Library Program Coordinator (Reading Programs)-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 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 (Reading Programs) in the Youth and Family Services Department. The incumbent is a key contributor to policies, procedures, and strategic initiatives related to programs and services for young people and their families, including identifying and recommending large-scale and long-tern program initiatives and integrating them with overall library service plans. The Program Coordinator works in conjunction with departmental staff and other DC Public Departments and staff to increase public interest and participation in programs and events that align with the overall mission of the library.
Under the general direction of the Director of Youth and Family Services, the incumbent will:
The incumbent must possess a Master’s degree plus a minimum of 2 (two) years of experience managing programs or projects. A Master's degree in Library Science preferred or must possess at least 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level (CS11). In addition the following is required: