Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sacramento - OLA Catholic School - Library/ Media Center Specialist - Part Time

Library/ Media Center Specialist

Contact: Erik Swanson: (916)733-0115

Length of Work Year: 2015 - 2016

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: 6/8/2015 11:55 PM Pacific

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Job Description / Essential Elements
  • Our Lady of the Assumption (OLA) School has an opening for a librarian.  This position requires traditional librarian duties with some teaching duties.  The librarian maintains a large collection of books, periodicals, reference, and media materials.  In addition, the librarian teaches preschool through 4th grade students once a week.  Topics include literature, library research skills, and academic research.  All students use the library with the librarian’s assistance, for circulation, research, and project/computer time. The librarian assists with many special academic projects.
  •  The candidate we seek is dynamic, energetic, engaging, compassionate, and on fire about literacy and education.  We are conducting a search for a librarian who will support our academic program and develop the OLA library into a state-of-the-art media center.

Professional Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the collection, including ordering and cataloging new books, repairing old books, shelving, checking in and out for circulation, conducting inventory periodically.
  • Prepare and conduct 13 library classes a week (3 preschool, 2 kindergarten and 2 each 1st-4th grades).
  • Assist with research, and media-usage in the library.
  • Organize and conduct two Scholastic Book Fairs a year.
  • Conduct Reading Literature Circles.
  • Prepare and teach an elective course two hours a week.
  • Organize Summer Reading Program for Students.
  • Organize the Academic Talent Search Test for Sac State Summer Program
  • Participate in committees, supervision duty, meetings, and professional development. 
  • Embody and promote the mission and vision of Our Lady of the Assumption School
  • Collaborate well and foster a team atmosphere of professionalism and high standards for student achievement.
  • Effectively uses technology as an instructional tool to improve student achievement and effectiveness
  • Teach and enforce school-wide culture and expectations
  • Complete additional administrative, operational, and professional responsibilities and duties as needed

  • Strong commitment to the OLA School mission
  • Bachelor's degree and current teaching credential or library services credential strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization
  • High degree of professionalism, integrity, and personal responsibility
  • Professional appearance and dress

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