SUMMARY: Responsible for clerical tasks as assigned by Program Administrators and Librarians, and for planning and implementing developmentally-appropriate activities for preschool and elementary students, ages 2 through 12.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Circulation desk coverage throughout the day which may include managing self-checkout stations, circulation records, and material requests, communicating with students and families regarding materials, and managing weekly periodical circulation.
Shelve and maintain library books and materials as needed.
Train library volunteers.
Manage annual inventory of library resources.
Greet all library visitors and interact positively and appropriately with children ranging from ages 2 through 12.
Demonstrate a love of reading and support library team efforts to promote this throughout the school community.
Assist with library programming and special events as needed.
Maintain a sensitive, cooperative and flexible demeanor in interpersonal interactions.
Demonstrate professionalism through reliability and punctuality, as well as personal appearance and self-care, and maintain personal integrity and a respectful attitude in professional relationships.
Instructional and Auxiliary Programs Support
Provide for the physical safety of children through anticipation and removal of hazards, visual observation of children active or at rest, and by appropriately responding to injuries.
Supervise children ages 2-12 in the classroom, at lunch, and at play as assigned.
During afternoon daycare hours, plan and implement activities in the areas of physical play, games, arts and crafts, etc. for groups of preschool and elementary aged children, both indoors and outside, that promote learning and motivate enthusiasm for children for active participation.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to the satisfaction of the administration. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 12 college credits and some clerical experience.
BEHAVIORAL SKILLS: Demonstrate personal integrity, friendliness, patience, fairness, openness, non-defensiveness, sensitivity, flexibility, and enthusiasm.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written documents. Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, colleagues, and administrators.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; create and interpret graphs; compute ratio and percent and use a calculator.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: High comfort level and proficiency with technology as a teaching, learning, and communication tool.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and apply common sense in dealing with everyday and emergency situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a library clerk to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, climb, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a teacher encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to moderate to noisy.
The Center For Early Education