Job Posting: Alaska State Library - Outreach Librarian

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- Are you PASSIONATE about libraries?
- Have you ever told someone you barely know that they ought to use a proprietary database or other library resource?
- Would you like to design and implement a distance education program?
- Are you a self-starter who thrives in a collegial atmosphere?
- If you answered "yes" to more than one question, then apply to be the Alaska State Library's newly designated Outreach Librarian!

Help raise awareness of core library services to state employees. Help us get our program of distance instruction and web tutorials from dreams to reality. Meet people from around the state and from every region of planet Earth.

What does an Outreach Librarian do?

Generally speaking:

- Promotes awareness of State Library services to state agency employees through direct contacts by mail, phone and physical visits,
- Coordinates and supports library educational and other outreach activities for State employees and others, and
- Provides reference and bibliographic services to selected state agencies and to the public. As part of reference, the successful candidate will spend between 8-10 hours a week on our public reference desk.
- Keeps up to date on the latest marketing and promotion literature and passes on best practices to staff of the division of Libraries, Archives and Museums.
- If these types of duties appeal to you, apply today!

If you have questions about this position or Juneau, Alaska, where it is based, please ask by sending me an e-mail at dan DOT cornwall AT alaska DOT gov or by leaving a comment here.

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel at the address above.
We are an equal opportunity employer and support workplace diversity.

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