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Outreach and Partnership Specialist
Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is seeking an Outreach and Partnership Specialist.

You are invited to serve the residents of Prince George’s County by connecting them with library programs and services through partnerships and outreach activities. You are passionate about public service, making meaningful connections, and realizing social impact through grassroots and institutional collaborations and initiatives. You are adept at assessing customer and community needs, and have the ability to engage with a range of population groups, including K-12 students, immigrants, and returning residents.
You willl:
  • Develop, implements and assess the Library's outreach and collaboration strategy in consultation with Program Services Dept, branch staff, and appropriate colleagues.
  • Develop relationships with schools, community agencies, organizations and  institutions with aligned missions to create mutually beneficial involvement both within and outside of the branches.
  • Work with Communication and Outreach Division colleagues to develop marketing and communications materials for special initiatives and outreach activities.
  • Identify outreach opportunities and develop programs, demonstrations, information sharing, tabling, etc. to engage current and potential library customers.
  • Coordinate system wide off-site outreach activities for all library customer groups, including non-English speakers, immigrants, and refugees.
  • Provide professional development to branch staff on the provision of outreach and community support and more!
Position: Outreach and Partnership Specialist
Organization: Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Location: Largo,  MD 
United States
Posting Start Date: 11/23/2021
Date Posted: 11/23/2021
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of experience in a library, education, or non-profit setting; - or - 
  • Master’s degree in information science, non-profit/arts administration or related field and one to three years of experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and a second language preferred.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles of youth development, reading skills acquisition, childhood learning theories and philosophies and educational techniques required.

Additional Information:
  • Interested candidates should apply online at www.pgcmls.info, upload a current resume and letter of interest, and complete the required skills assessment. This is an open until filled recruitment and may close at any time without prior notice.
  • Position includes a flexible schedule from Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm, with evening and weekend hours required for outreach and events.
  • PGCMLS offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (holidays, vacation, sick and personal) and retirement benefits are offered.
  • The selected candidate must provide proof of vaccination or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/21/2022
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Organization Information
Prince George's County Memorial Library System
9601 Capital Lane

Largo,  MD 20774
United States
(301) 699-3500
J Norman