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Employment at the WPPL

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Community Librarian - posted July 23; closes August 6


Community Librarian - Librarian I -
posted July 24; closes August 6

Position Description
Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Community Librarian oversees volunteer coordination and community outreach projects. This dynamic and experienced professional will lead all elements of volunteer services in the organization while creating and delivering innovative outreach solutions to the community.


• Oversee all aspects of the Library’s volunteer program, including recruitment, training, placement, scheduling and appreciation.
• Work closely with all volunteers and volunteer groups to enhance their efforts
• Plan community building events and classes to encourage volunteer and community participation
• Assist with development, ongoing maintenance and marketing of Library projects
• Where appropriate, represent the Library in the community at events, meetings or on community boards
• Abide by the Service Philosophy and Code of Ethics, the Library staff manual and other Library practices
• Uphold the American Library Association Freedom to Read and Freedom to View
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution
• Experience providing library services
• Ability to learn and use new technologies
• Availability for select nights and weekends
• Effective communication skills
• Experience working with volunteers
• Valid Florida driver license
• Ability to participate in strenuous physical activity, including cycling and walking

Desirable Traits:

• Enthusiasm for teamwork
• Flexibility in work schedule
• Excellent attention to detail
• Self-motivated
• Exemplary customer service
• Ability to work well with all ages


40 hours/week; nights and weekends required as duties and events dictate


Starting at $34,000/yr DOQ


15 days paid vacation; 11 paid holidays; accrue 8 hours sick leave per month; paid basic-level health, dental, life and ADD, and long-term disability insurance; able to join 401K with 4% match; Roth IRA option.

Closing date:
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 9 p.m.

Apply with resume and cover letter to:

Sabrina Smith, Assistant Director
460 E. New England Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
No phone calls, please.




Applications are NOT accepted unless there is a posted opening. If your electronic capabilities allow, a completed PDF of the application returned via e-mail is preferred.