Program Coordinator


: $90,055.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Through the NYPL?s Education Department, the library provides centrally-planned and funded?enrichment programming for children, young adults and adults that is deployed to its?neighborhood branches, and each branch organizes its own additional programming through?the use of branch staff and local volunteers.?


The NYPL is hiring an Afterschool Program Coordinator who will assist the program Manager in piloting a new program that will be offered to elementary grade students in 10 branch libraries. The Coordinator will help develop program structures, trainings for staff, and a bank of enrichment activities that can be done on a drop-in basis afterschool. The coordinator will support branch staff and education staff working out of the ten pilot branches.

Reporting to the program Manager, the Coordinator will:


  • Collaborate with the Manager in designing a high-quality, scalable, and sustainable afterschool homework help and enrichment model to be piloted in 10 neighborhood branches
  • Create and modify existing trainings for homework help and enrichment activities in a Library-setting
  • Deliver trainings and provide coaching and support of branch staff at 10 pilot branches
  • Supervise part-time hourly tutoring staff and paid teen interns under the guidance of the Manager at 10 pilot branches?
  • Create activity templates, homework help skill building exercises and staff programming guides for drop-in afterschool program model?
  • Coordinate afterschool programming logistics including the purchasing and organization of materials
  • Assist with maintenance and analysis of program data
  • Assist with development of program website and internal web resource portal for staff
  • Participate in trainings and other professional development opportunities that focus on academic support for school-age children
  • Perform other duties as required

  • Master?s Degree in Education, Library Sciences, or a related field
  • Minimum of three years? experience working with youth in a school setting or non-profit setting with an academic focus?
  • Experience in creating and designing programs and curricula around Common Core and/or Next Generation standards for Math and ELA?
  • Experience working with children, including offering group and one-on-one instruction in a variety of academic topics?
  • Experience leading teams of adults, including giving feedback, coaching, and support
  • Experience coordinating work with many different constituencies, including internal

stakeholders, external partners, and diverse patron/program participant populations

  • Experience as a creative youth development professional who is innovative,

organized/pragmatic, and highly knowledgeable about the NYC school system

  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and perform detailed work accurately
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial department with rapidly shifting responsibilities
  • Familiarity with Common Core/Next Generation Learning standards

  • Experience creating and delivering digital trainings
  • Experience with program management in a nonprofit setting

  • Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
  • Be Resourceful in solving problems?
  • Be Curious in all aspects of your work

  • Office setting
  • Public library setting

  • Limited physical effort is required
  • Will require travel within NYC

35 hours to be scheduled between Monday-Friday?9am-6pm
Evenings and weekends as required
Schedule subject to change
Non Union * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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