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Leavenworth USD 453

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3220231
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : April 7, 2020

Job Description

Title:  Library Aide          


Reports to:  Principal


Location: Leavenworth High 


Shift: 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the central office ( after employment offer is made).
  • Ability to use keyboarding skills.
  • Desire to continue career improvement by enhancing skills and job performance.


Purpose and Objectives of the Position: 

The Library Aide assists the Library Media Specialist in helping students and teachers make full use of the books, materials, and services of the school library program.


Essential Functions:

  • Ability to assist in helping students and teachers make full use of the books, materials, and services of the school library program.
  • Ability to ensure all activities conform to district guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with members of the school district and community.
  • Ability to react to change and frequent interruptions in a productive and positive manner, and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to operate all equipment appropriately as required.
  • Ability to work to implement the vision and mission of the district.


Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  • Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials; should be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and turning.
  • Must occasionally work in noisy and crowded environments with numerous interruptions.


General Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assist in the supervision of students in the library.
  • Ability to assist in preparing and presenting library skills lessons.
  • Ability to assist in ordering books, non-book materials, equipment, and supplies for library.
  • Ability to assist with computerized and physical inventory processing.
  • Ability to supervise student checkout of books and materials.
  • Ability to supervise teacher check-out of equipment, art supplies, and materials.
  • Ability to monitor overdue books, and contact parents concerning return or payments.
  • Ability to supervise hallway traffic in the library area.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with students, teachers, parents, community agencies, and other groups.
  • Ability to observe and follow all school policies at all times.
  • Ability to keep current on new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Ability to assist students and staff in using the library computers for word processing and Internet research.
  • Ability to respond to information requests in a cooperative, courteous, and timely manner.     
  • Ability to keep student information and records confidential.
  • Ability to implement and observe all district health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Ability to perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned by the librarian or administrative staff.

Pre-Employment/Yearly Requirements: Employee shall meet all the pre-employment and yearly requirements as specified in the Policies of the Board of Education.


Term of Employment:    At will.


Salary: $10.25/hr, with increases for experience and education


FLSA Status:  Non - Exempt; Hourly


Evaluation: Performance effectiveness will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board of Education Policy.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Contact Information

    • Laura Jacobs
    • 200 N. 4th Street
    • Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

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