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Jewish Federation of Lane County 

PJ Library Coordinator Job Announcement 

May 2024


PJ Library sends free high-quality Jewish children’s books to families every month.  The PJ Library Coordinator in Lane County is instrumental in bringing young Jewish families together, managing the program locally, and serving as a liaison with the national PJ Library organization. 


Manage operational aspects of the program 

  • Maintain database, spreadsheets, and registration system 

  • Update participants’ mailing and contact information 

  • Approve or deny pending enrollments by the 22nd of each month 

  • Communicate with PJ national office re: billing, operational, subscription issues 

  • Working with and nurturing relationships with the Grinspoon Foundation on many aspects of PJ Library  

Design and implement PJ marketing plan 

  • Strategize outreach to the Jewish community of Lane County 

  • Strategize outreach to the unaffiliated 

  • Customize marketing, promotional, and printed materials 

  • Engage community partners in PJ marketing 


Design and implement PJ Programming 

  • Communicate regularly with local PJ families to connect them to Jewish community (concierge model, e-newsletter, etc.) 

  • Connect PJ families to each other (Facebook, area-based programming, etc.) 

  • Widen the PJ circle with public space outreach programming 

  • Collaborate with Jewish organizations to strengthen programming for families with young children 

  • Engage community partners in PJ programming 

  • Follow through on programming plan (see “Programming Strategy Overview” for details) 


Nurture PJ donors 

  • Provide PJ updates to share with PJ donors 

  • Design opportunities to engage PJ donors with PJ families 

  • Support efforts to increase PJ funding 

  • Participate in Jewish Federation of Lane County fundraising efforts 



  • Small scale grant writing and grant reporting as needed 



  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

  • Engaging interpersonal skills 

  • Impeccable organization and follow-through 

  • Commitment to pluralistic Jewish community 

  • Knowledge of Jewish lifecycle, calendar, traditions, etc. 

  • Experience in project management and teamwork 

  • Strong computer proficiency: Excel, Word, Outlook 

  • Connection to Lane County Jewish and secular community 


20-30 hours monthly will vary depending on holidays and events planned  

Job will consist of working remotely, with the exceptions of mail checks at the JFLC office and attending all PJ events  

Hourly Wage: $27/hour 


For More Information about PJ Library: 



Application Guidelines/Contact: 
To apply for the position of JFLC Social Services Coordinator, please submit the following: 

  • Resumé 

  • Cover Letter indicating your qualifications for the position, relationship to the Jewish community and knowledge of Jewish culture. 

Please use this form to submit your application:   Apply Here



Position will remain opened until filled.


The position will remain open until it is filled.  All applications will be kept confidential by the Search Committee.  


JFLC is an at-will employer. 

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