Program Coordinator

Ligonier Public Library in Ligonier, Indiana is seeking a Program Coordinator.  This position manages all functions of adult, kids and teen services including developing and implementing a wide variety of programs, providing reference and readers’ advisory to kids, teens and their caregivers.


  • Presenting all ages classes and events
  • Planning and implementing youth reading incentive programs
  • Providing readers’ advisory
  • Providing outreach services
  • Running the circulation desk and providing customer service
  • Helping with shelving and shelf reading of books
  • Creating displays and posters


  • Provides direct customer service (reference, readers’ advisory, and basic public technology assistance)
  • Plans, organizes, presents, or supervises the presentation of classes and events.
  • Consults with library administration in developing printed material and social media content
  • Represents the library at community meetings
  • Participates in or leads various staff projects
  • Pursues grant opportunities for youth services projects
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Commitment to making Ligonier a great place to live, work, and play
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for working with youth and the public
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Dependable, punctual, with good attendance and work habits
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to travel to meetings, outreach, workshops, and conferences when required


  • Must be 18 years of age and have a valid Indiana driver’s license
  • A high school diploma is required, some college is preferred
  • Relevant experience working with youth
  • Must have proficiency with computers and technology resources
  • Proven ability to successfully use office applications, on-line information resources and social media platforms
  • Previous library experience preferred but not required


  • $14.30/hour
  • Insurance for full-time
  • PTO

This position is for 30 or 40 hours per week, requires evening and at least one Saturday per month.  Starting pay is $14.30 per hour and includes PTO after 90 days.  Insurance is available for full time of 40 hours.

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