Library Media Specialist
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Provisional License.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Assists students in identifying, locating and interpreting information housed in and outside the library media center. Promotes the development of independent search habits by enhancing the student's ability to evaluate those sources found. Provides instruction in accessing, evaluating and communicating information and in the production of media to fit within the curricula. Participates in building, district, department and grade-level curriculum development and assessment projects. Plans jointly with teachers and administrators to provide and evaluates instruction in information access. Works with teachers to improve instructional activities. Provides an inviting environment in the library media center that promotes reading and research. Maintains, stores, secures and loans audiovisual equipment and sends equipment for repair as needed. Coordinates all instructional TV activities in the school. Performs other related duties as assigned.
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Duties performed typically in a school library setting. Work requires frequent standing, sitting, walking and light lifting up to 10 pounds. Effective verbal and written communication skills for expressing or exchanging ideas, hearing to perceive information at a normal spoken word level and visual acuity for preparing and analyzing written or computer data.