Brooklyn Public Library is seeking one full-time Growing Providers Program Coordinator to work as part of a grant, funded by the Institue of Museusm & Library Services, to develop a child care provider training program, Growing Providers, at Brooklyn Public Library.
The successful candidate for this position will be preferably bilingual in Spanish and English, collaborate with our child care provider training partners, Early Childhood Professional Development Institute, Business Outreach Center Network, and Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, to develop a program to support candidates applying for a New York State child care provider license to operate a family child care program. Also with these partners, he/she will collaborate with BPL children’s librarians, branch staff, and Business Library staff to provide training sessions, mentoring, and application support to child care provider candidates at three BPL locations: Bushwick, Crown Heights, and New Lots.
This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but, not limited to, child care provider registration requirements, childhood development, early literacy, and early care. The applicant should be a registered trainer in the New York State Aspire database or willing to complete the requirements to become one. Staff at this level report to the Coordinator of Early Childhood Services and other assigned supervisors, working in collaboration with the staff at her/his branch. The schedule is 35 hours per week for a two year grant period beginning in the fall of 2017.
This is a grant-funded position, funded through 9/30/19.