Summary: Directly reporting to the Associate Principal for Academic
Life and the Principal, the Librarian/Curriculum Resources Specialist oversees
the day-to-day management of the Library, including its collection and services,
promotes interdisciplinary activities, responds to teachers’ curricular needs,
researches topics for both teachers and students, and instructs teachers and
students in various methods and approaches to research.
Assists with library budget management
and library planning in conjunction with the Associate Principal of Academic
Life and Principal.
Selects, acquires and weeds material in
the library collection in accordance with the school philosophy and curricular
Maintains electronic catalog and
Oversees cataloging and processing of
Maintains library laptop/desktop
computers and provides technical assistance to students with desktops, laptops,
Provides assistance to students and faculty
to support the curriculum.
Monitors Library and provides
assistance during peak student hours.
Oversees attendance of study periods.
Oversees annual inventory of library
books and materials.
Plans and organizes library displays.
As a member of Academic Affairs, works
with faculty on curriculum planning.
Collaborates with teachers in all
departments to develop, implement and evaluate research assignments, using hard
copy and electronic resources.
Plays a central role in working with
faculty and coordinating opportunities for interdisciplinary studies. Takes
initiative to encourage teachers to engage in interdisciplinary activities and
provides resources to support these activities.
Available for consultation with
teachers. Responds to teachers’ curricular needs by providing them with
professional development and instructional guidance.
Focuses on building a collection that
ensures teachers have the resources to support innovation and class projects in
all subject areas.
Performs research for teachers using
both traditional and electronic information sources including academic databases
and available public library systems.
Assists with source selection and evaluation. Instructs teachers in using various research
Assists with orientation of freshmen
and new students, with a particular focus on digital literacy and citizenship.
Provides instruction designed to develop skills on effective
research, resource evaluation and information literacy. Assists with source selection and evaluation, particularly
focusing on how to appropriately and effectively use electronic resources.
Instruct students individually or in
groups in locating, selecting, and accessing library resource materials,
writing research papers, developing research projects, or selecting books for
research or enjoyment.