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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3499561
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 2021

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Library-Media Technician

Report Identification Code: edilmt

Job Purpose Statement: The job of "Library-Media Technician" is done for the purpose of maintaining library collection at school site; processing inter-library loan requests and circulating audio-visual equipment, videos, and supplies; implementing age-appropriate programs for students using library resources; selecting appropriate items in support of classroom instruction/research; and educating students on the proper use of the library collection and technology resources.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Assists students, staff and the public for the purpose of identifying resource materials (e.g. inter-library loans, technology, VALNet, etc.) for use in classroom and/or class assignments.
  • (E) Conducts classes in a variety of formats (e.g. story telling, puppet plays, etc.) for the purpose of promoting the use and enjoyment of literature.
  • Distributes various books and media for the purpose of providing requested materials.
  • Instructs students, teachers, other staff and the public for the purpose of educating them in the proper use of library resources (e.g. technology, VALNet, care of materials, etc.) and information-gathering skills.
  • Maintains library records for the purpose of ensuring compliance with library materials, policies, and state/federal guidelines.
  • (S) Maintains VALNet system and MARC records for the purpose of ensuring accurate records for all media.
  • Manages library operations (e.g. materials collection, technology, learning environment, etc.) for the purpose of identifying and meeting library needs to provide positive, functional environment.
  • (E) Manages school library budget for the purpose of identifying and meeting library needs within funding guidelines.
  • Promotes a positive learning environment for literacy for the purpose of motivating students, staff and the public to use library resources to enhance life-long learning.
  • Researches availability of materials and media for the purpose of providing accurate information regarding the selecting and ordering of appropriate materials and resources including inter-library loans.

    (E) Denotes elementary level only
    (S) Denotes secondary level only

    Other Job Functions:
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Attends meetings/trainings as requested an/or needed for the purpose of gathering and/or conveying information required to perform job functions.

    Job Requirements - Qualifications:
  • Experience Required: Job-related experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

    Skills to: operate standard office equipment including use of basic computer applications; use appropriate library catalog system(s) and distributions systems; use of English in both written and verbal form to communicate effectively with students, staff and the public; use correct spelling, grammar and punctuation; and plan and manage projects.

    Knowledge of: standard office procedures; library control systems; and rules and regulations of assigned job functions and building; appropriate laws, codes and regulations; MARC cataloging system for all types of media (secondary level).

    Abilities to: understand and carry out oral and written instructions; interact with persons of different age groups and cultural/educational backgrounds; keep apprised of and accommodate technological and academic change; adhere to safe work practices; perform a variety of tasks; adjust to flexible work assignments; work under time constraints; work accurately, with attention to detail and with minimal supervision; work cooperatively with others; read/interpret/apply rules, regulations and policies; perform tasks in an environment with distractions and interruptions; and make common sense decisions.

    Significant physical abilities include sitting for prolonged periods, reaching/handling/ fingering, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds/ near/far visual acuity/visual accommodation/field of vision.
  • Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Must meet at least one of the following criteria: completed two (2) years successful post high school education (32 semester credits in the core area) or pass the ETS Para-Professional Assessment.
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Fingerprint/criminal justice clearance
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    LEWISTON INDEPENDENT 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

    • Lewiston Public Schools invites applications for the position of Library Media Tech. This part-time, 10 month position runs with the school year. The position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday, 7 hours per day and starts with an introductory rate of $12.04/hour. Upon successful completion of the introductory period, the hourly rate will increase to $13.37/hour - $14.98/hour depending on experience.
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Vellegas , Human Resources Supervisor
    • 3317 12th Street
    • Lewiston, Idaho 83501

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