• Schomburg Center - Education/Teen Curators Pre-Professional

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
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    SCD, Sch - Administration
  • Overview

    The BNY Mellon Pre-Professional Program at the Schomburg Center offers paid part-time positions across several unique areas. The program helps college and graduate school students cultivate transferrable skills and gain professional experience rooted in a cultural institution. The duration of each position is typically one term. Each term candidates receive an orientation, on-the-job training, mentorship opportunities and workshops with leaders from the New York Public Library and greater New York City community. Participating students are eligible for college credit, but the conferral of credit is not a program requirement.


    This position is available in fall 2017 through mid-spring 2018, for approximately 17 weeks.


    Position – Education/Teen Curators Pre-Professional


    The Schomburg Center is looking for a highly organized, motivated college or graduate student to work part-time as a paid pre-professional focusing on youth education programs. Reporting to the Lead Teacher for Teen Curators, you will encounter opportunities to experience culturally focused arts education, hands-on project-based learning, and out-of-school time youth education. You will also have opportunities to discuss your career goals and receive professional guidance.





    Principal Responsibilities

    • Support the Schomburg’s acclaimed Teen Curators Program
    • Assist with curriculum and lesson preparation
    • Provide computer and as needed telephone support for youth and parents
    • Help coordinate academic and program training materials and setup
    • Liaise between teachers, families, schools and Schomburg staff
    • Respond to questions regarding Schomburg education programs
    • Fulfill other related duties as required

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in an accredited college or graduate degree program
    • Knowledge of Microsoft products including Excel and Google applications
    • Good communication and research skills
    • Interest in education and out-of-school time youth programs a plus

    Work Environment

    • This position is located in a research library. 

    Physical Duties

    • N/A

    Starting Salary

    USD $15.00/Hr.

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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