Librarian/Media Specialist - St. Joseph School District
Position: Librarian/Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Library Media Specialist - LHS - 2020-2021
Job Location: St. Joseph, MO School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Joseph School District
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Telephone: 816-671-4000 EXT 172
Job Description:
The St. Joseph, MO School District is currently accepting applications for a Librarian - 2020-2021.  This position is located at Lafayette High School.  PLEASE APPLY THROUGH OUR DISTRICT WEBSITE:**.  If you have any questions please contact:  
SJSD Human Resources - 816-671-4000 or visit our website at:
Required: Must hold a valid Missouri Librarian certificate.  Preferred: Previous experience preferred, but not required.
Purpose:  Manages day-to-day library operations including circulation, repair, book and research questions, computer issues, copy and lamination machines, and other functions for the benefit and use of the school community.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attends work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner.
  • Operates and supervises the library to which assigned.
  • Evaluates, selects and requisitions new library materials.
  • Assists teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, and makes library materials available to supplement the instructional program.
  • Informs teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the library acquires.
  • Maintains a comprehensive and efficient computerized system for cataloging all library materials, and instructs teachers and students on use of the system.
  • Arranges for interlibrary loan of materials of interest or use to teachers.
  • Works with teachers in planning those assignments likely to lead to extended use of library resources.
  • Helps students to develop habits of independent reference work and to develop skill in the use of reference materials in relation to planned assignments.
  • Presents and discusses materials with a class studying a particular topic, on the invitation of the teacher.
  • Participates at curriculum meetings.
  • Arranges frequently changing book-related displays and exhibits likely to interest the library’s patrons.
  • Prepares and administers the library budget.
  • Supervises library aides in the performance of their duties.
  • Participates actively in library and other educational and professional associations on the local, regional, state, and national level.
  • Weeds obsolete and worn materials from the collections.
  • Other duties assigned.
 Employee Behavior and Conduct:
District employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact, both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest, and respectful.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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