Job Opening at the WSL: Communications and Grants Specialist

Oct 16, 2023

Wyoming State Library logoCome work with the fantastic team at the Wyoming State Library! The WSL has an opening for a Communications and Grants Specialist.

Do you enjoy researching, developing and disseminating newsworthy content that can be communicated with a variety of audiences through multiple channels? Do you enjoy sharing opportunities that can help improve the professional capacity of librarians and library workers in the field? Do you want to delve into the world of grants that benefit libraries? Do you seek a fun and collaborative working environment with amazing benefits?

The person in this position will keep the Wyoming library community, state government employees and general public informed of relevant information that may include:

  • News from the WSL and Wyoming libraries statewide
  • Training and grant opportunities
  • Program ideas, funding and fundraising
  • Local and national initiatives
  • Governance and intellectual freedom topics
  • Collection development and reference resources

Other important duties will include:

  • Managing grants from applications support and project management to evaluation and final reports
  • Promoting libraries, library services, literacy and special events through the development of daily blogs, monthly newsletters, press releases and social media posts
  • Updating website content including library news, jobs and our libraries directory
  • Producing library development and training documentation
  • Answering both basic and complex reference inquiries
  • Monitoring and sharing (internally) news related to state and national library issues

Preference will be given to applicants with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS). Preference will be given to applicants with a degree or experience in libraries, journalism, or nonprofit management.

Learn more and apply.

If you have a question about this or any other article, please contact us at statelibrary@wyo.gov

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