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Library Media Technician II -Elementary, Substitute Only

2/13/2013
Rosanna Alvarado Martin
(760)726-2170 2321
1
substitute, as needed
Part Time
3/22/2013 12:00 AM Pacific
$14.35
Date Posted:
2/13/2013
Application Deadline:
3/22/2013 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
substitute, as needed
Salary:
$14.35
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Rosanna Alvarado Martin Email: rosannamartin@vusd.k12.ca.us Phone: (760)726-2170 2321
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LIBRARY MEDIA TECHNICIAN II- ELEMENTARY DEFINITION: Under the direction of an elementary school Principal, independently plan, organize, coordinate and provide sole library services and activities for a year-round elementary school relating to the circulation, distribution and recovery of library books and other materials; develop and implement plans to educate students in the use and components of the library as well as various topics to supplement classroom instruction; shelve library materials and assist students and faculty in the selection of library materials for grades K-5; independently monitor and control student behavior and discipline as appropriate. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Plan, organize, schedule, coordinate and independently provide library services and activities at an assigned year-round elementary school relating to the circulation, distribution and recovery of library books and other materials. Independently monitor, control and maintain acceptable student behavior; discipline students as appropriate within established guidelines. Schedule library use for staff and students with approval from the Principal. Develop and implement plans to educate students in the use and components of the library as well as various topics to supplement classroom instruction; develop and implement plans for literature appreciation, reading improvement, cultural awareness and improvement of self-concept. Read, evaluate and implement instructional materials designed to develop and improve library skills; develop plans and orientation activities to instruct students in the use of the library; plan, schedule and provide instructional presentations related to library sources; recommend purchase of library books and materials. Read and evaluate literature appropriate to grade level and culture to promote and stimulate reading interest; select and read aloud appropriate selections to each grade level; research, select and read aloud appropriate selections for special needs classes, including special education and bilingual classes. Plan and organize library materials and services; prepare bulletin boards and library displays; maintain a clean, orderly and inviting library environment. Assist Teachers in researching materials for classroom use; assist students in locating and selecting materials in accordance with reading ability, grade level and personal interests. Operate an automated library circulation system, on-line. Operate a variety of equipment including a personal computer, laminator, typewriter, audio-visual equipment, projectors, thermofax, cassette player and copier. Catalog an on-line periodical database. Check books and materials in and out at the circulation desk; receive books and inspect incoming books and instructional materials and prepare for shelving; clean, repair and mend books as needed. Call in all books at the end of each track; conduct and record periodic physical inventories of library materials and notify District Librarian of missing or destroyed books; prepare books and materials for the start of the next track. Arrange and shelve books and other instructional materials; mend and repair damaged books according to established procedures. Attend in-service meetings as required. Perform a variety of library clerical duties as needed including updating patron computer records. Perform related duties as assigned. Provide orientation and training of library volunteers and student aides. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Elementary school library practices, procedures, terminology and services. Basic subject areas and content taught at a K-5 elementary school. Dewey Decimal classification system. Library reference materials and sources. Classroom management and student behavior modification techniques and principles. Oral and written communication skills. Standard office and audio-visual equipment operation. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Modern office practices, procedures and equipment. Technical aspects of field of specialty. Ability to: Independently plan, organize, coordinate and provide sole library services and activities for a year-round school relating to the circulation, distribution and recovery of library books and other materials; Develop and implement plans to educate students in the use and components of the library as well as various topics to supplement classroom instruction; Coordinate the circulation, distribution and recovery of library books and other materials; Process and shelve library materials; Assist students and faculty in the selection of library materials for grades K-5 to supplement instruction course work and childhood experiences; Independently monitor, control and maintain acceptable student behavior and discipline as appropriate; Apply and explain library rules, regulations and policies; Operate a variety of standard office and audiovisual equipment; Bend, stoop and lift properly; Maintain records and files; Work effectively with constant interruptions; Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition; Work independently with little direction; Type at an acceptable rate of speed; Meet schedules and time lines; Plan and organize work; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions. Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. This type of work involves sitting a portion of the time, but will involve walking or standing. Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, imparting oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and manipulate various materials and objects are important aspects of this job. Must have an adequate range of motion in the upper extremities. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job. Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be: Experience: Three years of responsible experience involving a library media or instructional media center. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by course work in library science at the Community College level.

Requirements for Applying

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A typical qualifying background would include any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, and experience in a library or media center.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED – Open to employees of the District and the public. Training, observation, and orientation will be required prior to working as a substitute in this classification. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, TB test, fingerprinting and may include a physical exam. The physical and drug screen are paid for by the District. The candidate's portion of the fingerprint fee is $23.00.

      Requirements for Applying

      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A typical qualifying background would include any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, and experience in a library or media center.

      OPEN UNTIL FILLED – Open to employees of the District and the public. Training, observation, and orientation will be required prior to working as a substitute in this classification. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, TB test, fingerprinting and may include a physical exam. The physical and drug screen are paid for by the District. The candidate's portion of the fingerprint fee is $23.00.

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          Application Deadline: 3/22/2013 12:00 AM Pacific

          All properly completed applications will be reviewed and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. The process may consist of an evaluation and scoring of application materials, written testing, oral interview and/or performance test to evaluate the applicant’s skill, training and experience. EdJoin.org will time-out after a 20 minute period of perceived inactivity. Once you have submitted your application, please check your email for a confirmation from EdJoin.org. If you do not receive an email from EdJoin.org, check your spam/junk mailbox. In the event that you do not receive an email, you will need to apply again. All applicants will be notified by email regarding their selection status. Please be sure to check your email as to the next step in the recruitment process since this is the only form of communication that you will receive. If you are having difficulty in completing your application, please call 888-900-8945 for assistance.

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