Title
Program and Events Specialist
Employer
The Westport Library
Location
Westport, CT
Date Posted
04/24/2014
Description
Program and Events Specialist
What a great time to join our team at The Westport Library (CT)! You have an opportunity to join a team that is transforming the Library to meet the evolving needs of our community, transcending the traditional role, and delivering convenient, continuous, innovative, customer-focused service. If you are a visionary and transformational leader who values responsive, personal service, and views the Library as the platform for community innovation and learning, we would love to hear from you.
The Westport Library seeks a Program and Events Specialist to plan and implement creative and engaging opportunities for learning and personal growth. The Specialist, working with the Manager of Community Relations and Patron Experience, will use knowledge of active learning, new instructional methods, and modern technology to develop programs that contribute to providing a rich and interactive library experience. The successful candidate will be part of a team managing over 600 events annually.

The selected candidate will have 3+ years experience implementing cutting edge programs for adults that demonstrate a participatory and flexible approach to learning and engagement. He/she will have outstanding interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills, and the ability to interact with individuals at all levels. The person will have a proven track record managing projects and programs as well as excellent planning, organizational, critical and strategic thinking, and problem solving skills. Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a complex, fast-paced changing environment with competing demands is required. Availability to work evenings and weekends, as required.

Starting salary is $54,750 dependent on experience.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Human Resources Department, at jobs@westportlibrary.org. Include title of this position in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For more information and a complete job description go to http://westportlibrary.org/about/employment

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