11/27/14 – Thanksgiving Around the World
11/27/14 – Thanksgiving Around the World
11/26/14 – Lead Teacher, Lead Librarian
The Quarry Bay School Learning Centre, Hong Kong
Sarah P’s comments: I am normally wary of positions which ask a person to both teach and run a library as, in my experience, the library usually comes second and thus suffers. If you apply and interview I would ask questions about the equal division of duties. Could not find any reviews.
The Quarry Bay School Learning Centre (Library) is an integral part of the learning experience provided for students; and an essential link between the IB Primary Years’ Programme (PYP) curriculum framework and information resources. Our vision is to foster an environment that not only encourages children to love books and reading; but also helps students develop higher order information and research fluency skills.
Quarry Bay School’s recently renovated Learning Centre (Library) is a focal point for the school and is bright, welcoming, child-friendly and space!
The Lead Teacher (Teacher Librarian) will be an enthusiastic and exemplary classroom practitioner. They will be passionate about literature, reading, learning technologies (LTs) and collaboration with classroom teachers, specialist teachers and year groups. They will promote the profile of the Quarry Bay School’s Learning Centre as a significant resource and a critical part of daily learning across all year levels. They will be a leader of learning and teaching across the school and promote high quality opportunities for the students. They will ensure a dynamic, consistent and school wide approach to the position.
The Lead Teacher (Teacher Librarian) will further be expected to:
You will need to be an experienced and qualified primary teacher. In addition you will have the required knowledge, skills and understanding of information literacy to enable you to support students across the primary phase; to realise the full potential of the library as a centre of learning.
Apart from being a great teacher, having a recognised library qualification would be beneficial. You will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic individual who loves working with children. You will be a great team player, very well organised and possess excellent spoken and written English skills. Your warm personality coupled with strong interpersonal skills will enable you to communicate effectively with all members of the school community.
Whilst library qualifications are desirable, you will also be someone who has a love of books and be sufficiently well read to be able to recommend appropriate reading materials to both students and adults. You will feel confident and comfortable working with groups of children, staff and parents across the primary phase and be passionate about learning.
The candidate for the Lead Teacher (Teacher Librarian) must be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria. He/she must:
Closing Date: 30 Nov 2014
Please contact Doris Wong by 25664457 or email@example.com for enquiries only.
Applications must be submitted online through http://recruit.esf.edu.hk
Step 1: Go to the Registration tab and register. You will then receive an email with an activation link.
Step 2: When your account has been activated, login to the system and click “Job Listing”
Step 3: Check the box next to the job(s) that you wish to apply for and click “Apply & Continue” at the bottom of the page.
Quarry Bay School
Principal: Ms Wilhelmina Dunstan
Quarry Bay School is a four-form entry school with approximately 720 students.
11/26/14 – Telework Client Services Manager
New Jersey, USA
Sarah P’s comments: this position is listed via Virtual Vocations and you must be a member to apply.
Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014 – This job expires in 24 days
A professional association is seeking a Remote Client Services Manager in Piscataway, New Jersey.
Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
11/26/14 – Biosciences Information Librarian
Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
Sarah P’s comments: This position was originally posted on 5/1/14. Cornell is also seeking a Biblio-Metadata Librarian.
|Contact:||Ms. Anna melin Iqbal
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
|Online App. Form:||https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/2001/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=237 11|
11/26/14 – Manager, Member Services
IFLA Headquarters, The Hague, Netherlands
Salary: approx. € 51.000 per year depending on experience, excluding holiday and year-end allowances.
Position type: 36 hours per week; initial a 1-year contract. Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU.
Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2014
Under limited direction, the Manager, Member Services manages a discrete organizational function of significant importance to overall operations and membership. This position plays a leadership and strategic role in the development and oversight of services, partnerships, and communications that benefit members. It also has the opportunity to help shape the strategic direction and policies of the organization. The position reports to the Secretary General. The position supervises other designated staff. The position may require international travel and representation.
The person in this position will be an experienced and strategic manager with proven ability in:
Applications should be in English and consist of a covering letter that specifies your suitability for the position based on the responsibilities and skills in this job description; a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees.
Jennefer Nicholson, Secretary General, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ina Dijkstra, HR Advisor, email: email@example.com.
