Location: Potomac , Maryland
Type: Part Time
Bullis School seeks a Lower School Collections Development Librarian (part time)for the 2023-24 academic year to manage the print collections and disseminate information about the school's library resources and services through various media platforms. This position works closely with the Lower School Teaching Librarian and the Middle and Upper School Librarians to ensure that the Bullis collection supports the school's robust reading initiatives and academic program. This part-time, 10-month position reports to the Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning.
The Bullis Librarians are a highly collaborative team that fosters a culture of continuous growth and improvement for themselves and the students and teachers they work with. The Lower School Library program seeks to maintain a student-centered, welcoming, and vibrant library environment conducive to active and participatory learning. The Collections Development Librarian will collaborate with the Head and Assistant Heads of Lower Schools, homerooms, and extraordinary teachers to build a culturally inclusive, individually responsive library collection. Additionally, this position will work with the Tech Coordinator to identify, evaluate, and adopt new digital resources and tools for learning.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training and education. Bullis School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades K-12 on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD. It has many state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School, please click here.
Qualities of a Bullis Lower School Learning Support Specialist
- An appreciation and respect for elementary-aged students as learners and people, through challenging and joyful moments alike
- Commitment and knowledge to work with, teach, and lead groups of diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways
- Good cheer, humor, and warmth, balanced by professionalism and sound judgment
- Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage multiple tasks and demands on attention
- Able to exchange accurate information in a professional manner with parents, students, faculty, and staff
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Extensive knowledge of children’s literature
- Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or related fields
- Experience working in an independent school library
- Prior experience working with children in grades k - 5
- Experience using and maintaining research databases, Libguides, and NoodleTools.
- Ability to manage a Library Management Software system, such as Follett Destiny
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume along with an application through the Bullis Career site. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidate materials immediately. We will keep applicants informed of their status throughout the process.
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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About Bullis School
Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics.