This position will remain open until filled. Those individuals submitting the online application and a cover letter by Wednesday, December 1, 2021, will be given first consideration.
Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a highly motivated, relationship-oriented, community builder to lead the Mariner Community Campus Project though the next phases of work, up to ground breaking and construction. This position is expected to be temporary and last for the duration of the project, which is anticipated to take five years. Incumbents will be eligible to receive full benefits.
The vision of the Mariner Community Campus is to create an accessible Community Campus, anchored by a library, to provide basic needs and resources to local residents in the Mariner community. The project’s guiding principles include: Free and equitable access to resources and technology, community opportunities, and connection to community. More information about the project can be found at www.marinercommunity.org.
The Project Lead, with support from members of the Mariner Community Campus team, will lead all aspects of partner and community engagement, fund development, communications, and overall pre-construction project management and provide project management, day-to-day support and facilitation of the Mariner Community Campus Project.
This key member of the Mariner Community Campus team will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of the project while ensuring the project is delivered on time, on budget, and within the scope. They will provide internal and external continuity as the project moves through various phases of development and provide for inclusion and equity in project planning and execution.
- Guide the engagement strategy for the collaborative convening group and the work of the institutional partners.
- Cultivate relationships and partnerships to broaden the project’s community engagement and address community needs and interests.
- Build partner and government agency relations to meet the needs of the project.
- Develop project communications and messaging. Serve as the project’s primary advocate and spokesperson in the local and regional community to increase awareness.
- Content creation for stakeholder communications: Maintain project website and lead all internal and external messaging.
- Presentation and public speaking: Prepare and deliver project updates to stakeholders, including elected officials, schools, and community forums.
- Develop content, prepare and brief the Executive Director for all appropriate communications.
- Event Coordination: In partnership with community stakeholders, coordinate the planning and delivery of community events.
- Communication with all audiences, in all channels – internal, external, partners, community, customers, formal, presentations, and web site.
- Research and develop funding strategies; Identify funding sources and prepare grant applications, either independently or in cooperation with other Library staff, that meet the project and Library District goals.
- Leverage project funding; develop partnership agreements, grant applications, and grant management.
- Coordinate the development, communication, successful implementation, and management of a project to deliver a Mariner Community Campus.
- Vendor and consultant recruitment, selection, and management.
- Exercise proper financial control over budgetary expenditures.