Library Media Specialist

Job | Posted 22 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Media Specialist/Librarian


TITLE:  Library Media Specialist

This Position is     x    exempt or           non-exempt

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Responsible for the planning and delivery of instruction and media center services in a school.
REPORTS TO:  School Principal

  • Holds a degree in Library Science and a professional license with a Library Media Specialist endorsement
  • Demonstrates professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, parents, school personnel, and members of the community
  • Ability to move about school to monitor students and to work in classrooms with varied seating and desk organization patterns
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day, if assigned to an itinerant position
  • Possesses sufficient strength, agility, dexterity and mobility to carry out all performance responsibilities
  • Ability to prepare required written reports
  • Ability to monitor and ensure appropriate student behavior, including outdoor activity areas, gymnasiums, etc.
  • Possesses high moral standards and integrity
  • Competent in the use of instructional technology hardware and software, to include circulation software
  • Plans and prepares for instruction differentiated based on student needs
  • Plans collaboratively with classroom teacher so that media center skills are taught in conjunction with curriculum related activities
  • Provides instruction in the appropriate use of reference materials including citation of sources, copyright information, etc.
  • Participates in the planning, development and implementation of curriculum programs
  • Uses student instructional data to provide appropriate instruction, interventions and remediation, as needed
  • Complies with state laws, School Board policies, and administrative regulations
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed for an orderly, productive media center and school
  • Encourages the productive citizenship and respectful conduct of students
  • Maintains accurate, complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation
  • Demonstrates positive school-community relations
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues, support staff, and administration
  • Engages in professional growth activities and demonstrates professionalism
  • Orders, processes, maintains and circulates print and non-print media center materials;
  • Solicits input from school stake holders concerning the selection of new materials
  • Consults review recommendations and sources lists to insure effective curriculum development
  • Makes available lists, reviews, and catalogs for teachers to use in selecting and requesting materials which support their curriculum
  • Prepared bibliographies and other materials on specific subjects for student and teacher use
  • Publishes lists of new materials added to the media center collection on an ongoing basis
  • Conducts training activities in the use of the media center materials, equipment and technology for teachers, students and volunteer personnel
  • Maintains an inviting and pleasant environment that encourages maximum use of the media center by both students and faculty
  • Provides a multiple media center experiences designed to help students develop varied interests
  • Organizes, distributes, and promotes the effective use of media center equipment
  • Makes minor repairs to books and audio-visual materials and equipment
  • Weeds the media center collection, discarding and replacing worn or outdated articles as needed
  • Conducts an end-of-the-year inventory of library materials and school equipment
  • Maintains accurate, complete records and reports as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
  • Contributes to the total school program
  • Performs other duties as assigned by school administrator
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  200 Days a Year.  Salary according to School Board Teacher Salary Scale
EVALUATION:  Reports to the principal and will be evaluated in accordance with School Board policy and
administrative regulations on evaluation of certificated personnel.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The teacher will be required to follow any other instructions and duties as assigned by the school administrator.  Richmond County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

Posted By

Richmond County Public Schools

92 Walnut Street , Warsaw, VA 22572

At the following locations

Rappahannock High School

6914 Richmond Road , Warsaw, VA 22572