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Training and Communications Coordinator

Marigold Library System - Strathmore, Alberta

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Marigold Library System is seeking a Training and Communications Coordinator to join our collaborative team. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for providing quality training to library staff and the public, as well as supporting communications strategies in a customer-focused environment.

You will provide training in a variety of formats on the use of eResources, website templates, mobile devices, Polaris ILS and digital media. You will develop and deliver outreach, workshops and conferences to meet member needs. You will also create online publications for Marigold websites and develop communications and marketing materials to promote library services.

Education and Experience Required
  • Post-secondary training in library technology or a Communications field
  • Communications, video editing and graphic design experience desired
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Training and webinar delivery experience
  • Website creation and maintenance
  • Desktop publishing
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driving record

Marigold Library System provides progressive public library services to a service population of over 342,000 residents in south-central Alberta through 43 municipalities, 35 libraries, two First Nations Reserves, 11 book deposits, two library lending lockers, and a mail service. As a member of TRAC (The Regional Automation Consortium) and TAL (The Alberta Library), Marigold is committed to collaboration and innovation. Find out more about Marigold  and our exciting new building project that will be completed in the Fall 2021 at www.marigoldwidcommunity.ca.

The Town of Strathmore has a population of over 13,000 residents and is located 40 km east of Calgary on the Trans-Canada Highway (25-minute commute from city limits).

Salary range: Marigold Library System provides a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter, along with three references, to:

Laura Taylor, Deputy CEO
Marigold Library System
710 2nd St
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K4
Email: jobs@marigold.ab.ca

Closing date for this position is Friday, June 18, 2021. We thank all candidates for their interest in the position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.