.6 Library Media Assistant

Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 08, 2021
Aug 12, 2021
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time
Job Description:

The Library Media Assistant maintains library collection and controls audio-visual equipment at the school site; performs clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials; and provides support for library operations.

*A part-time position (16 hours weekly) to support the library media specialist with managing book collections, clerical support, data entry, inventory control, and related services. The start date is August 16, 2021.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: Job-related experience within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility required.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists teachers, students, and other personnel in identifying resource materials for use in classroom, class assignments, and recreational reading
  • Provides instruction in the use of software.
  • Assists with physical inventories to verify available equipment and identify damage and/or loss.
  • Communicates with classroom teachers and district personnel regarding overdue materials.
  • Contacts students, parents, staff, etc. to recover delinquent books/materials.
  • Distributes requested library books, periodicals, and media equipment.
  • Inventories library books, equipment, and materials to document losses and/or maintain the availability of materials.
  • Maintains a variety of records and/or files to provide efficient library collection controls.
  • Monitors student behavior while in the library to create an effective working and learning environment.
  • Monitors subscription services to ensure continuous correct service.
  • Performs a variety of clerical functions in support of the department operations.
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance of media and in-library computer equipment (by assignment) to ensure the availability of equipment in safe operating conditions.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. materials catalog, activity logs, memo and transmittal, instruction sheets, purchase orders, correspondence, etc.) to document activities, provide written reference, and/or convey information.
  • Processes new and/or returned library books, curriculum materials, periodicals, and/or media (e.g. checking order accuracy, cataloging, storing, shelving, etc.).
  • Researches discrepancies between purchase orders and packing slips to ensure that items ordered are received at ordered pricing.
  • Researches information to assist teachers and staff in securing appropriate materials.
  • Responds to inquiries to provide information and/or direction.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Lyles-Crouch Elementary School
Salary Range:
$10,647.55 - $13,092.86 / Support SUP-13
Shift Type:

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