Hearne ISD - Librarian

Job Details

Region: 6
School District/Employer: Hearne ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Librarian
Assignment Level: Level
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
Job Title: Librarian
School: Hearne Elementary
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 11/19/2021
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Direct the operation of the school library/media center. Provide services and resources that allow students to develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and using information to solve problems. Serve as teacher, materials expert, and curriculum adviser to ensure that library/media center is involved in instructional programs of the school.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Work with campus principles to provide support for Gifted and Talented (G), Special Education (SPED), and English Language Learners (ELL) students.
2. Provide group instruction and individual guidance to students and other library users to help them locate resources and use research techniques. Serve as an information resource for users of print and digital library/media center materials.
3. Work with teachers to convey appropriate use of materials and help schedule materials for classroom instructional use. Encourage the appropriate use of video programing and other print and digital media for educational purposes.
4. Design, develop, and present staff development for teachers on the availability and use of campus and district learning resources.

Library Programs
5. Plan and implement an effective school library program that meets identified needs and create a library/media center environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity level and interests of students.
6. Make recommendations for acquisitions and manage the processing, organizing, distribution, maintenance, and inventory of library/media resources.
7. Assist teachers in preparation of curriculum guides, lesson plans, and bibliographies.
8. Develop and maintain up-to-date resource files including instructional program schedules and other community resources.
9. Use appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
10. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the library/media center program and make changes based on the findings.

Student Management
11. Carry out student discipline in accordance with board policies and administrative regulations.

12. Compile, budget and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
13. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
14. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
15. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
16. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of clerical aide(s), student aides, and volunteers.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; standard library equipment including imaging equipment; standard instruction equipment
Posture: Regular sitting, standing, kneeling, squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; regular overhead reaching; climbing ladders
Lifting: Frequent light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds); occasional moderate lifting and carrying (15–44 pounds)
Environment: Work inside; work alone; exposure to biological and chemical hazards such as mold and dust
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruption; maintain emotional control under stress

Qualifications: Qualifications:
Master’s degree in library and information science from accredited college or university (for individuals certified after January 23, 2001)
Valid Texas school librarian certificate or endorsement

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to instruct and manage student behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience in library/media center in public school setting
Salary Range: Based on experience
How To Apply: Go to https://hearne.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx. Click on the job that you are applying for and in the top, right corner, click on "Apply for This Position" and complete the online application.

Contact Person:

Name: Travis D Weatherspoon
Email: tweatherspoon@hearne.k12.tx.us
Address: 900 Wheelock Street
City: Hearne
State: TX
Zip: 77859-3037
Phone: (979) 279-3200
Fax: (979) 279-3631