Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator – Kellogg-Hubbard Library (Montpelier, VT)

The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT seeks an Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator to help advance our mission of empowering community members to become lifelong learners. While our history dates back to 1895, we strive to be a resilient, inclusive, and innovative library that continually learns and adapts to meet the changing needs of our community. We serve more than 17,000 people across six towns and have tremendous support thanks to the service provided by our exceptional staff. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all staff and patrons can thrive and share their gifts. This is an exciting time of growth and opportunity at the Library, and we’d love to have you join us.

The Adult Programs and Outreach Coordinator will plan and execute all library programs for adults and general audiences, including our signature PoemCity program. You will apply your strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion toward helping us achieve our goal of serving as a community hub that engages people of all ages and backgrounds. You will take a holistic approach to programming and outreach, evaluating our existing practices, pursuing innovative strategies, and partnering with other area organizations to meet community needs most effectively and efficiently. This position will also work regular hours at the adult circulation desk.

A bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. We believe that a safe, welcoming, and accessible space is essential for everyone, and seek a candidate who shares this value and has demonstrated experience working with a wide range of people.

This position has a variable schedule which requires some evening and Saturday hours. For the purposes of benefit prorations, this position averages 29 hours per week. The starting pay is $23.20 per hour along with an excellent benefits package. This position is part of the library’s collective bargaining unit. Please click here for the complete job description and benefit summary. The anticipated first day is July 1, 2024.

Application Procedure and Hiring Process:

 Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to The position is open until filled.

Applications will be accepted through May 24, 2024.
First round interviews will take place June 3-5, 2024.
Second round interviews for candidates who advance will take place June 10-12, 2024.
Reference checks and an offer to a successful candidate will occur June 14, 2024.
Preferred start date will be July 1, 2024.

Interviews will be conducted in person at the library as possible, and by Zoom as warranted. Please do not let a conflict with this schedule prevent you from applying, but please do let us know if your email where you’d have a conflict, and possible alternatives. Thank you!

All applicants will receive a confirmation email.

– Posted 5/7/24