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Primary Purpose:

Direct the operation of the school library/media center. Provide services and resources that allow students to develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and using information to solve problems. Serve as teacher, materials expert, and curriculum adviser to ensure that library/media center is involved in instructional programs of the... school.



Master's degree in library and information science from accredited college or university (for individuals certified after January 23, 2001) Valid Texas school librarian certificate or endorsement

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to instruct and manage student behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


3 years experience in library/media center in public school setting

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

• Provide group instruction and individual guidance to students and other library users to help them locate resources and use research techniques. Serve as an information resource for users of print and digital library/media center materials.
• Work with teachers to convey appropriate use of materials and help schedule materials for classroom instructional use. Encourage the appropriate use of video programing and other print and digital media for educational purposes.
• Design, develop, and present staff development for teachers on the availability and use of campus and district learning resources.

Library Programs
• Plan and implement an effective school library program that meets identified needs and create a library/media center environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity level and interests of students.
• Make recommendations for acquisitions and manage the processing, organizing, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of library/media resources.
• Assist teachers in preparation of curriculum guides, lesson plans, and bibliographies.
• Develop and maintain up-to-date resource files including instructional program schedules and other community resources.
• Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
• Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the library/media center program and make changes based on the findings.

Student Management
• Carry out student discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative regulations.

• Compile, budget and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
• Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
• Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
• Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
• The superintendent or his/her designee may assign other duties and accountabilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of staff assigned to campus library personnel.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals.

Posture: Frequent sitting and standing; occasional bending/stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse, occasional reaching

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying; occasional physical restraint of students to control behavior

Environment: May work prolonged or irregular hours; work inside and outside, exposure to noise; occasional districtwide and statewide travel
Karnes City TX USA


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