District Librarian - Elementary Level - 21/22 at Ceres Unified School District | EDJOIN

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District Librarian - Elementary Level - 21/22 at Ceres Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 4/28/2021 Application Deadline: 5/28/2021 12:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 197 Days
Salary: $56,961 - $104,435 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Becky Hudson Email: bhudson@ceres.k12.ca.us
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Location: District Office - Educational Services
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

CERES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Job Description

Job Title:  District K-12 Librarian

 OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services or her/his designee, the District K-12 Librarian provides support and coordination of the District’s library program and provides the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the library program is an integral part to the instructional program.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Serves as a resource and conducts ongoing training sessions for the school-site library clerks. For example; reference and research skills; book talks; story telling; cataloging; book selection and library operations.
  2. Responsible for establishing procedures for selecting, ordering, cataloging, processing, organizing, discarding, and circulating library materials at schools within the District.
  3. Provides information, leadership, inservices and modeling of the Information Literacy process to teaching staff as well as to library staff.
  4. Promotes the value and importance of library resources, reading and literature, and Information Literacy to all constituencies.
  5. Responsible for establishing procedures for processing, distributing, storing, and discarding textbooks and other instructional materials distributed through the library.
  6. Provides support to sites in selecting classroom/library reading materials.
  7. Is available to assist with site-level library programs under the direction of the building principals.
  8. Coordinates the publicity and promotion of the library resources, materials, and services available to students, staff, and parents.
  9. Participates in the development of educational programs at the school and District levels.
  10. Provides inservice for newly assigned library clerks.
  11. Coordinates District-wide activities and conducts monthly meetings with District library clerks
  12. Supports professional growth by becoming involved in library and other educational activities/programs.
  13. Coordinates the maintenance of the site library collections through periodic acquisitions and removal of obsolete material.
  14. Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services or her/his designee, and in consultation with the site principals, monitors the appropriate use of supplementary instructional materials with the inclusion of:  library books, literature sets (trade books), teachers' personal classroom libraries, informational technology and computer software.
  15. In conjunction with the principal and library media clerks, coordinates the book selection at sites.
  16. Provides an annual report to the administration and to the Board summarizing the use of library materials, circulation figures, collection growth statistic, etc.
  17. Provides input to site administration regarding the evaluation of library clerks.
  18. Serves as a member of the District Curriculum and Instruction advisory committee.
  19. Provides input and assists in coordinating the Young Authors’ Faire.
  20. Performs related duties as required and assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of all phases of school librarianship

Good communication skills

Good organizational skills

Ability to operate computer software and hardware for retrieval and dissemination of information and management of library materials

Knowledge of library automation and technology systems

Ability to coordinate pre-installation of automation systems at new campuses

Ability to:

Work effectively with a wide variety of organizations and with people of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; understand, implement, and give complex oral and written directions in English; maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; compose clear, complete and concise correspondence and reports independently using correct grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling; maintain a positive, professional, and competent personal presentation as an educator.

Experience:

At least three years of successful classroom experience preferred

Successful experience in interacting and working with peers

Education:

Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited college or university.

Master of Library and Information Science preferred

Credentials and Licenses:

CBEST; Valid California Teaching Credential authorizing service in Library Science

 

Supervision:

Works under the supervision of the Director of Curriculum & Instruction

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; climbs or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds individually or with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment entails a variety of work settings in varied locations; therefore, mobility is critical. The work settings can include the charter school office, classrooms, meeting rooms, students’ homes, and public places.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

CA Single Subject or CA Multiple Subject base credential in addition to the Librarian Services Credential are required.

  • Credential Copy
  • English Learner Authorization (no need to attach if embedded in base credential)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters dated within last 2 years)
  • Resume
  • Test Results/Materials (CBEST/RICA/CSET - if applicable)


    CA Single Subject or CA Multiple Subject base credential in addition to the Librarian Services Credential are required.

    • Credential Copy
    • English Learner Authorization (no need to attach if embedded in base credential)
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters dated within last 2 years)
    • Resume
    • Test Results/Materials (CBEST/RICA/CSET - if applicable)

      Comments and Other Information

      *This position is for the 2021/2022 school year serving as the district librarian for grades TK-6 *$56,961.00 - $104,435.00 annually. *187 work days per year + an additional 10 work days paid at your per diem rate. *Please ensure ALL required documents are attached electronically to your online EdJoin application. We do not accept faxed, emailed or hand delivered materials. *Ceres Unified is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Comments and Other Information


      *This position is for the 2021/2022 school year serving as the district librarian for grades TK-6 *$56,961.00 - $104,435.00 annually. *187 work days per year + an additional 10 work days paid at your per diem rate. *Please ensure ALL required documents are attached electronically to your online EdJoin application. We do not accept faxed, emailed or hand delivered materials. *Ceres Unified is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

       


      Application Deadline

      5/28/2021 12:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      4/28/2021

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $56,961 - $104,435

      Length of Work Year

      197 Days

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Location:

      District Office - Educational Services