Employment

Employment Opportunities:

(Application forms may be downloaded from the attachments at the bottom of this page.)

Due to retirement:

Title:                            Administrative Coordinator

Status:                        Non-exempt; full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Schedule:                    Weekdays between 8am and 5pm (occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours required for select events)

Hiring Range:             Negotiable, $18.00-$20.00/hour ($35,100-$39,000/year), higher depending on experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Benefits:                     OPERS retirement; health and dental insurance; vacation, sick, & personal time

Reports to:                 Library Director         

Summary:                  

The Administrative Coordinator performs a variety of high-level administrative, clerical, fiscal, event planning, and community engagement tasks.  Emphasis is on accuracy, consistency, clear and concise communications, confidentiality, and excellent interactions with library patrons, donors, and staff. 

Part executive assistant, part event/party planner, part high-end hotel concierge, the Administrative Coordinator handles a multitude of routine, yet very important, tasks to keep the library running efficiently and effectively.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED, college degree preferred; minimum of two (2) years of experience handling highly detailed administrative tasks/projects; or an equivalent combination of knowledge, experience, or skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office suite (particularly Word and Excel), using web applications and interfaces, internet searching, communications technologies (examples: social media and email distribution services), maintaining donor databases, etc.
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical, communication, planning, organizational, and project management skills.  Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Must be bondable.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check and a drug test.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability under Library policy.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Delivers efficient and effective administrative support to the Director upholding the highest level of confidentiality, honesty and integrity; represents the Library in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Provides a variety of high-level administrative, event and project planning and execution, and support services to the Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library.
  • Maintains a system of files ensuring all forms and library records are current and easily located. Verifies data, and prepares financial and personnel information. Gathers, curates, analyzes, and reports administrative statistics across platforms.
  • Performs clerical duties that support library business and fiscal operations.
  • Manages supply inventory.  Orders supplies and other items as needed.
  • Leads detailed event-planning efforts including set-up, implementation, and clean up.
  • Handles reservations of meeting spaces by members of the public and by library staff.
  • Performs any & all other duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Wood County District Public Library.

To apply:

Submit a detailed letter of interest stating why you are the right person for this opportunity, an updated resume, a minimum of 3 professional references with current contact information, and a completed WCDPL employment application (available at wcdpl.org/employment) to AJHeilman@wcdpl.org.  Review of applications begins immediately.  Anticipated start date of December 14, 2020.


Due to Retirement:

Title:                            Communications & Marketing Specialist

Status:                        Non-exempt; full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Schedule:                    Weekdays between 8am and 5pm (occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours required for select events)

Hiring Range:              Negotiable, $18.00-$20.00/hour ($35,100-$39,000/year), higher depending on experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Benefits:                     OPERS retirement; health and dental insurance; vacation, sick, & personal time

Reports to:                  Library Director         

Summary:                  

The Communications & Marketing Specialist performs a variety of communications, marketing, public relations, desktop publishing, graphic design, and community engagement tasks.  Emphasis is on brand consistency, clear and concise messaging, and excellent interactions with library patrons, donors, volunteers, and staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field from an accredited program; Minimum of three (3) years of experience in marketing, public relations, or a related area; or an equivalent combination of knowledge, experience, or skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills, including social media, formal public speaking presentations, and working with the local press (in-person, radio, & television).
  • Advanced skills with MS Office suite, desktop publishing, graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Creative suite, In-Design, & Photoshop), web applications, webpage maintenance, other communications technology, digital photography experience, etc.
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical, communication, planning, organizational, and project management skills.  Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check and a drug test.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability under Library policy.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Advances awareness of Library services through marketing and promotional activities across platforms and in-person appearances.
  • Develops community relations plan with calendared activities across print, web, email, social media; delivers a consistent, multi-channel message via current (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube) and emerging social media platforms.
  • Maintains adopted design standards for publicity, marketing and patron education pieces published across print and digital platforms; designs, authors, produces and distributes official publications, newsletters, and updates all webpage content.
  • Successfully works with staff to advance the library’s vision and mission; oversees the library calendar of events; receives event information from staff in order to promote library events.
  • Insures all promotional materials meet approved design standards, trains staff as needed.
  • Develops and maintains sustained relationships with local media.
  • Leads library involvement in community events (i.e. parade, arts festival, fair, etc.) including set-up, implementation, and clean up; assists with planning and execution of various events such as fundraisers, author visits, etc.
  • Liaisons with the Friends of the Library to advance their library advocacy efforts and to promote their book sales and activities to the community.
  • Upholds the highest level of confidentiality, honesty and integrity; and represents the Library in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Performs any & all other duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Wood County District Public Library.

To apply:

Submit a detailed letter of interest stating why you are the right person for this opportunity, an updated resume, a minimum of 3 professional references with current contact information, and a completed WCDPL employment application (available at wcdpl.org/employment) to AJHeilman@wcdpl.org.  Review of applications begins immediately.  Anticipated start date of December 14, 2020.


Maintenance Specialist

The Maintenance Specialist performs a variety of routine-to-skilled repair, replacement, and general upkeep tasks to library buildings, exterior grounds and parking lots, interior furnishings, fixtures, and equipment in order to provide a clean, safe, and pleasant experience for library patrons and staff. 

Full-time position (37.5 hours per week) with benefits including OPERS Retirement and vacation, sick, and personal time.  Schedule will generally be weekdays 7am to 3pm, but will include evenings and weekends as needed.  Hiring range of $17.00 to $18.00 per hour, based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Completion of high school diploma or GED.
  • One (1) year previous experience in performing building repairs.
  • Positive work history as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, following required safety procedures.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurability under library policy, & own vehicle to travel to work sites.
  • Ability to pass a detailed background check and a drug test.

Principal Duties (list is not all-inclusive):

  • At least 60% of time is performing repair work in a safe, timely, effective, and efficient manner.  Performs scheduled and unscheduled repairs involving carpentry, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and other related skills with priority given to patron/staff comfort and safety.
  • Perform landscaping, snow/ice removal, and cleaning tasks (including cleaning and stocking restrooms). Maintain records of building and equipment repairs, equipment and consumables purchases, etc.
  • Monitor building security and alarm systems. Respond to alarm incidents.
  • Actively support library staff to meet goals. Act with a high degree of integrity at all times.
  • Required to safely lift, push, pull, and carry heavy objects such as ladders, tables, chairs, boxes of books, etc.; to reach, bend, or stand for long periods of time; to climb ladders; to push or pull loaded book carts; etc.
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned or directed in order to promote and ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Wood County District Public Library. Interacts with library vendors, volunteers, staff, and patrons in a way that best represents the Library’s vision, mission, and core values. Requires sound judgement and decision-making at all times.

To apply, submit a current resume and completed job application (wcdpl.org/Employment) to:

Maintenance Specialist, Wood County District Public Library, 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402 or email documents to AJHeilman@wcdpl.org.  Review of applications begins immediately.

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Employment applications may be downloaded from the attachment below.

Applications are kept on file for 6 months and reviewed as openings occur.

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