Media Specialist

As set by state certification requirements - K/12 Librarian endorsement

Primary Responsibility to:
Building Principal

Job Goal:
In order to provide all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of library resources, the librarian or media generalist shall carry out the following performance tasks:

  1. Be knowledgeable of, and uphold, all policies pertaining to teachers and students as specified in District Policy.
  2. Evaluate, select, and requisition new library materials.
  3. Plan and prepare grade level appropriate lessons for all classes that use the library.
  4. Assist teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials.
  5. Inform teachers and other staff members concerning new materials and supplies the library may acquire.
  6. Maintain a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloging all library materials and instruct teachers and students on use of the system.
  7. Provide building level instructional support for the implementation of rigorous academic standards. This may include leading department instructional and curriculum meetings, and assisting in locating resources.
  8. Technology liaison at the middle school.
  9. Recommend expenditures from the library budget.
  10. Supervise and train library aides in performance of their duties.
  11. Act ethically in all aspects of the teaching role.
  12. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Terms of Employment:
The salary shall be commensurate with the employee’s appropriate place on the approved salary and/or activity schedule.

Performance of this position will be in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on evaluation of certificated professional employees.