Librarian/Director of Library and Information Services

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
  • Curriculum / Program
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
  • Library

Contact: Anne Leckie, Dean of Faculty,


Job Summary

The librarian/director of library and information services is responsible for all aspects of the library programs and facilities, supervises library staff, and seeks to ensure that the library’s academic and technology resources complement, enhance, and extend Delbarton’s educational program. S/he will collaborate with the Dean of Faculty, Director of Technology, Technology Integration Specialist and the faculty, and reports directly to the Head of School.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The librarian/director of library and information services will:

  • Ensure that the library’s academic and technical resources advance the school’s educational program.
  • Develop policies and programming that will establish standards for and definitions of information literacy and bolster support for library services that contribute to an information-literate student body while promoting the ethical use of information.
  • Develop, acquire, and maintain a collection of resources (including print, digital and multimedia) appropriate to the curriculum, the students, the instructional strategies of the school’s faculty, and the school's mission.
  • Assist teachers in developing curriculum that promotes information literacy.
  • Participate in the implementation of information literacy curriculum by providing group and individual instruction to the students.
  • Provide and plan professional development opportunities within the school for all staff
  • Research and evaluate new and emerging information technologies.
  • Prepare and manage the library budget.
  • In coordination with the technology department, evaluate and purchase technical equipment.
  • Maintain an attractive, dynamic, current, and well-stocked library conducive to reading, studying, and research.
  • Maintain a circulation system that ensures the prompt return of materials and their ready availability to other borrowers.
  • Act as an advocate of the library, share expertise at faculty meetings, serve on Academic Council.
  • Provide for the adequate supervision of the library during pre-class (before school), lunch, and after school hours.
  • Facilitate book orders using New Jersey State grant funding for private schools.
  • During the summer: audit, weed, and arrange stacks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head of school.


Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in Library Science, Information Studies, or a similar field strongly preferred
  • Additional degree in Education a plus