Elementary Librarian

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


TITLE:  Elementary Librarian (part-time)

  1. Previous library experience preferred
  2. Ability to work with children one-on-one and small group situations
  3. Excellent oral communication skills, able to read stories and keep students’ attention
  4. Knowledgeable about how to use a library
  5. Knowledgeable with word processing, databases, spread sheets, reports, and periodical, reference, and book search programs
  6. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
  7. Works well with students, staff, and the public
  8. Excellent organizational skills
  9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  10. Able to work under pressure and deadlines
  11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students
REPORTS TO:  Building Administrator
To provide services for the effective operation of the school media center.
Assisting Students and Staff
  1. Teacher library skills and promote the proper use of library resources
  2. Assist students in the library
  3. Share books with students through oral readings, book talks, reading programs, and dramatizations to stimulate interest in reading
  4. Be familiar with online resources such as websites, search engines, and databases to assist students with information retrieval
  5. Assist students in locating reference materials
  6. Assist students in making proper use of media center equipment and materials
  7. Promote and facilitate reading programs
  8. Read to small groups of students and listen to individual students read
  9. As requested by teachers, select and pull items for thematic units
  10. Help create and distribute a library class schedule for the school instructional year
Media Center Materials and Operations
  1. Process new books, magazines, and other media materials including making labels as needed using Dewey Decimal Classification System
  2. Make labels as needed using Dewey Decimal Classification System
  3. Shelve and maintain books, audio-visual equipment, and other library resources appropriately
  4. Mend and repair books and other library materials
  5. Assess and assist in collecting library fines, if applicable, and reimbursements for lost or damaged books
  6. Conduct a yearly inventory of books and equipment
  7. Provide students with a large and varied selection of high-quality age-appropriate books
  8. Troubleshoot computer and technology problems on library computers
  9. Display and file periodical literature
  10. Check books in and out
  11. Handle overdue library loans
  12. Maintain bookkeeping functions regarding overdue books, fines, and notices of fines
  13. Operate equipment such as computers, copiers, the intercom system, calculators, laminators, the telephone system, scanners, and digital cameras
  14. Create a positive atmosphere in the library that encourages student and staff use
  15. Prepare special educational displays
  16. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  1. Handle library mail and type correspondence and reports
  2. Operate equipment, such as computers, copiers, the intercom system, calculators, the laminator, the telephone system, scanners, and digital cameras
  3. Duplicate learning materials as requested
  4. Attend faculty meetings as required
  5. Keep supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
  6. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development through such efforts as reading professional journals and other publications
  7. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
  8. Represent the school district in a positive manner
  9. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
  10. Perform other duties as assigned  
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building principal.
This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will”.  The “employment period” and other descriptions and terms set forth in this job description shall not create a property right for the employee.  These are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the district so long as the employment continues.

Posted By

Jefferson County Joint SD 251

201 Idaho Avenue , Rigby, ID 83442

At the following locations

Roberts Elementary School

682 North 2858 East , Roberts, ID 83444

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $7,469

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.67

% IEP Students


State Average: 10%



State Average: 163