POSITION: Library Adult Program Coordinator
STATUS: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
HOURS: 15 hours per week
REPORTS TO: Library Director
DIRECT REPORTS: N/A
LOCATION: Father Ryan Arts Center
Creative genius needed to develop active library programming schedule for adults with wide-ranging interests. Responsibilities include developing and implementing programs both within library and throughout community, assisting with customer service and library materials. Evening and weekend hours required.
Essential Job Responsibilities
? Responsible for planning, marketing, conducting, and facilitating programs for adults within library and throughout community.
? Create and implement a regular schedule of adult programs and events, averaging minimum of 1-3 programs per week
? Research, make contact and negotiate with potential program presenters and performers.
? Lead several programs each month, including obtaining and preparing all necessary materials.
? Maintain a host of ongoing programs while introducing new programs and special events that respond to customer and community demand.
? Coordinate programs to work into library initiatives, organization objectives, and community events.
? Set up and clean up program space, assist presenter(s), and ensure that both the presenter and customers have a pleasant experience.
? Employ various strategies and methods to market programs to a broad audience:
? Submit marketing materials to media outlets, including writing press releases, and maintaining press contacts
? Prepare in-house publicity and upload events into online events calendar.
? Distribute monthly eNewsletter and maintain customer email database.
? Manage library Facebook page; post photos and information about programs, monitor and respond to customer posts.
? Prepare displays, bibliographies, bookmarks, or other suitable materials to support program topics, and makes recommendations to the Director about materials to support programs.
? Assess programs by keeping a record of attendance and providing a monthly statistical report to Director.
? Maintain adult programming budget, keeping a record of all expenditures, including contracts, check requests, tax documents, and other receipts.
? Speak to community groups as requested.
? Attend continuing education programs.
? Maintain currency of knowledge of library and programming trends.
? Assist with customer service requests.
? 1-2 years of experience in a library position
? Previous public service experience
? Independently plan, organize and coordinate work.
? Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with a diverse community of customers and library staff.
? Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with customers and staff and have excellent public speaking abilities.
? Engage community partners, customers and staff in the promotion of library programs.
? Exhibit flexibility and a willingness to work in a dynamic, busy, and changing environment.
? Work a flexible schedule that includes day, night and weekend hours.
? Learn and adapt to new and changing technologies.
? Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Microsoft Windows, and Internet navigation
? Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
? 2+ years in a library position executing programing
Applicants should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.