Program Coordinator – part-time up to 25 hours/week – Community Engagement Department

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a part-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. Whether it is live reptiles, a video game tournament, or an Elvis impersonator, this position requires the ability to work with all kinds of programming.

Strong organizational skills are a must, along with outstanding people skills. Responsibilities include: budgeting, scheduling, and evaluating in-house and 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 some weekend and evening programs as needed.  Transportation required for occasional offsite meetings and seminars.

We are currently under renovation, so we need someone who thrives on change, has creative ideas, and can tolerate a temporarily messy and disruptive environment, to welcome the final outcome of a wonderful new space with many programming opportunities.

As part of our strategic plan, being proficient with technology is essential. Many aspects of this position require the use of computer reservations system for booking and scheduling.

To apply, email a pdf of 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 October 13, 2016. Salary $20/hr. DOQ and benefits include paid days off.

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

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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