LRC Elementary Assistant Anticipated Openings

Job | Posted 6 months ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


Elementary LRC Assistant Anticipated Openings

Supervisor: Building Principal

Job Code: 416

FLSA Status: Non - Exempt

Time Schedule: 390 (196 Days)

Salary Steps:

    0           1           2             3              4              5                6              7              8                9
$13.06    13.49    13.92       14.26       14.69       15.15       15.60        16.06        16.50     16.96

Essential Functions:

  • Works under immediate direction of the building principal and the director of library media services
  • Attends all regularly scheduled in-service programs
  • Practices good housekeeping at all times to assure that the work area is clean, neat and organized
  • Processes LRC materials
  • Uses Dewey Decimal System to classify materials
  • Cutters names of authors and biographers
  • Interfiles catalog cards using recognized rules
  • Uses shelf lists to maintain inventory of the collection
  • Performs end of year inventory process
  • Prepares materials for circulation per system-wide procedures
  • Schedules class visitations in cooperation with building principal
  • Maintains a daily record of attendance and circulation of materials
  • Shelves books and reads shelves to verify that materials are in proper order
  • Maintains audio/visual and software collection used by staff and students
  • Accurately performs clerical record keeping duties to ensure that information request by the Office of Library/Media Services is readily available
  • Achieves a passing grade on skills test of basic clerical procedures and functions
  • Achieves a passing grade on a typing test at a speed determined at the time of testing
  • Performs records management tasks
  • Assists students and staff with educational research via card catalog or electronic information via the computer
  • Prepares and maintains suitable and attractive bulletin boards
  • Orients students to LRC procedures and resources to provide them with meaningful literacy experiences
  • Promotes library resources to students and staff
  • Assists library/media specialist in services and projects assigned to buildings
  • Maintains rapport with staff, administration, student assistants, substitutes and volunteers
  • Assists in developing and executing instructional activities designated by the library/media specialist
  • Assists with the operation of audio/visual equipment
  • Assists students and staff with operation of computer hardware and software needed to carry out LRC functions and research
  • Promotes good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation
  • Maintains respect for confidential information
  • Promotes good safety practices and procedures
  • Performs related work as required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to cutter names of authors and biographers
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks concurrently with constant interruptions
  • Skill in verbal and written communications
  • Skill in accurately establishing and maintaining records systems
  • Ability to achieve a passing grade on typing and skills test of basic clerical procedures and functions
  • Ability to interfile catalog cards using recognized rules
  • Some knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
  • Some knowledge of basic computer functions and operation of software
  • Some knowledge of library research methods both manual and electronic
  • Knowledge of Dewey Decimal System
  • Performs records management tasks
The Learning Resource Center Elementary School Technician provides library services to students and staff at an elementary building. An employee in this classification uses library and clerical skills to complete essential elements of the position.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Passing grade on LRC clerical and typing tests
  • Must comply with state and federal guidelines and law for instructional assistants

Equipment Operated: • Computer • Printer • Copy Machine • Telephone • Fax • Typewriter • Audio/Visual Equipment • Other equipment relevant to job duties Additional Working Conditions: • Occasional repetitive hand motion, e.g., typing, computer, filing • Frequent interruptions by staff and visitors to the LRC • Frequent bending and moderate twisting used while shelving books • Frequent carrying and lifting of books and paper to a maximum ob 25 pounds • Occasional possibility of exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue • Occasional interaction among unruly children • Occasional possibility to work beyond normally scheduled hours


Posted By

Akron Public Schools

70 North Broadway 70 North Broadway, Akron, OH 44308

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Akron Public Schools

70 North Broadway 70 North Broadway, Akron, OH 44308

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 294