervision, learns intermediate and more advanced library functions.; Work hours: Opens library at 7 AM, Mon-Fri during long semesters; Must be flexible to accommodate library schedule.
40% Under the direction of the Manager of Global Learning and Outreach, assists in the organization and implementation of on-and off-campus outreach activities:
Assists with development of partnerships with other university entities and initiatives that help facilitate userâ™s knowledge of available library resources and services at all instruction sites.
Assists with outreach activities, including the library's participation in student affairs activities, diversity programs, and other university events.
Seeks ways to improve current and new campaigns and events.
Responsible for maintaining statistics of attendance and usage for programs and events.
40% Promotion of Library:
Creates programs, brochures, displays, and other activities for library and other special events.
Uses best practices to ensure all copywriting, proofing, and editing is managed correctly.
Publicizes library services and resources regularly through a variety of means (e.g. social media, email, news releases, website, brochures, advertisements, video presentations).
Assists in ongoing social media presence by disseminating information that will increase awareness of library services, promotes resources, support library and campus events, and foster a sense of community about the library.
Coordinates exhibits and displays for campus and library promotional activities and special events.
20% Other duties as assigned:
Performs other duties as assigned as well as maintaining professional development through membership on library and university committees, attendance at workshops, and through community activities.
Trouble-shoots problems in the absence of supervisor.
Assists on committee assignments and participation in staff development programs.
Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience; Two years of library experience or three years of general clerical or office experience which includes experience with marketing and promotion and experience managing or assisting withbusiness social media platforms.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to create professional quality promotional materials (layout composition, typography, graphics); Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; Excellent interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and research skills; Knowledge of email and internet search engines; Basic keyboarding skills; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others; Ability to work independently, as a team member, and as a team leader
Internal Number: R-022317
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *
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