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Posted on April 19, 2021


Posted April 15, 2021

POSITION: ANTICIPATED School Library Media Specialist (Full-Time, Tenure-Track Position)


  • Valid New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and School Library Media Specialist Endorsement
  • Demonstrated ability related to collection development, information technology, research methodology and library
  • program designs for children and adolescents
  • Effective problem-solving, human relations, and communication skills
  • Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status

JOB GOAL: To develop and coordinate educational media services and assist teachers and students in the effective use of the media center and information/educational technology as a learning resource to support the school's curriculum and to develop

students' print and digital information literacy skills.

AVAILABLE: September 1, 2021

CONTACT: Please send letter of interest, resume and copy of your certificates(s) to Christina M. Egan, Superintendent of Schools, at

DEADLINE: Friday, May 7, 2021 No phone calls or emails

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F


Posted on April 16, 2021

2021-2022 School Year


  • Coordinates with classroom instruction teachers in the assigned school/schools and works to achieve state curriculum content standards and district educational goals and objectives.

  • Collaborates with teachers to integrate information literacy competencies across the curricula including digital citizenship and understanding “fake news”.

  • Provide all forms of media resources and materials for teachers and students to supplement the instructional program and assist in student research.

  • Great communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Promotes relationships with external information sources and participates in electronic networks and resource sharing systems to expand the media center’s capacity to access information globally.

  • Strong management skills.

  • Ability to maintain a comprehensive and efficient system of cataloging all media center materials and is able to provide professional development on using these systems.

  • Google Level 1 educator certified preferred

Applicants are to apply via Applicant Tracking and e-mail a letter of interest to Mrs. Paul, Director of IT, no later than May 16, 2021. End date subject to change.



Posted on February 28, 2021

Director of Library Services Opening - September 2021 at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Princeton, NJ

Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, NJ is seeking a K-12 Director of Library Services for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Director of Library Services ensures the smooth operation of both of the school’s libraries, teaches Middle and Upper School Study Skills classes, teaches LS library classes, and oversees the teaching of a K-12 research curriculum.  On top of this, the Director of Library Services ensures the school’s reading and database collection is updated.  The Director of Library serves as a member of the Department Heads and the Curriculum Committee. A successful candidate will have an advanced degree in Library Sciences and have experience in a school setting.  Experience in an all girls environment is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, and a philosophy consistent with the mission and goals of the Sacred Heart.


Posted on February 24, 2021

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