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Media Specialists (2018-19) - St. Cloud Area School District 742

Posted on 2018-02-13 5:24:22 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://www.applitrack.com/isd742/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4154> Date Closing: Open until filled School District 742 is interviewing for full-time, part-time and long call substitute positions for Media Specialists for the 2018-19 school year. Applicants will be considered based on qualifications and experiences. TYPE OF POSITION: Multiple FTEs Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Technology/District Support Services, Building Principals SUPERVISION: Day to day supervision of Media Paraprofessionals QUALIFICATIONS: Required * Current Media Specialist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Preferred * Previous related experience * Multi-categorical licenses POSITION SUMMARY: The media specialist reports to the building administrator and the Executive Director of Technology & District Support Services and is responsible for leadership of the building technology and media program, support of the technology and media needs of building staff, assisting teachers in the delivery of media literacy, and oversight of the media center, building network, and building technology. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Instructional * Team with staff to plan and teach the media/technology programs for maximum curricular integration * Work with individual teachers in designing authentic learning tasks, assessments, and integrating information required to meet the information literacy standards * Provide job embedded staff development to support the integration of technology as it relates to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology initiatives * Facilitate the responsible use of information and technology (including cyber safety and copyright) to students, parents, and staff * Model instruction for teachers, team teach, and provide instructional support * Understand and assist the implementation of district curriculum and scope & sequence for all subject areas * Collaborate with teachers and others to plan and implement experiences that improve literacy and promote a love of reading and lifelong learning Leadership * Provide media/technology and literacy leadership at building level * Provide school input for district media/technology and literacy plans, vision, and program design * Serve as communication liaison including media/technology and electronic communications Resource Management * Plan budget with consideration of current and future needs * Facilitate orders pertaining to media and technology * Maintain expenditure records * Find, review, and acquire print and non-print materials * Process and prepare resources for use * Weed obsolete and worn materials from the collection Media Center Management * Oversee daily media center operation * Arrange physical facility into functional areas * Establish rules and disciplinary policies * Maintain a circulation system for building materials and district textbooks * Participate in recruiting, hiring, training, and guiding building media support staff and volunteers * Guide media center paraprofessionals, clerical, and volunteers Technical * Support and maintain building technology * Monitor network resources * Support individual hardware and application components * Support communication devices (i.e. telephone systems) Assessment * Facilitate the scheduling of assessments in conjunction with building administrators and teachers * Provide onsite support for technical troubleshooting of assessment and technology Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL FACTORS: * Frequent: walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking<http://www.applitrack.com/?r=MNEdPost> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date Closing: Open until filled


School District 742 is interviewing for full-time, part-time and long call substitute positions
for Media Specialists for the 2018-19 school year. 
Applicants will be considered based on qualifications and experiences.

TYPE OF POSITION:
Multiple FTEs
Hours may vary based on program needs

REPORTS TO:
Executive Director of Technology/District Support Services, Building Principals
 
SUPERVISION:
Day to day supervision of Media Paraprofessionals
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
  • Current Media Specialist license issued by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)
Preferred
  • Previous related experience
  • Multi-categorical licenses
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The media specialist reports to the building administrator and the Executive Director of Technology & District Support Services and is responsible for leadership of the building technology and media program, support of the technology and media needs of building staff, assisting teachers in the delivery of media literacy, and oversight of the media center, building network, and building technology.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Instructional
  • Team with staff to plan and teach the media/technology programs for maximum curricular integration
  • Work with individual teachers in designing authentic learning tasks, assessments, and integrating information required to meet the information literacy standards
  • Provide job embedded staff development to support the integration of technology as it relates to curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology initiatives
  • Facilitate the responsible use of information and technology (including cyber safety and copyright) to students, parents, and staff
  • Model instruction for teachers, team teach, and provide instructional support
  • Understand and assist the implementation of district curriculum and scope & sequence for all subject areas
  • Collaborate with teachers and others to plan and implement experiences that improve literacy and promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
Leadership
  • Provide media/technology and literacy leadership at building level
  • Provide school input for district media/technology and literacy plans, vision, and program design
  • Serve as communication liaison including media/technology and electronic communications
Resource Management
  • Plan budget with consideration of current and future needs
  • Facilitate orders pertaining to media and technology
  • Maintain expenditure records
  • Find, review, and acquire print and non-print materials
  • Process and prepare resources for use
  • Weed obsolete and worn materials from the collection
Media Center Management
  • Oversee daily media center operation
  • Arrange physical facility into functional areas
  • Establish rules and disciplinary policies
  • Maintain a circulation system for building materials and district textbooks
  • Participate in recruiting, hiring, training, and guiding building media support staff and volunteers 
  • Guide media center paraprofessionals, clerical, and volunteers
Technical
  • Support and maintain building technology
  • Monitor network resources
  • Support individual hardware and application components
  • Support communication devices (i.e. telephone systems)
Assessment
  • Facilitate the scheduling of assessments in conjunction with building administrators and teachers
  • Provide onsite support for technical troubleshooting of assessment and technology
Other duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Frequent:  walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing 
 
All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
 
 

St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online