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Library Media Assistant @ CUSD! (Chico)

Chico Unified School District

1163 E. 7th St.
compensation: Starting Salary: $18.83/Hour | Salary Range: $18.83 – $29.21/Hour
employment type: part-time
job title: Library Media Assistant
CHICO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LIBRARY MEDIA ASSISTANT

OPEN AND PROMOTIONAL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
Salary Placement – Employment is at the first step for new employees. The Human Resources Office determines promotional employees’ step placement.
Starting Salary: $18.83/Hour | Salary Range: $18.83 – $29.21/Hour

GENERAL INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS:
A. Apply on-line at www.edjoin.org.
B. Read the job announcement prior to completing the application form.
C. To claim Veterans’ credit on open entry-level exams, you must submit a copy of your DD214. Those claiming disability Veterans’ credit must include evidence of current receipt of disability benefit by the closing date for filing applications.
D. KEEP THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT! If you have not received mailed notification for any part of the exam by the day prior to the date announced, call the Classified Human Resources Office at (530) 891-3000, extension 20104.
E. Complete all parts of the application. Any requested attachments must be received by 12:00 PM on the closing date. Late applications are not accepted.

THE POSITION – The District is establishing an eligible list for LIBRARY MEDIA ASSISTANT. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be used to fill openings in this class for up to 6 months. Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the minimum requirements would be: One year of clerical and computer experience including some exposure to basic library procedures, some experience working in an organized education or student setting, and equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Supplemental specialized training in child development, education or a related field is desirable. All persons interested in this position and who meet job related and essential qualifications are encouraged to apply. CUSD is an affirmative action employer and will not discriminate against employees or discriminate in employment of classified personnel with regard to race/color, religious creed, national origin/ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, or medical condition. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION AND CERTIFICATION – The examination consists of an evaluation of the application for experience and education that pertains to essential duties and qualifications. The top qualifying candidates will be invited to continue the exam process. The District will determine the top candidates based solely on the information submitted on the application. The examination will consist of a Written Exam which tests the knowledge and experience needed to perform the typical duties, weighted 40% and an Oral Exam (personal interview) that tests the knowledge and experience needed to perform the typical duties of the position, weighted 60%. Successful promotional candidates will have ¼ point added to the final score for each year of service up to a maximum of 5 points.

APPLICATION/EXAMINATION DATES & CERTIFICATION
a. Closing date for filing applications: Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 12:00 PM
b. Date of Written Exam: Tuesday, July 30, 2024
c. Date of Oral Exam: Monday, August 5, 2024
e. Selection interviews will be scheduled as needed following the exam process.

JOB DESCRIPTION INFORMATION

DEFINITION
Under the general supervision of the K-8 Library Media Teacher (LMT), and as an integral part of the library media program, to perform a variety of library, clerical, and computer duties in the school library setting; to provide assistance to the K-8 LMT, and to provide general assistance to students and staff.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
May exercise functional and technical supervision over students, student assistants, and parent volunteers, as directed by the K-8 LMT.

EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Provide students with a healthy, child-friendly environment in which students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of interests through books and other media.
• Promote and showcase high-interest literature through a variety of venues: storytelling, bulletin boards, and other display areas.
• Read students an engaging story whenever possible.
• Establish positive rapport with students; help build confidence, self-esteem and responsible behavior in students.
• Help maintain the physical appearance and ease of use of the library.
• Prepare necessary circulation materials including shelf markers, class lists, and schedules.
• Shelve books and organize other materials housed in the library. Maintain orderliness of shelved materials.
• Repair items in need of mending in a timely fashion. Refer items beyond repair for discard/replacement evaluation by the K-8 LMT.
• Perform a variety of clerical duties, including compiling and maintaining library media center records and files; prepare library schedule, in collaboration with teachers and site administration.
• Attend and participate in professional development activities as assigned; attend appropriate job-related workshops, conferences and classes.
• Collect monies for lost or damaged materials, issue receipts, route funds to fiscal services in an accurate and timely manner, and complete appropriate paperwork as directed by the LMT.
• Assist students in finding appropriate reading material.
• Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
• Basic operations, services and activities of a library;
• Principles of record-keeping and reporting;
• Basic library terminology;
• Modern office methods, practices, procedures, and computer software needed for library media center;
• Correct English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation;
• Dewey Decimal System and library collection arrangement.
Skill to:
• Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment;
• Type or operate a keyboard at a level proficient for successful job performance.
Ability to:
• Demonstrate an understanding, patient and receptive attitude toward students;
• Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
• Maintain confidentiality of student and school information;
• Interact effectively and sensitively with individuals from diverse backgrounds;
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
• Work independently on assigned tasks.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Experience:
• One (1) year of clerical and computer experience, including some exposure to basic library procedures.
• Some experience working in an organized education or student setting.
Training:
• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
• Supplemental specialized training in child development, education, or a related field is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must pass the competency exam of the classification as designated by the Classified Human Resources Department.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
• Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, reach, twist, and lift 25 lbs.
• Ability to stand/walk all areas of the library for approximately 75% of an assigned a day.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION FOR BARGAINING UNIT CLASSIFICATIONS
The following employment information is a summary and is not intended to be all-inclusive. For specific details, see the Agreement between Chico Unified School District and the Chico Chapter #110, CSEA.
1. Vacation Credit – Shall be accrued 1 day/month for 0 4 full years of service. Beyond 4 years refer to agreement. Each employee who is in a paid status less than 1/2 of the workdays in any month shall accrue 1/2 of a full month's vacation credit. Each employee in a paid status for 1/2 or more of the workdays in any month shall accrue a full month's vacation credit.
2. Holidays – Employees in a paid status the day before or after the holiday are entitled to holiday pay.
3. Health and Welfare Benefits – Full-time employees of the District receive up to $1,360/month to be applied towards a health plan for themselves and dependents. Part-time employees are eligible with the cost pro-rated based upon hours worked. The District pays the full cost of a dental and a vision plan for employees (and dependents) that work 6 hours or more per day. Any employee working less than 6 hours may elect dental and/or vision coverage at his/her cost. A term life insurance plan is also provided by the District to full-time employees and is available for part-time employees. Part-time employees may have these costs pro-rated based upon hours worked. Dependents may be covered with term insurance at employee expense. Income protection insurance is paid by the District for all employees.
4. Sick Leave – One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, with unlimited accumulation.
5. Probationary Period – All employees must serve a probationary period of six months in any classification for which they are hired, or which they transfer or promote into.
6. Retirement – All employees assigned 4 or more hours/day must join Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).
7. Social Security – All classified employees are covered by Social Security and must contribute to the Social Security system.
8. Credit Unions – There are credit unions available for membership by all classified employees.
For further information, contact: CUSD, 1163 E. 7th St., Chico, CA 95928 – (530) 891 3000. TTY (530) 895-4030

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER JOB LINE 530-891-3000
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