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 Job Posting - Programmer


Drayton Valley Library is seeking a programmer to join our team.

This is a permanent, part-time waged position starting at 30 hours per week but possibly leading to full-time. Some evening and Saturday shifts are required. Wage TBD but position includes employee benefits.

Position Summary:

Programmers work collaboratively to plan, promote and present innovative, interactive events that inspire community involvement in life-long learning and leisure activities.

Specific Duties: The Programmer’s duties include:

Program Planning & Promoting

  • Plan and schedule programs that complement library initiatives and accommodate operations;
  • Inform library staff in advance of programs to recruit or request assistance and resources;
  • Recruit community partners and special guests to present at the library on topics of interest;
  • Prepare posters, media releases, calendars and other program promotional display materials;
  • Develop tools to measure participant satisfaction and generate new program ideas;
  • Record statistics on program activity attendance and report to the Library Manager;
  • Arrange multi-use space to accommodate presenters and participants;
  • Clean and organize multi-use space following use;
  • And other duties as required for planning, preparing, promoting or presenting programs.

Qualifications & Qualities: Programmers are expected to have achieved some level of post-secondary education and experience is an asset. Programmers should be competent in the following areas:

  • Highly proficient written and verbal communication with emphasis on teaching and presentation;
    • Strong organizational skill including scheduling and resource management;
    • Competent problem solving and decision-making skills;
    • Comfortable use of computers, web-based platforms and applications for virtual programs;
    • Commitment to engaging in ongoing professional development activity;
    • Able to push/ pull a loaded book-cart and lift a 20 kg (45 lb.) load from ground to waist height.

Programmers are required to maintain current First Aid and CPR certification. Programmers must also provide a clean RCMP security clearance and vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment and upon request from the Board or Library Manager.


Application Submissions:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a résumé and cover letter to:

Rebecca Wepryk

Library Manager, Drayton Valley Library

P.O. Box 6240

Drayton Valley, AB. T7A 1R7

Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.