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Interim Library Director, Dana Hall School (Wellesley)

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Interim Library Director (Temporary, Family Leave Coverage). The individual in this position will be accountable for:

Supervising all library and archives operations and staff
Managing the library facility
Serving as a Department Head and attending Department Heads Committee meetings, as well as All-Employee, Full-Faculty, and Upper School Faculty Meetings
Overseeing collection development and acquiring circulating print and digital materials, as well as administering digital book purchases for classes, as needed
Performing circulation and reference duties as part of a rotation with other librarians
Supervising students visiting the library and on-duty student employees
Overseeing and participating in information and digital literacy instruction to students and faculty
Overseeing department social media accounts
Serving as a member of the Technology Working Group and the Educational Technology Facilitators Committee
Other responsibilities as required


Successful candidates will be kind, creative, curious, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and accurate record-keeping skills. They should have demonstrable leadership skills, a strong work ethic and an ability to effectively work and multi-task in an active school environment. Candidates should be comfortable with rapidly changing technologies, have experience working with young people, excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, as well as enjoy reading and working with adolescent girls.

Candidates must have a Master's degree in Library/Information Science, at least 3-5 years of administrative and general library experience, and proficiency with Google Apps and Apple products. Work experience in a school or library environment is preferred, as is familiarity with TLC.  Candidates must be able to remain seated for extended periods of time, as well as lift and move up to 60 lbs.

This is a temporary full-time position reporting to the Academic Dean from late August through the fall.  It includes evening and weekend hours.

Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

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Full/Part Time





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2021-03-22 |  Quick link to this job