The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the Adult Program Coordinator in the organization and implementation of adult programs for the Library. The Program Assistant is also responsible for providing administrative support to the Programs and Outreach Department, and attending and facilitating programs, on- or off-site, making sure the program runs safely and smoothly.
The successful candidate will have: flexibility with scheduling; strong people skills; strong customer service orientation; the ability to respond to patron and presenter needs quickly and with sound judgment; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; detail-oriented skills; the ability to accept and adapt to new technologies; the ability to work and solve problems independently.
For full job description and employment application, please see our website at www.schaumburglibrary.org/about/employment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with organizing, staffing and evaluating Library programs for adults.
Attend and assist with adult and family programs, including off-site programs.
Act as primary contact for and coordinate needs of outside organizations that hold recurring events at the Library.
Respond to and follow up on program proposals from the public.
Provide general administrative and clerical support including communication with presenters, data entry, proofreading, financial tracking, vendor management, room scheduling, compiling statistics and reports, and posting department schedules.
Assist with special projects and events under the direction of the Programs and Outreach Manager or the Adult Program Coordinator.
Maintain department supplies and forms, order from central supply or Graphics department.