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Supervisor 5 / Library Media: Provo Peaks Elementary
|Must have 48 credit hours or an associates degree.
Experience in a school setting/ library preferred
Current Supervisor contact information required.
This position will start mid-August for the 2023-2024 school year.
Other duties will be assigned based on the needs of the school.
Must be able to motivate students to love to read. Creativity is very important in creating a positive atmosphere.
The job of Supervisor 5 / Library Media is done for the purpose/s of maintaining an effective Library/Media
Center operation; teaching Utah State Core literacy skills; maintaining an orderly, safe, and attractive
physical environment; selecting and ordering materials; assisting with the selection of instructional
materials; monitoring loss control; and maintaining a variety of electronic and print records and documents.
This job reports to Principal
Assists teachers, students, and administrators for the purpose of identifying resource materials for use in
classroom and/or class assignments.
Assists teachers in acquiring supplemental information for the core curriculum for the purpose of
supporting the teaching and learning process.
Conducts classes and/or activities in a variety of formats (e.g. reading, research units, storytelling, new
student orientation, etc.) for the purpose of promoting the use and enjoyment of literature.
Evaluates media equipment for the purpose of making repairs, providing technical support, diagnosing
malfunctions and/or recommending acquisitions.
Evaluates books and/or periodicals for retention within collection (e.g. repairing damaged books,
recommending retirement of books and/or periodicals, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of
books and library materials.
Maintains materials inventory (e.g. library books, library hardware/software, media equipment and
related instructional materials, etc.) for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and ensuring
the availability of materials when required.
Monitors student activities (e.g. study hall, library use, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe
environment conducive to learning.
Operates a variety of media equipment and systems (e.g. program channel, video cameras, videotape
player, DVD, computers, etc.) for the purpose of providing library equipment services to students and
Oversees assistants and/or volunteers for the purpose of providing orientation, training, and ensuring
assignments are completed.
Participates in unit meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of conveying and/or
gathering information required to perform functions.
Performs circulation activities (e.g. item check-in and check-out, prepare circulation count, lists of
overdue items, recommend books, monitor overdue materials, etc.) for the purpose of controlling the
use, location, and availability of items in the collection.
Performs routine maintenance and troubleshoots problems with library equipment for the purpose of
ensuring availability of equipment for school site use.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
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Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet
changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks. Specific skill-based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; facilitating program goals;
organizing and communicating information and concepts; solving problems; organizing and coaching; and facilitating
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios;
understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and
oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
include: KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math plus fractions, percents, and ratios; read technical journals,
write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement results. Specific knowledge-based competencies
required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: a strong understanding of Utah Core Standards;
demonstrated knowledge of literacy, math, and arts content.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and consider a
number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances;
work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized
methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize
a variety of job-related equipment. Problem-solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem-solving with equipment is moderate. Specific
ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: ABILITY is required to
analyze situations to define or draw conclusions. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily
perform the functions of the job are: gathering, collating, and/or classifying data; communicating with persons of
varied educational and cultural backgrounds; working with individuals and collaborative teams; dealing with frequent
interruptions; meeting deadlines and schedules; providing leadership, direction, and team building; providing
opportunities for the exchange of ideas; setting priorities; scheduling activities and/or meetings. Flexibility is required
to work with others; work with data utilizing different and similar processes; and operating standard office equipment
including relevant software applications.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading,
guiding, and/or coordinating others; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work
units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to affect the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:
occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling,
crouching, and/or crawling, and some fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 25% sitting, 25% walking, and
50% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience: Job-related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.
Processes library books, periodicals, software, and related media materials (e.g. logging into master files,
assigning Dewey Decimal system numbers, barcoding, shelving, producing required reports, discarded
books, etc.) for the purpose of providing students and staff with required materials.
Processes notices of missing, damaged, or overdue books, media, and materials for the purpose of
providing and/or maintaining access to library resources and securing reimbursement for losses.
Repairs books and materials (e.g. library books, textbooks, badges, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the
availability of books and library materials.
Responds to inquiries of students, staff, administrators, and/or parents (e.g. availability of books, finding
appropriate reference documents, status of overdue fines, etc.) for the purpose of providing information
and/or direction as required.