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Library Media Specialist - Viking Elementary

Grand Forks Public School District
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Education: Bachelor's Degree with Major or Minor in Library Science.

Qualifications: Must have or be eligible for a North Dakota teaching license with

LM02 or LM03 Library Media Specialist Credential. Experience in or ability to demonstrate library teaching skills. Experience in or ability to demonstrate library software & equipment.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Promote and implement literacy, technology, and the teaching of the North Dakota Library & Technology Content Standards (2012) and the North Dakota Computer Science & Cybersecurity Standards (2019) into daily lessons.
  • Plan and teach library media lessons for Grades K-5.
  • Supervise the library media paraprofessional.
  • Direct, plan, and order all library and audiovisual materials.
  • Manage the media center budget.
  • Act as a liaison between ISC and the school.
  • Plan, implement, and assist students and staff with media and curriculum resources, audiovisual, and computer programs related to media services.
  • Implement and promote the ELBA and other reading programs.
  • Actively collaborate with the media specialist Professional Learning Community.
  • Demonstrate willingness to pursue further library/education courses at the graduate level.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others.

    Terms of Employment: 188 days contract

    Evaluation: By the Principal at least twice each year in the first three years of service (December 15 & April 15), and at least once each year thereafter (April 15).


    About Grand Forks Public Schools

    • The Grand Forks and Grand Forks Air Force Base Public School Districts work together in a unique arrangement to serve approximately 7,400 students who attend schools in the two communities. Approximately 1,600 people are employed, including over 750 teachers and over 850 support and administrative staff. Two grades 9-12 high schools, one alternative high school, three grades 6-8 middle schools, 10 elementary schools, one combined elementary and middle school, and one Head Start Program comprise the arrangement of the schools.

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    Grand Forks
    United States

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