Elementary Library Assistant

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Generic Support Staff & Services






Credentials: None required

Education: High school diploma

Experience: Experience with bookkeeping, record keeping, filing, typing, and knowledge in computer use preferred.

Special skills, knowledge, abilities: Willingness to learn new skills; be able to interact positively with people. All Library Assistants newly hired and working or at a site supported with Title funds must:

  • Have an Associate degree, or

  • Have 2 years of post secondary education , or

  • Be a high school graduate and pass the OGET test


Physical requirements: Must be able to safely lift a minimum of 45 pounds.


Site: Elementary School 


Reports To: Librarian and Principal


Job Goal: To assist Librarians in the efficient functioning of the school library.


Essential Job Functions: 


1. Assist students and staff in locating and using materials in the library media center by answering

questions, gathering materials, demonstrating use of equipment and software and operating AV

and production equipment.


2. Perform general secretarial responsibilities including typing, filing, compiling statistics and assisting with financial records; uses computers available in the library to accomplish many of these tasks.


3. Maintain the card or computer catalog, shelf list and other library media files; includes data entry for automated circulation and catalog systems.


4. Inventory and maintain equipment; includes changing lamps and other easily replaced parts,

performing preventive maintenance through cleaning and lubricating, preparing equipment to be

sent for repair, maintaining repair records and inventories.


5. Circulate library materials; includes checking materials in and out, sending overdue announcements and maintain overdue records; schedules the use and delivery of audio visual materials and equipment.


6. Maintain the library collection; includes shelving books, reading shelves, adding and withdrawing items, mending and repairing items, preparing books for the bindery and assisting

with inventory. Assist in the maintenance of the computer software collection.

7. Assist with the ordering and processing of materials and equipment; includes typing orders, maintaining the consideration and order files; engraving new equipment and processing materials. Maintain supply inventory and assist in the preparation of supply orders.


8.  Maintain a clean, orderly and attractive environment; assist in the preparation of displays.


9. Perform other duties as assigned.


Terms of Employment:

Contract length: 175- day contract 

Work schedule: To be determined at site. 

Salary schedule: Teaching Assistant

Posted By

Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood , Norman, OK 73069

At the following locations


4250 W TECUMSEH , NORMAN, OK 73072