Under direct supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform school-based duties associated with the daily operation of the media center. Employees in this classification function at an entry-level capacity and perform basic clerical/bookkeeping duties associated with the retrieval of information, stocking and maintenance of materials, and the assisting of patrons. Employees in this classification support a media specialist or work with a media clerk II. Performs related work as directed.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Responds to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
Processes new books and materials and adds to collection via computer; bar codes new materials.
Inventories all media center equipment; repairs and mends library materials; wraps books.
Maintains paperback, periodical, and video collections; organizes collections on an hourly and daily basis; stores outdated materials; maintains vertical file.
Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information related to library policies and procedures; assists all students and teachers in their needs.
Shelves books and other materials in the reading room; keeps collection in proper order; stocks and restocks bookshelves.
Facilitates orientations for English classes.
Assists students at circulation desk with checking library materials in and out via computer automated system.
Responsible for processing and maintaining all audio/visual materials and equipment; instructs users in the use and adjustment of audio/visual equipment.
Assists students with research questions and other school related projects; sets up workshops.
Creates and maintains student database; maintains student identification cards.
Creates and maintains book displays; coordinates book fair.
Removes books from book drop.
Answers the telephone; provides information and assistance to the staff; sorts and distributes incoming mail.
Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
Responsible for timely and accurate information they maintain as part of their job responsibilities.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
Performs related duties as directed.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by a minimum 2 to 4 months previous experience and/or training involving library work, or any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential job functions.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to compile, assemble, copy, record and/or transcribe data and/or information according to a prescribed schema or plan. Includes judging whether readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics are similar to or divergent from prescribed standards, procedures or routines.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to exchange information for the purpose of obtaining information or clarifying details. Performs such within well-established policies, procedures and standards.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Functional Reasoning: Requires ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Involves routine work according to clearly prescribed standard practices, with some latitude for independent judgment.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment required in situations characterized by repetitive or short cycle operations covered by set procedures or sequences.
Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability.
Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.
The Orange County School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.