Administration

A librarian belongs at the helm of a library.  We spend the time in school because we are more than just teachers, shelvers, clerks -- we run the library and often the library program with it.  We must manage the daily running of a facility.  In the morning, we may do the menial task of shelving a book, then in the afternoon, we are determining how best to allocate thousands of dollars in purchasing power, or serving as liason and advocate between our administration and our library program.  From writing policy to training and overseeing personnel, to planning lessons, to managing a study hall full of teenagers, the librarian is both a teacher and an administrator in her own right.
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