Thursday, November 17, 2016

Program and Events Specialist

Westport Library You have an opportunity to join a team that is transforming the Westport Library to meet the evolving needs of our community and delivering convenient, continuous, innovative, customer-focused service. If you value responsive, personal service, and view 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 help plan, market and implement over 1000 creative and engaging programs per year that meet and exceed the needs of the community. Working under the direction of the Director, Content Curation and Innovation and with the Program Coordinator, the Specialist collaborates with colleagues to develop and execute strategies to build patron engagement and contributes to making the Library an interactive, flexible, participatory and social spaceThe selected candidate will have 3+ years’ related experience. Outstanding interpersonal skills; strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills; the ability to interact with individuals at all levels; a proven track record managing projects and programs as well as excellent planning, organizational, critical and strategic thinking, and problem solving skills are required. Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a complex, fast-paced changing environment is critical for success as is a willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Starting salary is $ 56,945 dependent on experience. Please send cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Human Resources Department, at Include title of this position in the subject line. Applications will be considered until December 5th 2016