Thursday, April 21, 2016

Natomas - Natomas Charter School - Library Media Technician - Part Time

Library Media Technician

Employer: Natomas Charter School

Date Posted: 4/14/2016

Contact: Jennifer Callens (916) 928-5353 1016

Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: 180 days

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Salary: Placed on Classified Schedule based on Experience

Under the direction of the Student Services Coordinator and Executive Director, the Library Media Technician is responsible for the daily operation of the school Library Media Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (May include, but not limited to the following)
  • Assist faculty and students in the use of the Library Media Center including finding relevant materials, teaching them how to use resources, and assisting in the use of computers, including word processing, and printing.
  • Operates and adjusts a variety of computers and peripheral equipment: turns computers on and off; stores required data.   
  • Monitors appropriate use of computers.
  • Reports and arranges for repairs according to established guidelines. Troubleshoots technical problems in the Media Center.
  • Assists in maintaining the Library/Media Center in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Provides direction and guidance for student assistants.
  • Collaborate with the Student Services Coordinator and teachers to select, order, and process library media print and non‐print materials.  
  • Perform standard clerical and record keeping duties.
  • Perform and maintain continuous inventory of library media materials and equipment ensuring they stay current and relevant.  
  • Repair books and dispose of damaged or outdated materials.
  • Assist in organizing and conducting periodic book fairs.
  • Manage the Library Media Center’s daily scheduling process.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, visually appealing, and user‐friendly library media environment.  
  • Supervise students and other patrons while in the Library Media Center.
  • Provide work direction and supervise student aides and volunteers of the Library Media Center.
  • Circulate, store, inventory, and maintain audiovisual equipment.  
  • Collaborate with outside multi‐type libraries to share resources.
  • Understands and applies the vision and mission of Natomas Charter School.
  • Models and supports the Five Traits of NCS Professionals.
  • Drives occasionally for school business.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Student Services Support:  
  • Provides routine clerical support to Student Services programs, including Counseling and Special
  • Education.  
  • Assist others with data entry, scheduling, copying, record keeping, word processing, and
  • correspondence.
  • Serve as a receptionist to the public. Answer inquiries, and provide assistance to students, parents, staff, and others regarding Student Services programs, procedures and policies.
  • Establish and maintain filing systems.  
  • Gather, organize, and prepare materials for distribution.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
  • School library experience. Minimum two years working with students in a school or equivalent youth‐related
  • activities. Equivalent to graduation from high school plus post high school library science curriculum or equivalent.
  • A two‐year degree or Library Media Technology Certificate is preferred.

Knowledge of:
  • Requires knowledge of basic library media terminology and standard library practices and procedures including an understanding of the Dewey Decimal System and basic reference sources.
  • Knowledge of modern office methods, procedures, and equipment
  • Knowledge of proper English usage, punctuation, basic arithmetic, spelling, and oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems and multimedia usage and equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic record keeping and filing techniques.
  • Requires knowledge of appropriate telephone etiquette and strong communication/Interpersonal skills
  • Safe practices in work related activities.
Ability to:
  • Understand NCS and academy site organization, operations, and objectives.
  • Perform the duties of the position efficiently and effectively, under general supervision.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Multitask and prioritize.
  • Ability to assist teachers and students with special class projects and use of the Library Media Center
  • Ability to assist students with basic research skills
  • Ability to apply and explain rules, procedures, and policies of the Library Media Center
  • Ability to organize and prioritize projects, and maintain accurate and current records
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including multi‐line telephone system, copiers, printers,
  • etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate usage of multimedia equipment.
  • Ability to use a variety of computer software programs including word processing and spreadsheets;
  • Ability to learn computer cataloging systems, such as Destiny  
  • Ability to relate positively to and maintain cooperative relationships with students, teachers, staff,
  • administrators, and parents.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of school‐related information.
  • Ability to monitor and manage student behavior

  • Must hold a valid CA Driver License and must provide proof of automobile insurance coverage. Testing of
  • tuberculosis (skin test or chest x‐ray) is required upon employment and every four years thereafter. Clearance
  • from Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) required upon employment.


Physical Abilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perfume the essential functions of his job. The employee must be able to:
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials.
  • Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Lift light to medium weight materials.
  • Hear and speak to exchange information.
  • Seeing to monitor student activities and behavior.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to demonstrate activities and prepare materials.
Potential Hazards:
  • Extended viewing of computer monitor.
  • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
  • Contact with ill students.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.