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Library/Media Center Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Kelly Educational Staffing
Physical Address
1625 Danville Road
Decatur, AL 35601
Job Description

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The requirements listed below under the job title are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the duties of this position.


Other job titles that a substitute Library/Media Center Specialist employee may be known by include (but are not limited to): Librarian, Library Assistant, Library Information Specialist, etc.


a)     Meets state requirements for education qualifications.

b)     Has effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal communication skills.

c)       Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with School District staff and students.

d)     Maintains student and school personnel confidentiality.

e)      Endeavors to understand and respect the values and traditions of the diverse cultures represented in the community and in the school.

f)       Manifests a positive role in school and community relations.

g)     Understands basic library methods, practices and terminology; use of the library card catalog and basic reference sources.

h)      Additional qualifications to the above as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable and as agreed upon by Kelly Educational Staffing (KES).


a)     KES Library/Media Center Specialist employee will report to the School Principal or Assigned School District Administrator.

b)     KES Library/Media Center Specialist employee will receive day-to-day and all job-specific instruction from the School District.

4)     JOB GOAL.

a)      In the absence of the School District’s full-time Library/Media Center Specialist employee, the KES Library/Media Center Specialist employee provides general library media program duties.

b)      The KES Library/Media Center Specialist employee shall perform his or her work under the direction of the School District’s full-time administrator or other designee, who has ultimate responsibility for designing and implementing library media program services.


a)      KES Library/Media Center Specialist substitute employees work at all times under direction and supervision of School District full time, professional employees.

b)     Follow sign-in and sign-out procedures as prescribed by School District personnel.

c)      Dresses in a safe and appropriate manner as described in the KES Standards of Professional Conduct.

d)     Performs a wide variety of duties in the operation of a school library/media center that may include:

i)        Receives, distributes, collects, and maintains records on ail site textbooks, library books, and audio-visual equipment.

ii)      Instructs and assists students and faculty in the use of the card catalog, search computer terminals, basic and electronic ^ reference sources, and in finding library/media center materials.

iii)     Shelves, files, and repairs library books, magazines, and materials.

iv)    Generates and distributes overdue notices and records payments, as required.

v)      Promotes reading and literary programs through book talks, classroom visits, readings, storytelling, etc.

vi)    Types, files, and performs related library clerical and maintenance work.

vii)   Helps students with assigned library or media center related projects, as needed.

viii) Provides reference services to students, staff, and administration.

ix)    Performs other reasonable library/media center duties as acceptable and as agreed upon by Kelly Educational Staffing | (KES).

e)      Allows all students to see the on-site nurse or visit the school clinic if and when they request to do so. The KES Library/Media

Center Specialist should never make judgment calls as to the authenticity of a student’s request in this regard, unless otherwise directed by School District personnel.

f)       Allows all students to use the restroom if and when they request to do so. The KES Library/Media Center Specialist should never make judgment calls as to the authenticity of a student’s request in this regard, unless otherwise directed by School District personnel.

g)      Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.

h)      Ensures that the students are never left unattended in the library/media center.

i)        Maintains and/or assists in maintaining library/media center control that fosters a safe, positive environment for all students and: staff in accordance with Kelly Services, School District, state, and all applicable laws and regulations.

j) Ensures adequate supervision of students in the library/media center and library/media center environment to assure health, welfare, and safety of students.

k) If serious or disruptive student behavior problems occur in the library/media center, seeks assistance from a neighboring District/School teacher or a building administrator.

I) Communicates to the School District administrator or designee any unusual situations witnessed.

m) Reports student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to Kelly supervisor and District/School personnel immediately.

n) Reports all personal or school property injury and/or theft to Kelly supervisor and School District personnel immediately.

o) For long-term assignments, it may be required to develop library/media center-related lesson plans; schedules classes for the library/media center, monitors library/media center budget, participates in parent-teacher conferences; and attends school- relajed functions. (These activities may occur outside of normal school hours.)

As a Kelly Educational Staffing employee, you’ll have access to world-class perks, including:

Weekly electronic pay options Local KES staff to support your needs Botti daily and long-term sub opportunities National Substitute Teacher of the Year program Sunrjmer employment opportunities

Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees Group insurance options*

Service bonus plan Holiday pay plan

Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills Exclusive online employee community Employee assistance program available at no cost Corporate discounts

?Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

Why Kelly®?

Kelly Educational Staffing® (KES®), a specialty service of Kelly Services®, is the first staffing provider to develop a comprehensive education talent management solution. Launched in 1997, KES partners with 7,000+ public, private and charter schools across 35 states. KES provides schools with quality substitute teacher staffing and management, in addition to after school program staffing, and the staffing of non-instructional positions such as custodians, cafeteria employees, administrative assistants, and school nurses. More than 2.8 million classrooms are filled by a KES substitute teacher each school year Visit for more information. As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, Linkedln and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


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