The Union County Library System is a great place to work, and we occasionally have opportunities for full or part-time employment. Current job openings are listed below by library location when available.

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Employment Application


Public Library for Union County

Position Title: Capital Campaign Manager
Immediate Supervisor: Library Director

General Summary:
The Capital Campaign Coordinator works with the Library Board, Library Director, and Community Volunteers to develop a plan to achieve the campaign goal of $1,000,000 in private funding for an expansion and renovation project. This position performs broad administrative, scheduling, coordination, communication and planning responsibilities to support the success of the Capital Campaign. Work requires initiative, judgement, meticulous follow through, confidentiality, and a high degree of independence within established policies and procedures.

Functions and Responsibilities:
• Develop campaign strategies, message and materials to be used to secure and acknowledge gift commitments
• Maintain a master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep the campaign committee on track
• Research and identify donor prospects and giving potential
• Establish a system to monitor receipt, acknowledgment, and tracking of project prospects
• Oversee acknowledgment of all campaign gifts and pledges and preparation of pledge payments reminders and pledge agreements
• Coordinate and plan campaign events
• Provide training to board, staff and campaign volunteers in cultivating and soliciting gifts
• Other duties as required by the campaign

Knowledge, Experience and Training:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
• 3 year’s experience in philanthropy, nonprofits, fundraising, community/public relations, event planning, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
• Outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy
• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
• Complete assignments in a timely manner
• High level of computer literacy
• Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment

Duration/Position Hours/Compensation
• 2 year limited duration opportunity beginning immediately
• 20 hours per week; occasional evening and weekend hours
• $20 to $30 per hour; compensation based on experience