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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

 

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