Instructional Media Commons Coordinator Camrose , AB

Description

Battle River School Division is seeking applications for the following position:

Division Office - Instructional Media Commons Coordinator (1.0 FTE)

Internal and External Applicants

This position will close when suitable candidate is found.

Battle River School Division Instructional Media Commons supports and promotes the transformative nature of the library learning commons for robust, personalized and equitable learning for all.

In the role of Instructional Media Commons Coordinator, the successful applicant will provide a significant collaborative leadership role. The Instructional Media Commons Coordinator models and supports the development of 21st century literacies (including digital and information) and provides coaching and mentoring for wise and effective development of school library learning commons. Responsibilities also include the development, evaluation and expansion of innovative district resources to support:

  • The Division’s vision of ‘Every Student, Every Day, A Success’
  • The realization of the BRSD Everyday 4: Welcoming and Caring, Literacy, Numeracy, and Teaching and Learning (21st Century)

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Foster literacies to empower life-long learners
  • Promote IMC services and resources to Division staff
  • Provide remote and/or on-site support to school librarians in developing inclusive, flexible, learner-centered spaces for collaboration, inquiry, imagination and play to expand and deepen learning
  • Use, and support others to use, technological platforms and resources including the school division’s Library Management System and the IMC portal site
  • Organize and coordinate the purchasing, licensing, storage, distribution, rebinding and recycling of instructional resources
  • Schedule and supervise van courier services within the Division
  • Monitor and manage the annual IMC and textbook budgets
  • Schedule the distribution of provincial exams in alignment with provincial requirements
  • Curate, organize and manage digital and physical resource collections
  • Support shipping and receiving of mail and commercial courier deliveries
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Learning

Qualifications and Work Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Diploma, Degree or Masters Degree in related Libraries or Education field
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with librarians, teaching staff, school leaders, and Division personnel.
  • A commitment to embracing change, innovation, exploration, and life-long learning.
  • Ability to communicate, in writing and orally, with clarity, accuracy and professionalism
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 operator’s licence

For further information, please contact Patrick Whittleton, Director of Learning at

780-672-6131 Extension 5231 or pwhittleton@brsd.ab.ca

The successful candidate will be required to submit a Criminal Records Check including the Vulnerable Sector as well as an Intervention Record Check to Human Resources Department within 30 days of hire date.

Only online applications will be accepted at Battle River School Division.

https://www.brsd.ab.ca/Careers/employment/Pages/de...

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Management & Professionals

**IF ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS ARE NOT INCLUDED YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please visit our BRSD website Careers - Current Opportunities, print Confidentiality Undertaking & Records Disclosure forms (located at the bottom the page). Please fill out forms, sign, scan and attach in additional documents section in your portfolio. **

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Closes: 31 January, 2019

Battle River School Division
Camrose , AB