Librarian/Media Specialist - Confluence Academy
Position: Librarian/Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Librarian Media Specialist
Job Location: Old North Elementary
Beginning: Aug 16, 2017
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Confluence Academy
St. Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-436-2313
Job Description:

POSITION TITLE  Librarian/Media Specialist- Old North Elementary (PK-6)

POSITION SUMMARY:  Plans and establishes media program, goals and outcomes in accordance with building curriculum and district and state guidelines.
  • Supervises the overall operation of the School Building’s Media Center and Library
  • Responsible for technical services for educational access cable channel, distance learning and other technological resources related to the delivery of services.
  • Technology planning and implementation as required by building and district as well as Library time with individual classrooms
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning curriculum units using the library/media center.
  • Manages the library collections.
  • Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials and makes media center materials available to support and enrich the curriculum of the building.
  • Implements the Library Media Curriculum.
  • Assists students with the development of independent information access and use so as to develop their skills in the use of instructional materials in relation to learning outcomes.
  • Keeps abreast of new resources, materials and changes relating to the field recommends implementation on usable and valuable items relative to the building and curriculum.
  • Supervises the use and storage of AV/Technology equipment.
  • Evaluates, selects and orders learning resources.
  • Assists in planning and providing staff development opportunities for Media staff and other building personnel.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises students, parent volunteers and student helpers.  Directs paraprofessionals where applicable and Library/Media support staff.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  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/Experience:  Preferred  Master degree in Library Science or Instructional Technology.  Minimum of 2 years teaching experience.  Experience in running/working in a Media Center preferred. Knowledgeable of computer applications and operations.
                Certification:  Valid teaching certificate, K-12 Librarian.
                Language Skills:  Ability to read, 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.
                Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,    commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.  Ability to apply               concepts such as fractions, percentages, proportions to practical situations.
                Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete    variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
                Other Skills and Abilities: 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. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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