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Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff)'s picture

Programming & Outreach Librarian, Crown Point Community Library

The following position is now available at the Crown Point Community Library, Crown Point, Indiana:

The Crown Point Community Library is seeking an energetic, motivated individual to become its Programming & Outreach Librarian. Under the direction of Library Director, the Programming & Outreach Librarian supports Crown Point Community Library’s mission of being a community center for lifelong discovery by managing and scheduling the library’s adult programming and outreach services. Programming & Outreach Librarian performs duties requiring considerable judgment and initiative in planning and overseeing programming and outreach services for adults both within the library and outside the library.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Member of the Library’s Leadership Team.
  • Initiates, plans, oversees, and conducts a variety of programs and activities to encourage the use of the library by adults including: films, concerts, reading clubs, speakers and performers, and other special events.
  • Supervises adult & teen volunteers; ensures compliance with library policies and procedures. Responsible for adult volunteer program for library system.
  • Selects, orders, and weeds materials for adult Fiction print collection, online e-materials within prescribed budget.
  • Regular public service duties include staffing service desks as coverage demands and providing roving reference/Reader’s Advisory duties. 
  • Maintains and cultivates contacts with the general community, schools, other libraries, and city employees to advance library outreach opportunities.
  • May work nights and weekends to support programming and outreach events.

 Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science from ALA accredited school, required. 
  • Must be eligible for Indiana State Library LC3 certification.

 Application Process:

Provide three professional reference contacts

Full Position description may be found at crownpointlibrary.org

Incomplete applications may be discarded.

Position open until filled.

Salary:  $50,563/year