Program Specialist - Part Time

East Pennsboro Branch Library in Enola, PA, is seeking a part-time Program Specialist to plan and present educational, entertaining, and enriching library programs for all ages. 

The ideal candidate will be comfortable coordinating and presenting a wide variety of programs, including children’s story times, arts and crafts, STEM activities, games, etc., with increased programming and administration during our Summer Learning Program (June-early August). 

The ideal candidate will also be creative and organized, will be able to work both independently and collaboratively, and will enjoy cultivating relationships with the community. 


Pay rate: $9.68 /hour


Essential Functions:

  • Plans, presents and evaluates programs keeping the goals of the library and the community’s interests as the focus
  • Coordinates promotional materials with the supervisor
  • Reads professional literature
  • Attends staff, county and other professional meetings. Participates in and strengthens library and branch teams. Complies with continuing education requirements
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the supervisor’s discretion

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, work independently and make decisions based on good business practices and library philosophy
  • Ability to develop and present programs
  • Knowledge of local resources to develop programming connections
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions and software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills


  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience in marketing or related fields
  • Previous nonprofit experience preferred


10 hours per week (15 hours per week June-early August)

 Hours will vary depending on the schedule of programs but will primarily fall between 9:30am and 3pm Monday through Friday and between 9:30am and 2pm on Saturdays once or twice a month. 

Note: this is a year-round position.


How to Apply

Program Specialist Job Description (PDF, 2 pages)

Application information is available at the Fredricksen reference desk, East Pennsboro circulation desk or at the top of our Employment web page.

Closing date: 08/31/2019



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