Brooklyn Public Library

Intern, Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition

1 month ago(12/18/2017 4:39 PM)
Job ID
2017-1602
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Central Library Youth Svcs

Overview

Brooklyn Public Library seeks an intern to work with the Youth and Family Services Department in coordinating the 2018 Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition.

For this grant-funded position, the schedule will be comprised of 80 hours (at $25 per hour) to be divided in a somewhat flexible schedule between February 1 and May 25, 2018. 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the Ezra Jack Keats bookmaking competition judging on Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Assisting our programs and exhibitions department in mounting an exhibit of winning books
  • Compiling booklists and writing annotations and summaries of winning books
  • Scheduling and hosting class visits to view an exhibit in May of the winning books
  • Coordinating the celebration that takes place on the afternoon of Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

 

  • Bacheleor’s degree. Enrollment in a graduate education, art education, or library program preferred.
  • Experience working with teachers and students in 3-8 grades
  • Excellent communications and customer service skills
  • Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Working knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to bend, reach, sit and stand as needed

Salary for this position is $25/ hour.

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