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The OST, Out of School Time after school programming directly addresses the LibraryA?s mission: to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities. Through these programs, NYPL brings together students of all ages to help them work together closely, with the LibraryA?s expert guidance, to achieve their academic goals. BridgeUp, is a College Prep Program, which builds a supportive network of students from under:served communities through developing cohorts of high school graduates who are prepared to thrive in college and career. The College Prep Program has created a network of safe spaces that allow students to come together to develop their individual passions and creativity, while helping them succeed both academically and socially. With the success of each student, the program aims to bridge the opportunity divide, close the achievement gap, and transform lives.Reporting to the Program Director, the HGB Education Fellow will:Plan and implement the program model and curriculaRecruit participants from local middle schoolsDevelop Individualized Learning Plans for each of the 10 ScholarsPlan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that develop academic, problem:solving, critical thinking and team:building skillsPresent workshops that cover a range of topics including study habits, social skills, time management, healthy living, etc.Maintain weekly progress reports on studentsA? academic and social engagement and progress throughout the course of each semesterHelp students develop and produce individual and group Passion Projects each academic yearServe as a liaison between student, parent(s), and school to monitor progress across settingsMaintain clean and safe work spaces for students in the BranchesConduct program evaluationWork collaboratively with the other HGB Education Fellows on a regular basisParticipate in monthly HGB Fellow seminarsCoordinate with branch staff and external organizations, as neededPerform other related duties as requiredAccountability and ProfessionalismCustomer ServiceCollaboration and Teamwork Leadership and ManagementBachelorA?s Degree in Education, Psychology, Human Services, or a related fieldPrevious experience working with adolescents on an individual and group basisDemonstrated experience in program and curriculum designAbility to work well both independently and collaboratively across many different Library departmentsAbility to coordinate work with many different external constituenciesAbility to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and wear many different hatsExcellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability to serve as an enthusiastic ambassador for the LibraryExcellent organizational skillsCommitment to diversity and inclusionInterest in addressing issues of urban education, social justice, and character development through direct intervention and mitment to working with adolescents from low:income communities within New York City.Fellows are expected to commit to at least two years, with an option to remain on board, provided they meet program expectations.Branch librariesTravel between schools and branches35 hours to be scheduled betweenMonday:Friday9:00am:7:00pmEvenings and weekends as requiredSchedule subject to changeNon Union


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