Librarian

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Technology Education

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Richland County School District One, South Carolina
Classification Description


Job Description: Librarian
Function: To develop, implement and maintain integrated information technology programs and services to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.
Directly responsible to: Principals
Supervises: Media Assistants (as assigned)
Salary: $41,566 to $77,278
 
As Information Specialist
  • Serve as a member of professional committees for the development of activities, training materials and programs to disseminate information technology.
  • Support and participate in cooperative resource sharing with other information technology centers and local state and national information agencies through loan services and electronic communication formats.
  • Involve patrons in selection and evaluation of materials, information databases and related equipment to support learning objectives.
  • Provide teachers with information about new materials and current information technology developments in their specific instructional areas.
  • Provide consultative services in selection, purchase, evaluation and use of information technology resources.
  • Implement a public relations program that promotes literacy and use of the information technology center, services and resources.
  • Maintain a central collection of statistical data, media/technology review, publisher/vendor catalogs and other pertinent information for educators.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate collection for resources that meet the information and recreational needs of all students.
 
As Teacher
  • Participate in professional development opportunities provided and/or promoted by district, state and national organizations.
  • Provide in-service training and information for teachers to promote effective utilization of information technology and the development of innovative instructional activities.
  • Assist patrons in the production of learning materials such as multimedia, video, photography, etc.
  • Partner with teacher in integrating information literacy strategies with appropriate curriculum activities.
 
As an Instructional Partner
  • Participate in the design of the total school curriculum and instructional program.
  • Provide facilities and opportunities for individual and group study and production of resources.
  • Use open access model to provide patrons with full accessibility to the information technology resources.
  • Establish an environment that encourages creative and independent use of all types of information technology.
  • Contribute to students” development in reading, viewing, listening, evaluating and communicating using available technologies.
  • Plan collaboratively with teachers to ensure that a variety of resources and information literacy skills are integrated with classroom instruction.
 
As Program Administrator
  • Plan, implement and evaluate information technology services to best meet student needs, district goals and school objectives.
  • Monitor standards, guidelines, emerging practices and innovations in the library, media and information technology and education fields.
  • Develop and administer the budget and maintain appropriate records.
  • Organize and circulate information technology materials, services and related equipment for easy accessibility according to established district standards.
  • Maintain a centralized, up-to-date bibliographic database for school information technology resources using the district automation system.
  • Maintain and/or provide access to a professional library and education related informational databases to assist school educators.
  • Manage the information technology center with procedures that facilitate maximum use of services and resources.
  • Provide storage, distribution and system of accountability for information technology resources.
  • Supervise staff assigned to the information technology center.
 
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to effectively relate to students and staff.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Broad knowledge of materials in all formats.
  • Knowledge of curriculum content.
  • Leadership and organizational qualities.
 
Minimum training and experience
  • South  Carolina certification as media specialist
Revised: August, 2006 (WM)

Posted By

Richland County School District One

1616 Richland St , Columbia, SC 29201
 

At the following locations

EAU CLAIRE HIGH SCHOOL

4800 MONTICELLO RD , COLUMBIA, SC 29203



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$15,865

State Average: $11,316

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

12.64

State Average: 15.20

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 13%

FTE

2,786

State Average: 766