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Librarian (2021-22 School Year)

Inglewood Unified School District Inglewood, CA

  • Posted: April 22, 2021
  • Full-Time
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

IUSD MISSION:
Our mission is to nurture, educate, and graduate students who are self-responsible and self-disciplined; who are critical and creative thinkers; who master the core academic disciplines; and who are advocates for equity and social justice for self and their community.

IUSD EQUITY PRINCIPLE:
At every point along their educational journey, each student will be provided personalized opportunities and equitable resources for consistent academic and social-emotional growth, steady progress toward high school completion, and readiness for post-secondary experiences of their choosing.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IUSD: 
  • Board of Education 
  • Message from Dr. Torres

DEFINITION
Serve as Librarian; provides coordinating library media services to the school site; maintains and improves library media programs and services. This position is responsible to the school site Principal.

***This position is for Inglewood High School for the 2021-22 School Year

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
The outcome of the Librarian's job performance will be as follows:

  1. Catalogs all materials assigned to the library.  
  2. Maintains all assigned materials in an organized manner, which provides for immediate retrieval. 
  3. Assists students in learning library skills and care of books.
  4. Schedules library periods classes.
  5. Maintains liaison with teaching staff as to current projects, units, and topics of study, in order to create interest centers and displays to reflect these issues. 
  6. Collects data and prepares instructional material orders for the school. 
  7. Receives and distributes instructional materials from the State Department of Education, publishers and vendors.
  8. Assist in the school's evaluation of instructional materials; assists in the evaluation, selection, and use of specialized equipment and supplies for library media programs; assists school personnel in the evaluation, selection, and effective use of instructional materials.
  9. Upon request, participates in conferences or meetings with administrators, library media teachers, teachers and other District personnel for the improvement of the library media program. 
  10. Assists school personnel by providing information concerning effective library media practices, recent trends and research, newly published materials, new developments in computerizing library media services, and specifications for library media equipment and supplies. 
  11. Assists in developing plans for new and remodeled library media centers; assists in selecting a basic collection of material for the library media centers; advises the principal concerning the maintenance of library media centers and of established collections of library media materials. 
  12. Assists and/or prepares publications as needed such as manuals on library practice and library/media skills/literature publications to be used by teachers and students.
  13. Assists in the interpretation of the library media program to parent and community groups.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of:
The principles of library science and of modern school library media programs and facilities; books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, and computer software suitable to support the instructional program at the secondary level; school law and its application to library media teachers, libraries, and library materials; teaching methods and of secondary curriculum trends affecting the selection, evaluation, and utilization of materials for secondary schools.
                        
Ability to:
Evaluate books, periodicals, audiovisual materials, and computer software at the secondary level, and knowledge of the national review sources for all types of materials; facilitate in oral and written communication. 
 
Personal Characteristics:     
Appropriate manner including poise, tact, good judgment, and ability to work effectively with District personnel, community representatives, and students.

Education
The completion of an accredited library science program qualifying the applicant to serve as a library media teacher in a secondary school is required. An earned master's degree or advanced degree of equivalent standard from an accredited college or university is desirable.

Certification Requirement:
Possess a Valid California Teacher Librarian Services or Library Media Teacher Service credential or a valid California teaching credential with an authorization in Librarianship.
 
Experience: 
Three to five years of successful full-time service in a certificated position as a library media teacher. Experience in coordinating library services is desirable.

APPLICATION & EXAMINATION PROCEDURES

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
All interested applicants must attach the materials listed below at the time of application for hiring consideration:
 
All other interested applicants must attached the materials listed below for hiring consideration:

  • Copy of Transcript (Showing Bachelor's degree, official (seal-intact) transcripts will be required upon hiring for salary placement)
  • Credential Copy (Valid California Teacher Librarian Services or Library Media Teacher Service credential or a valid California teaching credential with an authorization in Librarianship)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Reference (Please attached three (3) letters, dated within one (1) year)
  • Resume
Testing:         
Qualification for employment includes completion of online training in the following areas:
  • New Employee Training
  • Preventing Workplace Violence
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Child Abuse/Mandated Reporter
Upon offer of employment, candidates will receive information and directions regarding this training.


Comments and Other Information
Additional Salary Information:
* Upon hiring, salary placement will be determined by the number of upper division/graduate level units earned from a WASC accredited four-year college or university. Units must be earned subsequent to the date of the Bachelor's degree.

* A maximum of fifteen (15) years credit is allowed for teaching experience in a public school (K-12) or an accredited private school (K-12).

* There is a $1,000.00 Doctoral stipend.

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