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The Music OCLC Users Group (MOUG) invites applications for Social Media Coordinator (SMC). The successful candidate will edit, maintain, manage, and shape the ongoing development of the social media presence of the Music OCLC Users Group on the MOUG website (https://musicoclcusers.org/) and elsewhere. The SMC is responsible to the MOUG Board. Since MOUG’S social media outlets are still very much in their early stages, the new SMC will have the opportunity to further shape their development.


The individual is responsible for developing and actively promoting MOUG social media features on all relevant channels, collaborating primarily with the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect/Past Chair (who serves as MOUG’s Publicity Officer) and MOUG’s Web Editor; has primary responsibility for keeping MOUG’s social media outlets up to date, which includes technical maintenance and trouble-shooting; and helps develop new social media outlets in coordination with the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect/Past Chair, as well as the Web Editor and other MOUG Board members as appropriate. The individual submits semiannual reports to the MOUG Board.

Required qualifications:

Familiarity with or willingness to learn social media mobile apps or mobile site versions, such as Twitter and Facebook; knowledge of common Web browsers and file formats for graphics and text used in maintaining Web sites (.pdf, .gif, .jpg, etc.); ability to create and edit content with appropriate grammar, punctuation, and clarity.  Willingness and ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, especially content updates. Current MOUG membership at time of appointment and throughout one’s tenure in the position.

Preferred qualifications:

Broad familiarity with both prominent and emerging social media platforms. Ability to use image editing software. Ability to interpret and edit basic HTML. Previous experience as a social media coordinator for any organization (library/professional, charitable or service association, church, etc.).

Term of office:

The successful candidate will serve through the end of the 2020 MOUG meeting. From that point forward, reappointment occurs annually by mutual agreement between the office holder and the MOUG Board.

To apply:

Please send an electronic copy of your vita and a brief cover letter addressing the above qualifications and discussing your interest in the position to MOUG Chair Alan Ringwood. Comments and suggestions regarding the expansion and development of new and current MOUG social media outlets are welcome in the cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.