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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Librarian - 10 M JobID: 59007
Position Type:
Closing Date:
Certified Professional/Librarian
Date Posted:
Lanier Middle School
Date Available:
Location:Area:Job Category:
Lanier Middle SchoolCentralCertified Educational Support Staff
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
Teacher Contract10
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:

  • Librarian - 000056

Job Code: 000056


DATE: 03/23/18

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR (Position title): Principal

Provide all students with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety and range of materials that will invite intellectual growth, and to aid students in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of library resources.

  • Operate and supervise the library.
  • Evaluate, select, and requisition new library materials.
  • Assist teachers in the selection of books and other instructional materials, make library materials available to supplement the instructional program.
  • Inform teachers and other staff members concerning new materials the library acquires.
  • Collaborate with teachers in planning those assignments that likely lead to extended use of library resources.
  • Promote appropriate conduct of students using library facilities.
  • Help students to develop habits of independent reference work and to develop skill in the use of reference materials in relation to planned assignments.
  • Issue, store, and order parts for audio-visual materials and equipment.
  • Keep an up to date inventory of library materials and AV equipment such as print and non-print materials.
  • Promote and participate in district-sponsored activities such as Name that Book Contest, Library Week poster contest, Children's Book Week activities, etc.
  • Provide a warm, attractive environment for students which may require maintenance of bulletin boards, arrangement of books and shelves, furniture placement, and use of AV equipment.

  • Masters degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Appropriate Texas certificate for School Librarian.
  • Working knowledge of computers and word processing and data base software.
  • Other Requirements:
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
  • Ability to exhibit human and managerial skills.
  • Ability to exhibit interpretive and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to instruct.
  • Ability to have repetitive hand motions.
  • Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into focus; judge distance (close and distant); distinguish colors and have visual acuity.
  • Ability to travel to schools throughout the district.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, climb stairs, drive, and/or be mobile.
  • Valid Texas Driver's license with applicable insurance coverage.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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