Virtual Community Engagement Manager
Skokie Public Library
Skokie Public Library seeks an experienced, innovative professional with a
strong understanding of online community building to be its new Virtual
Community Engagement Manager.
As a member of the senior management team, the Virtual Community Engagement
Manager will provide leadership and a vision for a newly formed department by
working alongside fellow managers and directing the work of the Content
Strategy Coordinator, Web Developer, and Production
Specialists. The primary responsibility will be to oversee
the Library's online presences, including the Library website and catalog,
social media channels, and additional websites managed by the Library. In
addition to contributing content for the Library's online presences, the
Virtual Community Engagement Manager will work with others to develop
strategies for content, visual design, and user research.
The successful candidate will have an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited
Library school or relevant work experience, 3-5 years of experience designing
and managing websites, a high-level understanding of popular social media
channels, proven project management skills, team-building experience, and
excellent communication skills.
Preferred qualifications include: Experience with and knowledge of HTML, CSS,
Python, Django; ability to use wireframing and other prototyping approaches
for website development; understanding of responsive web design, cross-browser
issues, best practices for user-interface design, and web and accessibility
Please include examples of websites and social media presences you have
designed and/or managed along with your cover letter and resume.
Going to ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philadelphia? Get in touch with us and our
Deputy Director will try to meet you there to answer any questions you have
about the position.
Salary Range: $59,500-$87,900
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