Middle School Library Assistant

  • Ransom Everglades School
  • 2045 South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full time Librarian

Job Description

Middle School Library Assistant
This is a staff position which reports to the Director of Libraries and Archivist. The Middle School Library Assistant supports the Middle School Librarian in all aspects of library operations, including supervision of the circulation desk, various administrative duties, and assistance with classes and other programs.

Essential Duties Responsibilities
Open or close the library according to procedures.
Cover the circulation desk as scheduled, which includes checking materials in and out.
Supervise the students.
Assist library users in locating and using materials and digital resources.
Help library users with photocopying, scanning, printing, and using the laminator.
Maintain the library collection, including cataloging, shelving, the weeding and repairing of books, as well as assisting with the annual inventory.
Process the overdue notices.
Maintain an attractive, orderly, and clean library environment.
Create monthly displays and assist with the promotion of new resources.
Maintain and order library supplies.
Other duties as required.

Four-year undergraduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Science
Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word software
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills
Previous library experience (preferred)

Performance Factors
Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments.
Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the School
Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the School. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
Employee is self-directed.

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

How to Apply
Please visit https://www.ransomeverglades.org/about/careers to complete an application and submit it with a resume, cover letter, a list of five professional references and any other relevant materials to careers@ransomeverglades.org.

School Mission
The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.

A Diverse, Equitable, Inclusive Community
Ransom Everglades School is an inclusive community that welcomes and benefits from diverse experiences and perspectives. Our students and faculty embrace multiculturalism and appreciate the unique potential of each individual. During their time at RE, everyone benefits from the contributions of each member, while honing skills and sensitivities that prepare them to excel and lead in a global community.
The commitment to diversity at Ransom Everglades informs our hiring process, curriculum development, community outreach, co-curricular activities, and admission process. We implement programs, offer workshops and craft learning opportunities that reflect our core beliefs. Living by this philosophy ensures that our students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be productive global citizens. RE is committed to looking for candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences in our effort to build a diverse faculty in which all social groups are represented.

Supporting Excellence
Ransom Everglades faculty members are expected to pursue a continuous program of professional development and engagement, and are supported in doing so by the flexibility and financial generosity of the school and its benefactors, and our membership in the FolioCollaborative. The school regularly distributes books for the faculty to read together, and brings national guest speakers to campus to work with the faculty. Every faculty member and student is issued a stylus-enabled laptop computer. Microsoft 365, including Teams and OneNote, G Suite Enterprise Edition for Education, and the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as subscriptions to a number of other platforms, are provided for all faculty and students. Classrooms are equipped with ViewSonic interactive displays.
A competitive compensation is based on the experience and qualifications of the person selected. Ransom Everglades offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement, health and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, and other benefits. Florida has no state or local income taxes.