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Digital Media Coordinator
NOTE: Physical day-to-day responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carry library materials.  Ability to stand for extended or continuous periods of time.  Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one’s body arms or legs.  Ability to climb staircases, ladders and or step stools. 
NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
NOTE:  Attach a copy of your resume and transcripts.
These positions are covered under the terms of the City’s collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).  Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit (1, 3, 4 & 5) are eligible to bid on these positions.
DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Division Chief of Teen Services, the Digital Media Coordinator supports Teen Services staff in the systemwide use of a variety of media tools, technologies, and practices in library programs by ensuring that all staff and partners are implementing a range of resources aligned with best practices and emerging technologies.
Develop, deliver, and coordinate regular training, professional development, and workshop opportunities for digital and analog media for Library staff including the documentation of resources to extend staff learning. Collaborate with partners, both organizations and individuals, who are designing or executing teen programs using digital media technologies as well as relevant analog tools and resources. Assess current inventory of tools and resources, as well as participate in the process of acquiring new tools and resources, to ensure the library is implementing and using the appropriate media and equipment aligned to the library’s strategic vision for serving teens. Research and identify new and upgraded technologies as well as best practices and industry standards to be used in Teen Services programming to ensure alignment with the library’s strategic vision. Manage grant budgets, maintain inventory, and supervise ordering procedures through multiple work streams and communication channels. Develop evaluation criteria and tools (e.g., surveys, focus groups, etc.) and adjust program content and training as required in accordance with emerging trends and best practices. Prepare reports on the status, progress, and effectiveness of program operations. Serves as a representative of the department and the library to share resources and project updates and insights to internal and external stakeholders. This position requires the ability to manage multiple work streams and to engage in a high level of teamwork and communication. Other duties as assigned.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN: (11/3/23).  Apply through the online system at: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS 
Position: Digital Media Coordinator
Organization: Chicago Public Library
Location: Chicago, IL,  IL 
United States
Salary: 62,784
Posting Start Date: 10/20/2023
Date Posted: 10/21/2023
Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Media, Communication, Education, or Business or a directly related field plus two years of work experience coordinating digital media activities for youth programming, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Technical skills in areas such as 3D printing, vinyl cutting, gaming, sewing, or photography/videography. Experience with institutional budgeting. Experience in developing professional development. Programming background at a youth serving organization.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/20/2023
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Chicago Public Library
400 S. State Street
Chicago, IL,  IL 60605
United States
(312) 747-4940
Tija Walters