Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Nashville, Tennessee

Date PostedDecember 06, 2018
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Job Title:Librarian - SecondaryRevision Date:March 26, 2018
Job Code:86231FLSA:Exempt
Salary Plan:CertificatedRevised By:Stephanie Ham
Pay Grade:BAComp Reviewed By:Craig S. Ott
Funding Source:
Work Location:
(3) Budgeted and works in schools
Duration; # of months
10 months
Job Summary (2-3 sentences describing job purpose): Administers libraries and performs related library services, including include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. Performs in-depth strategic research and synthesizes, analyzes, edits, and filters information. Sets up and/or works with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.
Reports to: Director Library Services
Department Name: Curriculum and Instruction VS
Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: List, in the order of importance or time spent, the essential duties/tasks performed by the position. This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.
Job Duty/Resp. 1:Analyzes patrons' requests to determine needed information and assist in furnishing or locating that information. Locates unusual or unique information in response to specific requests.
Job Duty/Resp. 2:Maintains a vigorous collection inclusive of standard reference materials, digital media, and online sources.
Job Duty/Resp. 3:Plans and teaches classes on topics such as information literacy, digital literacy, library instruction, and technology use.
Job Duty/Resp. 4:Maintains accurate collection data and records within library information system.
Job Duty/Resp. 5:Plans and delivers client-centered programs and services such as special services for faculty, produces school wide communications, supports school technologies, produces programs for special groups, instructional design, faculty training.
Job Duty/Resp. 6:Reviews and evaluates materials using book reviews, catalogs, faculty recommendations, and current holdings to select and order print, audiovisual and electronic resources.
Job Duty/Resp. 7:Collaborates with teachers in designing engaging lessons for all students.
Job Duty/Resp. 8:Develop library policies and procedures in collaboration with central library services and school leadership team.
Job Duty/Resp. 9:Support and assist in implementing whole school technology integration
Job Duty/Resp. 10:Support academy programs in collaboration with academy teams
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Education and Experience Requirements
Education (training/degree): Required minimum: Requires education or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in library science. Preferred: Click here to enter text.

Experience Requirements: Requires no prior experience but training and certification as media specialist required. More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required: Requires teaching certificate as secondary media specialist.

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General Skills, Responsibilities, Requirements, and Impacts

Data Responsibility:
Level 4: Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.
People Responsibility:
Level 4: Mentors others by advising, counseling, or guiding them regarding problems that may be resolved by scientific or other professional principles.
Assets Responsibility:
Level 2: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.
Mathematical Requirements:
Level 1: May use addition and subtraction in documenting student progress, making change, etc.
Communications Requirements:
Level 6: Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports/analysis; speaks to large groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.
Complexity of Work:
Level 3: Performs semi-routine work involving set procedures and rules, but with frequent problems; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results or occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Level 3: Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit.
Equipment Usage (if applicable):
Safety of Others:
Level 1: Requires no responsibility for the safety and health of others.
Text Box: Kronos Set Up Data:  Meal Deduction ? Most Bransford office and district level employee have a meal deduction.  They are scheduled 8.5 hours per day and get an hour lunch. Itinerants and retirees get a 30 minute lunch period and therefore do not have a meal deduction. All school based employees will not have a meal deduction.   No Meal Deduction  Travel ? Itinerant non-exempt employees who travel will be using the time clock differently than others and are paid for travel time between work locations.    Employee does not or seldom travels  Compensatory Time vs. Overtime (Support Non-Exempt Employees only) ? Does this department have overtime budgeted, i.e. Maintenance, Transportation, Food Service.  If not, employees accrue comp time only.   Exempt Employee - can not accrue comp or overtime   Restrictions ? Should employee be restricted to punch in and out within 7 minutes of their schedule start and end times?   No, Do not restrict punches   Employee Type ? Clock, phone, supervisor, etc.  Time Stamp  Timekeeper ? Is the employee a timekeeper?    No
ADA Requirements/Compliance

Physical Demands:
Level 1: Requires sedentary work involving sitting almost all of the time, and little or no physical effort or dexterity.
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Unavoidable Hazards:
Level 1: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards
Sensory Requirements:
Level 1: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

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