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July 13, 2012 at 3:50 pm #19864AnonymousInactive
READING ROOM LIBRARY STAFF
The Chinatown Coalition seeks to hire a Reading Room Library Staff for the Chinatown Lantern Cultural and Educational Center. The Chinatown Lantern’s mission is to open and operate an inter-generational space with library, arts and cultural, and community programming services.
The Reading Room Library Staff will work with an executive committee and supervising staff to oversee operations, program
development and delivery, and volunteer recruitment.
Operate and staff a reading room library
Manage and update a book catalog & circulation system
Implement a visitor tracking system
Develop and implement programs
Recruit, train, and manage volunteers
Develop and manage relationships with Boston Public Library, Citywide Friends of the BPL, and
other partners to build and expand services
Develop and manage relationships with donors to build the book collection
Build and maintain positive interactions with community residents and other stakeholders
Ensure that the reading room library is accessible and welcoming
A minimum of two years experience in library services, or nonprofit/community-based program
design and delivery
Strong organizational and management skills with an attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Enthusiasm for working with the public
Proven ability to lead and motivate diverse groups and individuals
A strong self-starter who also works well in a team environment
Bilingual in Cantonese and/or Mandarin preferred
Full-time position $30,000 to $35,000 for one year with benefits. Commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by August 1, 2012 to:
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
885 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
The Chinatown Lantern is a project of the Chinatown Coalition. Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center is
the 501(c)(3) fiscal agent. Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center is an equal opportunity employer.
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