2018-19 Summer Library Intern (Unpaid)

Location: FirstLine K-8th Grade Schools

Description

FirstLine Schools:  Summer Library Intern

Creating and inspiring great open admissions public schools in New Orleans

 

About FirstLine Schools

 

In 1998, FirstLine Schools started the first charter school in New Orleans.  FirstLine now operates four K-8th grade schools and a high school. Our mission is to create and inspire great open admissions public schools in New Orleans. We do this by:

 

  • Ensuring college and career readiness for all students, as demonstrated by achievement, aspiration, love of learning, and confidence

  • Providing a rich variety of education experiences to nurture our students’ character, health, and active citizenship

  • Developing the skillfulness of our team members

  • Building a sustainable organization that facilitates our long-term success

 

Our faculty is a diverse and talented group dedicated to our students’ success and to their own growth as teachers.  Our schools are led by leaders who hold themselves accountable for student achievement and teacher development.


 

Position Summary:

FirstLine Schools is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and passionate Library Interns in one of our Prek-8 s. This position will provide valuable work experiences for individuals preparing for careers in education, library and information science, and community outreach.

Interns will support the Network Librarian, school leadership, teachers, and students by providing assistance with research, development, promotion, and implementation of programming, and library instruction planning and policy.


 

Position Responsibilities:

As such key responsibilities for Library Interns include the following:

  • Staff library during hours of service

  • Create library focused social media content

  • Receive hands on cataloging and library operations management experience

  • Research and create book lists for collection development

  • Continue developing community partnerships including working with the New Orleans Public Library

  • Other duties as assigned


 

Education & Experience:

  • Currently in high school or enrolled in an undergraduate program

  • Experience working with students from open admissions charter schools (or similar public schools)

 

Desired Qualities & Characteristics:

  • Believe in every student’s ability to achieve in a rigorous college or career prep curriculum

  • Achieve results based on agreed-upon expectations

  • Take personal responsibility

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders

  • Share a commitment to creating great schools in New Orleans

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Live the FirstLine commitments

 

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, walk, stand, talk, and hear.

  • Light lifting of equipment may be required (up to 20 lbs.)

 

Summer Library Interns Reports to: Network Librarian

How to Apply: Please apply online via http://www.firstlineschools.org/careers

 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. FirstLine Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package with a generous 403b plan.

 

FirstLine Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 




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