[Libs-Or] High School Classified Library Staff Opening - Lake Oswego School District

Miranda Doyle doylem at loswego.k12.or.us
Thu Apr 29 07:11:57 PDT 2021

Hi all,

Lake Oswego High School has a full time library/textbook position available
for the next school year, beginning in August. Please share!


Miranda Doyle (she/her)
District Teacher-Librarian, LOSD

Lake Oswego School District has a vacancy for your consideration. Please
find the details below.

ID 3320 - Textbook Assistant - 8.00 Hours/Day for 215 days/year *Apply
Category: *Support Staff*
Date Posted: *4/28/2021*
Location: *Lake Oswego High School*
Date of Availability: *08/02/2021*
Date Closing: *05/07/2021*

*Textbook Assistant 8.0 hours/day for 215 days/year*

*$17.40 - $22.77/hour (depending on experience) Lake Oswego High School*

Textbook Assistant position performs clerical and administrative assistance
and special assignment duties in a school library.

*Essential duties of this position include the following tasks.  Employees
in this position perform some or all of the following tasks.  Other duties
may be assigned at any time.*

   1. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all district policies and
   2. Performs a variety of administrative tasks, including answering
   telephones, routing telephone calls or messages to appropriate staff,
   operating general office machinery, typing, proofreading, filing and
   handling all incoming and outgoing mail, parcels and other items.
   3. Handles money and checks; keeps records of amounts received and
   4. Assists with student attendance and supervises students as assigned.
   5. Prepares correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, student records,
   purchase orders, and related materials from copy, rough draft, or specific
   6. Appropriately maintains and secures confidential records and
   7. Completes a high volume of computer data entry work, using district
   computer programs, to input a high volume of data with speed and accuracy,
   including confidential data, in an environment with constant interruptions.
   8. Maintains accurate student records electronically and in printed
   format including attendance records, new/transfer student registrations,
   student withdrawals, immunization records, student grades and transcripts
   and progress reports/report cards.  Alerts parents and principal as
   necessary to address problems.
   9. Assists in evaluating student injuries, performs minor first aid in
   compliance with district policy(ies) and completes any required paperwork
   in a timely fashion.  Administers medications to students within the scope
   of employee training, district policy(ies) and state and federal law.
   10. Maintains moderately complex records and files which require a high
   degree of accuracy.
   11. Undertakes special projects as assigned by the building principal.
   12. Provides general library services, including processing and
   cataloging all new library materials and textbooks; aiding students in
   locating library materials; checks-in/checks-out materials using library
   system; evaluates library materials for damage and makes simple repairs;
   conducts inventory and rearranges location and placement of library
   13. Maintains current records, tracks over-due and lost books and
   manages student/staff accounts for collection of library billings and fines.
   14. Supervises students who use the library and computer lab.
   15. Coordinates set-up of special events and meetings in the library.
   16. Consistent, daily and punctual attendance.

*Non-essential duties of this position include the following tasks.
Employees in this position perform some or all of these tasks. Other duties
may be assigned at any time.*

   1. Orders supplies and materials.
   2. Assists with workload of other clerical staff as needed or required.
   3. Attends in-service trainings, staff meetings and other meetings as
   4. Communicates information about district, school and/or departmental
   policies and procedures to students, staff, parents and patrons.
   5. Reports issues to the principal and the appropriate authorities
   including safety, sanitary and fire hazards, vandalism, thefts and errant


   1. Consistently follows all applicable federal and state laws and all
   district policies, rules and supervisor directions.
   2. Observes ergonomics of sedentary office work including placement of
   computers and monitors, and sitting alignment.
   3. Observes proper lifting techniques and other strategies to avoid
   accidents and personal injury while performing job duties.
   4. Performs other duties as assigned.

All school employees have some responsibility for supervising students and
assisting in maintaining a safe environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

   - *Education and/or Experience: *High school diploma or GED is
   required.  An Associate Degree in a related field or two (2) years of
   college/university preferred; or equivalent combination of education and
   experience.  Previous training in the administrative assistant field is
   required and three (3) years working as an office assistant or related
   experience is required. Bookkeeping/accounting and payroll experience are
   preferred. School-based experience is preferred.
   - *Interpersonal Skills: *Works well with others from diverse
   backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict, maintaining confidentiality,
   listening to others, keeping emotions under control, remaining open to
   others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit.
   Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and professional in an environment
   with frequent interruptions. Interacts with staff and students appropriately
   - *Language Skills: *Ability to communicate English fluently both
   verbally and in writing, including proficiency in spelling and grammar.
   Ability to respond to common inquiries. Ability to read and interpret
   documents including governmental regulations, safety rules and operating
   and maintenance instructions/ instruction manuals. Ability to prepare
   routine reports and correspondence with high degrees of accuracy and
   - *Mathematical Skills: *Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
   in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and
   decimals. Ability to calculate rates, ratios and percentages and
   proportions. Ability to read and interpret various charts, bar graphs and
   similar visual data depictions.
   - *Reasoning Ability:* Ability to apply common sense understanding to
   carry out instructions furnished in oral, schedule or diagram form.
   Ability to deal with problems involving more than one variable.
   - *Computer Skills: *Ability to effectively use office computers and
   internet access for email, research, word processing, database
   manipulation, visual presentations and general web-based applications.
   - *Other Skills and Abilities: *Ability to exercise good judgment and
   work effectively in a dynamic environment.
   - *Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: *A valid First Aid card is
   required and a valid Oregon Driver’s License is preferred.  Must have or be
   able to obtain various certificates, licenses and/or registrations as
   required by federal, state or local law(s) and/or determined by the

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

When performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required
to talk or hear. The employee is required to be able to smell and
distinguish smells that may cause a safety hazard including smoke, natural
gas, mildew, etc. The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit,
use fingers and hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel, reach with
hands and arms and move around inside and outside of buildings. The
employee is occasionally required to push, pull, bend, stoop, crawl, kneel,
crouch. The employee must lift and/or move up to 35 lbs. The employee may
occasionally climb stairs. The employee must have close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters performing the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.

The work environment is a standard school office setting. The noise level
of the work environment is usually low to moderate, but occasionally high
depending upon the location, the student population and current activities.
The employee occasionally will be required to supervise children. The
employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and outdoor
weather conditions, including seasonal heat and cold. The employee may
occasionally be exposed to contagious diseases, bodily fluids and
blood-borne pathogens.

The employee may be exposed to a variety of cleaning agents and some
hazardous chemicals and fumes.

*Special Requirements:*
The person selected for this position must be able to provide: proof of
college education, verify identity and employment authorization, complete a
pre-employment record check and be approved by the State Department of
Education after having a Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Verification
completed.  The selected candidate will pay $10-$20 for a set of
fingerprints and $59.00 for the verification check.

*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.  This 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
any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems

*Equal Opportunity Employer:*
The Lake Oswego School District is committed to being an antiracist, Equal
Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to
ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection,
and employment without regard to race, disability, gender
identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity,
religion, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under
the law. LOSD is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our
recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you
need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us
at 503-534-2000. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district
for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at

*Lake Oswego School District is a Drug-Free/Smoke-Free Workplace*

*Lake Oswego School District* uses the applicant tracking
<https://www.frontlineeducation.com/solutions/recruiting-hiring/> system
from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.
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