Brooklyn Public Library

Part-Time Learning Pathways Coordinator

Posted Date 5 months ago(6/16/2021 1:40 PM)
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Human Resources
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Human Resources Admin.


Reporting to the Manager, Learning & Development, the Learning Pathways Coordinator is responsible for administering Brooklyn Public Library’s new Master of Library Sciences scholarship program. In collaboration with multiple stakeholders, this role will be a dedicated resource to staff pursuing their master’s degree – specifically functioning as a support from application to graduation. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills and be able to work/communicate effectively within a diverse and complex environment. This grant funded position is 20 hours a week and is currently funded for 3 years with the potential to become full-time depending on program growth. The successful candidate will be eligble for health benefits. 



  • Coordinate the administration of a continuing education program for existing Library employees

  • Support candidates throughout the application process, course completion, troubleshoot barriers to entry and find alternative options

  • Build relationships with university partners and candidates

  • Report progress and program evaluations to Manager, Learning and Development

  • Accurately process and approve tuition assistance, scholarship funds and other related administration (personal information changes, enrollment verifications, attendance, professional licenses) on behalf of Masters’ candidates

  • Assist with implementing program planning, build candidate skills, and BPL core competencies

  • Build school software training for new candidates

  • Provide outstanding customer services to candidates, school administrators and BPL Board and colleagues

  • Assist, advice, and counsel on policies, including school, BPL and related funding streams

  • Follow governmental regulations and laws for student privacy and rights

  • Oversee special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience as an admissions counselor or similar work supporting students
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; an individual contributor who can positively and productively build relationships in a complex organization and externally partner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong project management and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with public service staff
  • Experience using technologies to remove barriers to entry at university institutions
  • Demonstrated fluency and proficiency with the use of technologies and computer applications (Microsoft Office)
  • Non-for-profit or higher education experience in a multi-site organization is a plus
  • Travel to different locations throughout the organization and universities as needed (in accordance with all applicable COVID-19 safety policies)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as part of their application.


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