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Library Manager

Job Details

Corpus Christi, TX

Description

The Library Manager is responsible for working with administrative staff and teachers in providing library/media services as required by the educational program.

  • Identifies, evaluates, selects, and recommends for purchase library materials and equipment which will promote the goals and objectives of the instructional program with input from the faculty. 
  • Guides students in the utilization of reference materials, location of materials, and operation of the equipment. 
  • Schedules classes and teachers library skills as required, in coordination with the classroom teacher. 
  • Safeguards book collection by enforcing return date of books and payment of late fines, if applicable. 
  • Performs other duties that the principal may deem necessary. 

Qualifications

A high school diploma; an associate degree or sixty (60) college hours 

1. Evidence of knowledge of 

a. Library procedures

b. Technical services 

c. Awareness of trends in children/young adult literature 

d. Basic reference skills 

2. Shows proficiency in the use of information technology resources (i.e., library automation, internet access, electronic resources, multimedia delivery systems, etc.) 

3. The library assistant is required to participate in professional development on an annual basis, related to library services (e.g., workshops, conferences, college courses, course offerings at the Education Service Center, etc.) to meet requirements for professional development hours. 

4. Submit to required employment screenings, criminal history background check, motor vehicle record check, and drug screening.  Obtain certification in Safe Environment Training provided by Office of Safe Environment & Child and Family Resources. 

An individual who lacks knowledge, experience and/or background as a library assistant/ coordinator/ manager is required to complete the Alternative Basic Library Education -ABLE courses (26.5 contact hours) and must be placed on a TCCB ED Deficiency. 

See Appendix A for a list of required courses Alternative Basic Library Education Courses (ABLE) can be found at https://libraries.idaho.gov/continuing-education/able/  

Certificates and/or quizzes must be printed out and on file at the school

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