The Union County Library System is a great place to work, and we occasionally have opportunities for full or part-time employment. Current job openings are listed below by library location when available.
- Please click on the link below to obtain a copy of the Employment Application.
- Please complete this application, print, and sign it. Instructions on where and when to submit the application will be noted in the job description.
The Public Library for Union County
Adult/Teen Programming Coordinator
25 hours per week
Schedule: Monday – 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday – 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday – 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m., Some weekends may be required
Application deadline: October 15, 2018
The Adult Programming Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the vision, programming, and outreach services of the adult/teen department. Develops programming experiences for the adult and teen audience both in the library and in the community to enhance learning opportunities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following list is representative of the typical duties and responsibilities performed. The employee’s actual duties and responsibilities may vary slightly depending on department needs and individual assignments.
- Serve a member of the Adult Services team involved in planning, developing, delivering, and evaluatingprograms of interest to adults and teens including outreach opportunities
- Utilize collection resources to enhance programming
- Prepare and submit publicity forms according to established deadlines to ensure community awareness of library programs and events
- Market adult and teen services through innovative promotion efforts including library displays and social media
- Review feedback from program attendees to identify future topics and publicity preferences; maintain programming statistics
- Seek out creative programming opportunities, including grant writing
- Develop partnerships with community organizations, local groups, and libraries
- Present programs to community groups that showcase the library’s mission and vision
- Oversee programming budget
- Maintain community information displayed on bulletin board and pamphlet rack
- Maintain awareness of current library trends, programming and services to appeal to teen and adult population
- Ability to follow a flexible work schedule to support programming needs
Education and Experience
Associates Degree required. Thorough grasp of community profile including knowledge of organizations and institutions. Excellent organizational skills to plan and prioritize own work and collaborate with others. Comfort level with public speaking. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word applications.
Must possess expressive patron-service skills. These skills are generally defined as “people skills” and include the ability to communicate effectively, an expression of patience, friendliness and courteousness and a desire to help others. Demonstrates good decision making abilities. Act 34 and Act 151 and FBI clearances. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear at a conversational level, use hands to handle objects, stand or sit for long periods of time, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, reach, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and traverse stairs. Occasionally, the employee is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Generally, duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment, but the employee is exposed to outside weather and uncomfortable fluctuations in temperature within the building.