Librarian

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Description

Librarian 

Position Purpose

Assist students and professional employees in the media center to enable students to effectively use the instructional materials in the media center, and to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities to take full advantage of library materials and resources.
 
Essential Functions
  • Assists students in locating reference and other instructional materials, and in developing knowledge, skill and abilities to gain independence and fully utilize the library materials and resources.
  • Assists in reinforcement in reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, media and other skills.
  • Assists in maintaining the circulation desk operations and circulation files.
  • Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning.
  • Operate audio visual equipment as needed.
  • Assist in cataloging and filing learning materials.
  • Constructs, copies, distributes and uses educational materials.
  • Serves as a reference guide for students.
  • Arranges book displays, exhibits and other items to provide an appropriate learning resource environment and maximize students' interest in reading and learning.
  • Assists with the selection of library materials and resources, and in weeding out old outdated materials and books.
  • Assists in the utilization and maintenance of instructional and non-instructional library equipment, including a personal computer if necessary.
NOTE: While the basic functions of this position are the same for the various levels of School Librarian,
each successively higher level requires greater responsibility, ability to supervise and run the libraries operations,
ability to lead and train others, a higher degree of education or training, greater computer skills, more related experience,
and/or other attributes that distinguish it from any lower level(s).

Additional Duties
Perform any other related duties as assigned.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Use standard library equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.

Travel Requirements
Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to use personal computers and instruct students in their use (including creating documents, word processing and using the Internet to conduct research).
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform complex arithmetic operations.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Ability to follow directives of teacher, media specialist or other supervisor, and assist students with respect to instructional and non-instructional tasks.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
  • Effective writing and communication skills.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile:


Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying, typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Library Science
  • Certification/License
  • Applicants must have a current Utah teaching license or have the ability to obtain a current Utah teaching license as outlined by the guidelines of the Utah State Board of Education (USBE).
  • USBE License Level:  Associate or Professional , Acceptance to AEL; 
  • USBE License Area: Secondary Education (6-12) with Media Endorsement
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation
  • Note for Teachers licensed outside of Utah: Reciprocity with other states regarding licensure is not guaranteed and is contingent on fulfilling minimum license and endorsement requirements for Utah. For more information about obtaining a Utah license go to https://www.schools.utah.gov/licensing
  • Prior experience working with children desirable.

Contract
Full Time, 187 days, paid over 12 months

Certified Salary Schedule
Benefit eligible at a full time, certified rate
8 days sick leave, 4 days personal leave per fiscal year

Posted By

Tooele County School District

92 So. Lodestone , Tooele, UT 84074
 

At the following locations

Grantsville High School

155 East Cherry Steet , Grantsville, UT 84029



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,633

State Average: $7,571

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 22.85

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338