Library Specialist

Douglas County School District - Douglas County, CO3.8

Assists the classroom teacher in providing literacy and research enrichment to students and manages the day-to-day operations of the school library. Coordinates activities and provides information support; orders and shelves books & materials, maintains inventory, circulates materials, provides literacy guidance and enrichments to students, supports flexible daily access, utilization of print and electronic resources, and classroom instruction with information literacy, research, and 21st century skills under the direction of the classroom teacher. Develops and promotes good community relations among various school and community clientele.

Position Specific Information (if Applicable):
  • Assist with the supervision, management, instruction and activities in the Library Media Center as appropriate.
  • Assist with the use and management of the Library Media Center instructional software systems including CD ROMS, electronic databases, word processing programs, Internet access and information retrieval in accordance with District policy.
  • Monitor and maintain the automated library CIRC/CAT system.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot library computer hardware, software, audiovisual and multimedia equipment, performing minor repairs as necessary, following District procedures for services and maintenance of electronic equipment.
  • May be responsible for selecting, evaluating and ordering Library Media Center equipment, physically processes AV and computer equipment for the library.
  • Perform necessary and appropriate record keeping. Perform inventory of all Library Media Center equipment and materials.
  • Assist in the management of the Library Media Center collection, including circulation responsibilities, and the technical processing of print and non-print materials.
  • Assist in the training, scheduling and management of student assistants and community volunteers in the Library Media Center.
  • Serve as a resource person for Library Media Center materials and services, coordinating and communicating with the school community as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
High School or Equivalent (Required)

Position Type:

Primary Location:

One Year Only (Yes or No):

Scheduled Hours Per Week:


Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:
(260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

176 Work Days

Minimum Hire Rate:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

$13.60 USD Hourly

Maximum Hire Rate:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

$17.04 USD Hourly

Full Salary Range:
(Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

$13.60 USD - $20.49 USD Hourly

Closing Date (Ongoing if No Date Specified):
Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).