Within the larger scope of formal and non-formal learning of the Queens Public Library’s (QPL’s) Programs & Services Department (PSD) and reporting to the Vice President of Programs & Services, the Director of Programming leads the Programming division and supports the Assistant Directors, Coordinators and other members of the program team in the ideation, planning, and implementation of non-formal programmatic initiatives for customers of all ages, helping to realize the strategic goals of the Vice President and advance QPL’s mission.
The Director of Programming will serve as one of two key programmatic liaisons within PSD interfacing with all internal departments, with an emphasis on Community Library Services, as well as with external partners. As part of a team of professionals dedicated to enhance and expand the Library’s programs and services, the Director of Programming will work closely with the Director of Community Learning as well as the Director of Strategic Planning and Operations for PSD to advance inter-departmental and external programmatic collaborations.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Programs and Services, the Director of Programming will be responsible for providing leadership and direction in planning, expanding, and implementing existing and new innovative programmatic initiatives; facilitate a more cohesive, streamlined approach to programming for Community Library Services and PSD; and offer support in identifying, pursuing and cultivating strategic partnerships with educational and cultural organizations complimentary to PSD’s strategic and programmatic goals. The Director of Programming must possess a sensitivity and commitment towards ensuring an equitable distribution of programs and services throughout the branches of the QPL system. Performs other duties as assigned.
For more information about the position and how to apply, please visit https://queenslibrary.org/about-us/careers/director-programming.