Media Specialist, Elementary
Dallas ISD - Dallas, TX

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United States, Texas, Dallas

Job Types:
Professional, Full Time


Entry Level

School Librarianship (K-12)/ Learning Resources

Summary Information:
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Employer: Dallas Independent School District

Position Type: Teaching

Categories: Media Specialist

School / Org: Twain Elem.

Location Dallas, Texas

FTE: 1

No. of Positions: 1

Reference #: EAN009648

Posting Date: 23 January 2011

Dallas Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Media Specialist

Location: Twain Elem.

= Bachelor's degree in a directly related field; six months experience as a library aide or volunteer

= Knowledge of library science

= Demonstrated ability to instruct and manage student behavior

= Demonstrated strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Provide group instruction and individual guidance to students to help them locate resources and use
research techniques.

  • Consult teachers on appropriate use of materials and help them schedule materials for classroom

  • Serve as information resource for users of center materials and provide staff development
opportunities for teachers on the availability and use of campus and district learning resources.

  • Effectively plan school library program to meet identified needs.
  • Assist in preparation of bibliographies and curriculum guides.
  • Manage acquisitions, processing, organizing, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of resources.
  • Coordinate development and maintenance of community resource file.
  • Maintain schedules for instructional television programs to encourage use of video programs for
educational purposes.

  • Create a library/media center environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity
level and interests of the students.

  • Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
  • Carry out discipline in accordance with Board policies and administrative regulations.
  • Interact with students to promote positive attitudes toward school library.
  • Compile, budget, and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Comply with Federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and Board policy in the
library/media services area.

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to current District promotional policy and compensation guidelines.

A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the Executive Director, Human Resources.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.


Minimum $45,350 ; Maximum $71,416



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