Digital Literacy Librarian, Fisher-Watkins Library at Cushing Academy, Ashburnham MA
posted July 17, 2013 2:06 PM
Digital Literacy Librarian
The Fisher-Watkins Library at Cushing Academy seeks an energetic and creative individual to co-teach digital literacy and research skills in partnership with the school's faculty and library team. This position will be charged with developing our embedded library service to help students and teachers alike to take full advantage of the library's world-class digital collection and services.
The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited institution and experience teaching adolescents. The successful candidate will have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, the aptitude and enthusiasm needed to excel in an online environment, and the patience to teach these skills effectively in a multicultural and differentiated learning environment. The candidate should have knowledge of a wide variety of primarily electronic resources, both subscription and open-web based.
Reporting to the Library Director, the new position will be on an academic year contract and will likely include room and board. Hours include some weeknights and Sundays. Competitive salary and benefits. Full background check required. Submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources, Cushing Academy, 39 School Street, Ashburnham, MA, 01430, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.