JOB DESCRIPTION LOWER SCHOOL LIBRARIAN GEORGETOWN DAY SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS: · Master's Degree in Library Science · Teaching Experience Preferred · Extensive knowledge of children's literature, information resources, search techniques and research methods, both general and in specific subject areas · Ability to work comfortably and effectively in a non-traditional, often hectic library space RESPONSIBILITIES: · Coordinate library instruction of students in PK-2, collaborating with faculty to integrate instruction with the classroom curriculum and laying the foundation for Information Literacy Curriculum · Assist faculty in promoting love of reading and guiding students in the individual choice of books for recreational and research reading · Provide reference assistance to students, staff and parents · Contribute to development and maintenance of collection, evaluate and order new titles to meet the needs of curriculum and the community, cataloging, processing and administering weeding and inventory · Maintain AV equipment and manage AV budget and equipment · Coordinate and schedule use of the library for classes, author visits and other events · Keep abreast of current practices and issues in librarianship and education through journal reading, membership in associations and attendance at conferences and other professional-development activities · Participate actively in the life of the Lower School, including attending staff and grade level meetings Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume' and three letters of reference to Director of Studies, Georgetown Day School, 4530 MacArthur Blvd, NW., Washington, DC 20007, or fax 202-295-6121 or [log in to unmask] GDS is an EOE. If there are any questions, I am the contact person. Susan A. Levy Assistant to the Director of Studies Georgetown Day School 4530 MacArthur Blvd. NW Washington, DC 20007 202-295-6125 202-295-6121 fax www.gds.org -- The information in this email is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful.