The Library Assistant’s primary role is to supervise the Library in the late afternoons and during evening study hours as well as perform librarian related tasks during this period. This is a part-time hourly position of 30 hours per week when school is in session.
Supervises all Library users during afternoon (1-6 p.m.) and evening hours (7:15-9:30 p.m.), Monday-Thursday, ensuring compliance with the Library Use Policies.
Operates the Library circulation/reference desk assisting students, faculty and visitors with all Library needs.
Assists with student research projects including developing research guides and collecting print & online resources.
Maintains the Library facility including technology, furniture, displays, collection and supplies.
Oversees all cataloging work done by volunteers, updates related documentation and troubleshoots LMS.
Provides direction and oversight to parent and student Library volunteers on various tasks and special projects
Assists with collection development, weeding, inventory, and reporting.
Maintains the Library’s online presence on the School website, classroom management software and social media.
Assists with Library subscriptions management, purchasing, user access and troubleshooting.
Provides technology support with printers, copiers, 3-D printer, VR installation, loaner laptops, chargers, etc.
Assists with Library and related program purchasing and billing.
Serves as substitute for Library Director as necessary.
Attends all-school functions as requested by supervisor.
Fulfill staff-related duties as agreed upon by the Dean of Staff and Library Director
CPR / AED TRAINED AND CERTIFIED – All Athenian employees must have up-to-date certifications in both cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and proper operation of a defibrillator (AED).
The Athenian School is a distinctive independent school that prepares its students for college and for lives of meaning and purpose. Athenian encourages students to become life-long learners and infuses them with confidence, independence, personal responsibility and a sense of community. Enrollment in grades 6-12 is 490 students, including 56 boarding students, 42 of whom are international studen...ts. For more information about Athenian’s unique educational program, applicants are encouraged to visit our website: www.athenian.org.
Every employee is an Athenian community member, and as such, embraces the cornerstones of Athenian’s philosophy: respect; open, direct communication; honesty; fairness; responsibility; and dedication to the students in their intellectual and personal growth. Additionally, active support for environmental conservation, international understanding, equity, inclusion, justice, participatory government, outdoor education, and service is essential. Cultural competence is an expectation of employment for all teaching and professional staff at Athenian. As a school that from its founding has valued the worth and integrity of each individual, we are particularly interested in candidates with a proven commitment to teaching and working in a diverse, multicultural setting.
Athenian School strives to attract and retain a faculty and staff of the highest caliber. We have a unique community here, filled with many differing opinions, backgrounds, ideologies and experiences. We have students from all over the globe, our families include a mom and a dad, two moms, two dads, single parents, guardians and stepparents. We have many faiths and those who are non-observant. We represent all income levels. What we share is a belief in Athenian’s mission. By embracing diversity in all forms — gender and gender identity, sexuality, faith, ethnicity, socio-economic status — we encourage students to take intellectual risks, to challenge their own assumptions and to learn to work collaboratively as global citizens and advocates for positive change. We ask that all candidates take time to read about Athenian’s history and philosophy.
The Athenian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, faith, sex, gender or gender expression, age, ability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status. The Athenian School is actively seeking to create a more culturally diverse school community and as such, we encourage people of color and members of the LGBTIQ community to apply.