409 Constitution Avenue

Hellertown, PA 18055

​(610) 838-8381

Hellertown Library is currently seeking candidates for the following position:

Community Outreach Coordinator

 Community Outreach Coordinator – Job Description

The Community Outreach Coordinator, under the direction of the Library Director, is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications program and coordinating major events that promote the Library’s visibility and recognition as an essential partner in the community. The Community Outreach Coordinator will develop clear, concise content for press releases, website updates, print materials, and social media networks, ensuring consistent and effective messaging across all platforms.

  • Manage, design, and develop library website for optimum exposure and ease of use. Responsible for the content and presentation of the web site, including the use of existing and emerging social media.
  • Plan and implement programs, exhibitions and events, and to create a systematic public face and branding for the library through publications and the library's web presence.
  • Develop and periodically update a marketing and publicity plan for the library.
  • Work as a liaison to the Friends of the Hellertown Area Library, attend Friends monthly meetings and all events.
  • Create brochures, pamphlets, flyers, posters and other publications for the library 
  •  This position includes reference services in the library and time spent at the circulation desk.
  • Participate in grant application writing as a cooperative effort.
  • Conduct surveys, focus group sessions and market research among the library's various user populations to assess the quality and use of collections and services.
  • Track trends in library use to design awareness initiatives, upgrade services and implement positive changes in the library's outreach programming.
  • Process passports as part of the library’s Passport Acceptance Agency.
  • Other duties as directed by the Library Director.

Special Working Conditions

Work includes prolonged sitting, as well as lifting, carrying, reaching, stooping, pulling and pushing activities, manual dexterity, clear speech, and visual-hearing acuity.

This is a part time position approximately 20 to 25 hours per week. Must have PA. criminal background check, PA. child abuse clearance and FBI clearance. Starts at $10.00 per hour.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to director@hellertownlibrary.org.

The Hellertown Area Library is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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