District Library Media Leader

Adams County School District 50

Westminster, CO

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Westminster, CO


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library

School (K-12)

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Job Description

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: *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. School District 50 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511. Although position is based at a school/department, the employer is Adams County School District 50.

Additional Info & Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *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.

HR Info

Apply online at www.adams50.org. Resumes alone will not be considered.Apply on-line at www.adams50.org by 4 PM of the closing date. A complete application package includes the following: •Application •Copy of CDE teaching license •Official transcripts •3 letters of recommendation •Teacher insight score INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS & RESUMES RECEIVED IN LIEU OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Posted Aug 5, 2013