[aisle] Library Job Opening - Morton Grove

Lani maldonadolani at gmail.com
Mon Jul 15 10:41:55 CDT 2019

I am a librarian in this district’s township & also a parent at this school. I would be happy to answer some questions about the area and school, as well as put you in touch with some staff there too. It’s a great position. If my child wasn’t attending, I would consider this position. 

Maldonadolani at gmail.com

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> On Jul 15, 2019, at 8:13 AM, Novak, Julie P via AISLE <aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> There is also a media specialist opening for Parkview School (K-8) in Morton Grove, IL.  The principal asked me to send out a request for applicants.  They are looking for someone interested in supporting the Maker Space in the library.
> https://www.applitrack.com/parkview70/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Elementary+School+Teaching&AppliTrackJobId=419&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1
> Thanks,
> Julie
> From: AISLE [mailto:aisle-bounces at list.railslibraries.info] On Behalf Of Lia Oldaker via AISLE
> Sent: Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:48 PM
> To: aisle at list.railslibraries.info
> Cc: Lia Oldaker <emiliaoldaker at gmail.com>
> Subject: [aisle] Job Opening Orland 135
> Good evening everyone!  My district has just posted an anticipated Library Media Specialist position.  We are a district of 10 buildings in Orland Park that serve EC - 8th grade.  If you or anyone you know are interested, please apply!  
> Orland School District 135 has a vacancy for your consideration. Please find the details below.
> Lia Oldaker
> Jerling Jr. High School
> Orland Park, IL
> Library Media Specialist (Anticipated)
> Apply Online
> Category: Teacher/Library Information Specialist
> Date Posted: 7/3/2019
> Location: To Be Determined
> Date of Availability: 08/19/2019
> Date Closing: 07/27/2019
> Supervisor:      Principal and Assistant Principal
> Salary:  Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
> Work Year:  School Year
> Summary: Under the general supervision of the Principal and Assistant Principal, assist students, and teaching staff with an enriching library/media center environment with a wide range of reading and other educational materials; maintains library collection at school site; develops appropriate programs for students utilizing library resources; and instructs students and others on the proper use of the library resources.
> Qualifications / Experience
> Educational and/or work experience
> 1.      ISBE PEL in Library Information Specialist K-12, required.
> 2.      ISBE PEL additional endorsement, preferred
> 3.      Previous library information specialists, preferably in an educational setting, preferred
> 4.      Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
> 5.      Experience with the use of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
> 6.      Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
> 7.      Demonstrates the ability to organize and coordinate work.
> 8.      Practices effective communication with staff, students and parents.
> 9.      Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
> 10.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
> Essential Duties and Responsibilities
> 1.      Plan and administer the school media program.
> 2.      Work with administrative staff in planning ways to enrich the instructional program.
> 3.      Maintain lines of communication with administration and faculty; consulting them frequently to obtain input on how to improve the services provided by the media center.
> 4.      Provide input on media center program policies and implement accepted policies.
> 5.      Work with the curriculum department to coordinate the school media program with other district media centers and libraries, the public library, and other agencies in the community.
> 6.      Work as a member of appropriate curriculum committees, textbook committees, and other advisory groups.
> 7.      Develop and present budget requests for the school program, in coordination with the administration, the faculty, media center staff, and district media personnel.
> 8.      Provide staff development programs for faculty.
> 9.      Assist in formulating a media selection policy that is in accordance with district policy.
> 10.  Coordinate the selection, organization, and distribution of media center materials and equipment.
> 11.  Develop a climate that encourages students and faculty members to take full advantage of the media center and its resources.
> 12.  Use input from faculty to coordinate media center activities with classroom activities in order to supplement the instructional program so that it meets and extends curricular objectives.
> 13.  Develop a sequential program of library science for all grades.
> 14.  Provide reading, viewing, and listening guidance to meet the needs of the media center users.
> 15.  Evaluate the collection and making appropriate changes to provide materials for the varied interest and ability levels present in the school.
> 16.  Plan and implement listening and viewing centers for independent student use of non-print materials.
> 17.  Keep the collection of materials in a well-organized manner.
> 18.  Operate and supervise the media enter.
> 19.  Evaluate, select and requisition appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
> 20.  Assist students in evaluating their aptitudes and abilities through the interpretation of individual standardized test scores and other pertinent data, and works with students in developing education and occupation plans consistent with such evaluation.
> 21.  Coordinate with administrators and other teaching staff members to assist in the selection of books and other instructional materials; keeps students and teaching staff informed regarding new acquisitions for use in the media center.
> 22.  Serve as resource to students to provide research assistance.
> 23.  Maintain a comprehensive and efficient system for cataloguing all media center materials; assists students and teachers with the use of the system.
> 24.  Coordinate system of lending library material to students and teachers.
> 25.  Acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
> 26.  Organize and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
> 27.  Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
> 28.  Ensure that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the media center.
> 29.  Participate in lessons with classroom teachers.
> 30.  Develop and arranges media center displays.
> 31.  Assist with the preparation and administration of the media center budget.
> 32.  Train and supervises media center support employees.
> Apply:  Applicants should complete the online application and upload all supplementary materials electronically. Hard-copy materials are not accepted. The online application may be accessed by visiting our website: https://www.applitrack.com/orland135/onlineapp/default.aspx
> We are an equal opportunity employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability.
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