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Aspen Middle School Library Assistant

Company: Aspen School District
Location: Aspen
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Aspen School District seeks an Aspen Middle Library Assistant Position Title: Library Assistant Department: Aspen Middle School Reports to: Aspen Middle School Principal & AMS Librarian Classification: Classified Full-time Non- exempt Contract Period: 9 Month (185 days with some variance depending on the year) Part Time: 30 hours per week, hours set annually. Compensation: $22.50 - $24.53 Starting pay range DOE ASD offers district funded employee and dependent health benefits including medical, vision, dental, and life insurance to benefit eligible employees. Other benefits include (as eligible): paid leave, CO PERA (pension plan) enrollment with district contribution, TSA options, free transportation for employees from Carbondale to Aspen, employee assistance program, wellness program, and supplemental insurance (ie cancer, disability, etc). I: Position Summary * The Librarian Assistant works in the school library to support students and staff with informational resources. This position requires the ability to support educational programming as well as advanced communication and collaboration skills. II: Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Collaborates and consults with the librarian, classroom teachers to plan, organize, and implement specific activities/programs. * Follows daily schedule and school procedures, as well as implements student programming, as directed by the librarian and administrators. * Supports digital citizenship /media literacy skills to help students utilize information technology in order to responsibly engage in their global community * Inspires and supports the reading lives of both students and teachers * Encourages and facilitates students to become increasingly self-directed as they create digital products of their learning that engage them in critical thinking, collaboration, and authentic real-world problem-solving * Monitors student behavior in the library, intervening when appropriate and supporting the students. * Maintains accurate records for check out of books and other library resources. * Assist with the management and distribution of the school's Chromebook inventory * Support the duties of volunteers in the library, including the Book Fair * Share with the learning community collaboratively developed and up-to-date policies concerning materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, privacy, and acceptable use * Participates in professional development/continuing education programs as required/recommended by the school administrator * Performs other related duties as assigned or requested III: Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Demonstrate responsibility and consistency of attendance required for work with students * Work with efficiency with attention to detail * Demonstrate flexibility for the environment that may require a change of schedule and/or student activities * Maintain confidentiality of information * Work cooperatively with administrators and staff * Observe all district policies and procedures * Observe all general safety rules, carefully observing correct lifting procedures * Supervise students * Communicate clearly and concisely in English both orally and in writing * Working knowledge of computers, including software and databases * Working knowledge of general office equipment IV: Qualifications * High School Diploma * No Experience Required * Current CPR/First Aid certificate * Crisis intervention training annually V: Work Environment * Mostly clean and comfortable with exposure to noise VI: Essential Physical Requirements * Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs. and may be required to lift over 50 lbs. based upon the assignment * Frequent sitting, walking, kneeling, stooping * Occasional climbing and crawling * Constant standing * Repetitive motion VII: Acknowledgement * This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The successful candidate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Director. The Aspen School District reserves the right to update, revise, or change this job description and related duties at any time.

Keywords: Aspen School District, Aspen , Aspen Middle School Library Assistant, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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