#201563 Librarian - Stiles / Beaumont / North Texas Region Open Until Filled

Windham School District has the following vacancy available to inside and outside applicants:
Stiles / Beaumont / North Texas Region
Position Number:
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The only information to be considered for this position will be in the "State of Texas Application for Employment" packet you submit.

For each posted position for which you are applying, you must submit copies of all documents verifying minimum qualifications for the posted position. ** You must submit a photocopy of your official transcript verifying the required coursework needed for verification of minimum education requirements. ** WSD will no longer be able to access employee or applicant files for transcripts or other documents.


Educational Requirements:
Master's degree from an accredited college or university and Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) Librarian or Learning Resources Specialist certificate OR Bachelor's degree and (SBEC) School Librarian (or equivalent) certification OR be eligible for an Emergency Permit OR Probationary Certificate.

Emergency Permit eligibility: (1) Currently be certified with SBEC based on a Bachelor's degree, (2) Have completed twelve semester credit hours directly related to the basic competencies required of school librarians, and (3) