Maclay School seeks a dynamic, creative individual to serve as its Senior Librarian. The Senior Librarian will lead the library team and manage the day-to-day operations of the library, including budget, programming, collection development, as well as work with students, teachers, and administrators to continue to implement a vision for a cutting-edge 21st-century library. An ideal candidate is dynamic, committed to learning and growing as a professional, willing and able to collaborate with colleagues, and experienced in educational and library best practices. The senior librarian will provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the library program is aligned with the school’s goals, objectives, and mission.
All applicants must possess an excitement to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information and ideas; collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, assess student learning and instructional effectiveness; instill a love of learning in all students, and ensure equitable access to information and ideas. The successful candidate will be warm, approachable and able to communicate and actualize a vision of what information services and literacy mean in the 21st-century.
Maclay School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
An MLS or equivalent and a minimum of three years of experience as a school librarian are strongly preferred.
About Maclay School
Maclay School is a private, independent, non-sectarian college preparatory school located on 100 beautiful acres in northeast Leon County, Florida, about ten miles north of the state capitol building. It is dedicated to providing a liberal arts education, enabling each student to develop the inherent ability to the fullest extent with a balance of discipline and freedom. A group of parents founded the school in 1968 naming it in memory of Alfred B. Maclay, Jr., a World War II veteran whose mother was a major benefactor. The 2016-17 school year will be the 49th year for Maclay, now under the leadership of James Milford who is in his third year as Head of School.