Vacancy Prep Instructional Librarian

Ad type: jobs
Company: Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton
City: Atherton, CA
Workplace street: Atherton, CA
Category: Administrative
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 22 Sep 2019
Requirements for the applicant
Education: 4-Year Degree Required
Work experience: Professional
Job description
Prep Instructional Librarian

The School
Founded in 1898 by the Society of the Sacred Heart, an international congregation of Catholic women religious, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) is a Roman Catholic, independent, coeducational school whose educational philosophy is expressed in the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools. The SHS Preschool and Kindergarten, SHS Lower and Middle Schools and Sacred Heart Preparatory for grades nine through twelve comprise the four divisions of SHS.

Located on a beautiful 64acre campus in the San Francisco Bay Area, SHS is one of 23 schools in the U.S. Network of Sacred Heart Schools and is affiliated with a network of over 200 Sacred Heart schools worldwide. The school's mission is to educate the whole child to be a leader who loves God and serves others.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, please see our website at

The Position
The Instructional Librarian position is fulltime, non-exempt position that comes with an 10 month schedule of duties and accrued paid vacation. The Instructional Librarian works closely with the Library Director to foster a vibrant learning space conducive to independent and group inquiry. The Instructional Librarian supports the Library Director, students, faculty, and staff through instructional, supervisory, and clerical duties. This position shares responsibility for all other library duties with the Lucas Family Library staff. For a detailed job description, please click on or copy and paste the following into your web browser:

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assist students and teachers with research needs and with the use of library equipment and materials.
  • Teach students the skills necessary to access and use information ethically, providing instruction in the use of online resources, and compliance with bibliographic rules and styles through the use of formal and informal instructional methods.
  • Balance the need for a quiet space for students with the well-supervised space needed for small group collaboration and active learning.

    Requirements include:
  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university.
  • Three years of library experience at the high school level, preferably in an independent school environment.

    This position offers competitive compensation and health and welfare benefits subject to plan parameters, including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, Life & LTD, 403(b) retirement plan, lunch, and more.

    To Apply
    To apply online send a resume and a cover letter to and indicate Prep Instructional Librarian 2019 in the subject line of the email. We apologize that we are not able to respond to email or phone requests for additional information.

    You may also mail your resume to:
    Sacred Heart Schools
    150 Valparaiso Avenue
    Atherton, CA 94027
    Attention Human Resources: Prep Instructional Librarian 2019
    Preemployment background screening is required for all positions.

    Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state or local laws.

    As a faith-based institution, we reserve the right to use religion as a criterion in hiring decisions, as permitted by law, as it relates to performing essential job duties.


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    Founded in 1898, Sacred Heart Schools is a Roman Catholic, coeducation, independent school for students in preschool through grade twelve. Located on a beautiful, historic 63-acre campus in Atherton, ... read more