Program Coordinator – Full Time – Community Engagement Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a full time Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter who enjoys planning and coordinating library public programs and promotional events for adults, teens, and youth. This job requires strong organizational skills along with outstanding people skills. Responsibilities include: budgeting, scheduling, and evaluating outside programs & presentations by speakers, authors, and performers; establishing relationships with library departments and community resources to broaden the range of programs offered by the library; frequent encounters with new and varied work situations. Must be available to staff weekend and evening programs as needed.

We are planning an interior renovation in 2016, so we need someone who thrives on change, has creative ideas, and can tolerate a temporarily messy and disruptive environment.

As part of our strategic plan, ( being proficient with technology is essential.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Deb Keegan, Head of Community Engagement, at  . Subject line: Program Coordinator position. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until March 9, 2015. Salary starting at $33,000- DOQ annually with full benefits.

There is an opportunity for a higher starting salary if the candidate is willing and able to work a non-traditional schedule, such as Sunday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Saturday, or second shift (1:00PM – 9:00PM). Details and possibilities for scheduling will be discussed during the interview process, but feel free to indicate your interest in your cover letter.

Minimum Qualifications: B.A. degree. Three or more years of event programming and community relations experience. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills, excellent Microsoft Office skills.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.