Job Location: Sacred Heart Schools Atherton - Atherton, CA
Position Type: Full Time 10 - Month Schedule of Duties
Education Level: Master’s degree
Salary Range: $92,000.00 - $95,000.00 Salary/year
Job Category: Preparatory (9th-12th Grades)
Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is seeking excellent candidates for an Instructional Librarian at the Preparatory.
Founded in 1898, SHS is a Roman Catholic, coeducational, independent school and is comprised of four divisions: SHS Preschool and Kindergarten, SHS Lower and Middle Schools for grades one through eight, and Sacred Heart Preparatory for grades nine through twelve. Located on a beautiful 64acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area, SHS is one of 23 schools in the U.S. Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to educate the whole child to be a leader who loves God and serves others. For more information about the schools, please visit our website: https://www.shschools.org/about/overview
*We offer competitive compensation based on years of experience, education, and skill level. This position offers health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan, and more.
Position Purpose: The instructional librarian works in partnership with the Library Director to create a robust information literacy program, a rich collection, and a productive learning environment in support of the college preparatory curriculum.
Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Support students in all aspects of the research and writing process
§ Assist students with the use of library resources including research databases, library catalog, citation generators and the printer
§ Supervise students in the library to maintain a balance between the need for quiet spaces with collaborative, working group spaces
§ Circulate materials to patrons and oversee overdue notices, work with Business Office to reconcile charges for unreturned or damaged materials, place requested materials on hold
§ Willingness to support student engagement through participation in school wide events and activities during the school day
§ Support Library Director and faculty in implementation of an information literacy program for students, including instruction in: finding, accessing and evaluating online sources, structuring effective online searches, fact-checking sources, synthesizing information, using information ethically and creating scholarly citation and works cited pages
§ Schedule class visits and maintain library calendar
§ Maintain currency in emerging library technologies and pedagogies relevant to a college preparatory high school
§ Foster collegial relationships with faculty and departments to engender collaboration and effectively support faculty and students
§ Maintain high level of professional development via membership in associations and networks, and attending professional meetings
§ Using established collection development practices, select and order print and digital materials that support the curriculum, address diversity and foster a love of reading
§ Promote a love of reading by maintaining a commitment to one’s personal reading, and recommending fiction and nonfiction books to students and faculty
§ Create physical and online book displays to promote new materials
§ Process new books and materials. Performs copy cataloging and deletes records for weeded titles
§ Regularly update online database usage statistics
§ Shelve books and shelf reads collection as needed
§ Work with library director as needed on special projects
§ Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science required. Will consider current MLIS students.
§ Prior experience working in a library and utilizing standard library practices including classification systems (e.g. Dewey) and MARC cataloging
§ Ability to support student research and writing
§ Demonstrated competency with Integrated Library Systems and research databases
§ Experience with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs
§ Interest in reading and discussing fiction and nonfiction books that are of interest to teens
§ A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools and professional behavior based on it
§ Works in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and complexities serving a varied constituency.
§ Must comply with all state vaccination requirements and show proof of vaccination including but not limited to COVID-19 or proof of eligibility for exemption.
§ Ability to travel safely and comfortably across a 64-acre campus.
§ Requires the ability to safely lift and shelve heavy textbooks many times over the course of an hour.
§ Requires the ability to actively circulate about the library, reach under tables, and sit for extended periods at a computer.
§ On a daily basis, spends extended time shelving books on very low shelves in a bent over position. Requires bending, sitting on floor, and extended reaching in order to shelve books.
§ Requires the ability to regularly lift more than 20 pounds.
§ Requires manual dexterity to sort books, use the phone, the computer and other library equipment.
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