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Librarian

January 8, 2021 - May 31, 2021

The Logan School is currently looking for a full-time librarian to begin as early as mid- February, 2021.

About The Logan School

The Logan school enrolls approximately 250 students ages 4.5-14. The school’s mission is to cultivate the curiosities of gifted children. The educational philosophy entails an individual curriculum for each student, emphasizes hands-on learning, service learning and environmental education. Please visit our website at www.theloganschool.org for more information.


About the Position

The Librarian works closely with teachers and students to provide all manners of library services.


Status

The librarian is a salaried, exempt 1.0 FTE position with full benefits and works only during the school year (early to mid-August through early June).


Direct Supervisor: Head of School


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the Logan School’s library of books and technology resources

    • Evaluate current resources and the need for new or other resources both regarding books and technology.

    • Purchase, catalog, shelve, and weed fiction, non-fiction, and staff collections

    • Work with teachers to make sure the library has the resources necessary for their classes, including databases, periodicals, book group sets, AV equipment

    • Find relevant materials for teachers when requested

    • Manage, update, and maintain the circulation of laptops, iPads, and AV equipment; 

    • Work with the tech department to identify needs for new equipment based on use and wear on devices

    • Assist with set-ups for AV equipment at meetings, events, etc.

    • Manage library budget, including reconciling monthly credit card statement

    • Manage circulation, including overdue and missing materials

    • Manage library donations

    • Supervise students using the library

    • Manage and maintain library spaces for use

  • Develop library and information technology skills program curricula in coordination with the technology teacher and dean of faculty and students.

    • Teach required information technology/library skills class to all incoming 3rd graders; teach optional advanced class for upper IS students

    • Work daily with kids ages 4-14 assisting with research and library skills, troubleshooting computers, readers’ advisory

    • Promote and collaborate with teachers to consistently integrate curricula materials in daily classroom use

    • Conduct library orientations for classes each year

    • Communicate with staff and students about school library program and its offerings (during staff meetings and email)

  • Programs

    • Conduct weekly story time for lower primary classes

    • Assist teachers with running book groups for 3rd-8th graders

    • Supervise Newbery & Printz book clubs for interested IS and AS students

  • Other duties as assigned by the head of school and/or deans

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Library Science. 

  • Experience in a K-8 school or with elementary school-aged children preferred

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Comfortable with technology and other tools 

  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening

  • Valid Colorado driver's license 


Compensation

Salary is based on experience and benefits offered include employer-paid health insurance, paid time off, TIAA-CREF retirement plan matching contributions and a flexible benefits program. Contact the Business Office for a full benefits description and eligibility requirements.


Application Procedures: To apply, send résumé, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and references to Markus Hunt at [email protected]

NO CALLS PLEASE. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: The Logan School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.