Classified - Classified Positions - Media Assistant
Job Summary: Processes new materials, prepares books, periodicals and non-print materials for shelves, enters data into catalog and conducts reference query with patrons as needed. Assists in the management and circulation of media materials; helps professional, pre-professional staff and community patrons locate and check out materials; checks in and shelves materials; records and maintains circulation statistics; prepares overdue notices; works with inventory for withdrawal and reassignment purposes.
Qualifications: Associate's degree or higher; or 60 semester hours of college credit; or successfully passing the ParaPro Assessment Exam.
Major Responsibilities: Process new materials: prepare books, periodicals and non-print materials for shelves; enter data into catalog.
Assist in the management and circulation of media materials, help students and teachers locate and check out materials; checks in and shelves materials; records and maintains circulation statistics; prepares overdue notices; works with inventory and withdrawal of materials.
Prepare materials: uses the word processor for correspondence, requisitions, bibliographies, newsletters, statistical reports and other materials requested by the Media Specialist.
Assist in production of non-print materials and instructs teachers and select students in operation and simple maintenance of equipment.
Assist in preparing instructional materials, exhibits and bulletin boards/display areas.
Assist students: help students find materials independently or in groups.
Help maintain an attractive and inviting environment.
Promote a positive relationship with students, staff, and community.
Attends district training sessions.
Assist in operation of media retrieval, distance learning units, and other technology in the Media Center.
Maintains textbook inventory for school.
Maintains circulation file for assigning textbooks to students.
Collects monies and files appropriate textbook forms.
Collects textbooks upon transfer of students to new school