0.5 FTE Library Assistant

Rainy River District School Board - Fort Frances, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting Number: 2021-19 Date: August 19, 2020

To: Members of ETFO-ESP and External Applicants

Anticipated Start Date: August 31, 2020

Position: 0.5 FTE Library Assistant

Job Description: Attached

Location: Mine Centre School

Hours of work: 15 hours per week

Rate of pay: $23.13 to 23.68 per hour

Applications will be prioritized in the following order:
1. ETFO-ESP members within the job classification
2. ETFO-ESP members outside the job classification
3. External applicants with the qualifications, skills and abilities for the position including casual staff

Application Requirements:
1. ETFO-ESP members within the job classification who express interest in the position must do so in writing
2. ETFO-ESP members outside the job classification must submit a cover letter, resume, and Reference

Authorization Form including two references (one of which must be from a current or recent supervisor)
3. Casual staff and external applicants must include a cover letter, resume, Non-Teaching Application Form and

Reference Authorization Form including two references (one of which must be from a current or recent
supervisor)

Please submit application documents, referencing the job posting number, to:

Human Resources Department
Rainy River District School Board
522 Second Street East
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1N4
Fax: (807) 274-1950
Email: humanresources@rrdsb.com

Accommodation in the recruitment process is available upon request for applicants with disabilities.

For further clarification or questions please contact
Barbe Dennis, Principal, Mine Centre School, 807-599-2843

Closing Date: Wednesday August 26, 2020 at 4:00PM

Rainy River District School Board

Fort Frances, Ontario

JOB DESCRIPTION

DATE: January 2018

POSITION: Library Assistant

EMPLOYEE GROUP: ESP (Educational Support Personnel)

Qualifications Necessary:
$ A Secondary School diploma or equivalent
$ Post-secondary education preferred in Library Services
$ Computer skills preferred
$ Physical ability to perform the essential duties of the job
$ Effective oral and written communication skills
$ Must be able to function as a member of the team
$ Flexibility to suit varied needs of students (learning, physical, behavioural)

Position Summary:
The Library Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the school library in

order to promote the Rainy River District School Board school libraries as positive, welcoming environments where

students and their educational needs are the focus of active learning.

Responsible To:
The Library Assistant is responsible to the Principal of the school.

Specific Duties:
1. Promote and foster the enjoyment of reading for pleasure and literacy through day-to-

day interactions with staff and students by:
a. Reading to or with students;
b. Working with students in small groups or individually to assist in the

development of literacy skills.

2. Promote and encourage the best learning environment for our students by:
a. Setting up displays;
b. Creating bulletin boards;
c. Coordinating the set-up of special events and book fairs in the library;
d. Promoting the library services and appropriate resources (Rainy River District

Library Cooperative, JSTOR, etc.) to all staff and students.

3. Circulation desk duties:
a. Checking in and checking out books and other library materials;
b. Renewing and reserving requested library materials;
c. Shelving books and other library materials;
d. Preparing overdue notices for homeroom teachers, students and staff.

4. Process new books and library materials:
a. Entry of books/materials into Acquisitions and Library File of L4U;
b. Stamp with School name;
c. Barcode and label books/materials.

5. Assist students and staff in locating and using materials in the library by answering
questions and/or gathering materials.

6. Maintain the library collection, which includes:
a. Shelving books;
b. Reading shelves;
c. Mending and repairing books or other library materials;
d. Ensuring library supplies (labels, tape, etc.) are available;

e. Weeding and withdrawing damaged or out-of-date materials:
i. Disposal of withdrawn materials, as per RRDSB policy and procedure
f. Maintaining a tidy and user-friendly library space that is welcoming and a

positive learning environment.

7. Maintain the school L4U system and support its use by students and staff:
a. Updates L4U system as needed and demonstrates L4U OPAC to staff and

students.

8. Assist the RRDSB I.T. Department with deployment (to students and staff),
maintenance and retrieval of RRDSB technological devices (Chromebooks, etc.).

9. Supervise scheduling of the library, classroom visits and book exchanges:
a. Assist with the supervision of students in the library.

10. Order, with the Principal’s permission, new library materials and subscriptions, etc.

11. Year-end inventory (if directed by the Principal).

Conditions of Employment:
1. Rainy River District School Board Policies and Procedures.

2. Rainy River District ETFO Educational Support Personnel Collective Agreement