Program Coordinator – Carpenter-Carse Library (Hinesburg, VT)

General Summary:

The Program Coordinator develops and facilitates a variety of adult programs appropriate for the Carpenter-Carse Library and Hinesburg community and collaborates with the Youth Librarian on providing programs for youth and families. This person also handles reservations and use of the library’s Community Room and assists patrons at the circulation desk during regularly scheduled shifts each week.

This is an in-person, 20 hours a week position which includes some evenings and Saturdays. The weekly schedule for this position can vary depending on programming and library needs.


  • Researches, contacts, and arranges programs and events with presenters, lecturers, and performers.
  • Facilitates programs using personal experience and resources when applicable, such as leading clubs and lectures.
  • Maintains ongoing programs while introducing new events in response to community interests and needs.
  • Promotes programs through various platforms such as posters, brochures, the library website, social media, internal library listservs, e-newsletter and community outreach events.
  • Respond to patrons requests, registrations and questions; send email reminders and updates to interested patrons.
  • Works with presenters to help with a welcoming and smooth transition.
  • Has excellent communication skills and can engage effectively with staff and the general public.
  • Is a creative thinker who can bring fresh, new ideas to the library, while running programs already implemented.
  • Sets up and breaks down program space, assists presenter(s), and ensures that both the presenter and attendees have a positive experience.
  • Purchases materials required for programs, requests invoices from presenters, and keeps a record of expenditures to maintain the adult programming budget.
  • Records attendance statistics of all adult programs for future planning and annual reporting.
  • Stays up-to-date on library and programming trends.
  • Collaborates with the Youth Librarian to develop and facilitate regular youth and family programming.
  • Manages the Community Room calendar for both library and public use, including rotating art displays.
  • Communicates with the public regarding Community Room reservations; manages paperwork and deposits, and ensures all room users adhere to guidelines.
  • Keeps a record of public room use for the annual statistics report.
  • Maintains knowledge of all library policies and circulation procedures; helps to regularly staff the front desk and assist patrons in general use of the library.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Library Director.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree and experience in library programming preferred.
  • Experience in a library environment or event planning.
  • Be a people person and a team player who loves working with the community.
  • Proficiency in office computer applications, the use of internet search engines, and social media as well as an ability to learn the library’s circulation software.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, three references to Rob Broder at by November 17, 2023. We look forward to welcoming a new team member who will help us create a vibrant and engaging experience for our patrons and community.

This is an hourly position at $20.00 an hour. (20 hours a week)

– Updated 10/31/23

Adult Programming & Engagement Specialist – Pierson Library (Shelburne, VT)

Job Posting: Adult Programming & Engagement Specialist
Location: Pierson Library (Shelburne, VT)
Application Deadline: October 23, 2023

Are you a creative, enthusiastic, and community-focused individual with a passion for designing and delivering engaging programs for adults? Do you have a knack for bringing people together through innovative events and activities? If so, we’re looking for you to join our team at the Pierson Library as our Adult Programming & Engagement Specialist.

About Us:
At the Pierson Library, we believe in the power of learning, gathering, and celebrating community. We are dedicated to creating a vibrant and inclusive environment that fosters connection, growth, and engagement among our adult patrons. Our library is a hub for lifelong learning, creativity, and community building, and we are seeking a dynamic individual to lead our adult programming initiatives.

Position Summary:
As the Adult Programming & Engagement Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in developing, organizing, and facilitating an exciting array of programs, services, and outreach initiatives tailored to our adult audience. Your creativity and innovation will shine as you create opportunities for connection, education, and entertainment. This full-time (40 hours a week), in-person position includes a rotation of evening and weekend hours to accommodate the needs of our community.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary of $40,500 plus benefits and participation in VMERS.

Application Process: To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, three references, and town application ( to Michael Hibben at by October 23, 2023. We look forward to welcoming a new team member who will help us create vibrant and engaging experiences for our adult patrons at Pierson Library.

Full Job description: A full job description can be viewed on our website at:

– Posted 10/3/23

Program Assistant – Deborah Rawson Memorial Library (Jericho, VT)

Program Assistant to help with Youth and Adult Programming 15 hours /week, 16.50 an hour.

We are looking for a public library enthusiast who enjoys working with people of all ages, is detail oriented, creative, and likes a variety of tasks.  The assistant will be responsible for making and distributing flyers both in print and online, creating the monthly newsletter and calendar of events, assisting with youth programs, planning/attending adult programs, working the circulation desk Thursdays from 10-12 and other duties as needed.

Extra hours may be available at the circulation desk as a substitute.

Your time must be flexible to include possible day, weeknight and weekends.  Your schedule will be known a month in advance.


  • Have technical abilities to use computers, including running a Zoom meeting room,
  • Have knowledge of how to use Mail Chimp, Google Suite, Microsoft Word, WordPress and Publisher.
  • Have social media skills to use Facebook and Instagram.
  • Have excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.

Please send a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to the library by March 24th.

Deborah Rawson Memorial Library
8 River Road
Jericho, VT 05465

Or email

– Posted 3/2/23