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Primary Purpose: Supervise and manage the school library/media center. Provide services and resources that allow students to develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and using information to solve problems. Serve as teacher, materials expert, and curriculum adviser to ensure that library/media center is involved in instructional programs of the school.
- Master’s degree from accredited college or university (for individuals certified after January 23, 2001)
- Valid Texas librarian or learning resources specialist certificate or endorsement
- Knowledge of library science
- Ability to instruct and manage student behavior
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Strong Technology Skills
- Experience helpful, but not required
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
- Provide group instruction and individual guidance to students to help them locate resources and use research techniques.
- Consult teachers on appropriate use of materials and help them schedule materials for classroom instruction.
- Serve as information resource for users of library/media center materials and provide staff development opportunities for teachers on the availability and use of campus and district learning resources.
- Effectively plan school library program to meet identified needs.
- Assist in preparation of bibliographies and curriculum guides.
- Manage acquisitions, processing, organizing, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of resources.
- Coordinate development and maintenance of community resource file.
- Maintain schedules for instructional programs and encourage use of video programs for educational purposes.
- Create a library/media center environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity level and interests of students.
- Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
- Carry out discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative regulations.
- Interact with students to promote positive attitudes toward school library.
- Compile, budget and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
- Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
- Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in the library/media services area.
- Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the library/media center program and make changes based on the findings.
- Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
- Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.
- Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents.
Supervise clerical aide(s), student aides, and volunteers.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Climbing, stretching, frequent light lifting of books, boxes.
Corsicana ISD (CISD) does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.
Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination based on sex, including sexual harassment should contact the CISD Director of Human Resources, the district Title IX coordinator. Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination on the basis of a disability should contact the CISD Transition Coordinator, the district ADA/Section 504 coordinator. Questions or concerns relating to discrimination for any other reason should be directed to the Superintendent at the Lee Education Center 2200 W. 4th Ave Corsicana, TX 75110, phone (903) 874-7441.