2020-21 Library Media Technician - Paradise Valley HS
Library Media Technician
Location: Paradise Valley High School
9 Months, 8 hours/day
Start Date: 1/4/2021
Grade 13, $14.38/hour
The job of Library Media Technician is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program with specific responsibilities for maintaining the library collection at school sites; identifying age appropriate resources for students and teachers utilizing library resources; selecting appropriate items in support of classroom instruction; and performing clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials and/or textbooks.
This job reports to Librarian
Assists teachers, students, staff and administrators for the purpose of identifying resource materials for use in classroom and/or class assignments.
Evaluates books and/or periodicals for retention within collection (e.g. repairing damaged books, recommending retirement of books and/or periodicals, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of books and library materials.
Maintains materials inventory (e.g. library books, library hardware/software, media equipment and related instructional materials, etc.) for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and ensuring the availability of materials when required.
Monitors student activities for the purpose of maintaining a safe environment conducive to learning. Participates in unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
Performs circulation activities (e.g. item check-in and check-out, prepare circulation count, lists of overdue items, disposal of inappropriate or damaged books or materials, etc.) for the purpose of controlling the use, location and availability of items in the collection.
Processes new student library cards, notices of missing, damaged, or overdue books, media and materials for the purpose of providing and/or maintaining access to library resources and securing reimbursement for losses.
Processes library books, periodicals, software and related media materials (e.g. logging into master files; bar coding, shelving, producing required reports cataloging, etc.) for the purpose of providing students and staff with required materials.
Repairs books and materials for the purpose of ensuring the availability of books and library materials. Responds to inquiries of students, staff, parents (e.g. availability of books, finding appropriate reference documents, status of overdue fines, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or direction as required.
Orders supplies and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability as needed.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: library practices; computer and Internet operations.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing effective working relationships.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness and in a clean atmosphere.
Experience: Job related experience is desired.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required Testing Certificates and Licenses
Continuing Educ./Training Clearances
Criminal Background Clearance
FLSA Status - Non Exempt
Job Contact Information
Friday, November 13, 2020 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)