Library Outreach and Communications Administrator

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Apr 19, 2017
Temple University
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Library Outreach and Communications Administrator is responsible for planning, directing and implementing a wide range of intellectual and academic programming, communications, community and media relations activities, exhibitions, and cultural projects that promote library services, the library's role as a campus and community intellectual center, fundraising efforts, collection acquisition and prospect development. Oversees and leads other staff members in the creation and execution of social media strategy, digital and print publications. In coordination with librarians, contributes to campaigns that create awareness about library resources and promote its services. The incumbent works closely with library administration and staff, and Temple University faculty, staff, departments and offices. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience. Demonstrated experience in planning, managing and promoting programs and events that include development, production and budget. Experience with media relations and web communication tools such as web sites, e-mail lists, blogs and other forms of social media. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities: *Strong organization skills including experience working in a position managing multiple projects and adhering to deadlines.
*Understanding of library culture.
*Experience with web communication tools such as web sites, e-mail lists, blogs and other forms of social media.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Ability to work collaboratively with librarians, faculty, administrators and other university personnel.
*Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule that may include some evening/weekend work.
*Strong supervisory skills. Preferred: *Master's degree in relevant discipline.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.