Oct 20, 2020

Paralibrarian

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  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Beaumont Independent School District

Job Description

JOB TITLE:

Paralibrarian Secondary

CLASSIFICATION:

Nonexempt

REPORTS TO:

Supervising Campus Librarian / Principal / District Lead Librarian

PAY GRADE:

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LOCATION:

Assigned Campus

DATE REVISED:

4/19/2017

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Manage the physical circulation of all materials within the library. Facilitate interlibrary loan borrowing among district campuses. Assist with library management under direction and supervision of the campus certified librarian.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college courses preferred
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Basic working knowledge of library science
  • Ability to implement planned program strategies
  • Knowledge and/or strong interest in literature appreciation
  • Strong public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Competency in computer usage and technology
Experience:
  • Experience in a public school environment, preferably a library or classroom
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Circulation
Staff the circulation desk (or supervise student or volunteer staffers).Handle all routine check-in/check-out transactions (or supervise such).Receive and record monies for fines and lost/damaged books.Maintain sign-in sheets for unscheduled users.Maintain schedule for class sign-up by faculty and staff.Shelve returned materials (or supervise such).Prepare and distribute reports relating to overdue materials and other circulation issues.Oversee the circulation of classroom sets, calculators, etc.
Materials Processing
Check received items against invoices or packing slips.Prepare received items for cataloging by the librarian (apply automation materials as well as property stamps and other identifying markers).Maintain record of magazines received.Prepare magazines and other materials for bindery.Shelve newly arrived materials in appropriate display areas.Maintain inventory record of daily/weekly newspapers received.Assist in collection development under direction of librarian, including weeding out obsolete items.
Student Services
Help create and maintain an environment conducive to learning.Provide instruction in using library resources when called upon to do so.Facilitate use of equipment by keeping printers and copiers in good working condition.Help students orient themselves correctly in the library to locate needed resources.
Miscellaneous Assignments
Enter AS400 requisitions as directed by the librarian.Maintain and circulate audiovisual equipment, sending items needing repair to the appropriate district personnel.Maintain current patron records database.
Other
Perform duties in a professional, ethical, and responsible manner.Conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner in accordance with generally accepted community standards.Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise the performance of student assistants as well as volunteer parents.

EQUIPMENT USED:
  • Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions; stay on task despite constant interruptions
  • Interact with multiple persons simultaneously while maintaining focus
  • Respond to changes in job demands and/or technology in positive manner
Physical Demands
  • Moderate lifting, light carrying, use of fingers, repeated bending, reaching above shoulder, walking extensively, and standing
  • Prolonged use of computer
Environmental Demands
  • Normal classroom/library environment
  • Work around machines with moving parts
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours
  • Exposure to childhood communicable diseases; good general health and stamina needed
The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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