Media Specialist - Bristol Public Schools
Position: Media Specialist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Library Media Specialist
Job Location: City Wide
Beginning: Aug 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bristol Public Schools
Bristol, CT 06011
Telephone: 860-584-7018
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Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:    LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST - City Wide 2022 - 2023 School Year
DEPARTMENT:        TEACHER
REPORTS TO:           SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
SUMMARY:   To provide all students with a diverse library media program containing a wide variety of materials that will invite intellectual growth and to aid all students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of media center resources.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Operates and supervises the media center(s) to which he/she is assigned.
  • Evaluates, selects and requisitions new media center materials.
  • Assists teachers in the selection of books, electronic resources, computer programs and other instructional materials and makes media center materials available to supplement the instructional program.
  • Informs teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the media center acquires.
  • Maintains and instructs students/teachers how to access Destiny, the online library catalog.
  • Arranges for interlibrary loan of materials of interest or use to teachers.
  • Collaborates with teachers in planning standards-based instruction for information literacy and use of information and technological tools
  • Promotes appropriate conduct of students using media center facilities.
  • Helps students to develop habits of independent information literacy work and to develop skill in the use of print and digital reference materials in relation to planned assignments.
  • Collaborates with teachers to support learning.
  • Supports all students with diverse needs
  • Advocates for and designs independent reading promotion programming 
  • Prepares and administers the media center budget.
  • Supervises media center staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Plans and supervises the distribution and storage of all media materials and equipment.
  • Plans and organizes the utilization of technology within the media center.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Serves on faculty and curriculum committees.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises classroom and students (volunteers and parent helpers where appropriate).  Performs general supervisory duties as scheduled.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor Degree.
  • Additional credits required for completion of certification requirements.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Connecticut Library Media Specialist (062) Teaching Certificate.

SALARY: Per contract                                  DATE OF SERVICE:  2022 - 2023 School Year
 
APPLICATION:  If currently employed by the Bristol Board of Education please submit an internal online application by 4:00 p.m. on June 09, 2022
All others complete an online application at www.applitrack.com/bristol/onlineapp.
06/07/2022 SG/aw

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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