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Communications and Technical Services Associate, The Roeliff Jansen Community Library, Copake, NY,

The Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Copake, NY, is seeking an energetic and creative part-time
Communications and Technical Services Associate to oversee the Library's communications and to help
maintain and process the Library's circulating collection. The Communications and Technical Services
Associate, who reports to the Director of the Library, will also assist with circulation and reference
duties.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Work with Library staff and program committees to promote the library and its programs
  • Maintain and expand the Library's social media presence
  • Compile and edit the Library's e-newsletter
  • Write and send press releases on Library activities
  • Help create and circulate flyers/posters for events
  • Help select materials for the adult collection
  • Process and catalog new materials
  • Work the circulation desk, field reference questions, assist patrons with computer questions
  • Take responsibility of the building in the absence of the Director

The candidate must be comfortable with computer and A/V technology and savvy with social media.
Experience with Constant Contact, WordPress, and Photoshop a plus. Must have strong writing and
customer service skills and be able to work with people of all ages and temperaments and enjoy working
as part of a team.


This is a 20 hour/week position. Candidate must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, MLS preferred

Hourly rate dependent upon education and experience.


The Roeliff Jansen Community Library is an equal opportunity employer.


Please send resume and letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position, along
with the names and contact information for three professional references, to Tamara Gaskell, Director,
at rjcl9091@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin July 1.

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