POSITION AVAILABLE - OUTREACH COORDINATOR
The Lake Blackshear Regional Library in Americus, GA is seeking a full time Outreach Coordinator. Salary range $10 - $12/hour dependent upon experience and qualifications. This full-time position is eligible for benefits including paid leave, health insurance, and retirement.
Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree, or a high school diploma with at least one year of public library experience.

Duties include:
  • Develop outreach activities to promote library programming (in-person and
  • online), resources and services. Promote new and existing library resources and
  • services in person and through print, web and other media.
  • Work with staff in planning and implementing special projects involving patron
  • service and outreach.
  • Deliver books to the homebound.
  • Develop and coordinate programs.
  • Assist patrons with library needs. Provide quick reference, detailed research and
  • reader’s advisory assistance. Explain policies and procedures to the public. Work
  • public service desk as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without
  • reasonable accommodation
  • Knowledge of a variety of hardware and software as well as Internet services
  • Ability to use computers and to utilize computer databases
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort with presenting to groups and teaching classes
  • Ability to conduct oneself with tact and courtesy
  • Frequently LIFT up to 25 lbs.
  • Must possess a valid, clean driver’s license.

Applications are available HERE or at any Lake Blackshear Regional Library System location. Applications must be received by 6:00pm on Monday, April 12, 2021.
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The Lake Blackshear Regional Library (Americus) holds a subscription to BookPage, courtesy of the Sumter County Friends of the Public Library, and keeps current copies at the front desk. These are free to the public. Click here to go to the online BookPage.

Our Mission

The Lake Blackshear Regional Library System's mission is to provide organized access to information through various formats and meet educational, informational, recreational and cultural needs of the citizens of Crisp, Dooly, Schley and Sumter Counties, and to improve efficiency in operations.

The Crisp County Library Board meets at 4:00 PM on the first Thursday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Cordele.
The Dooly County Library Board meets at 4:00 PM on the third Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Vienna.
The Schley County Library Board meets at 5:00 PM on the second Monday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Ellaville. 
The Sumter County Library Board meets at 6:00 PM on the first Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at the library in Americus.
The Lake Blackshear Regional Library board meets at 6:30 PM on the third Thursday of February (in Dooly County), on the third Thursday of May (in Crisp County), on the third Thursday of August (in Sumter County), and on the third Thursday of November (in Schley County).

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