Major Responsibilities and Duties:
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 instruction.
Serve as information resource for users of library/media 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 and 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 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 physical and computerized 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.
Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the library/media center program and make changes based on the findings.
Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.
Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents.
Supervise clerical aide(s), student aides, and volunteers.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Climbing, stretching, frequent light lifting of books and boxes. Maintain confidentiality, perform other duties as assigned by the principal/designee. Job duties often require working outside the normal school day.