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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3213759
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 6, 2020

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  To provide the leadership and direction for the building-level library media technology program and assist with the integration of 21st century literacy skills across the curriculum.


REPORT TO:  Principal





  1. Education Level: Master's Degree in Media Specialist, Instructional Technology, School Library or Informational Science from a GaPSC approved certification program.



    2.  Internal Applicants Onl

  •  Bachelor's Degeree or higher from a GaPSC accepted accredited institution, Pass/Exempt            the GACE Program Admission Assessment, Passing score on the GACE Media Specialist assessment, and accepted into            a Master's level, GaPSC approved Media Specialist certification program (program and certification, must be completed            within three years).

        3.   Experience, Skill and Certification:

    • Must have or be eligible for a valid GA certificate in the field of Media Specialist

    OR Internal SCCPSS applicants must be eligible for an Induction certificate in the field of Media Specialist.

    • Knowledge of school library media center policies and procedures, methods, practices, and terminology
    • Skill in performing administrative duties, such as maintaining a budget, inventory, purchasing,
    • Knowledge and understanding of library circulation software and materials processing, to include material and patron imports, record editing, materials inventory, and system
    • Skill in using various forms of technology equipment and resources within an instructional environment, such as multimedia projectors, video broadcast systems, ebooks, interactive response systems, and electronic
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to provide excellent customer service, prioritize work, and demonstrate teamwork and collaboration
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to conduct presentations, write comprehensive reports, as well as hold training sessions and lead group
    • Skills in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.

    Essential Duties:


    1. Supports technology integration into all instructional programs and create an environment where collaboration and creative problem solving thrives.
    2. Empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information, in order to create lifelong
    3. Provide students access to materials in all formats, including up-to-date, high- quality, varied literature to develop and strengthen a love of reading.

    General Duties and Responsiblities:


    1. Create and execute lesson plans using a broad range of tools and resources to support information and digital
    2. Prepare reports and administers the library budget with guidance from administration.
    3. Support and work with teachers to design, teach, and create 21st century lessons for an engaging learning experience tailored to the needs of the students. 
    4. In addition, assess student learning and instructional effectiveness.
    5. Support and work with teachers on the integration of technology into all areas of the curriculum and instructional
    6. Select, purchase, and processe new materials (electronic and paper-based) to assure a current and balanced collection representing diverse points of view in accordance with the district materials selection.
    7. Provide students, teachers, and staff with materials and resources that reflect current information and instructional needs.
    8. Manage the regular inventory of the library collection, weeds obsolete and worn materials on an ongoing basis, provides reports as needed, and maintains an up-to- date catalog of the collection.
    9. Maintain and provide reports on the school’s Fixed Asset inventory for existing equipment and technology.
    10. Supervise media clerks, assigned additional staff, student assistants, and volunteers.
    11. Actively promote reading through activities such as interactive storytelling, book- talks, book clubs, displays, publications, reading programs, and special events.
    12. Provide staff development opportunities in the use of information and technology resources.
    13. Maintain a schedule that provides structure and flexibility in order to meet the needs of the school. Fixed and flex schedules can coexist to ensure all students are exposed to library media and technology program.
    14. Performs other duties as necessary for the effective operation of the school.

    Non-Essential Responsibilities

    A responsibility is considered to be “non-essential” (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:

    • it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
    • it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.

    Note the responsibility number from the list in the “Duties and Responsibilities” section for those responsibilities that could be considered “non-essential” based on this definition.


    Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered “non-essential” in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an “individual case” basis.


    Physical and Sensory Demands

    Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.


    CLASSROOM   Employees in this category spend at least most of the workday in a typical classroom or related educational environment. There will be prolonged periods of standing or walking, and there may be frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies. Reading, listening, writing, and speaking are requirements. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands, but there may be occasions that require the lifting or restraint of a student.

    • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Student Services > Librarian/Media Specialist
  • Contact Information

    • Heather Bilton
    • 208 Bull Street
    • Savannah, Georgia 31401

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