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Substitute Library Clerk 2022-2023

Company: Southeast Polk Community School District
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Substitute/Substitute Library Clerk

Date Posted:

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Job Description

Job Title: Substitute Library Clerk



  • Minimum of High School Diploma required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Prefer experience in library science.
  • Prefer experience with computers.
  • Knowledge of children's literature.
  • Organizational ability.
  • Experience in working with children.
  • High school graduate.
    Reports to:Building Principal

    Job Goal:To assist the teacher librarian and building principal in the maintenance of the library collection and in the operations of the library/media center, providing assistance to students and teachers.

    Performance Responsibilities:
  • Maintain library collection at direction of teacher librarian.
  • Assist students in finding appropriate materials.
  • Assist teaching staff in securing appropriate reference materials.
  • Under the direction of the teacher librarian, assist students in use of the media center.
  • Keep abreast of children's literature materials in consultation with teaching staff.
  • Assist teaching staff in securing AV equipment and materials.
  • Provide minor maintenance on AV equipment.
  • Maintain library area as a functional teaching center.
  • Maintain library inventory.
  • Recommend additions or deletions to the library collection.
  • Library instruction within units of study.
  • Provide an appropriate role model for the students.
  • Maintain confidentiality on sensitive information.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Physical Demands
  • Must be capable of standing throughout the work day.
  • Must present appropriate appearance and personal cleanliness suited to working in close proximity to school age children and adults.
  • Must be able to work with interruptions during a work shift.
  • Must be capable of working with students with different personalities, capabilities, and physical and mental limitations.
  • Must have physical dexterity in limbs and digits necessary to physically interact with children in a school setting.
    Note: The physical demands described above represent real life tasks an employee may need to perform as part of the essential functions of this job. While the frequency may be low, the above stated physical demands may be required during the course of a daily work shift. Tasks that have physical demands that exceed the above stated limits should only be performed with sufficient manpower or material handling equipment.

    Evaluation:Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Southeast Polk Board Policy.

    Terms of Employment:
  • Employment based on need; report on days the students are in school.
  • Hours and number of days assigned as need requires.

    The statements of this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. These statements are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision.

    It is the policy of the Southeast Polk Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact, Joseph M. Horton, Associate Superintendent, Affirmative Action Coordinator, Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Southeast Polk District Office, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009, (515) 967-4294, Inquiries or grievances may also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.

Keywords: Southeast Polk Community School District, Des Moines , Substitute Library Clerk 2022-2023, Other , Altoona, Iowa

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