Educational Paraprofessional Position - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary School Library Media Paraprofessional
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Apr 05, 2019
Deadline: Apr 12, 2019**
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:
Department: Elementary
Job title: Library Media Paraprofessional
Reports to: Principal
Supervises: N/A
Position type: Full Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Purpose:  The job of Library Media Paraprofessional is done for the purpose/s of assisting the library media specialist with instructional and non-instructional activities for students, staff and parents. Responsibilities include organization and circulation of the collection, helping students and teachers with resource needs, supporting one-to-one device management, troubleshooting and assisting with the overall operation of the library.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists with coordination, training, and support of library volunteers. 
  • Assists students, staff, and parents with a variety of activities.
  • Attends in-service training for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information and supporting
  • Creates promotional displays, exhibits, and flyers. 
  • Maintains a variety of documents, files, and records (e.g. LMC facility usage, schedules, overdue lists, troubleshooting log, order information, data, etc.).
  • Monitors student activities.
  • Oversees equipment usage.
  • Performs circulation activities.
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks.
  • Prepares manual and electronic documents and reports. 
  • Prepares items for de-processing.
  • Processes library books, periodicals, software, equipment, and related media materials.
  • Provides support for one-to-one computer devices.
  • Repairs and cleans books and materials.
  • Responds to inquiries of students and staff.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
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; and customer service.
Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: library practices; and computer and Internet operations.
Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods.
Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: Establishing effective working relationships; adaptability/flexibility; dealing with frequent interruptions; detail oriented; reliability; and good communication skills.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • Job Related Experience is desired
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s Degree preferred
  • 60 College Credit Hours
  • Substitute Certificate required within 30 days
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 40% walking, and 30% standing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

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