LIBRARY MEDIA ASSISTANT
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, perform a variety of clerical 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.
Assist students and teachers in the selection, location and use of library materials and equipment; respond to inquiries and provide information to students and teachers; assist students in researching instructional materials for classroom use.
Circulate library materials; check library materials in and out to students and staff using an assigned computerized system and bar codes; shelve returned books and materials; collect student late fees and prepare related correspondence.
Instruct students in proper methods of utilizing library and reference materials; assist students with utilizing computers for research projects; monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
Monitor inventory levels of textbooks, instructional materials and other library supplies; assist in ordering materials and supplies as directed; maintain and perform minor repairs on books and equipment as needed.
Input, process and receive library material and textbook orders; prepare materials for introduction into the library materials collection; prepare labels; affix identification and bar-code labels to materials; input related information into assigned computer system.
Perform a variety of clerical 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; oversee the cataloging of books and instructional materials.
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, purchase orders and assigned activities; establish and maintain filing systems.
Communicate with District personnel and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns.
Organize and prepare library displays, decorations and bulletin boards; maintain a clean and orderly library environment.
Maintain regular and prompt attendance in the work place.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
•Modern office practices, procedures and equipment
•Basic library methods, practices and terminology
•Basic reference and cataloging techniques
•Basic instructional methods and techniques
•Operation of a computer and assigned software
•Record keeping techniques
•Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
•Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
•Oral and written communication skills
•Basic research methods
•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
•Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
•Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
•Maintain records and files
•Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software
•Learn, interpret, apply and explain applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations
•Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library
•Understand and follow oral and written instructions
•Complete work with many interruptions
•Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
•Carry out oral and written directions; write and speak at a level sufficient to fulfill the duties to be performed for the position described
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education, training, and/or experience equivalent to: graduation from high school and one (1) year of general clerical or library experience.
NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS: (Turn in with your application).
1st requirement: proof of high school graduation or GED;
2nd requirement: unofficial transcripts showing completion of at least 48 units or copy of degree from accredited college/university
Or** copy of results of District Assessment Test
**NOTE: The SUSD Proficiency Test taken before July 1, 2004, does not meet this requirement.
Indoor work environment.
Employee in this position must have/be able to:
•Enter data into a computer terminal and operate standard office and/or library equipment
•Sit for extended periods of time
•See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids
•Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone, with or without hearing aids
•Stand, walk and bend over
•Frequently grasp up to 5 lbs
•Push/pull up to 75 lbs for short distances
•Lift and/or carry up to 40 lbs at waist height for 5-10 feet
•Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally
•Climb ladders and work at heights of 25 feet
•Repetitive hand motions