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Title Children’s Program Specialist (Summer)
Salary $15.75/hr
Location Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564
Job Information

The Pawling Library is seeking a Part Time Children’s Program Specialist to help us over the summer. The specialist will create and run library programs and services that target literacy and STEAM skills, in cooperation with the Children’s Program Coordinator. These programs will engender learning and literacy skills in children and will demonstrate to their parents and caretakers how to create a productive learning environment. The specialist’s primary area of focus will be school-aged children and their families.

We are looking for a caring individual who will bring excitement and compassion to the Pawling Free Library’s programming. The candidate should have the ability to design meaningful educational programs for the children of Pawling. This job requires attention to detail, ability to work independently and with others, and multi-tasking. Most importantly, the candidate should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to connect to children and parents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and coordinating children’s programs.
  • Planning, coordinating and creating promotional material for children’s programs.
  • Operating within a program budget.
  • Providing statistical information for the director’s monthly report.
  • Supervising teen volunteers who assist with children’s programming.
  • Performing other duties in support of children’s department.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Commitment to creative and effective targeted children’s programming.
  • Knowledge of language acquisition and reading processes.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, caregivers, and colleagues.

Public library or teaching experience preferred, but not required.

Childhood education experience a plus.

Experience working in a diverse environment strongly preferred.

Position: Part-time: 20 hours per week.

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