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Outreach Librarian/Specialist

Posted: 07/31/2022

The Mammen Family Public Library is seeking a creative, outgoing and customer service-oriented professional with strong communication and technology skills. This is a very physical position and in some cases you will be working in hot/cold weather outdoors.

The main responsibilities of the position are to coordinate, manage and promote library services to community members and groups by planning and implementing outreach efforts in our Ford Transit “Trekker” vehicle.  Additional responsibilities will include one-on-one appointments with community members to help with technology assistance.

Current community engagement efforts include book clubs at local senior and assisted living centers, coordinating the Movies in the Park with the Bulverde Police Department, coordinating children’s story times at the park and other locations, coordinating events at the local schools as needed, and ensuring the Little Free Libraries throughout the community are stocked as well as coordinating events at other locations throughout the community.

Some of the activities require you managing the event by yourself and in some cases other staff members assist, such as the Youth Services team for story times in the park.  In all cases you will be responsible for ensuring the Trekker is clean, has fuel, has current inspections and you will coordinate any vehicle repairs that are needed.

The can be either full time or part time but will include some evenings and alternating Saturday hours.  You must have a valid driver’s license.  A Masters degree in Library Studies (MLS or MLIS) or experience working in libraries is preferred.  A background check will be required.  You must be able to push heavy book carts up a ramp into the vehicle, set up tables, canopies and chairs, as well as other physical activities setting up for programs.

The pay for the position is $18.00-$22.00 per hour, depending on experience.  Some benefits are provided based on the full time or part time eligibility. 

If interested, please submit your Employment Application and resume to  The position will be open until a suitable candidate is identified.