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Media Clerk (Part-Time)
South Washington County Schools ISD 833 | Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Job Description

POSITION: Clerk/Media Center

9 month/Class 3/4.5 hours per day

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Pullman Elementary School


This position provides support for the building media specialist in operating the building media center. Position provides media services to the students and school staff.


General Office Functions

* Assist students, staff, and parents, including: greet people entering the Media Center; assists with directions, information, provides positive and friendly customer service in person and over the telephone. Remains cheerful, calm and professional in all situations.
* Provide clerical support to the building Media Specialist, which may include: correspondence/flyer distribution, data entry, copying, filing and/or correspondence and spreadsheets using Word and Excel.
* Maintain confidentiality and data privacy for employees and students.
* Treat students and staff with fairness and equity. Understands and supports students and staff with varying cultural, ethnic, sexual orientation, religious, and/or language backgrounds.
* Other duties as assigned.

Department Specific Job Functions

* Supervise students and maintain discipline according to the library discipline plan set up by the media specialist.
* Supervise students working on follow-up activities planned by the media specialist.
* Assist with the development of literature appreciation and listening skills by reading books and stories orally and using audio-visual materials. (Planning for these activities will be done by the media specialist)
* Assist with computer instruction for students by providing these according to the schedule set by the media specialist.
* Assist students and teachers as needed with the computer technology in the building.
* Assist students with book selection and special projects.
* Assist media specialist in providing information, bibliographies, and materials to teachers for special units of instruction.
* Shelve all returned books and periodicals.
* Prepare displays in the media center.
* Assist with maintaining the electronic card catalog.
* Maintain the computerized circulation system by entering and deleting student records, new and discarded book records, and other duties recommended by the media specialist.
* Assist with textbook management.
* Perform book check-out duties.
* Perform overdue book duties at least every two weeks. This includes collecting money for lost and damaged books.
* Arrange refunds for returned books for which money has already been collected.
* Prepare monthly circulation and computer lab statistics.
* Assist media specialist with annual inventory duties.
* Assist with ordering and processing of library books, periodicals, and other materials.
* Repair library books according to direction from the media specialist.
* Cooperate with media specialist in planning and directing activities for volunteers.
* Learn new library technology with help from the media specialist through district media service, or by attending workshops.



* High school diploma or equivalent for all new hires after July 1, 2006.
* Skills assessment in accordance with established OPEIU testing process.
* Actively participates in district-sponsored training when offered.
* Excellent customer service skills in person and on the phone.
* Proven organizational skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* General clerical skills that include working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook
* Prompt, regular and reliable attendance
* Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.
* Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.
* Must take part in a standardized interview process conducted by HR and the Department/Building Administration. A score of 70% is required to pass the interview. If the bidder does not meet the minimum threshold to pass the interview, the next qualified bidder will be invited to interview


* Experience working with large groups of children.
* Experience with educational software applications.
* Experience in a school setting.
* Basic accounting skills.

TESTING: Candidates must pass the qualifying test prior to being offered the position. Successful candidates must have a qualifying score in each of the following testing areas to be considered for the position: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Basic Office Skills and Following Written Instructions.


Link to the Office Professional Union Contract: http://www.sowashco.org/files/department/hr/2015-2017%20Office%20Professionals%20Contract.pdf

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