JOB TITLE:  Library Media Specialist Fir Ridge & Elementary


Job Purpose Statement/s:  The position of Library Media Specialist is for the purpose/s of providing and maintaining media services which effectively augment the instructional program and to provide instruction to students on the use of media centers, including research skills at appropriate grade levels.  The Media Specialist interprets the school media program to students, teachers, administrators, and the community.  This position also supports K-5 Library Media Assistants in all nine elementary schools. 


Essential Job Functions:



Elementary Job Functions:



Job Requirements – Qualifications:


      Experience Preferred:  Prior job related experience as Library Media Specialist and work in alternative school setting.  Experience with Follett Destiny Library Manager.


      Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:


Skills in planning, developing, and implementing appropriate materials for the media center that support and complement district curriculum and assisting students in realizing success.  Effective communication skills with students, parents and other school personnel.


Knowledge of instructional theory, best practices, curriculum, state education code and district policies.


Abilities to stand and walk for prolonged periods, perform a variety of specialized and responsible tasks, maintain records, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parent, other school personnel, meet schedule and deadlines.  Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception and accommodation field of vision.


Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree.  Media Specialist endorsement required.


Licenses, Bonding and/or Testing Required:  Appropriate Teacher Standards and Practices Commission license, Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance, and valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.


Other:  First aid card and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.


Multi-Cultural preferred.


Bi-Lingual candidate preferred.


ESOL and/or Reading endorsement preferred.


The David Douglas School District welcomes applications from candidates that expand the District's diversity.


Terms of Employment:  Salary and work year according to the current contract and school calendar.


Evaluation:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on Evaluation of Licensed Staff Personnel.


David Douglas School District Drug Testing and Criminal Background check

Per district policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a district required drug test and criminal background check. David Douglas School District’s Human Resources will designate where and when the testing will be conducted. The offer of employment will be withdrawn from candidates who test positive for drugs.