Vicksburg-Warren School District ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2898342
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 28, 2018

Job Description

TITLE:                      Librarian

REPORTS:                 Principal




To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information; To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information; To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information; To collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness




School Personnel Assigned by Principal




  • Participate      in the curriculum development process at both the building and district      level to ensure that the curricula include the full range of literacy      skills (information, media, visual, digital, and technological literacy)      necessary to meet content standards and to develop lifelong learners
  • Collaborate      with teachers and students to design and teach engaging inquiry and      learning experiences and assessments that incorporate multiple literacies      and foster critical thinking
  • Participate      in the implementation of collaboratively planned learning experiences by      providing group and individual instruction, assessing student progress,      and evaluating activities
  • Join      with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that      will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
  • Provide      and plan professional development opportunities within the school and      district for and with all staff, including other school librarians
  • In      accordance with district policy, developing and maintaining a collection      of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching      styles and instructional strategies used within the school community
  • Cooperate      and network with other libraries, librarians, and agencies to provide      access to resources outside the school
  • Modeling      effective strategies for developing multiple literacies
  • Evaluate,      promote, and use existing and emerging technologies to support teaching      and learning, supplement school resources, connect the school with the      global learning community, and       communicate with students and teachers
  • Provide      guidance in software and hardware evaluation, and developing processes for      such evaluation
  • Understanding      copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assisting      users with their understanding and observance of the same
  • Organize      the collection for maximum and effective use using strategic planning for      the continuous improvement of the program
  • Ensure      that school library program goals and objectives are aligned with school      and district long-range strategic plans
  • Using      effective management principles, including the supervision of personnel,      resources, and facilities





Bachelor’s degree or higher in Library/Media. Eligible for a standard Library/Media endorsement in Mississippi.




Ability to read and analyze, and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, and the general public.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.



The employee will work in an environment adhering to school board policy. This position may require work hours that vary as a result of evening activities or emergencies. In addition, job requirements may require work on weekends, holidays and attendance at meetings. 





Employee acknowledges that he/she is required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct in compliance with the Mississippi Code of Ethics. Breach of said professional conduct includes but is not limited to: neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to VWSD policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school district.





190 DAYS





  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Contact Information

    • Zena Keen
    • 1500 Mission
    • Vicksburg, Mississippi 39182

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