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NYPL After School Lead Tutor - High Bridge Library

Company: The New York Public Library
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

NYPL After School Lead Tutor - High Bridge LibraryDepartment: Branch LibrariesEmployment Type: Part TimeLocation: High Bridge LibraryReporting To: Kelly SmithCompensation: $18.00 / hourDescriptionJob SummaryThe NYPL is hiring Lead Tutors to provide homework help and enrichment activities to elementary grade students in 32 branch libraries during the 2022-2023 school year. The Lead Tutor is also responsible for overseeing the logistical implementation of the program at their assigned location day-to-day.Lead Tutors will work 16 hours per week, M-Th, during the program hours of approximately 3-6 PM with additional hours required for professional development, meetings, and preparation. Lead Tutors will work approximately 36 weeks per year, September 14, 2022 through June 15, 2022. The Lead Tutor will not be scheduled to work the weeks of December 19, December 26, February 20, April 10, nor will they be scheduled to work during any federal holidays.Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily procedures at sites, including administrative procedures, collaborating with branch staff about enrichment activities, and managing other logistics,
  • Serve as the communication liaison for the program,
  • Act as the point-person for parent/caregiver communication,
  • Support Teen Reading Ambassador Pages assigned to each location,
  • Work in small groups with students to provide them with academic tutoring to improve their understanding of math, reading, social studies and/or science, at all levels,
  • Attend periodic staff meetings for youth evaluation and information exchange among Tutors, Library staff, Teen Reading Ambassador Pages, and supervisors
  • Use best practices when tutoring students,
  • Develop positive relationships with students that foster their academic and personal growth,
  • Administer enrichment activities to students in the afterschool hours,
  • Support the Childrens Librarian and other branch staff in the implementation of programs in the afterschool hours,
  • May be assigned to work in other program sites,
  • Performs other duties assignedRequired Education, Experience & SkillsRequired Education and Certifications
    • HS Diploma or equivalent requiredRequired Experience
      • Prior experience working in a formal or informal education setting with children and/or teens
      • Experience teaching and/or tutoring in multiple subject areasRequired Skills
        • Effective communication skills when working with children, parents, co-workers, and supervisors,
        • Interest in urban library services,
        • Interest in helping children to improve their reading, writing, math, social studies, and science skills,
        • Possess a concrete understanding of basic elementary Math, Science, English, History, and Foreign Language concepts,
        • Computer and basic technology skills such as Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications
        • Ability to speak foreign languages preferredManagerial/Supervisory Responsibilities:
          • Informal mentorship of Teen Reading Ambassador Pages and TutorsPreferred Qualifications
            • Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree program, with at least two or more years completed or equivalent experience, at an approved accredited educational institution
            • Bachelors degreeMore...Please Note: Effective August 2, 2021, absent a qualifying exception for medical or religious reasons, newly hired employees of the New York Public Library must present proof of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination and may not begin employment at the Library until 14 days after their receipt of their second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or 14 days after their first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Newly hired employees who need additional time to receive their vaccination prior to their start date may request an adjournment of their start date with their hiring manager. The Library will consider such requests on a case by case basis, depending upon the Librarys operational needs, among other factors. The Library will further consider exemptions for prospective employees who cannot become vaccinated due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment and who seek a medical or religious exemption to the Librarys vaccination policy will be provided with additional instructions at the time of the conditional offer.Core ValuesAll team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:
              • Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
              • Be Resourceful in solving problems
              • Be Curious in all aspects of your work
              • Be Welcoming and InclusiveWork Environment
                • New York Public Library branch libraryPhysical Duties
                  • Limited physical effort is required
                  • May require travel within NYCPre-Placement Physical Required?NoUnion/Non UnionNon-UnionFLSA StatusNon-ExemptSchedule
                    • 16 hours per week, M-Th afternoons (approximately 3-6PM + additional hours)36 weeks per yearStarts on Sep 14, 2022 and ends on June 15, 2023Not scheduled to work the weeks of December 19, December 26, February 20, April 10, nor during any federal holidays

Keywords: The New York Public Library, New Rochelle , NYPL After School Lead Tutor - High Bridge Library, Other , Bronx, New York

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