Business Professional I (Working Title: Digital Services Coordinator): This is a professional position responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and implementing the day-to-day digital communication strategies for Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources, web, and social media platforms. This includes user experience, developing digital content for external and internal web content and social media channels, maintaining the library online catalog and administration of external library databases. A high degree of initiative and creativity is required for this position. The Digital Services Coordinator provides training for Libraries and Historical Resources web liaisons and users. The Digital Services Coordinator creates a welcoming digital environment for users of Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources.
Subject to Passing Substance Screening
This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug-screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.
Library Application Management
Responsible for the administration of the Libraries various online platforms, including creation, maintenance and promotion of services. This includes but is not limited to the library catalog, discovery layer, events calendar and room reservation system, newsletters, user questions and troubleshooting library-related apps and platforms.
Social Media Management
Responsible for ensuring the county’s social media platforms content is current, consistent with established policy and plans. Serve as the primary point person for; copy-writing, editing, proofing and submitting organic Libraries and Historical Resources content for the county’s main social media platforms. Review social media analytics and effectively translate the data into actionable insights to constantly drive engagement. Coordinate with stakeholders and staff for cross-promotion, cross-platform opportunities and training.
Responsible for monitoring and ensuring Libraries and Historical Resources content is current, consistent with established style guides and functions properly using a cloud-based content management system. Serve as the Libraries and Historical Resources primary point person for user training, writing, editing and proofing content, troubleshooting department’s web services. Plan for future enhancements to the department’s website by staying current with software and processes to enhance the user experience.
Training and Analytics
Minimum Qualifications: An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with three (3) years job-related experience OR a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a job-related field; one-year job-related experience preferred. Five (5) years professional related experience can be substituted for the degree at management discretion.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science.
Physical Demands: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Please apply online.