Library Paraprofessional

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Position Title: Library Paraprofessional     
Supervisor: Principal     

Term of Employment: 9 month 

Salary Classification:12   
Job Summary:   The Library Paraprofessional is responsible for maintaining the daily operational needs of the school library.  In addition, the Library Paraprofessional will support students through instruction of library curriculum and managing student activities while students are in the Library. 
Essential Functions:  Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:
  • Operates and supervises the library to which assigned.
  • Teaches district-developed lessons to scheduled classes.
  • Manages the library information system.
  • Supervises the check-out and check-in system, and works to safeguard library materials.
  • Assists teachers and students in the selection of books and materials.
  • Orders library materials to supplement the instructional program with the assistance of the Library Facilitator.
  • Makes library materials available to supplement the instructional program.
  • Informs teachers and other staff members concerning new materials that the library acquires.
  • Provides instruction on the use of the library resources.
  • Set up of tech equipment
  • Promotes appropriate conduct of students using the library facilities, including computer usage.
  • Removes obsolete and damaged materials from the collections.
  • May assume responsibility of the storage, check-out, inventory and arrangements for care, maintenance of equipment.
  • Attends all required training, as designated by the District.
  • Other Duties as Assigned
Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures
Knowledge of applicable grants management
Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A high school diploma or GED AND the equivalent of two years of college or a passing score on a state-approved competency examination.  In addition, experience working in a library setting preferred.
  • Must possess or obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Must be able to pass a background clearence check. 
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • Must have at the time of application and must maintain a valid Arizona driver's license.
  • May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 21 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, twist, kneel and climb ladders.

Posted By

Peoria Unified School District

9880 N 77th AVE, Peoria, AZ 85345
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143