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Library Media Instructional Aide

Company: The St. Clair County Application Consortium
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Position Type: Support Staff/Library Media AssistantDate Posted: 4/12/2021Location: Scott Elementary SchoolDistrict: Mascoutah CUSD 19Job Title: Library Media Instructional Aide Reports To: Special Education Administrators/Building Principal FLSA Status: Exempt Work Days: 176 days, 7.25 hours per day POSITION AVAILABLE APRIL 2021 JOB SUMMARY Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional employees and students in the media center to enable students to effectively use the instructional materials in the center to take full advantage of library materials and resources. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assists students in locating reference and other instructional materials. Assist in cataloging and filing learning materials. Constructs, copies, distributes and uses educational materials. Serves as a reference guide for students. Arranges book displays, exhibits and other items to provide an appropriate learning resource environment and maximize students' interest in reading and learning. Assists with the selection of library materials and resources, and in weeding out old outdated materials and books. Assists in the utilization and maintenance of instructional and non-instructional library equipment, including a personal computer if necessary. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to: Must hold a valid IL paraprofessional license. Minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of college credit, an Associate Degree, or completion of the WorkKeys Paraprofessional Program with a Certificate of Proficiency Prior experience working with children is desirable. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to work with teachers, education support personnel, building administrators, and the general public. Enforce school regulations and policies in a professional manner. Ability to maintain good working relationships with fellow employees and pupils. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Requires employee to have the ability to push/pull up to 10 lbs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to use personal computers and instruct students in their use (including creating documents, word processing and using the Internet to conduct research). Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform complex arithmetic operations. Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others. Ability to follow directives of teacher, media specialist or other supervisor, and assist students with respect to instructional and non-instructional tasks. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work. Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required. Effective writing and communication skills. Must be detailed oriented. WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires a reasonable duration of sitting, walking, and standing. The job is performed under a generally hazard free environment. The employee would be expected to maintain emotional control under stress. OTHER The building administrator in cooperation with special education administrators are directly responsible for the administration of the evaluation system and will incorporate input from the assigned teacher(s). An evaluation report will be completed at least two times during the first year of employment and annually thereafter. The evaluation will include an observation and a conference with the employee to discuss the written evaluation. Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

Keywords: The St. Clair County Application Consortium, Belleville , Library Media Instructional Aide, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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