Library Assistant

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Library Assistant
Policy # JD38

BOURNE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Reports to:                  Principal in consultation with the School

                                    Media Specialist (where applicable)

 

Job Goals:                  To oversee book and media circulation and cataloging, and

                                    maintain the library as a pleasant and available place for

                                    students.

 

Responsibilities:

 

1.                  Provide clerical assistance to the library through completion of routine tasks as assigned by the Library/Media Specialist/Principal.

 

2.                  Supervise students under the direction of the Library/Media Specialist/Principal.

 

3.                  Assist teachers in providing a program in library skills for students when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

4.                  Record teacher and pupil requests for print and non-print purchases when no

Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

5.                  Coordinate volunteers to work in the library when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

6.                  Assist students in finding information or resource material.

 

7.                  Maintain up-to-date cataloging when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

8.                  Maintain an up-to-date equipment inventory when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

9.                  Set up and check out audiovisual materials when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

10.              Attend curriculum meetings that pertain to area of responsibility when no Library/Media Specialist is available.

 

11.              Maintain professional confidentiality in all matters.

 

12.              Other duties as may be assigned by the building Principal/Headmaster.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; interest and an understanding of students.
  • Experience with the workings of a school library/media center.

 

Evaluation: To be evaluated annually by the Principal with the assistance of the Media Specialist where applicable.


Adoption Date: 3/1/2004
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