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Company: Cleveland Botanical Garden
Location: Willoughby
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Opportunity: The Education department seeks an organized, creative, and friendly team member to fill the role of Librarian. The Librarian will manage the operations and programming at both Holden Forests & Gardens' libraries. They will reimagine the libraries as a multimodal community resource for information about trees and plants to members, visitors, staff and the community. This role will ensure the delivery of our mission, to connect people to the wonder, beauty, and value of trees and plants. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities of the Librarian include, but are not limited to: * Lead the transformation of the libraries into a multimodal community resource * Build and deliver a full schedule of library-led programming * Develop and coordinate strategies for the effective management of information produced by HF&G staff for distribution both internally and externally * Supervise library volunteers * Manage the daily operations of the libraries including library volunteers * Launch new information resource portal to answer mission related questions and inquiries * Partner with other HF&G departments to assist in the development and dispersal of relevant information * Develop and manage annual library budget and meet approved targets for expenses * Other duties as assigned Qualifications and Skills: * Demonstrate a passion for people and nature * Bachelor's degree in Library Science, Master's preferred * 4-years of work experience in a library including direct customer interactions, program development and delivery * Regular travel between libraries * Supervision experience with staff or volunteers, preferred * Knowledge of relational databases and proficiencies in knowledge management and creation * Proficient use of Microsoft 365 products, specifically Teams, Outlook email & calendar, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and OneDrive * Knowledge of Blackbaud Altru, preferred * Effective written and verbal communication skills that support and enhance the positive guest experience and work culture * Ability to work within a guest focused team and be self-motivating when working independently * Ability to take initiative, solve problems, and identify opportunities * Must enjoy working with the public, families, and children in all situations * Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends, as well as evenings and some holidays as needed * A valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record are required * Must pass a criminal background check Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation: * Ability to understand basic instructions using the English language * Stand and/or sit for extended periods of time * Perform tasks in all weather conditions; temperatures may range from 0-100--F. * Effective vision and hearing * Hand and arm dexterity * Walk and work on wet, uneven, slippery terrain * Kneel, bend, stoop, grab, and reach * Regular lifting and carrying of up to 30 lbs. and occasionally 45 lbs. Apply: Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit r--sum--, cover letter and 3 professional references. Holden Forests & Gardens (Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. We seek skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced individuals to join our staff and enhance our reputation as one of the country's foremost public gardens.

Keywords: Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland , Librarian, Other , Willoughby, Ohio

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