Aug 15, 2019

Specialist, Textbook/Digital Resources

  • Loudoun County Public Schools
  • Ashburn, VA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

The Textbook and Digital Resources Specialist leads the division in the selection and acquiring of textbooks and digital
resources for all schools. This person is also responsible for maintaining textbook and digital resource Inventory in the
division and managing the textbook adoption process for LCPS. Additionally, the specialist is responsible for managing
digital resources for Personalized Learning and other initiatives, as needed.

The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to
the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed
appropriate:
* Develops and implements selection processes and procedures for the acquisition of textbooks and digital
resources appropriate to the grade levels and content areas in schools.
* Leads the textbook adoption process, including the development and facilitation of textbook review
committees, communication with textbook companies, and VDOE contact for textbook and digital resources.
* Maintains accurate textbook and resource inventory for all schools and the warehouse.
* Works in collaboration with Distribution Center Supply Coordinator to ensure resources are appropriately
allocated and delivered to schools.
* Works with other staff to develop and provide professional development in the use of digital and print resources
relating to texbooks.
* Works with vendors, school contacts, procurement, and content supervisors to coordinate professional
development and manage access to personalized learning resources.

* Postgraduate Professional License with a valid teaching license.
* Five years of teaching experience.
* Demonstrates the professional and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with school personnel
and members of the community.
* Posses excellent organization and management skills, strong attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work in a team environment.
* Ability to perform work quickly and efficiently; to plan, organize and prioritize work effectively; to communicate
effectively; to work cooperatively with others.

Physical requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking. expressing or exchanging ideas by means of
the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers
accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall
and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of
time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift,
carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

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