Careers at VCPL

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Are you ready to work in a dynamic environment that values inclusiveness and respect for others? We can’t wait to meet you. Check out our available positions below.

Division Director: Director of Public Services

Job Overview

Do you like making a difference in your community?

At VCPL, we’re committed to the empowerment of our community by providing services that generate change, transform lives, and create an environment of opportunity. We’re also dedicated to supporting diversity and inclusiveness in our community and in the workplace.
Do you want to work for an employer who genuinely cares about you, values your talent, and offers you a sense of purpose?

At VCPL, our employees are at the heart of our success and we recognize that. VCPL offers an engaging and motivating work environment, a creative and supportive team of managers and co-workers, excellent benefits and retirement package, and a rewarding and worthwhile employment experience.

Do you want to live in a community rich in history with a bright future?
VCPL is situated in the beautiful arts corridor of historic downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, and serves a population of 108,000 in Vigo County. VCPL is a cornerstone in our community – where collaboration, enthusiasm, and the desire to provide opportunity for strong families generates a better tomorrow for everyone.

We’re seeking a dynamic individual to join our Admin Team. Does this describe you?
• You’re creative, flexible, and open to new ideas with the ability to apply strategic thinking.
• You have the ability to represent and promote VCPL ideals, programs, and services within the library and in various community venues.
• You have experience managing multiple library departments in a progressive environment.
• You have experience and enthusiasm for leading, inspiring, training, and mentoring a large and diverse staff.
• You’re a collaborative team player eager to work with the VCPL Management Team to support library-wide initiatives.
• Of course, you’re organized, efficient, and detail oriented!
• You have the ability to effectively promote and support a positive workplace culture that improves teamwork, models positivity, increases productivity and efficiency, and enhances retention of the workforce.
• You exhibit excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to actively listen and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
• You’ve completed an ALA accredited Masters in Library Science degree.
• You enjoy the ability to project a fun and professional good sense of humor!

If this describes you, and you’d like to be a part of our successful team, we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please send the following as attachments to, or include the following with your application submission on
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three Professional References
• Completed VCPL Application Form (a link to this form is located below)

Application review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants whose qualifications best match the requirements of this position will be contacted for an interview.

To learn more about this position and how to join VCPL’s supportive and community focused team, view the Job Vacancy Announcement.

Program and Event Manager

Job Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine community interest with creative and impactful program and event planning? Are you a detail oriented and strategic thinker? Do you want to work in a collaborative and innovative environment? If so, check out this job!

Vigo County Public Library is seeking a full-time non-exempt management team member for the position of Program and Event Manager. The Program and Event Manager is responsible for developing and coordinating programs and events that have broad based library and community impact and are responsive to community interests and needs. The Program and Event Manager works closely with library departments and community partners in the research, planning, and implementation of programs and events and assumes primary responsibility for ensuring all aspects of planning and execution are on task and positioned for success.

The Program and Event Manager pursues opportunities for services to new and under-served populations in the community and develops relationships with community organizations to further service opportunities. As part of the VCPL Management team the Program and Event Manager provides system-wide leadership through professional management strategies, team building, and collaborative efforts in support of the goals and objectives of the VCPL.

General requirements for the Program and Event Manager position includes excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others; prior experience planning and executing programs and events; strong commitment to community service; excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to project patience and construct positive interactions; organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; highly organized with the ability to independently plan, organize, and coordinate programs and events at multiple locations.

Education requirements: An ALA accredited MLS degree is preferred; Bachelor’s degree is required.

To apply, download and complete the Application Form linked at the top of the career page and email it along with a cover letter to Application review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may also submit application materials on

To learn more about this position and how to join VCPL’s supportive and community focused team, view the Job Vacancy Announcement.

Maintenance Assistant (Full-Time)

Job Overview

Vigo County Public Library is seeking a customer-focused individual with janitorial and general maintenance experience for the full-time non-exempt position of Maintenance Assistant.  This job offers 40 hours per week in the Maintenance Department of the Main Library.  The schedule includes morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend rotation work hours.  A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for general building and grounds maintenance of VCPL facilities while providing a quality service experience for Library customers.

To learn more about this opportunity and what it takes to join the VCPL’s creative and supportive, community-focused team, review the Job Vacancy Announcement.

To apply, download and complete the Application Form linked above and email it to  Application review will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants may also apply for this position on

At VCPL, we not only work to generate change and transform the lives of our customers but also for the people who work at VCPL. We do this by offering meaningful work and fostering a supportive environment for staff that values diversity, inclusiveness, and provides a worthwhile employment experience.

The Vigo County Public Library provides equal opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, or veteran status.

The Vigo County Public Library complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every library location.

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