Library Aide...

Job Title:         Library Aide      
Exemption Status/Test: Nonexempt

Reports to:    Elementary Principal 
Dept./School:  Campus-Wide

Primary Purpose:

Assist in the administration of the campus library. Perform routine clerical duties under direct supervision.


Education/Certification: Associate‚Äôs degree, two years of study at an institution of higher learning, or have met formal academic assessment as required by the No Child Left Behind Act     Special Knowledge/Skills: Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills Ability to shelve books following district cataloging system Ability to work well with children Effective, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Library Program Support

1. Provide individual instruction and assistance to individual students or small groups in using library media center resources including computers and other equipment.
2. Check books in and out. Collect and record fines.
3. Ready materials for classroom or reserve collection use as requested by teachers.
4. Request and schedule use of materials from outside sources including regional education service center.
5. Prepare bulletin boards and displays and assist the librarian in preparing instructional materials.
6. May read to small groups of students and listen to individual students read aloud.

Accounting and Inventory

7. Maintain library catalog.
8. Receive and process new books, materials, and equipment and reconcile with packing slips and invoices. Shelve returned books, materials, and equipment.
9. Perform routine maintenance and repair books, magazines, materials, and equipment. Arrange for repair at outside facilities (e.g., bindery) as directed.
10. Assist in the annual inventory and weeding of library media center materials.

Clerical Support

11. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.
12. Prepare bibliographies, forms, purchase orders, requisitions, and routine correspondence according to standard procedures.

Student Management

13. Supervise and monitor students as assigned and assist teachers to maintain appropriate student behavior and an orderly atmosphere.
14. Maintain library operation in absence of the librarian. 
15. Assist in directing the work of parent volunteers and student aides.