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Programming Specialist – City Library

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Personnel Plus is NOW HIRING a Programming Specialist

  • $20.42 p/h 40 hours per week
  • Weekend, day, and evening hours are required
  • Excellent temp to hire opportunity with a City library


  • Creates positive and memorable guest experiences that reflect the library’s mission and vision
  • Developing, preparing, and presenting quality programs to residents of all ages,
  • Promoting the Library through various communication methods, and
  • Library outreach at community events, schools, and organizations
  • Assists every guest willingly and respectfully, in accordance with the Library’s Guest Care Policy
  • Meets or exceeds Public Library Performance Standards
  • Demonstrates an applied understanding of service competencies
  • Assists at all guest service stations and other departments when possible
  • May assist other staff with the development and execution of classes and events
  • Develops, prepares, and presents cohesive and sustainable classes and events (either in-person, virtually, or recorded) that reflect community interests to residents who attend events at the Library and through outreach opportunities community-wide
  • Assists guests with various library-related technologies, the use of library resources, and reader’s advisory
  • Provides thorough guest service by referring complex issues to supervisors to ensure positive and memorable guest experiences
  • Successfully completes the delivery of library materials to guests through what may be non-traditional methods such as curbside pickup, concierge service, and Doorstep Delivery
  • Actively seeks opportunities to promote the Library and its services
  • Works with fellow staff to promote the Library through various methods, such as video and social media
  • Utilizes the Library’s current Technology Plan to maintain existing technologies and to incorporate emerging technologies into library service
  • Maintains awareness of the building’s condition and actively works to create a positive, clean, and welcoming atmosphere for guests
  • Provides service to library guests through the processing of library materials
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises teen and adult volunteers to enhance or promote library service to guests, as necessary
  • Assists in the training of new staff members
  • Assists supervisors with the creation and maintenance of the appropriate sections of the Library operation manual
  • Assumes additional department duties in the absence of the department supervisor, as assigned
  • Serves as liaison to LYNX! Consortium groups and other collective organizations on matters concerning library-related services, as needed
  • Assists library guests with all circulation functions and account issues, including:
  • providing guests with guidance in borrowing materials,
  • locating and reserving library materials,
  • assisting library guests with the payment of fines and fees,
  • issuing appropriate library accounts,
  • resolving account issues,
  • searching for lost and traced items, and
  • accepting donations, as necessary
  • Performs all essential shelving functions, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree, preferred; and two (2) years of experience working in a public library setting and directly working with the public
  • Directly related experience may substitute for college education on a year-for-year basis
  • Prior experience developing classes or events to various age groups preferred



Why work for Personnel Plus, Inc.

  • As the area's largest Staffing Service, we value adding you as a member or our great team
  • Your application will be considered for many urgent openings
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  • Flex pay - choose Direct Deposit, pay card, or paper check
  • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Referral Hiring Incentives
  • We never charge a fee

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