2021 Librarian, Summer School - (Internal Applicants Only)
Job | Posted 3 months ago
Provide services and resources that allow summer school students opportunities to develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing and using information to solve problems.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Create a library environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students; manage discipline in accordance with campus procedures and board policy.
- Understand curriculum design and implementation, particularly as it relates to the integration of information literacy, inquiry, technology and the TEKS.
- Support and provide guidance in the LISD Acceptable Use Policy and guidelines for media use.
- Provide learning opportunities for users on the availability of library resources and Fair Use/Copyright information as needed.
- Collaborate with teachers to integrate information problem-solving skills into subject areas and team teach as appropriate.
- Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, parents and supervisors maintaining a positive and helpful relationship.
- Comply with federal, state, district and school regulations and policies in the area of library services.
- Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
- Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
- Standard School Librarian Certificate. Valid Texas Teacher’s Certificate.
- Experience in library/media center in public school setting.
- Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies and student behavior management; computer hardware, basic trouble-shooting and software applications; and library automation.
- Skill in communication, interpersonal relations and organization.
- Ability to develop and deliver campus training/staff development sessions.
- May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
- Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
- Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
- Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
- Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
- Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis.
- Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
Equal Opportunity Employer