Part-time Certified Librarian/ Library Media Specialist

Christina Seix Academy - Trenton, NJ

Part-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $56,000 a year
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Part-time Certified Librarian/ Library Media Specialist

Qualifications: NJ School Library Media certificate or A Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or from a master’s level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country)

Job Description:

  • Create and maintain a school library center that provides a teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe, readily accessible, and conducive to student learning.
  • Select, Organize, and Collection developmentally appropriate books that support the reading interests of Pre-K-8 students
  • Train the teachers and Coordinating Staff to support the organization of our library collection
  • Actively promote reading, information literacy skills, and information resource use through activities including book clubs, reading programs, reading initiatives, and other special events.
  • Develop policies and procedures that ensure maximum accessibility, efficient operation, effective services and facility use. This includes policies and procedures for physical access, electronic access, selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing, and materials challenges.
  • Establish annual measurable goals for the school library program that are aligned with the school mission and objectives.
  • Take an active role in School Library improvement
  • Develop and maintain a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, students, and teaching and learning styles inherent within the school community.
  • Implement and maintain automated catalog, circulation system, and textbook check-out services, including student obligations and responsibilities for materials.
  • Support a Program budget that adheres to CSA’s library program goals.

Supervises: Volunteers and student assistants

Physical and Emotional Demands: Work is active; it may require long periods of standing and walking, as well as occasional sitting, reaching at or above shoulder height, twisting, pushing/pulling and stooping/bending/lifting to perform activities with students and staff; must be able to work in an open-concept environment where noise and other activities may at times interfere with concentration. Must be able to alter plans/routines when unexpected, stressful situations and multiple interruptions occur without projecting stress/frustration that would adversely affect the work environment.

CSA, as a condition of employment, requires a comprehensive background check, including a drug-screening, prior to hiring. CSA is a drug-free environment, and random drug-screenings may be required of all employees after hiring.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Christina Seix Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • library science: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Trenton, NJ 08618 (Preferred)

License:

  • NJ School Library Media (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (helpful) (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • 10-19

Overtime often available:

  • No
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