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LIBRARIAN/MEDIA SPECIALIST

Helena-West Helena School District (learn more)

Helena, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3489063
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: April 8, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 9, 2021

Job Description

Position Title: LibrarianSalary Grade: Salary and work year to be determined by contract.
Department: AdministrativeJob Code:
Division: Curriculum and Professional DevelopmentFLSA Status:
Reports to: PrincipalLast Updated: 08/2009

General Summary: The Librarian provides all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide
variety of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Operates and supervises the media center to which assigned.
•Evaluates, selects, and requisitions new media center materials.
•Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, and makes media center materials available to supplement the instructional program.
•Informs teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the media center acquires.
•Maintains a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloging all media center materials and instructs teachers and students on the use of the system.
•Arranges for interlibrary loan of materials of interest or use to teachers.
•Works with teachers in planning assignments likely to lead to extended use of media center resources.
•Promotes appropriate conduct of students using media center facilities.
•Helps students to develop habits of independent reference work and to develop skill in the use of reference materials in relation to planned assignments.
•Presents and discusses materials with a class studying a particular topic, on the invitation of the teacher.
•Participates at curriculum meetings.
•Counsels with and gives reading guidance to students who have special reading problems or unusual intellectual interests.
•Arranges frequently changing book-related displays and exhibits likely to interest the media center's patrons.
•Prepares and administers the media center budget.
•Supervises media center aides in the performance of their duties.
•Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or the Superintendent's designee.
Contacts and Communication
•Close collaboration with staff members designated by the Board or the Superintendent.
Education and Experience
•Certificate, license, or other legal credential required.
•Degree(s) required and area of major study.
•Kind and amount of prior job experience required.
•Such alternative to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Helena-West Helena School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Linda English, Superintendent
    • 305 Valley Drive
    • Helena, Arkansas 72342

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