TITLE: SUMMER SCHOOL LIBRARY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
1. Valid Pennsylvania Department of Education Library/Elementary Certification, preferred.
2. Demonstrated experience in developing activity programs related to reading and literature.
3. Experience working and supervising groups of students, required.
4. Good presentation skills, required.
5. Possess knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed below, required.
6. Maintain a positive attitude with students.
7. Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. .
REPORTS TO: Elementary and / or Middle School Principal
JOB GOAL: To provide interest related and enriching library experiences to students in the Kane community during summer months.
- Develop a summer library program flyer to be handed out to preschoolers and
elementary students prior to students leaving for summer vacation.
- Plan and implement literature-related programs (i.e., fingerplays/flannelboard presentations/
story reading and/or storytelling experiences/ related DVDs or films, as well as
supplemental crafts and activities) for two distinct age groups:
a. Children entering or just completing kindergarten
b. Children having completed 1<SUP>st</SUP> or 2<SUP>nd</SUP> grade
- Plan and implement special multi-age presentations (especially for those having completed
- Plan and implement a summer reading contest with appropriate specifications for the variety
of ages involved.
- Publicize the summer library program via the newspaper, radio & Comcast cable.
- Provide accessibility to the library’s resources for informational and recreational reading
as well as to on-line programs and websites.
- Provide reading guidance as needed.
- Maintain scrapbook on summer library programs (include newspaper clippings, sample
flyers, contest forms, etc.)
- Handle technical & administrative duties of the library – ex. additional program prepara-
tion and set-up, circulation procedures, shelving of library materials, sorting
mail/checking in new magazines and periodicals, etc.
10. Any other duties assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret literature, periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and administrative regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individual groups of colleagues, students, and supervisors.
Ability to calculate, problem solve and apply mathematic concepts of courses assigned to teach.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situation where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in a specific field. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk and hear. The employee will occasionally sit and walk, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally push and / or move up to 50 pounds such as a TV/VCR/Computers.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee continuously interacts with the public and other staff and occasionally meets multiple demands from several people.
The work environment characteristics describe here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Most work is performed indoors.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Subject to the provisions to the Summer Library Program approved by the Kane Area School Board of Directors.