Library/Media Associate
Weld County School District - Greeley, CO

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Classified Employees

Library/Media Associate

JobID: 4315

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Closing Date:
10/28/2013

Classified Employees/Library/Media Associate

Date Posted:
10/22/2013

Location:
Monfort Elementary School

Library/Media Associate

Posted: October 22, 2013

Deadline for application

:

October 28, 2013

Contract length

:

183 Days

Compensation

:

$10.37/hr, plus benefits

Work Schedule

:

8

hours per day, 7:30 am – 4:00pm

Nature and Scope of Job

:

The Library/Media Assistant assists in

providing a well organized, smooth functioning, library information center that supports students as they strive to effectively use information to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.

May work together with the classroom teachers in order to provide a well-organized, smoothly functioning class environment in computer lab.

May assist students with software and provide lab skill lessons.

Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training:


AA degree or 48 semester hours or passing scores on the Work Keys.

Qualifications

:

Ability to communicate effectively and interact/deal tactfully with students, parents, volunteers, faculty and administrators.

Requires ability to perform multiple tasks effectively at the same time (i.e., helping students find information; pulling information for teachers; taking phone calls, receiving instructions from principal and giving instructions for book, audio visual or computer usage.

Knowledge of basic library materials, terminology and routines, i.e., reference, circulation, etc.

Knowledge of current technology, as applicable to basic school, library, and clerical use.

Adequate keyboarding skills.

Ability to respond to urgent situations with flexibility and efficiency, while maintaining courteous and professional relationship with staff, students, parents, and public.

Ability to use good emotional judgment and common sense.

Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful but not required in all schools.

Ability to perform all functions of the position with an interest to learn.

Essential Job Functions

:



Circulates library information center books, media, and other material to all students, staff and parents.

Communicates with library information center users regarding status of their circulation records: provides circulation reports, class reports, overdue notices, and parent letters.

Keeps patron records current.

Maintains and updates patron records.



Manages, maintains and troubleshoots the library automation cataloging and circulation software.



Processes new materials for the library information center and textbook collections: prepares materials for circulation, creates automated catalog records using a variety of cataloging sources including but not limited to a CD ROM containing bibliographic records and other existing catalog records.



On a daily basis, works and communicates effectively with the entire school population (students, teachers, administrators, parents, grandparents, residents, volunteers, UNC or Aims students, individuals who live in neighborhoods around school).



Works with individual students or small groups of students using the library and available computers. May present Read Alouds, library skills lessons and computer lab lessons to classes from 1

st

through 5

th

grade in the Specials Rotation, as well as supervising computer lab time for Kindergarten in the Specials Rotation (Specials Rotation includes P.E., Art, Music & Library).

Supervises student behavior in the library throughout the day.

Supervises Leadership Program students as well as student or adult volunteers.



Assists staff and students with the operation of technology hardware, including but not limited to: computers, laser disc players, scanners, video cameras, VCRs, laminators, CD ROM drives, digital cameras, printers, fax machines, copiers, Alpha Smarts, unsophisticated video distribution systems.



Oversees the general appearance of library, including daily, seasonal, and special event displays of books and bulletin boards.



Assists with inventory of library materials and prepares lists of missing books and books to be discarded.



Shelves books, media, computer software and other materials.

Makes routine repairs on damaged materials and prepares books for rebinding.



Provides necessary clerical support for the library.



Maintains current inventory of library-related supplies and prepares orders for items as needed.



May be responsible for Library in assigned building such as: Author's Visit, Battle of the Books, Fall and Spring Scholastic Books Fairs.



May select and purchase new books, technology, etc for library collection and computer lab.



May create lesson plans for library skills and computer lab skills for 1

st

– 5

th

grades.



May request audiovisual materials or schedule equipment from the District Media Center as needed.



May assist with the setup of audio and video equipment as needed.



May manage interlibrary loan (ILL) services (requests and circulation of ILL materials from other libraries) to staff and students.



May participate in Duty Schedule once daily and Specials Duty rotation recess/lunchroom.



May be required to attend LAMP meetings and Building PD classes.



May be asked to be member of one committee and help supervise one student club (building expectation for all certified and classified.)



May circulate and maintain the building audiovisual equipment collection.

Contact appropriate district personnel to repair audiovisual equipment as necessary.

Offers individual instruction for use of audiovisual equipment for staff and students.



Recruits, organizes and gives directions to volunteers and staff for daily library jobs, book fairs, author visits, children's literacy clubs, special events and school wide activities.



May manage reading incentive programs (including but not limited to Book Buddies, RAH, RIF, Accelerated Reader) as assigned.



May supervise the computer lab, especially if it is located in or next to the library information center.



May process, circulate and install computer software programs.



May provide assistance to substitute for library information specialist as necessary.



May assist with submitting orders for library information center materials by providing necessary clerical support or providing input for selection.



Performs other library information center-related duties as assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience.

The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Apply online

www.greeleyschools.org

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