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Job Description

Job Title:
Librarian
School / Location:
School / Department:
Library
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
158 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Brent Wingers, Principal
Requisition Number:
05-2223-092
Summary

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Librarian with a passion for providing students agency in their own learning and instilling a love of literacy in students.  The ideal candidate will have experience inspiring students to become conscientious and compassionate thinkers and global citizens.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to a well-rounded and flexible program that encompasses interdisciplinary connections, literacy, and authentic/relevant learning experiences.  ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community. The successful candidate would be committed to contributing to the whole school community beyond the confines of the homeroom.  The ideal candidate would be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

 

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of ISG District organization policies, practices, and procedures
  • Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of library policies, practices, and procedures
  • Model the ISG Guiding Principles
  • Provide leadership and support to the library team members and/or teaching staff
  • Assist in planning activities for the library, as a whole and with individual classes
  • Supervise day-to-day operations of the library to minimally include circulation desk management, customer service, student management, student learning, facilities supervision, etc
  • Development, coordinate, and maintain digital databases for campus use including overseeing eBook processes; including the Destiny platform
  • Supervise, direct, train, and manage library staff and assist in annual appraisals
  • Lead in collection development including selection of materials, weeding, and inventory following best practices and in line with current curriculum
  • Foster a culture of reading for learning and for pleasure
  • Collaborate with library staff in professional development processes and in planning for student learning 
  • Collaborate with teachers to plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum (including Common Core)
  • Work effectively with teachers to coordinate library skill instruction for individual classes or groups
  • Demonstrate effective teaching practices, flexibility, and creativity
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and child-centered, and/or young adult-centered program to promote learning and literary appreciation
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times, including student supervision
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities among students
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal
  • Inspire students to engage and lead in a diverse global community
  • Create an environment where students passionately exercise agency
  • Be a champion for elementary students, elementary school learning, and the elementary school program
  • Contribute to the creation and revision of the written curriculum
  • Share interests and passions with students through an after-school program
Qualifications and Knowledge

The candidate must have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school (preferred)
  • Teacher/Librarian certification (preferred)
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Library experience
  • Prior experience relevant to the role
  • Organizing student projects and performance tasks
  • Collaborating in a professional setting with large and small groups of colleagues
  • Leading groups of students and faculty

Skills

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills
  • Be fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Positive and compassionate outlook
  • Open-mindedness and flexibility
  • A proactive approach and ability to take initiative
  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration