Library Program Coordinator – Carnegie Library of Homestead

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This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing youth and adult programs. Must have a passion for books, be comfortable with technology, and be willing to make a difference in the life of a patron who may not have opportunities elsewhere.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, inclusive of daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Shift includes a minimum of one Saturday per month. Benefits include: employer paid medical insurance package for employee and optional insurance for family; lucrative paid time off package; holiday pay; free athletic club membership and tickets to various cultural events.

 

Program Planning and Execution

  • Works with the Library Director to plan, publicize, implement and evaluates a year-round schedule of programs within the mission and goals of the

o  Programs include but are not limited to Homeschool Arts/Science,

Story times and STREAM-based afterschool workshops, and various adult programs.

  • Works with the Fund Development team to evaluate and prepare statistics on quantitative/qualitative measures to fulfill funding
  • Involves teens in planning and implementing services for their age
  • Utilizes a variety of techniques (book clubs, STEAM, discussion groups) to encourage library
  • Organizes and implements outreach to local schools, daycares, and other
  • Establish relationships with school librarians, teachers, community organizations and agencies to deliver literacy-based programming.
  • Coordinates with interns and volunteers to assist in the planning and execution of
  • Performs projects and tasks as assigned by the Library

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understand the needs and abilities of youth and adults and the available library materials and
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of a public library a plus but not
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with any graphics packages a
  • Knowledge of Maker programming, STEAM based workshops, 3-D printing, circuits, coding and other similar programming
  • Familiarity with the Remake Learning network community and other partnership program opportunities a
  • Multi-task in a busy environment, and work with frequent
  • Manage time, set priorities in order to complete assignment

 

Communication

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in
  • Listen to, understand and interpret information received from patrons in directing them to appropriate library services, programs and
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, representatives from other agencies and the general
  • Demonstrates a team-oriented

 

Customer Service

  • Performs public service duties as scheduled, assisting patrons with questions as
  • Uses diplomacy and tact to establish and maintain relationships with

 

Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have experience mentoring youth from underserved communities. A background in education, social work and/or the library field is preferred. Service provider is subject to a criminal background check, FBI and youth clearance-check prior to beginning employment.

Please forward your resume, cover letter, program proposal, 3 references and salary requirements to humanresources@carnegieofhomestead.org