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Job Description:

The Technology Department’s Programs Coordinator position at Salina Public Library provides high-quality, friendly and professional services. Leading technology classes for patrons, providing 1-on-1 tech assistance, and maintaining collaborative relationships with community groups and patrons are of primary concern for this position. To be a part of our library team, a positive attitude, flexibility and willingness to work well with everyone is required.

Reports To: Head of Technology

Hours/Schedule: Full Time – 40 hours per week
Tuesday - Thursday : 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Schedules are adjusted as needed for the Library. Above is an anticipated schedule. This is subject to change based upon service levels.

Starting Pay: $18.50/hours; $38,480/yearly

Full Pay Range: $18.50-$22.50/hours; $38,480-$46,800/yearly

• 40 hours paid time off after 6 months of service; 80 hours (2 weeks) after 1 year; 120 hours (3 weeks) after 5 years; 160 hours (4 weeks) after 10 years
• 16 hours (2 days) personal time after 1 year
• 10.5 paid holidays a year and 2 floating holidays
• sick leave, 8 hours accrued a month for full-time staff
• health, dental & vision insurance with pre-tax premiums, 75% paid by the library
• KPERS retirement plan
• paid webinars, workshops and more
• wage level system with set performance-based increases

Minimum Education:
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• High School Degree required

Work Experience:
• Experience teaching technology preferred

Supervisory Experience: None required

Duties & Responsibilities
The Programs Coordinator must…
• support the library’s mission and provide exceptional customer service, whether to patrons or co-workers.
• under general guidance, can work honestly and independently.
• be reliable. Work scheduled hours, show up ready to work on time and use breaks appropriately.
• maintain a general knowledge of programs and services offered by the wider library.
• communicate clearly, accurately and in a timely manner with a diverse set of patrons and co-workers.
• be willing to help in any area of the library as needed.
• be able to enforce library policy and follow procedure in a variety of situations, including high-stress or confrontational interactions.
• prepare for and participate in staff and project team meetings.
• help to maintain organized and tidy library spaces.
• demonstrate professional behavior and comply with library policies and procedures, including adhering to library dress code.
• perform other duties as assigned.

Programs Coordinator Requirements
• display an eagerness to share knowledge with others.
• seek out and develop relationships with community partners to provide tailored programs.
• assist the head of technology in planning software upgrades to staff and patrons by finding helpful training documents or videos to assist in the transition.
• build relationships with the patrons who use the library’s technology services and help encourage their continued support of the library’s resources.
• have a willingness to learn new systems/new technology as the field is constantly changing
• be knowledgeable about the various technologies that the library provides and how to use them.
• be familiar with the concepts and software involved with 3D printing and CNC machines to assist patrons with projects.
• be confident in their technical skills to provide support to patrons abd staff when troubleshooting issues
• show an aptitude for troubleshooting technical issues while remaining calm and accessible
• be organized in their project management. From time to time, projects are given to this position and they will need to be completed in a timely manner with minimal errors.
• support the library’s mission through programming that targets both youth and adults.
• evaluate programming based on attendance, audience satisfaction, promotion of library goals and addressing community needs.

• Valid Driver’s License.
• Pre-employment drug screen. (post-employment drug screen may also take place)
• Pre-employment background check.
• Basic keyboarding skills.
• The ability to work with a variety of technology equipment and applications including, but not limited to, word documents, spreadsheets, internet browsers, email, and Google Drive.

Physical Demands / Work Environment
• Light to moderate physical work
• Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 40 pounds with or without assistance.

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• Frequent lifting, carrying, standing, walking, bending, climbing stairs, twisting, reaching, pulling, and pushing.
• Speech and hearing abilities to maintain communication with patrons and co-workers.
• Vision to read and interpret reports, written documents, and electronic communications.
• Work is primarily indoors, with some outdoor work for book drop pickups and other Library event assistance.

*The above position information is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all of his/her duties or responsibilities.

How to Apply
Complete the online application. Attach your resume.
A quick video introduction of yourself with an explanation of why you would like to work at Salina Public Library is required. This can be sent by email to
If you have additional questions, please contact Hanna Leiker, Head of Technology, 785-825-4624 x240.

Position is open until filled. Interviews will begin the week of Sept. 26.


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Contact Information:

301 W Elm
Salina, Kansas 67401

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