Librarian K-8 Independent School

The Logan School for Creative Learning / Denver, CO

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year   Job type of library School (K-12)   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Position Overview:
The Logan School Librarian is primarily responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the school’s library and information systems including but not limited to: assisting kids ages 4.5-14 with research and book selection, maintaining the library database, checking out books and technology to faculty and staff and teaching Information Toolkit to students ages 8-12.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and maintain the Logan School’s library of books and technology resources
    • Purchase, catalog, shelve, and weed fiction, non-fiction, and staff collections
    • Work with teachers to make sure the library has the resources necessary for their classes, including databases, periodicals, book group sets, AV equipment
    • Find relevant materials for teachers when requested
    • Manage and maintain the circulation of laptops and AV equipment
    • Assist with set-ups for AV equipment at meetings, events, etc.
    • Manage library budget, including reconciling monthly credit card statement
    • Manage circulation, including overdue and missing materials
    • Manage library donations
    • Supervise students using the library
  • Develop library and information technology skills program curricula
    • Teach required information technology/library skills class to all incoming 3rd graders; teach optional advanced class for upper IS students
    • Work daily with kids ages 4-14 assisting with research and library skills, troubleshooting computers, readers’ advisory
    • Promote and collaborate with teachers to consistently integrate curricula materials in daily classroom use
    • Conduct library orientations for classes each year
  • Programs
    • Conduct weekly story time for lower primary classes
    • Assist teachers with running book groups for 3rd-8th graders
    • Supervise Newbery & Printz book clubs for interested IS and AS students
  • Other duties as assigned by the head of school and/or deans

 

Status:

This is a salaried, benefited, faculty position paid over 12 months although this person is only required to be at school when school is in session (beginning of August to beginning of June).

 

Supervision:

The Head of School is the direct supervisor for this position.

Hours:

Typically 8:00am- 4:00pm Monday-Friday when school is in session. Attendance is required at All-Staff Meetings until 5:00pm at least once per month.

 

Qualifications:

  • MLS
  • Proficiency with Google Suites
  • Comfort and experience with various forms and platforms for technology (Mac, Windows, Chromebook) and audio visual equipment (projectors and tvs)
  • Teaching experience preferred

 

Compensation:

This is a full-time position, with a salary range between $40,000-$50,000. The Logan School provides full benefits, including a group health plan, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, dental, life, and disability to all full-time employees.

Description of Community

About The Logan School

The Logan School for Creative Learning is an independent K-8 school for approximately 240 gifted students who are exceptionally inquisitive and hungry for knowledge. The Logan School fosters this love of learning by providing an experience-based education that allows students to develop individually to their fullest potential. With a focus on higher levels of critical thinking, students develop a mature sense of whom they are and how they will connect with the world around them -- skills that will serve them well into the future.

 

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Application Requirements

Cover Letter

Resume

Educational Philosophy

HR Contact Information

To apply, send résumé, cover letter, and references to Markus Hunt, Head of School, at employment@theloganschool.org. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Links

http://www.theloganschool.org

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Preferred

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Some

Weekends

None

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

December 4th, 2018

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