Librarian, Upper School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge MA
posted April 7, 2014 4:48 PM
Duties/Description: BB and N seeks a flexible, energetic, innovative, full-time librarian who is comfortable in a high school setting and familiar with evolving technology and online resources. Working with the Director of the Library, the responsibilities for this faculty position includemaintaining the library's website and catalog; providing reference and other instruction to students individually and in small groups; arranging special programs to teach students to use digital resources; assisting in hardcopy and digital collection development; working collaboratively with faculty; encouraging an atmosphere welcoming to students and conducive to study; other responsibilities as assigned.
About BB and N:
BB and N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent
schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne and Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on three separate campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB and N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLIS degree is required. Three years of professional library experience, especially in a high school library, is preferred.
-A solid knowledge of digital educational resources and the ability to educate and assist students and faculty in the
application of these resources,
-Familiarity with social media applications,
-Working knowledge of office suite applications.
As a member of the BB and N faculty, the librarian will attend faculty meetings, participate in professional development, participate in the life of the school including possible committee work, student advising, and - if desired - student club advising.
In addition, the candidate will demonstrate:
-Good organizational skills,
-Enjoyment working with students in an educational setting,
-Excellent oral and written communication skills,
-Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues,
-High standards of professional conduct,
-A good sense of humor.
Send: To Apply:
Please visit the employment opportunities page at www.bbns.org or click http://www.bbns.org/page.cfm?p=519 to complete
your online application. Upload from your computer your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and Reference List as a single combined Word Document where it says ATTACH A RESUME (last section of the application). Documents submitted in PDF format are not accepted.
Questions about this position should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org - (Please, no phone calls/e-mails to Head's office and/or HR.)
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related physical or mental disability.
We welcome candidates who will increase ourdiversity; we encourage candidates of color to apply.