Library Program Coordinator (Early Literacy)-DC Public Library
For the past decade, the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) system has been undergoing an aggressive transformation to modernize its facilities and set the strategic direction for 21st century public library services in the District of Columbia. DCPL’s physical campus includes 25 neighborhood libraries and the newly modernized Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (Central) Library.
The Library Program Coordinator works with staff throughout the Library, vendors and outside organizations to implement programs and services that have system wide value and leads the library in a specialized subject area, reporting directly to a department head, director, or manager.
DCPL is seeking a Library Program Coordinator (Early Literacy) in the Youth and Services Department. Under supervision of the Director of Youth and Family Services, the Library Program Coordinator is a key contributor to policies, procedures, and strategic initiatives related to programs and services for young children and their families, including identifying and recommending large-scale and long-term program initiatives and integrating them with overall library service plans.
The incumbent must possess a Master’s degree (a Master’s in Library Science preferred) plus a minimum of two (2) years of experience managing programs or projects or at least 1 year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level.
In addition, the following is required: