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Chicopee Public Schools Library Media Technician in Chicopee, Massachusetts

LIBRARY MEDIA TECHNICIAN (#0508202312) Job ID: 4250388 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled Starting Date: Immediately Job Description TITLE: LIBRARY MEDIA TECHNICIAN TYPE: Unit E Collective Bargaining Agreement SALARY: Per Unit E Collective Bargaining Agreement REPORTS TO: Building Principal and/or Librarian BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The primary function of a library median technician is to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information and ensure equitable access to information. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. The selection, purchase (elementary only) and processing of all books and materials for the school library. 2. The plan (elementary) and administration of the process governing the circulation of both print and non-print materials. 3. The initiation and implementation of a process leading to the return of overdue library materials. 4. The inventory of print and non-print materials on a yearly basis 5. Providing assistance to students in book selection and/or research activities as needed 6. Assisting the classroom teacher and/or the librarian in teaching library skills. 7. Supervising and instructing student library aides when applicable. 8. Performing other duties such as storytelling, book repairing, etc. as deemed appropriate by the principal and/or librarian. 9. Lead instruction as required by the principal. Job Requirements REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. High school diploma is required with post-high school training desirable 2. Background in children\'s and young adult literature 3. Familiarity with the Dewey Decimal System 4. Typing ability Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Salary: \$18,327 to \$30,480 Per Year Contact Information Carol Kruser 820 Front Street Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020 Phone: 413-594-3437 Fax: 413-594-3500 Email: