MHS Librarian - Shanghai SMIC Private School - China

MHS Librarian - Shanghai SMIC Private School - China
Shanghai SMIC Private School
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  • Align collection with curriculum
  • Generate annual reports on collection & circulation statistics in September
  • Meet with Academic Administrators regularly about teacher resources and collection-curriculum alignment (along with the Library Committee)
  • Update  the list of curriculum-related resources
  • Maintain student-oriented Library Service
  • Design/plan library activities for library promotion including (but not limited to) Scholastic book club orders, book fairs, book talks, book displays, etc.
  • Carry out a survey to invite suggestions from students/teachers in Q3 annually
  • Analyze survey data and make plans for better library service the following year
  • Design ways to keep the MHS library system current and updated making it an important center for students’ academic study, both in an out of the classroom
  • Arrange Professional Workshops and Library Orientation
  • Arrange work-related workshops and site visits to other school libraries
  • Arrange Library Orientation sessions to (new and/or returning) teachers/students in Aug/Sep about its collection and the support of student projects.
  • Lead library introduction sessions for visitors
  • Keep the library circulation system up-to-date
  • Contact the circulation system vender to upgrade the library system
  • Arrange for payment of annual fees for system  maintenance and other library payments as required through the finance office
  • Give training to (new and returning) library staff  on how to use new functions in the system
  • Make library budgeting and Purchasing
  • Propose annual budget for the MHS library
  • Oversee and regulate library spending in general
  • Be in charge of ordering/purchase/payment process
  • Maintain library acquisition files including inventorying all new items, and deletion of outdated items, and maintaining circulation figures for the MHS library
  • Conduct Personnel related work
  • Help in the recruitment of new staff
  • Evaluate performance of assistant librarian(s) and give feedback/suggestions
  • Other in-house tasks
  • Oversee and update library rules and circulation policies to meet student and faculty needs
  • Coordinate the use of library space with other offices for school events
  • Meet weekly with  the supervisor
  • Hold regular meetings of  library staff
  • Guide and help assistant librarians on daily work whenever necessary
  • Receive donations / gifts / exchanges on behalf of the library
Posted: May 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Shanghai , China
August 2018
2 Years
Licensed Teacher
Gr. 6, Gr. 7, Gr. 8, Gr. 9, Gr. 10, Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 3000

Job Benefits

  • Faculty remuneration with the global health insurance coverage is commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Housing and meal subsidies
  • Home travel and relocation allowances are also available

Qualifications & Requirements

Other Certification
3 Years
Library management
  • Bachelor’s degree related to Library Administration
  • At least 3 years full-time librarian experience in a regular middle/high school setting
  • Bilingual skills in Chinese and English preferred

About China

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Standard Chinese
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)