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Library Assistant (Adult Programmer)

The Public Library of New London seeks a creative, outgoing, and community-minded candidate to join our team. The successful candidate will collaborate, plan and organize programs for adults in accordance with the Library’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plans, designs, and produces public programs aimed at a wide audience
• Writes press releases, creates email blasts, and generates marketing materials
• Provides direct assistance and support to Library patrons during Library programs
• Collaborates with all departments and community partners
• Maintains strong working relationships with community members and local organizations to ensure programs reflect community interests
• Coordinate/lead book discussions
• Cover busy information desk and outreach when needed
• Teach electronic literacy classes
• Creates flyers and distributes them to community partners and local businesses
• Perform other job related duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• Four-year college degree from an accredited college/university required
• Marketing experience and bilingual candidate preferred
• Familiarity with community resources
• Strong computer and technology skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to relate to the public in a positive manner
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

This is a 35 hour a week, full-time position at $18-$20/hour (depending on experience) with a variable schedule that includes daytime, evenings and Saturdays. The selected candidate will report to the Head of Information Services. There is a benefit package with this position, including health insurance, vacation days, sick days and a 403(B) retirement plan. Position open until filled.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and a copy of your resume to Madhu Gupta, Library Director at mgupta@plnl.org.

 


Applications:

Online Employment application

PDF Employment Application

 

If you have any questions please call: 860-447-1411.