Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Head Librarian - St. Ignacious College Preparatory - San Francisco

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Please also submit two letters of reference to:

We currently have a job opening for a full-time head librarian at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. If you are interested in applying for the position, please review the Minimum Requirements for Head Librarian.


    1. Support the School's mission of academic excellence by collaborating with staff and assisting in providing a welcoming environment for reading, research, and study;
    2. Supervise staff of one librarian and one library technology assistant, including library volunteers and student workers;
    3. Effectively plan the school library program to meet identified needs;
    4. Maintain the library budget and select appropriate electronic and in-print materials;
    5. Develop and support new technologies that are relevant to 21st century learners;
    6. Provide bibliographic instruction and orientations to high school students and faculty;
    7. Supervise and assist in minimal cataloging and maintaining our Athena book catalog;
    8. Support faculty in integrating research into class projects; and
    9. Supervise high school students with staff in a very busy high school environment.

Minimum Requirements for Head Librarian

  • Masters Degree in Library Science
  • Experience in a high school or college supervising staff and maintaining a library budget
  • Experience with online catalogs, subscription databases, and Internet search strategies
  • Experience in providing direct public service to students and faculty
  • Must be familiar with current Mac and Windows operating systems

Competitive salary and benefits.

St. Ignatius is a Jesuit, Catholic, coed college preparatory high school located in the Sunset District of San Francisco. St. Ignatius has a long history and tradition of excellence in academics.

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