Thursday, December 05, 2013

Library Director - Northfield Mount Hermon (MA)

Library Director - Northfield Mount Hermon (MA). Full Time, Academic Year. NMH seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Library Director to lead and oversee all aspects of the school’s library. Reporting to the Dean of Faculty, the Director works closely with NMH program leaders and the Director of Academic Technology to ensure the library’s academic and technical resources adequately support and advance the school’s educational program. The Library Director is responsible for working with faculty and staff to develop and implement instructional design solutions for the classroom. The Director provides leadership and administrative oversight in all areas of the library, including budgeting, acquisitions, collection development, research and instruction. The ideal candidate actively promotes, through the support of teachers and students, critical thinking and innovation within the curriculum. Candidates should possess a masters in Library Sciences, a minimum of five years of experience demonstrating progressive professional growth in a secondary school library or similar setting, and at least two to three years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate must possess a demonstrated interest and skill in the area of emerging technologies and experience working effectively in a highly collaborative, process-oriented setting. Applicants should be excited about innovative methods in secondary education, possess a demonstrated interest in making a positive impact on the lives and learning of adolescents, have experience in diversity work and an eagerness to work with a diverse student body in a boarding school environment. Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to: Dean of Faculty, Northfield Mount Hermon, One Lamplighter Way, Mt. Hermon, MA 01354, Phone: (413) 498-3432; Fax: (413) 498-3155, Northfield Mount Hermon School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.