Library Aide ...

Reports to: Principal

Primary Purpose: 

Assist librarian in the administration of the campus library. Perform routine clerical duties under direct supervision.

Major Responsibilities and Duties: 
1. Provide individual instruction and assistance to individual students or small groups in using library media center resources including computers and other equipment.
2. Check books in and out. Collect and record fines.
3. Ready materials for classroom or reserve collection use as requested by teachers.
4. Request and schedule use of materials from outside sources including regional education service center.
5. Prepare bulletin boards and displays and assist the librarian in preparing instructional materials.
6. May read to small groups of students and listen to individual students read aloud.             
7.  Maintain library catalog.
8.  Receive and process new books, materials, and equipment and reconcile with packing slips and invoices. Shelve returned books, materials, and equipment.
9.     Perform routine maintenance and repair books, magazines, materials, and equipment. Arrange for repair at outside facilities (e.g., bindery) as directed.
Assist in the annual inventory and weeding of library media center materials.
11.  Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.
12.  Prepare bibliographies, forms, purchase orders, requisitions, and routine correspondence according to standard procedures.
Supervise and monitor students as assigned and assist librarian and teachers to maintain appropriate student behavior and an orderly atmosphere.
14. Maintain library operation in absence of the librarian.
15. Assist in directing the work of parent volunteers and student aides