Kansas City Digital Media Lab Facilitator -- Kansas City Public Library -- Kansas City, MO

Basic Information

  • Reports to KCDML Lead Facilitator
  • 40 hours per week
  • $17.80 per hour plus excellent benefits
  • Position is open until filled
  • The Kansas City Digital Media Lab (KCDML) is a drop-in out-of-school creation space for youth ages 12-18.

Duties

  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing engaging learning activities both in the lab and through outreach opportunities.
  • Builds positive and appropriate relationships with youth participants and continues to develop their skill-sets by creating and making in the lab.
  • Works with KCDML staff to insure the development and continuity of high quality programming for teens.
  • Help to expand effective community partnerships.

Requirements

  • Must be able to commit to a Wednesday-Sunday work schedule.
  • At least two years experience working with middle and high school aged students, of which one year had to be in a nontraditional/informal learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create hands-on, interactive programming with teenagers.
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, plan ahead, anticipate and articulate program needs, and work independently while keeping open communication and providing status reports.
  • Ability to experiment with new technologies, and the capacity to adapt them and teach them to others.
  • Monitors trends in popular culture, digital media, and maker culture, and tracks best practices in youth development.
  • Ability to create a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for youth and mentors.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations (i.e. age, race, gender, class, sexual orientation, ethnicity)
  • Reliable transportation to get to KCDML at the Southeast Branch (6242 Swope Parkway), as well as other meetings and/or outreach events.
  • Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Schedule
Wed 11-7pm
Thu 11-7pm
Fri 10-6pm
Sat 9-5pm
Sun 11-5pm

How to Apply
Please apply for this position through our web application system at http://www.kclibrary.org/jobs. Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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