PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

Recruitment #21-122-2142

Introduction

Located just west of Washington, DC, Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great community support and has an excellent national reputation.

Job Description

Loudoun County Public Library is seeking qualified applicants for two (2) Programming Coordinator vacancies. Under the direction of the Division Manager of Programming & Community Engagement, both positions coordinate, promote, host and evaluate programs and special events; identify, develop and nurture community partnerships; respond to community needs; support library services; enhance the library's mission, vision and goals; and inspire the community to become life-long learners and library users. These positions will work with branch staff and the Programming and Community Engagement Division to ensure the cohesive, system-wide delivery of high quality, innovative programs, presentations, and special events for focused audiences. The positions will also identify community populations for library programs and execute methods for increasing community program attendance by these and other groups. This may include the development and distribution of marketing materials and social media content, and direct outreach to the community through traditional and online platforms. Both positions assist in the development of special projects that enhance LCPL's services.

Work schedules and assignments will vary, including frequent weekends and evenings.

Job Requirements

  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelors degree (Masters of Library Science from ALA accredited institution is preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of professional related experience working in a library, bookstore, school, not-for-profit, or corporate setting
  • Minimum 6 months of professional experience in community development/outreach/engagement
  • Extensive library programming experience strongly preferred
  • Graphic design skills for flyers and other promotional materials strongly preferred
  • Marketing skills using traditional and online platforms strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Special Requirements

  • Ability to lift boxes, setup indoor and outdoor exhibits, and move heavy items
  • Ability to drive large van to programs and events
  • Some bending and stooping required
  • Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency preferred

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal, credit and DMV background checks.

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