Brooklyn Public Library is seeking a qualified Project Manager for direct management, development and maintenance of curriculum and materials for Team up to Read, a new grant-funded program.
Team up to Read is a new six-week family workshop series that meets for an hour each week with the goal of supporting early readers ages 5-9 and their families. Fun activities designed to reinforce reading skills and comprehension will provide caregivers with the information they need to support their children’s literacy skills while fostering a lifelong love of reading.
The program will operate in select BPL libraries throughout Brooklyn. The program will be run by paid interns who have received special training, with support from branch staff. In addition to programming, the Team up to Read Project Manager will take part in creating and promoting supporting materials for the BPL website and social media outlets.
This part-time position will begin in January 2018 and continue through January 2019. The Team up to Read Project Manager will be based at the Central Library. Some evening and weekend work may occur.
With support and oversight from the Coordinator of School Age Services, Team up to Read Project Manager will be primarily responsible for:
The Salary range for this position is $25-$28 per hour with a schedule of a 19 hours a week.