York County School Division
Provides for the delivery of media center services in the school setting.
Bachelor’s Degree and a Virginia teaching license with a library science endorsement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with all students, parents, school personnel, and other members of the community.
Demonstrates strong organizational and management skills.
Ability to prepare and disseminate written reports within required timelines; ability to quickly learn and apply new technology.
Possesses sufficient strength, agility, dexterity and mobility to carry out all performance responsibilities; possesses the ability to monitor and ensure appropriate student behavior.
Orders, processes, maintains and circulates print and non-print media center materials; solicits input from faculty concerning the selection of new materials.
Consults review recommendations and sources lists to insure effective curriculum development; solicits input from faculty concerning the selection of new materials.
Makes available lists, reviews, and catalogs for teachers to use in selecting and requesting materials which support their curriculum.
Plans collaboratively with classroom teacher so that media center skills are taught in conjunction with curriculum related activities; participates in the planning, development and implementation of curriculum programs.
Prepares bibliographies and other materials on specific subjects for student and teacher use; publishes regularly, lists of new materials added to the media center collection.
Conducts training activities in the use of the media center materials, equipment and technology for teachers, students and volunteer personnel.
Maintains an inviting and pleasant environment that encourages maximum use of the media center by both students and faculty; provides media experiences designed to help students develop vocational and avocational interests.
Organizes, distributes, and promotes the effective use of media center equipment; makes minor repairs to books and audio-visual materials and equipment; weeds the media center collection, discarding and replacing worn or outdated articles as needed; conducts an end-of-the-year inventory of library materials and school equipment.
Maintains accurate, complete records and reports as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Terms of Employment:
200 days a year for elementary and middle school library media specialist. 200 days plus 10 days for high school library media specialists. Salary according to School Board Pay Plan.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations regarding the evaluation of licensed personnel.
The mission of the York County School Division is to engage all students in learning the skills and knowledge needed to make productive contributions in the world.