Under the direction of a site administrator, perform a variety of technical library duties in the circulation, maintenance, processing and distribution of library books and instructional materials at one or more middle school sites; provide technical information and assistance to students and teachers concerning the research, selection, location and use of library materials and equipment.
The Library Media Technician II classification is assigned to one or more middle school libraries. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining a larger and more diverse collection of library materials. The Library Media Technician I classification is assigned to one or more elementary school libraries. Incumbents perform a variety of library duties involved in the circulation, maintenance, processing and distribution of books and instructional materials.
Perform a variety of technical library duties in the circulation, maintenance, processing and distribution of library books and instructional materials at one or more middle school sites; process new books and materials; maintain the library collection in a neat and orderly condition.
Circulate library books and instructional materials; check materials in and out to students and staff using assigned computerized system; sort and shelve new and returned books and materials; inspect, mend and repair damaged books and materials as appropriate; purge obsolete materials as needed.
Serve as a technical resource to students, faculty and others concerning the research, selection, location and use of library materials and equipment; respond to inquiries and provide technical information and assistance concerning related practices, techniques, policies and procedures.
Assist students and faculty with researching instructional materials for classroom use; advise students in proper methods of utilizing library and reference materials and systems; assist students with utilizing computer systems for research projects and locating books and materials.
Assist students with utilizing computers and related peripheral equipment and software and internet applications in the library; explain related practices, procedures and techniques; answer questions, resolve issues and perform demonstrations.
Promote the use of the library to faculty and students; schedule class use of the library as required; conduct library orientations; conduct book discussions with students as assigned; prepare for book discussions and learning activities; read books to students as required.
Compile information and prepare and maintain various lists, records and reports related to books, instructional materials, circulation, students, overdue materials, inventory, classes and assigned activities.