Learning Resource Center Assistant (Part time)

District: Pennoyer



5200 North Cumberland Avenue

Norridge, IL 60706

Categories: Paraprofessional , Library/Media Center


Job Description

Job Type: Support Staff-Library Media Assistant

Pennoyer School District 79
Position Title: Learning Resource Center Assistant (Part time)
Reports to: Principal
Date: August 2016

Job Summary
This position is responsible for providing support to students in the use of instructional materials

Required Qualifications:

  1. Ability to work effectively with students and staff
  2. Minimum earned paraprofessional certificate
  3. Prior experience working with children
  4. Knowledge of and ability to apply library and technology skills

Essential Duties:

  1. Assist students in locating reference and other instructional materials
  2. Assist students in navigating the library and proper use of materials/equipment
  3. Operate the circulation desk
  4. Maintain orderly environment and ensures materials are properly shelved
  5. Read to/with groups of students
  6. Maintain library inventory
  7. Supervise students effectively
  8. Collaborate with teachers to order materials, plan instructional activities
  9. Process book orders
  10. Interact with public library when necessary

The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, use hands for fine-motor manipulation, handle or feel and reach with both hands and arms using a keyboard and video display terminal.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete and aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable




5200 North Cumberland Avenue

Norridge, IL 60706