• Out-of-School Time Program Coordinator - Multiple Locations

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
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    OST, Out of School Time
  • Overview

    A critical component of the NYPL’s Out-Of-School Time (OST) Program is our Enrichment Zones Program which focuses on providing structured homework help to students in grades 1 through 8.  In addition to homework help, students use engaging educational software to supplement their skill-building, and will participate in enrichment activities that address the Common Core Learning Standard in math, literacy, science, and social studies through hands-on exploration and experimentation.


    Enrichment Zone Programming takes place Monday - Thursday 3:00pm - 6:00pm.  Program Coordinators will be scheduled to work up to 19 hours per week, including Monday - Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, alternating Friday afternoons, and team meetings or instructor prep time as required.


    This position will serve multiple locations.

    Principal Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Associate Manager of Out of School Time (OST) Programming, the Program Coordinator:

    • Establishes a high-quality Enrichment Zones customized homework help program, under the guidance of the OST Associate Manager, that follows all protocols and procedures created by the OST department  
    • Manages part-time tutors in their daily work with students
    • Responsible for the daily management and logistics of running the program
    • Reviews student progress through diagnostic tools and prepares, engaging, customized plans for participants
    • Participates in ongoing professional development in tutor management, academic content, pedagogy, behavior management, and safety protocols provided by the NYPL and implements these practices in the afterschool program
    • Builds a strong relationship with parents, schools, and library branch staff
    • Performs other related duties as required

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum of three years’ experience teaching K – 12 in a formal and/or informal setting
    • Experience or interest in project-based learning and informal education (our models are very different from traditional classroom teaching)
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of educators
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability to serve as an enthusiastic ambassador for the Library
    • Entrepreneurial spirit: ability to shift gears in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and wear many different hats
    • Supervisory and/or staff development experience
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
    • Commitment to continued professional development
    • Computer and basic technology skills such as Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications
    • Must pass a criminal background check

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Education or related field preferred
    • Working knowledge of the NYC Department of Education Common Core Learning Standards preferred
    • Ability to speak foreign languages preferred

    Work Environment

    • Community Library


    M/W/F from 3 - 6 PM or
    T/Th/F from 3 - 6 PM or
    Monday - Friday from 3 - 6 PM
    Schedules subject to change

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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