Job is Expired Lower School Library Assistant

Colorado Academy

Job deadline Apply by August 29th, 2014   Job salary $13.00 to $16.00 per hour   Job type of library School   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Responsibilities

This detail-oriented position works closely with the Lower School Librarian to support the learning of students (PK-5th grade), faculty, and the Colorado Academy community.

Student/Faculty Support:

  • Assist students and faculty in locating materials in the library.
  • Gather materials on specific subjects based on teacher requests.
  • Support the lower school program through a variety of activities such as assisting with student clubs/readers’ groups, creating stimulating displays, and attending field trips.

Library/Collection Maintenance:

  • Maintain library catalog, patron records, and circulation of library materials.
  • Compile overdue notices, circulation reports, and bills.
  • Order books and other library materials for the collection as directed by the Lower School Librarian.
  • Process materials in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the collection is inviting, well-maintained, and accessible through regular shelving, weeding, and shelf-reading.
  • Help provide attractive and informative signage for the collection.

Technological Duties:

  • Assist students and faculty in using the Internet and other online resources for research.
  • Use and instruct students and faculty on how to use a variety of library equipment.
  • Troubleshoot computers, printers, and copiers as needed.

Administrative Duties:

  • Open and/or close the library as needed.
  • Use Microsoft Excel to maintain library schedule and statistics.
  • Maintain adequate library supplies.
  • Work with the Director of Libraries to monitor the lower school library budget.
  • Assist in Raether Library as needed.
  • Support the school community by serving on committees as assigned and performing other duties to support the lower school as needed.
  • Explore and utilize professional development opportunities as it relates to the library/technology departments by attending t conferences, workshops, and meetings. 

Supervision:

  • Assist the Lower School Librarian in the supervision of  library volunteers, students, library computer usage, and the library’s physical space.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • College degree and experience working in a library.
  • Minimum of two years working with elementary-age students.
  • Some knowledge of current children’s literature.
  • Skilled with both PC and Mac platforms.

Application Requirements

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to:

Jennifer Reading

Director of Libraries

Colorado Academy

3800 South Pierce St.

Denver, CO 80235

jen.reading@coloradoacademy.org

HR Contact Information

Jennifer Reading

Director of Libraries

Colorado Academy

3800 South Pierce St.

Denver, CO 80235

jen.reading@coloradoacademy.org

Additional info

Position Title: Lower School Library Assistant

  • Full-time 10-month (school year) staff position
  • Possibility of part-time summer employment
  • The employee is classified as non-exempt in accordance with guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for all benefits.
  • Reports to the Director of Libraries and the Lower School Librarian

General Requirements of All Library Employees:

  • We are guided by these shared values:
    • Consideration and care for our customers and each other
    • Passion for our work
    • Enthusiasm for learning and experimentation
    • Optimism and a positive attitude
  • We have the commitment and desire to provide excellent service to all library patrons.
  • We are forward-looking in our philosophy and we readily adapt to change.
  • We are aware of our PK-12ness and have an understanding and respect for school-wide operations and the importance of interconnectedness and collaboration.
  • Working in the library means being “on the move”: we will stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, reach, crawl, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds.

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $13.00 to $16.00 per hour

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

None

Weekends

None

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

August 20th, 2014

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