Columbus School for Girls (CSG) is an independent day school in Columbus, Ohio, founded in 1898, serving diverse students in pre-k through grade 12. CSG empowers girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders. As a leader in the education of girls and young women, CSG is a vibrant community of more than 560 students, 135 faculty and staff, and 2,500 active alumnae. CSG’s 8-acre academic campus in the beautiful Bexley neighborhood is a ten-minute drive from downtown Columbus, a city bustling with artistic, civic, and shopping experiences. Having just completed a strategic plan to guide the School’s direction over the next several years, CSG offers an exceptional, student-centered academic experience with strong offerings in the arts, an impressive athletic program, and a health and wellness curriculum that is unique in Central Ohio. This combination of academics and skills ensures that CSG students will be well prepared for life beyond CSG.
Columbus School for Girls seeks to hire an energetic and creative 75% time Middle School Librarian to begin in the fall of 2018. CSG offers a competitive salary, benefits, and professional opportunities and welcomes candidates who add to the racial, cultural, religious, and gender diversity of the school community.
Major Functions and Responsibilities:
Promote a love of reading and learning in all students
Collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction that empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information
Participate actively in the life of the school, including leading clubs and/or activities, chaperoning school trips, and possibly coaching
Work with faculty to effectively integrate technology into curriculum, including co-teaching as needed.
Evaluate, promote, and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning.
Manage library outreach efforts, including visiting authors, book clubs, and partnerships with other libraries and agencies.
Experience, Characteristics, Qualities:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
Strong candidates will possess an MLIS or similar degree/certification and experience in independent schools and/or libraries
An understanding of the value of an all-girls education and the eagerness to learn about the best ways to help young women of promise reach their full potential as learners and leaders
Excellent communication skills, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well within a diverse, collaborative environment
Familiarity with current Young Adult (YA) and middle grade literature
Experience with technology integration that supports teaching and learning as well as social media experience
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in and qualifications for this specific position and a resume in a single Word document to: Diane Mosher, Hiring Coordinator, Columbus School for Girls, 65 S. Drexel Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43209; fax: (614) 252-0571; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please put Middle School Librarian Search in the subject line.
Columbus School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other status protected by law.
About Columbus School for Girls
Columbus School for Girls (CSG), located in Columbus Ohio, is an independent, college preparatory day school with a total enrollment of 560 girls. Founded in 1898, CSG is dedicated to girls’ intellectual, social, and ethical growth from early childhood through twelfth grade. The school is characterized by challenging academics, enriching arts and athletics, supportive relationships, and a range of diversity. Each CSG girl is empowered to discover her true voice and embrace her full potential amid the challenges and opportunities of a global and dynamic world.