Media Assistant

Job Description

Job Type

Support Staff-Library Media Assistant

Position: Media Assistant

Assignments:           Julian Middle School
Start Date:                 August 2016
Work Year:                2016-2017 School Year
Compensation:         As outlined in the OPESPA Agreement


  • Six months to one-year related experience and/or training preferred
  • Illinois Substitute Teaching Certificate preferred

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work effectively in a constantly changing environment
  • Exhibit accomplished office equipment, operator skills, e.g., computers, printers, fax, copiers, and phone system
  • Organize subject collections
  • Check materials in and out
  • Print and distribute overdue notices and update records as necessary
  • Shelve books

Application Procedure: Only completed applications will be considered.  Completed applications are comprised of the following components:

  • Complete on-line application, including each essay question, and
  • the following supporting documentation, uploaded, as part of your application:
    • Letter of Interest
    • Resume
    • Copy of transcripts (if any)

Internal and External candidates need to apply online.

About Oak Park:
Oak Park is a vibrant and diverse community conveniently located just 10 miles west of downtown Chicago and was named one of the 20 Best Towns & Neighborhoods in Chicago & the Suburbs by Chicago Magazine. Oak Park is home to beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, Ernest Hemingway’s boyhood home and museum, an excellent school system, and many local shops, restaurants, and attractions.

  • Population of Oak Park:  about 52,000
  • D97 Student Population:  5,992
  • 17.5% Free & Reduced Lunch
  • 11.6% Hispanic, 3.9% Asian, 18.5% Black, 54.3% White, 11.6% Two or More Races, .1% Other Races
  • D97 Teacher Population:  480


About Percy Julian Middle School

Oak Park Elementary School District 97

970 Madison
Oak Park, IL 60302