PreK-12 District Media Specialist
The PreK-12 District Media Specialist will work flexibly and collaboratively to equip staff with resources and skills to enhance student learning while maintaining the environment and selections of building media centers
- Encourages, facilitates, and supports a culture of literacy throughout the district.
- Provide leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the district.
- Evaluate, select and order resources based on district-established criteria.
- Assist teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials and make media center materials available to support and enrich the curriculum of the building.
- Inform teachers and other staff members about new learning materials that are acquired, in both print and digital, in coordination with the library aides.
- In conjunction with the library aides, remove obsolete materials from the collection to reflect curriculum needs in each building.
- Supervise operational routines of the media center. Maintain a teaching and learning environment in the school library that is inviting, flexible, and conducive to student learning.
- Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
- Work in conjunction with the technology department in maintaining the library software.
- At the beginning of each school year, get the library system ready for the new school year in conjunction with central office and the library system company and support the needs of each building around this throughout the year.
- Download MARC Records for libraries in the district and add those records to their holdings.
- Assist with and monitor large grant purchases surrounding texts throughout the district.
- Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendents of Curriculum.
- Current Michigan teacher certification required with Library/Media Specialist endorsement strongly recommended.
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and regulations pertaining to the role.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and maintain and balance multiple budgets.
- Ability to maintain relationships and effectively present information and respond to questions from students, teachers, staff and the community.
- Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
22/23 School Year
Benefit package per Master Agreement
Once the posting deadline date has been met (if applicable), the supervisor/principal will review applications and schedule interviews with the most qualified candidates. An email will be sent to applicants when the position has been filled.