Librarian/Media Specialist (FT), Taylor Co. Schools, Campbellsville, KY

Taylor County Middle School is hiring for a Full Time Librarian/ Media Specialist in Campbellsville, KY.

RESPONSIBLE TO:   PRINCIPAL

QUALIFICATIONS:   AS SET BY BOARD AND STATE CERTIFICATION AUTHORITIES (Certification for Library Media Specialist)

BASIC FUNCTION:

To provide all students with an enriched library/media environment containing a wide variety and range of materials and equipment that invites intellectual growth, and aids all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Set goals and objectives which guide the development of the Library Media Program
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for the operation of the Library Media Program (e.g. selection, circulation, scheduling)
  • Teaches how to use the Kentucky Virtual Library
  • Assists teachers and students in applying information resources and information literacy skills into class curriculum
  • Promotes maximum use of the LMC through flexible scheduling for classes and students to promote use by individuals, small groups, and whole classes, to facilitate and promote student achievement
  • Plans cooperatively with teachers to integrate research, information retrieval skills, and literature appreciation into the curriculum
  • Provides access to professional materials and information for school staff
  • Networks with other libraries and shares resources
  • Publicizes the LMC program and services
  • Complete all forms and reports required by the program or assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or building principal
  • Serve on committees as determined by the immediate supervisor, building principal or Superintendent of his designee
  • Evaluates, selects and requisitions LMC materials and technology that support and align with the school’s curriculum and educational philosophy

LIBRARY MEDIA SERVICES:

  • Exercises a role in ensuring the library media center is an integral part of the school’s instructional program
  • Encourages use of the library media center by individuals, small groups, and large groups for research, browsing, recreational reading, and listening
  • Participates in curriculum development and plans regularly with teachers
  • Provides for the incorporation of information and instructional technologies into the school curriculum
  • Provides training in the use of new materials, technology, and equipment
  • Supports classroom teachers in the development of instructional activities, and curriculum with print and non-print materials
  • Assists faculty in the selection of materials to supplement instruction
  • Makes the library media center and its resources accessible to students and faculty
  • Provides orientation for faculty and students

For more information or TO APPLY, visit https://taylorcounty.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=3341

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