Programming Specialist | Champaign Public Library

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

The Programming Specialist plans, executes, and evaluates programs for adults and coordinates large scale, library-wide programs.  This position also assists customers of all ages at public service desks with information and reference questions and assists and instructs customers with their use of library computers, electronic devices, and other technologies.

If you are committed to providing excellent programming, delivering extraordinary customer service, and have a talent for inspiring others, we are looking for you!

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and apply online only at


The Champaign Public Library seeks a creative, energetic, and forward-looking individual to plan and coordinate adult programs and large scale events at a vibrant and progressive library. This individual will coordinate the Great Authors Series featuring best-selling authors as well as a variety of excellent programs throughout the year.  The Programming Specialist builds partnerships, when appropriate, with community organizations and groups as part of the program planning process.

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution preferred or equivalent education and experience acceptable.  The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, well-spoken, and have a strong ability to take initiative.  Public library experience is preferred.  Candidates must be able to lift and carry materials weighing up to 40 pounds, assist with room setups, and push fully loaded carts of library materials.  Schedule includes evening and weekend shifts.


$56,653 annually


Champaign Public Library
200 W. Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820
United States

How to apply

Apply online at 

Be sure to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.

You may address your letter to:  Brittany Michaels, Deputy Director

Please contact Champaign Public Library Administration at (217) 403-2050 if you have questions.

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