Job: Library Director (2 positions)
Ross University, St. Kitts & Portsmouth, Dominica
Sarah P’s comments: Both of these positions were originally advertised in September. The school in St. Kitts is for veterinarians and the one in Dominica for doctors. As I said in another post, there have been seven medical librarian positions in the Caribbean posted this year. It’s the time to apply if you have experience and want to go this area of the world.
|Director of Library Services (two openings – St. Kitts and Dominica)|
|Ross University is seeking a Director of Library Services for each of their Caribbean campuses: School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) located on the island of St. Kitts and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) located on the island of Dominica.The Director will be responsible for library operations. Responsibilities include: establishing and meeting goals/objectives for the future of the library as an information center, ensuring goals are aligned with the goals of the institution. Broadly, this includes determining what services are needed, how to provide them, and how to support them.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct the affairs of the library with service to students, faculty, and staff as the top priority. Oversee planning and organization, policy creation and implementation, provision and updating of information resources, instruction in the use of library resources, and library staff training/development. Ensure the library runs smoothly; the necessary resources are available and properly organized; students and staff know how to use the resources; library policies reflect the best interests of the students and staff; and the facility is clean, comfortable and conducive to research/studying.
An MLS from an ALA-accredited library school is required; a PhD in Library Sciences is highly preferred; 5+ years of administrative experience in an academic medical library, including supervisory experience; thorough knowledge and experience with medical library practices and procedures and excellent prioritization skills. Qualified candidates will possess strong service orientation and excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to plan and evaluate library services and knowledge of emerging trends in library and information fields. The selected candidate will have the ability and experience to manage support services for academic and research environment with customers that include students, faculty and researchers.
11/25/14 – Elementary School Librarian
Concordia International School, Shanghai, China
Sarah P’s comments: Concordia is advertising directly on ALAJobs rather than by an agency or TIE (The International Educator). Also, the reviews are positive…join ISR (International School Reviews) for more information about this school.
|Salary: $56,740 to $75,670|
|Concordia International School Shanghai invites staff to join a community where “what if…” is encouraged. We foster our teachers’ talents and encourage their professional growth. “Bring your passions and decide how much difference you can make.”The ES Library is a recently remodeled, dynamic space. The resources, both online and in print, help students become information literate and strong users of credible resources are vast. (see http://www.concordiashanghai.org/academics/libraries/elementary-school-library ). Students, faculty, and the community are able to access and use technology in exciting ways and creative ways when connecting to the facility.
To review a job description and complete an application please go to the employment section of www.concordiashanghai.org. Stated salary range in net, all Chinese taxes are paid. A list of benefits is available on the application webpage.
11/24/14 – I recently received an e-mail from a reference librarian at NYU Shanghai who is chronicling his international experience. For anyone interested his name is Ray and this is his blog: raypun101.tumblr.com.
Thanks for sharing Ray…
11/23/14 – Associate Professor of Library Services
Palau Community College, Koror, Palau
Sarah P’s comments: Palau is arguably one of the nicest places in the South Pacific. The pay is low but that is true for the whole region. This is an interesting position because it is an ‘opportunity for a librarian with experience in instruction to share expertise in library services and to serve as a leader in Palau’s library community‘. Earlier this year the college advertised for a Director of Library Services (first 5/2 and then re-posted 9/22) however this appears to be a different position. For anyone interested in gaining some Library Science teaching experience without needing a PHd, it could be a good opportunity.
Salary: $18,009 TO $27,725 Per Annum (depending on qualifications and work experience). Benefits include health and life insurance, 10/2 annual work schedule (10 months on and 2 months paid leave), and paid relocation expenses. Housing provided.
Summary of Description: Palau Community College seeks an experienced librarian to teach the college’s Library & Information Services Associates Degree Program. PCC is located in the Republic of Palau in the Western Pacific region and is an accredited post-secondary vocational and academic institution serving all of Micronesia. This position is a unique opportunity for a librarian with experience in instruction to share expertise in library services and to serve as a leader in Palau’s library community.
Examples of Duties consist, but are not limited to: Responsible for teaching courses in accordance with the approved course outlines and developing curriculum for his/her respective division; maintain accurate attendance and counseling and advising students as needed. Participate in College committees and engage in College functions and activities. Serve as a leader and role model to the local library community through the Palau Association of Libraries and librarian training activities. Perform other duties as directed by the College.
Minimum Experience and Qualifications: Master’s or Bachelor degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent with 5+ years experience preferred in an academic or library with progressive levels of responsibility. Teaching and instruction experience is highly preferred. Knowledge of Pacific culture and familiar with Pacific information resources is a plus.
General information: Application forms may be obtained from the Human Resources Office or at the college website: http://pcc.palau.edu/about/jobs/. Send completed application, resume and transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
(Copies of transcripts will be sufficient during review process, but official transcripts and a recent police clearance will be required
prior to any issued or offered contract).
For further information, call 680-488-2470 x 227, or visit the HRD office on campus or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
11/21/14 – Medical School Librarian
Xavier University School of Medicine, Oranjestad, Aruba
Sarah P’s comments: This is the seventh medical librarian position listed for the Caribbean this year. If you are interested in this part of the world, I would study health sciences!
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