Job: Director of Libraries

General Information
Position:
Director of Libraries

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
For information about Ransom Everglades School and benefits of employment, please view the information at https://www.ransomeverglades.org/page/about/employment.

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time administrative position as Director of Libraries. The Director of Libraries oversees the Dan Leslie Bowden Library on the Upper School campus and the Braman Family Media Center on the Middle School campus, as well as all support services provided by the libraries.   The Director of Libraries sets the vision for the RE libraries to support students and faculty in implementing student-centered pedagogy and a 21st century curriculum.  The Director of Libraries sets and manages the budget, trains and supervises library staff and volunteers, oversees the development of the library collection, and creates and implements curriculum in digital and media literacy, research, and presentation skills. An opportunity exists for the Director of Libraries to evaluate and modernize the physical design of the two libraries, and to work closely with the Technology Department to ensure that the libraries are outfitted with technology that best enhances students’ ability to seek and create knowledge. The Director of Libraries is a member of the school’s Academic Council, working closely with academic Department Chairs.


Education:

A Master’s degree in Library Science or a closely related field, and work experience in a supervisory capacity is required.

Significant knowledge of the operations of middle and secondary school libraries is required, including cataloging and collection management, library policies, library automation and technologies, and the teaching functions of school libraries. 

Previous experience as a library director is preferred.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
09-24-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.ransomeverglades.org/page/about/employment

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Other
  • School Media Centers

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Ransom Everglades School

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
3575 Main Hwy

City:
Coconut Grove

Zip:
33133

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Ransom Everglades School

Address:
3575 Main Hwy

City:
Coconut Grove

State:
FL

Zip:
33133

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
John King

Contact Email:
careers@ransomeverglades.org

Contact Phone:
305-460-8800

Contact Fax:

How to apply

 Please email application materials, including a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to CAREERS@RANSOMEVERGLADES.ORG

 

 

 


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