Episcopal High School in Houston seeks a head librarian who is an energetic and enthusiastic leader for learning, with an innovative approach that draws on the school’s many resources to support students, faculty, and the community. The successful candidate will lead the community with opportunities for exploring information: where it can be found, how to protect and preserve it, and finding its best use! The Underwood Library is an educational nexus that brings together technology, learning support programs, our speaker series, and other innovative resources that excite and engage.
A Master's of Library Science (MLS), Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS), or similar degree
A passion for books and mediaPrevious experience working in a library or media center, preferably in a lead role at an independent, college preparatory, or similar school setting
An interest and passion for working with students and faculty; interpersonal skills that promote positive and productive outcomes.
Curiosity and creativity
The ability to use technology, media, and resources that help other faculty integrate it into their curriculum, and similarly with students and their work
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 Jay Berckley (Dean of Arts and Innovation) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Episcopal High School in Houston
Episcopal High School of Houston, founded in 1983 and guided by the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, is an inclusive and joyful Christian community where students discover and develop their individual talents through the Four Pillars -- academics, arts, athletics, and religion --preparing for meaningful lives in service to others.
As a co-educational and college-preparatory day school, EHS is located on a 35-acre campus in the suburban residential community of Bellaire, which is surrounded by Houston.
Enrollment – 800 students
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, 97% of EHS graduates attend a four-year college and 3% attend a two-year college.