Program Coordinator

Salina Public Library is looking for an energetic, personable and highly organized individual to develop and execute new programs and enhance existing programs collaborating across all library departments. This unique position is responsible for communicating with individuals directly in a positive, professional and effective manner; maintaining appropriate confidentiality in all areas. Coordinating and implementing programs, special events, author visits, guest speakers, receptions, and reading and literacy initiatives. Working to expand the library's roster of program presenters. Planning library events and celebrations, including the conception of the idea, venue selection, decoration, food selection, program flow, invitations, correspondence, vendor sponsorships, volunteer management, pre- and post-evaluations, and clean up. Representing the library in community meetings and speaking to community groups to share and explain the library's mission and resources.

Requirements of the job are the ability to relate well and communicate, both individually and in groups. To adapt and be flexible with changes in plans. The ability to relate well to co-workers and supervisors. To have an understanding of event planning and implementation. Have well-developed skills in public speaking and presentation. To be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

B.A. preferred or three years relevant library experience. Commitment to public libraries and lifelong learning. Starting salary is $31,335.00 per year. Please submit resume and application to Jan Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to 301 W. Elm, Salina, KS 67401. Equal Opportunity Employer. Application deadline: until filled.

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