Arapahoe Libraries offers hundreds of programs and events each month. Catch up with your favorite author at a book signing, or join us for a food and dance demonstration, music concert or book club. Our program presenters are trained in theater and improvisation, and we are committed to providing you with a VIP experience each and every time.
We have an amazing opportunity for a Programming Specialist! If your experience and education meet our requirements below, LET'S FIND OUT and apply!
Location: District-wide resource
Reports to: Supervisor of Events & Grass Roots Marketing
Position: 20 hours, part-time; non-exempt- Flexibility with evening and weekends required.
Pay Rate: $15.24 – $19.07 per hour
Role: Prepares, delivers, evaluates and promotes branch specific programs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
40% PROGRAMMING DELIVERY AND EVALUATION
25% PROGRAMMING SUPPORT
30% COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT
5% DISTRICT SUPPORT
Six months to two years of relevant experience in planning and delivering events, required.
Experience in the performing arts, preferred.
Bachelor's degree, preferred.
Knowledge of informational databases, preferred.
Intermediate skills in Sierra, preferred.
Intermediate technology skills for Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook, required.
Ability to comfortably and effectively demonstrate and speak about the Arapahoe Libraries' beta technology initiative and materials, required.
Ability to be mobile 100% of the time. Ability to bend, stoop, reach, and push a loaded wheeled book truck weighing up to 100 pounds and ability to lift up to 35 pounds unassisted, regularly and up to 50 pounds assisted occasionally required.
Ability to effectively present information in a public setting to diverse audiences, required.
Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse group, required.
Ability to organize work, determine priorities, handle multiple tasks, complete projects on time, and problem solve, required.
Ability to work varying shifts, including evenings and weekends, required.
Ability to work in multiple facilities and have a flexible work schedule. Although this position is housed in the administration building, the bulk of time for this position will be spent in public library service areas throughout the district.
Ability to focus on the patron, show integrity, be inclusive, enjoy learning and have fun.
Ability to exercise confidence and excitement in the vast technological and online resources the Library District has available.
Passionate about the mission of public libraries.
Comfortable with the principles of intellectual freedom.
At Arapahoe Libraries, we believe in turning every search for knowledge into a helpful adventure. Our 300 employees come together to build a rock-solid team that achieves far more collectively than we could ever do alone. We provide competitive compensation and benefits including healthcare, paid time off, and retirement plans.
Learn more about our Vision, Values, Mission at: http://arapahoelibraries.org/vision-values-mission/
Arapahoe Libraries is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO)and sustaining an inclusive culture. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.
Established in 1966, the Arapahoe Library District serves more than 200,000 residents living in Arapahoe County. Arapahoe County and other major suburban counties make up the greater metropolitan area surrounding Denver, Colorado. The Arapahoe Library District operates eight branch libraries, including mobile library services, and a library at the County Detention Center, funded by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department. A Board of Trustees sets the library budget and determines policy.
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