Brooklyn Public Library seeks an intern to work with the Youth and Family Services Department in coordinating the Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition.

This is a grant-funded position beginning February 1 and ending May 26, 2017.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the Ezra Jack Keats bookmaking competition judging on Monday, February 6, 2017
  • Assisting our programs and exhibitions department in mounting an exhibit of winning books
  • Compiling booklists and writing annotations and summaries of winning books
  • Scheduling and hosting class visits to view an exhibit in May of the winning books
  • Coordinating the celebration that takes place on the afternoon of May 19, 2017
  • Other duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree. Enrollment in a graduate education, art education, or library program preferred.
  • Experience working with teachers and students in 3-8 grades
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks and adaptable to change
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Working knowledge of Internet and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to bend, reach, sit and stand as needed

The rate of pay for this position is $25 per hour, approximately 7 hours per week.

Interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to: job2154@bklynlibrary.org.

Brooklyn Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.