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RFQ for Project Coordination Services for "Ready to Read at New York Libraries"

  • 1.  RFQ for Project Coordination Services for "Ready to Read at New York Libraries"

    Posted Nov 27, 2013 03:24 PM

    Please forward this email to those that may be interested in applying.

    The deadline for submitting a quote is December 18th.


    The New York State Library is seeking to purchase project coordination services from a vendor in support of a new statewide early literacy services initiative Ready to Read at New York Libraries. Services will be provided for approximately eighteen months, beginning tentatively January 6, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015.


    In order to apply for this position, applicants should meet the following qualifications and submit a quote. For full details see




    Mandatory Requirements:

    • All vendors must have a New York State vendor ID number or be able to obtain one. Individuals must have a formal DBA (Doing Business As) certification

    • MLS (Masters of Library Science) degree from an accredited program in library and information studies

    • Expertise in public libraries and services to youth

    • Extensive knowledge of early literacy and pre-reading skill

    • Demonstrated project management skills

    • Expertise in facilitating and group management


    Preferred Requirements:

    • Expertise in large-scale project coordination

    • Experience in grants management

    • Experience with strategic planning

    • Familiarity with outcome-based evaluation

    • Experience with public libraries in New York State

    • Familiarity with online project management systems

    • Excellent writing and editing skills

    • Able to work effectively in a collaborative, team environment

    • Interpersonal skills that foster the building of community partnerships