TITLE: LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST
LOCATION: Lu Sutton Elementary School
SALARY: Range 26 – Classified Salary Schedule, $18.49 - $21.22
WORK CALENDAR: 6.5 hours per day, 5 days per week, 10 months per year
POSTING DATE: February 1, 2019
DEADLINE: February 7, 2019
Under the direction of an assigned site administrator, perform a variety of library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and instructional materials at an assigned school site; assist students and teachers in the selection, location and use of library materials and equipment.
Perform a variety of library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and instructional materials at an assigned school site; process new books and instructional materials; responsible for the cataloguing of books and instructional materials.
Process, oversee and distribute textbook management functions; collect books from students; replace lost or damaged books; maintain related records; process billing for lost or overdue books.
Perform a variety of duties related to library circulation; check books and textbooks in and out; input student and staff information into an assigned database; cataloging procedures; import book records; weed and delete records as required.
Assist with instructing students in proper methods of utilizing library and reference materials and computers for research projects; monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior; assist students with identifying age and grade appropriate book selection.
Maintain existing library collection; process new books; mend and repair damaged books; order and select new books, supplies and other materials in accordance with District policies and procedures; stamp and barcode books and input information into an assigned database
Maintain library facility in clean and safe condition; straighten shelves, dust and clean tables; maintain library computers as assigned by the position.
Operate a variety of office and library equipment including a calculator, copier, fax machine, computer and assigned software.
Maintain a variety of records related to library books, instructional materials, student information, inventory and assigned activities; establish and maintain filing systems.
Arrange and prepare bulletin boards, library displays and special book selections as assigned by the position.
Communicate with personnel and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns; assist with organizing and conducting library events including book fairs, clubs and other events promote library events and incentive programs as assigned by the position.
Prepare, process, and code purchase orders and invoices for the library as directed; monitor library expenditures and budget; reconcile assigned accounts.
Train and provide work direction to student workers and volunteers as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
} Basic research methods.
} Data control procedures and data entry operations.
} Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
} General terminology, practices and procedures of assigned office.
} Record-keeping and filing techniques.
} Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
} Oral and written communication skills.
} Telephone techniques and etiquette.
} Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
} Principles and practices of data processing.
} Operation of a computer and assigned software.
} Mathematic calculations.
} Perform a variety of library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and instructional materials at an assigned school site.
} Assist students and teachers in the selection, location and use of library materials and equipment.
} Check books and materials in and out of the library.
} Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
} Process and shelve library materials.
} Learn, interpret, apply and explain applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
} Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
} Assemble, organize, and prepare data for records and reports.
} Complete work with many interruptions.
} Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
} Type or input data at an acceptable rate of speed.
} Make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately.
} Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
} Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
} Establish and maintain effective working and cooperative relationships with others.
} Prepare and maintain a variety of reports, records, and files.
} Operate standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
} Meet established schedules and time lines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and one year of general clerical, college or library experience.
} Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
} TB clearance.
} Library environment.
} Constant interruptions.
} Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
} Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student behavior.
} Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
} Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
} Bending, crouching, kneeling and stooping to reach materials.
} Reaching overhead and horizontally to retrieve and store files and supplies.
} Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects as assigned by position.
Posting Date: February 1, 2019
Closing Date: February 7, 2019
Starting Date: August 20, 2019
TO APPLY: Current employees who are interested in this position, must submit a written “Intent to Apply – Current Employees” form to Human Resources (NUSD/CSEA, Article 14.2) prior to the closing date. This position is first open to all Novato Unified School District employees but first offered to lateral transfers. If you meet the requirements for this position, you will be contacted after the closing date for an interview. If you have any questions, call Human Resources (415-897-4220). External applicants must complete a “Classified Application-External Applicants” and submit it to Human Resources. Applications are available at the District Office, 1015 Seventh Street, Novato CA 94945, or online at www.nusd.org
The Novato Unified School District prohibits, at any district school or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants.
For questions, concerns or complaints, please contact District Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer: Kris Cosca, Assistant Superintendent – HR; 1015 Seventh Street, Novato, CA 94945; (415) 493-4207; [email protected]