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LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST

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Linn Benton Lincoln ESD

Temporary position serving Lincoln County School District.
304 hours, 190 day calendar

TITLE

LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor's degree in an educational field. Valid Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) teaching license with Library Media endorsement is required.
2. Successful experience in public education, preferably in supporting and maintaining educational media, including technical services, curriculum, instruction, and technology.
3. Three or more years of successful experience in organizing and operating an education media center and teaching media skills to both students and adult learners.
4. Demonstrated experience in instruction of students and adult learners formally and informally with successful classroom teaching and school library media center experience.
5. Proficient in the application of various types of technology used for instruction, such as Microsoft Office Suite, OSLIS, and Discovery Education.
6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the LBL Board of Directors/Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO

Strategic Partnerships Director

JOB GOAL

The Media Services Specialist acts as a resource and consultant for schools in the assigned local school district(s).

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are not inclusive, but characteristic of the type and level of work assigned for this position. Individual employees may perform all or some combination of the duties listed below as well as other related duties.

Essential Functions:

1. Effectively manage the work in a library/media environment, including technical services, curriculum, instruction, and technology across district schools.
2. Select, evaluate and organize appropriate library media materials for all grades and all curriculum.
3. Effectively catalogue library items by using cataloging software, including but not limited to:
a. Mastery in original cataloging
b. ITS MARC
c. Library of Congress
4. Incorporate knowledge of educational technology, information literacy, media management, standards and benchmarks, and instructional methods when managing the work in the library/media environment.
5. Ensure the consistent application of district policy with respect to the appropriate and legal use of district learning technology.
6. Manage projects in a manner that supports district’s instructional goals.
7. Effectively use program/project management skills.
8. Maintain regular attendance at work. Be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings and following schedules.
9. Work well within a team. Promote good staff morale and put team needs above individual needs.
10. Collaborate with others to complete tasks and solve problems in a positive manner
11. Communicate effectively in a courteous, tactful and professional manner.
12. Utilize teleservice platform to provide services to educators, students and district staff as directed.

Other Functions:

1. Use of excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
2. Perform duties in a courteous and efficient manner that builds the confidence of staff, students, and the public in the district and enhances learning.
3. Observe laws, district policies and procedures, and professional standards for the position.
4. Manage work responsibilities effectively under pressure of deadlines, difficult situations, interruptions, and new or emergency conditions.
5. Maintain confidentiality at all times.
6. Develop job skills necessary to meet changes in the position.
7. Demonstrate a commitment to promoting equity and diversity.
8. Maintain professional dress standards.
9. Perform other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Work in a variety of settings including classrooms and office environments.
2. Ability to provide own transportation to numerous settings with occasional overnight stays, as deemed necessary.
3. Ability to sit for extended periods of time in vehicle or work setting.
4. Ability to work with computer to perform word processing, data processing and spreadsheet functions.