Job is Expired District Library Media Leader

Adams County School District 50 / Westminster, CO

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $51,131.00 per year   Job type of library School (K-12)   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Adams County School District 50 seeks a District Library Media Leader. (8 hours per day, 220 days per year) Please apply online at

*Reports to Director of Learning Services.
*Provides leadership, staff development, and assistance to Media, Textbook, Library Staff, and appropriate administrators by developing, recommending, implementing, and monitoring plans and programs related to the overall Library Media program.
*Direct supervision of District Media staff: Music, Textbook, and Cataloging.
*Provide leadership, guidance, and support to library media personnel and administrators in the implementation of library media programs based on evidence-based practice, 21st Century skills integration, and District and school strategic plans.
*Perform or assist with mentoring, staff design, and professional development activities.
*Provide ongoing support/coordination for both certified and classified library media personnel at each school.
*Manage library collections of all non-certified library staff, including collection development and purchasing.
*Provide appropriate professional development opportunities for both certified and classified Library, Textbook, and Media personnel at each school to promote an environment of 21st Century learning and achievement.
*Develop, implement, and monitor current library media curriculum/programming to ensure District standards are met, including standards for use of state of the art automated library system and purchases of district-wide online information.
*Oversee the end-user operation, maintenance, and on-going enhancement of the Library/Textbook/Media automation system in cooperation with other Tech Services personnel. Provide training as needed on usage of automation system and reporting features.
*Guide the design and stocking of new school library media centers, as well as coordinate the overall collection development of all District libraries, brick and mortar or digital.
*Create and maintain the Library Services webpage and oversee the online presence of all collections in coordination with the District webmaster and input from schools.
*Work directly with vendors to negotiate discounted pricing and catalog processing on library resources and supplies.
*Work with Learning Services in coordinating library and textbook selections to best facilitate student achievement.
*Articulate and assist in implementing a vision for the role libraries play in integrating 21st Century skills, educational technology and information literacy (ET-IL) in learning processes.
*Act as content expert in the presentation of Library, Textbook, and Media services resources, best practice, policies and procedures among parents, community, and staff.
*Serve as liaison to District Stakeholders, constituents, and local and State agencies, regarding Library Media programming and initiatives, ensuring accountability and monitoring processes in place.
*Establish relevant partnerships to enhance provision of services. Perform long-range planning strategies, including budget preparation and monitoring, and determining staff needs.
*Develop/prepare grant proposals, monitoring grant funding, and maintain grant documentation for Federal/State reporting.
*Fulfill contractual and professional responsibilities.
*Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

*Master's degree in Library or Information Technology.
*Colorado Teacher's License; K-12 Library Media Endorsement; Valid Colorado Driver's License

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

*Master's degree in Library or Information Technology.
*Colorado Teacher's License; K-12 Library Media Endorsement; Valid Colorado Driver's License
*Must pass various pre-employment background screenings
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a high performance team.
*Excellent facilitation skills (adult, student, community).
*Excellent problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills, including budget oversight.
*Working knowledge of computer applications (current library software programs).
*Knowledge, experience and demonstrated leadership in library related content, exceptional instructional practices, educational technology and information literacy for the 21st Century student.
*Knowledge of strategic planning.
*Ability to work effectively as a member of multiple teams.
*Ability to effectively communicate with the school district community.
*Ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
*Excellent customer service and public relations skills.
*Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.
*Three years experience in Teaching required.
*Three to five years successful experience as a school Teacher Librarian desired.
*Experience in 21st Century technology integration and instruction required.

Application Requirements

Apply on-line at A complete application package must be received by 4pm on the closing date in the Human Resources Office located at 6933 Raleigh St., Westminster, CO 80030.

A complete application package includes the following:
•Copy of CDE teaching license
•Official transcripts
•3 letters of recommendation
•Teacher insight score


HR Contact Information

Human Resources
Ph. 720-542-5026

Additional info

Must apply online at

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Salary Wage Calculator $51,131.00 per year

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Date Posted

April 12th, 2012

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