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Youth Outreach Coordinator
Summary
Title:Youth Outreach Coordinator
ID:1465
Full-time or Part-time:Full-time
Salary Range:$21.46 per hour
Education and-or Experience:Bachelor’s degree in communications, non-profit management, marketing, or a closely related field AND
Education and-or Experience II:AND two (2) years of experience in youth programming, fundraising and marketing programs
Branch or Department:Youth Services
Location:101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando FL 32801
Closing Date:04/04/2019
Description
SUMMARY: 
Under direction, establishes and maintains relationships with community to promote awareness of Library youth services and programs.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Plans, directs and supervises activities of assigned staff and volunteers.
  • Plans and coordinates kindergarten readiness and family literacy programs.
  • Identifies, establishes and maintains relationships with library donors.
  • Assists in grant writing and management to include research of new grant opportunities, grant writing and submittal, and management/oversight.
  • Monitors, updates and develops digital content for web pages and electronic newsletters.
  • Monitors and participates in youth programs and events.
  • Coordinates promotions with community partners; works with Library departments to implement, promote and communicate efforts to staff and the public.
  • Establishes relationships with businesses and government agencies working with youth to identify and partner in programs of mutual interest.
  • Coordinates efforts in updating and monitoring youth social media outlets; responds to particular topics/questions.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with public schools and community groups; promotes programs and events in the local school system.
  • Develops instructions for staff on proper use of audio-visual equipment; instructors users as required.
  • Identifies needs and develops programming plans to serve non-traditional or underserved populations. 
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of special library projects to engage youth with reading and Library programs/services.
  • Prepares, submits, and/or summarizes various routine and non-routine reports. 
  • Ensures maintenance of accurate records and files and prepares correspondence and user surveys.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit various work sites.
QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in communications, non-profit management, marketing, or a closely related field; AND two (2) years of experience in youth programming, fundraising and marketing programs; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.
 

Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: 
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
Required Knowledge and Skills: 

Required Knowledge:

  • Principles and practices of program marketing and communication.
  • Principles and practices of development and fundraising.
  • Principles and practices of social media marketing.
  • Administrative principles and practices including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, budget development and administration. 
  • Early literacy, family literacy and childhood education. 
  • Automated systems used in libraries including on-line resources and tools as well as the Internet and computerized catalogs. 
  • Children’s and young adult literature.  
  • Current literature, trends, and developments in the field of library science and administration appropriate to children’s services.  
  • Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.

 

Required Skills:

  • Training others in policies and procedures related to the work.
  • Designing and implementing marketing campaigns and programs.
  • Planning, organizing, and prioritizing projects and work assignments for efficient results. 
  • Developing effective work teams and motivating individuals to meet goals and objectives.
  • Providing customer service in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Project management and performing multiple tasks concurrently. 
  • Preparing clear and concise reports. 
  • Speaking publicly in front of large groups. 
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms. 
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
     
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: 

Under Direction - Assignments and objectives are presented to incumbents at this level and established work processes are to be followed. Incumbents have some flexibility in the selection of work methods, the timing of work processes, and the methods of completing tasks. Supervision is periodic and is usually initiated by employee and/or when important problems, significant changes from past procedures, and policy implications are involved.
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility to work in an office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.
 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: 
Work is performed in a library setting.
 

I understand it is my responsibility to uphold the Library System's mission and values in the pursuit of all duties including:

  • Adding to quality of life by creating a learning environment and experiences that foster personal growth and development.
  • Promoting LEARNING to improve the lives of those in the Community.
  • Empowering and fostering CREATIVITY and COLLABORATION.
  • Delivering outstanding SERVICE to external and internal customers.
  • Demonstrating RESPECT, INTEGRITY, and EXCELLENCE.
 
2019/03/22
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications
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