Episcopal High School in Houston seeks a librarian to provide library technology resources to the entire community of students, faculty, and administration. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
--Effectively plan the school library program to meet identified needs of students.
--Help to budget for the library including expected purchases, staffing expenses, and maintenance expenses on existing equipment.
--Provide group instruction and individual user guidance for students in location of resources and use of research techniques.
--Consult and plan with teachers on the appropriate use and scheduling of materials for classroom instruction and or library technology resources used by students.
--Inform users of library media center materials and provide staff development opportunities for teachers in the availability and utilization of learning resources.
--Manage the acquisition, processing, organization, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of resources.
--Develop research projects and other teaching tools to help students become more efficient in finding material both in books and on the Internet.
--Help to manage the daily life of the library.
--Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate work in library science
--Excellent verbal and written communications skills
--Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills
Interested candidates are asked to visit the school's website at www.ehshouston.org and to e-mail a letter, resume, and contact information of four professional references to Nancy Eisenberg (Associate Head of School) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Episcopal High School in Houston
Founded in 1983, Episcopal High School of Houston is a four-year coeducational day school within the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. The school community is faith-centered and provides instruction to college-bound students with a wide range of abilities. The strong academic program is complemented by extensive offerings in the arts, religion, and athletics. Episcopal is located on a 35-acre campus in the suburban residential community of Bellaire, which is surrounded by Houston.
Enrollment – 730 students total
Faculty – 98 men and women, with 60% holding advanced degrees.
Average class size – 15
Schedule – On an academic semester calendar with seven periods and lunch in a day
Financial Aid – Approximately 18-22% of students receive financial aid.
College Attendance – Generally, 99% of Episcopal High School graduates attend a four-year college.