posted December 6, 2013 4:16 PM
Gann Academy seeks a part-time Library Assistant to provide circulation and reference services for the school community, as well as process and shelve library materials and other duties as needed. This is an immediate opening for a 20-hour per week position.
Gann Academy is a 15-year old pluralistic Jewish day school in Waltham committed to providing a challenging, nurturing, and inspiring education that integrates intensive Jewish studies with the sciences and the humanities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists patrons in the use of print and electronic resources and the physical library space;
- Provides reference services using both print and electronic resources for students, faculty and staff;
- Supervises the library to maintain a productive and collaborative research environment;
- Orders and process books and other library resources;
- Shelf-reads and shelves materials to maintain the organization of the collection;
- Assists patrons with equipment such as computers, printers, and photocopiers; and
- Performs other duties and projects as needed
Standard and functional Competencies
- Ability to work with wide range of people--students, parents, faculty, staff, donors, college representatives and community members
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
- Ability to work independently and effectively in a changing, fast-paced environment
- Fluent in English Language
- Computer Literate
Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree
- Enrollment in an MLIS program is a plus
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Stacy Schwartz, Library & Media Specialist, at email@example.com.
posted December 2, 2013 6:42 PM
NMH seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Library Director to lead and oversee all aspects of the school's library. Reporting to the Dean of Faculty, the Director works closely with NMH program leaders and the Director of Academic Technology to ensure the library's academic and technical resources adequately support and advance the school's educationalprogram. The Library Director is responsible for working with faculty and staff to develop and implement instructional design solutions for the classroom. The Director provides leadership and administrative oversight in all areas of the library, including budgeting, acquisitions, collection development, research and instruction. The ideal candidate actively promotes, through the support of teachers and students, critical thinking and innovation within the curriculum.
Candidates should possess a masters in Library Sciences, a minimum of five years of experience demonstrating progressive professional growth in a secondary school library or similar setting, and at least two to three years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate must possess a demonstrated interest and skill in the area of emerging technologies and experience working effectively in a highly collaborative, process-oriented setting.
Applicants should be excited about innovative methods in secondary education, possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, have experience in diversity work and an eagerness to work with a diverse student body in a boarding school environment.
Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to:
Dean of Faculty
Northfield Mount Hermon
One Lamplighter Way, Mt. Hermon, MA 01354
Phone: (413) 498-3432; Fax: (413) 498-3155
posted November 25, 2013 4:13 PM
Technology Integration Assistant (P/T- 19 hours per week) - Apply online HERE
Salary: Grade 16 (Support Staff Manual)
Description: The primary focus of this position is to assist teachers in their implementation of technology in the classroom. This assistance can be given in many ways, including direct classroom instruction to students, direct instruction to the teachers for web 2.0 educational tools. This also includes first-tier hardware and software troubleshooting. The secondary focus of this position is to facilitate and support district-wide technology initiatives that provoke innovative learning.
Extensive knowledge of Google apps including Gmail, Drive (docs, forms, spreadsheets, presentation) and Sites
Strong knowledge of Web 2.0 classroom tools such as wikis, blogs, twitter etc.
Working knowledge of classroom tech peripherals including Smartboards, Ladibug document cameras, and printers
Working knowledge of Chromebooks
Working knowledge of iPads and educational based apps.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and other basic productivity tools
Aptitude in working with people of all technical abilities is a MUST
Strong problem-solving skills
Able to learn technology quickly and independently
Must be outgoing and friendly
Being a self-starter is important, but also must be able to work collaboratively
Prior technology integration experience a bonus, but not required
Familiarity with curriculum and technology standards a bonus, but not required
posted October 8, 2013 5:13 PM
POSITION: Instructional Technology Specialist (Certified Teaching Position)
QUALIFICATIONS: Appropriate certification with the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Assist teacher colleagues in the effective use of technology and online resources in support of high student achievement and the curriculum through embedded technology professional development support (co-planning, co-teaching, in-class demonstrations, modeling, mentoring, data collection, analysis, and reporting, providing feedback to colleagues following peer observations, looking at student work, and other instructional strategies).
Other duties as assigned by the director of technology or his/her designee.
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
SALARY: PER UNIT A TEACHERS' CONTRACT
STARTING DATE: IMMEDIATELY
APPLICATION PROCESS: SUBMIT RESUME AND LETTER OF INTENT TO: www.SchoolSpring.com JOB ID#507114
PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 22, 2013
posted September 15, 2013 12:55 AM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence prepares kindergarten through 5th grade students of Springfield for academic success and engaged citizenship through insistence on rigorous, challenging work. The school incorporates Dr. King's commitment to the highest standards in scholarship, civic participation and the ideal of the beloved community. mlkcs.org
Currently, MLKCSE owns approximately 3,000 books and does not own a software program to catalogue, manage and inventory its collection. MLKCSE currently does not have a certified library media specialist on staff. MLKCSE went through an evaluation process and plans to purchase the Atriuum Express library management software from Book Systems. We desire to hire for the fall a graduate student who is close to completing their library science degree to manage and implement the project of setting up the catalog and addressing the backlog.
The graduate student will receive training on the Atriuum software and receive the assistance of a part-time staff person.
The project manager is a paid, temporary, full-time, fall position. In addition to the online catalog implementation, we are looking for someone to help establish workflows for cataloguing, to help us assess the collection, and to provide other assistance in helping us organize the library for the fall. The work will be done onsite at the MLKSCE in Springfield, MA.
Enrolled in Simmons GSLIS or recent graduate
Familiarity with school libraries
Completion of LIS415, Information Organization
Project Dates, Schedule and Salary:
Starting: September 23, 2013 (preferred but no later than September 30)
Ending: December 20, 2013 or until project completed, if sooner.
Schedule and Hours - Monday through Friday except holidays - 7:30 to 4 or if working lunch 8 to 4
Application Deadline: September 20, 2013
Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to:
Matthew Atwood, Academic Coordinator