GES Library Media Specialist (K-5)

Hopkins County School District Madisonville , KY 42431

Posted 1 week ago

Library Media Specialist

Certified Position - 1060
2019-2020 school year

Salary

Per Certified Salary Schedule

Days
198

Reports to:

Principal

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain an enriched library environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that invites intellectual growth and aids all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develops short and long-range goals which guide the development of the LMC

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the operation of the LMC

  • Maintains a technologically advanced facility and program

  • Trains and supervises clerks, student assistants, and adult volunteers to perform duties efficiently

  • Selects materials and technology which support the schoolrsquo;s curriculum and educational philosophy

  • Withdraws obsolete materials

  • Classified, catalogs, processes, and organizes for circulations the education media and technology

  • Establishes and follows procedures for maintenance and repair of all media

  • Maintains a current inventory of holdings

  • Prepares and submits reports to administrators as needed to promote short and long-term goals

  • Prepares and administers budgets according to needs of LMC

  • Evaluates LMC programs, services, facilities and materials to ensure optimum use

  • Maintains the LMC to be functional, attractive, and orderly environment which encourages maximum use

  • Manages studentrsquo;s behavior in a constructive manner

  • Serves as an instructional resource consultant and media specialist to teachers and students

  • Establishes methods for flexible scheduling of classes and students to promote use by individuals, small groups, and whole classes

  • Serves on committees involved with designing learning activities for students, curriculum revision, and/or textbook adoption

  • Plans and/or participates in special projects or proposals

  • Plans cooperatively with teachers to incorporate research, informational retrieval skills, and literature appreciation

  • Plans units with teachers which stress whole language and interdisciplinary strategies

  • Provides professional development and LMC orientation

  • Provides access to professional materials and information for school staff

  • Adheres to established laws, policies, rules and regulations

  • Submits accurate reports promptly

  • Participates in various professional organizations which relate to library media and technology

  • Utilizes current research and methods in areas of technology, teaching, learning, and library and information science

  • Promotes a positive relationship with students, staff, and community

  • Publicizes the LMC programs, services and materials through newsletter, announcements, and in other innovative ways

  • Networks with other libraries and shares resources

  • Submits to administrators/SBDM and faculty statistical report which support LMC goals and programs

  • Utilize Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

(PBIS) as outlined at the school/district

  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance

  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics

  • Successfully utilizes technology as appropriate in job function

  • Performs and other such duties as so designated by the Principal

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Kentucky certificate, license, or other legal credential required

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Boardrsquo;s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.


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GES Library Media Specialist (K-5)

Hopkins County School District