Library Manager

Library Manager

Organization: Parag

Apply By: 30 Apr 2019

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

Position: Library Manager

Location: New Delhi

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

  • Lead Parag's Library work across multiple states
  • Build an overall library strategy that including scaling best practices, working with governments and strengthening systems
  • Mentor and support field teams and enable smooth implementation of programmes
  • Leading annual plans and quarterly meetings
  • Develop and implement strong process monitoring of libraries including anchoring baseline/end line evaluation
  • Develop an evaluation matrix for libraries that demonstrates their link to literacy and quality of education
  • Design and undertake in-service teacher training and facilitator capacity building around libraries.
  • Regularly visit different field sites, conduct demonstration sessions for field teams, and use feedback to strengthen programme inputs
  • Manage library related grants including progress and financial reporting
  • Ensure timely communication of library activities for external stakeholders including best practices, photos, stakeholder quotes, depiction of library work on Parag social media, communication products etc
  • Contribute to and participate in Parag conferences and events and any other activity required to fulfill the objectives of the Parag programme
  • Work with Parag team members anchoring book development, and professional capacity building work to ensure synergies across verticals.

Job Specifications:


  • Strong understanding of elementary education and role of libraries and reading pedagogies
  • Education policy and state systems

Skills/ Competencies

  • Strong comfort and interest in enabling libraries and their role in education
  • Strong management skills to manage large teams
  • Ability to work independently and respond quickly to challenges
  • Understanding of training and monitoring methods
  • Ability to build strategy keeping the organisational goals in mind
  • Proactive, taking initiative


  • Minimum 5 and maximum 15 years of work experience in the education sector with core expertise around libraries and reading for pleasure


  • Master’s degree in Education or Social Sciences with a strong interest in promoting reading amongst children
How to apply

To Apply: Please send a response to the following assignments with Subject Line (Library Assignment) and Your CV to paragreads@tatatrusts.org

1. Submit a Note on why every school needs a vibrant library. Give reference to policy documents, Indian and international research as evidence. (1,000 words)

2. How would you assess quality of library work if you are visiting schools? Share a brief assessment tool with minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 parameters.

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Please mention NGOBOX as your reference in the mail.





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