Employment Opportunities

Fundraising & Public Relations Consultant

Under the supervision of the System Director, the Fundraising & Public Relations Consultant provides consulting to member libraries of the Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS), with an emphasis on library fundraising, public relations and advocacy.  Duties include consulting with member libraries on fundraising programs, capital campaigns, case statements, and Friends of the Library organizations; as well as consulting on public relations and advocacy, including effective storytelling and developing positive community relationships.  Provide training to library staff and library boards on fundraising, public relations and advocacy.  Partner with the Northeast Kansas Library Foundation (Foundation) on fundraising for targeted initiatives.  Participate in the development and provision of grantmaking programs by NEKLS and the Foundation.

Full Job Description

Excellent salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits package, including complete health, dental, and vision coverage (single and family), short-term and long-term disability insurance, and retirement benefits.  Position is open until filled.

Evaluation of applications will begin August 6, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.  Estimated start date is on or around September 13, 2021.

For questions, please contact Michael McDonald, NEKLS Director, at mike@nekls.org.

Apply with cover letter, resume and a list of references by emailing Lisa Miller at lmiller@nekls.org.  Please use the subject line “NEKLS Consultant Job Application.” NEKLS is an equal opportunity employer.

Office Coordinator

Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS) is hiring an Office Coordinator to help our organization provide excellent member services.  If you are a skilled communicator with strong organizational skills and a can-do attitude, then this may be the job for you!

Under the supervision of the System Director, the Office Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for members and other customers, on the phone or in person.  The Office Coordinator handles various library functions, provides support services for continuing education events, and performs general office duties.

Full Job Description

Excellent salary and benefits package, including complete health, dental, and vision coverage (single and family), short-term and long-term disability insurance, and retirement benefits. Position is open until filled.

Evaluation of applications will begin August 6, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.  Estimated start date is on or around September 13, 2021.

For questions, please contact Michael McDonald, NEKLS Director, at mike@nekls.org.

Apply with cover letter, resume and a list of references by emailing Lisa Miller at lmiller@nekls.org.  Please use the subject line “NEKLS Office Coordinator Job Application.” NEKLS is an equal opportunity employer.