Brooklyn Public Library is Hiring for an IMLS Grant Project Coordinator

This was passed along to me by a colleague, and I thought readers in the region might be interested or know someone who would. 

BROOKLYN  PUBLIC LIBRARY POSITION                                                           
POSITION :          IMLS CHART Grant Project Coordinator – part-time position 
DEPARTMENT :                 Brooklyn Collection

QUALIFICATIONS:  the candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or be in the process of working towards the Degree. The candidate should also have experience working in an archive or library setting. The candidate should possess a range of skills including several of the following:  creating digital collections and metadata and cataloging of bibliographic materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

This Project CHART prepares information professionals as digital managers for cultural heritage institutions. This three year grant funded position reports to the Division Chief, Brooklyn Collection and works with Brooklyn Collection staff. The Coordinator will also liaison with the Project Coordinators at the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Museum. The Coordinator will review all intern applications and be a key member of the selecting team for interns. The Coordinator supervises, assists and mentors Pratt-SILS student interns working on projects at the Library as assigned by the professional Library staff. Working with other Library staff, the Coordinator will help plan activities for the interns and arrange for tours and workshops as needed. The Coordinator will write reports on the grant activities and assist with statistical analysis and will collate data gathered at each institution. The Coordinator will assist with selection of images for digitization, delivery and retrieval of those images to the Digital Lab and creation of metadata. The Coordinator will be responsible for hands-on experience with the current project and will contribute to other projects as needed.  

Salary: $25 an hour. Schedule: current through June 30, 2013, 20 hours per week, flexible within core library hours.

Send cover letter and resume via email to j.bailey@brooklynpubliclibrary.org with “CHART Project Coordinator” in the subject line for immediate consideration.

 

 

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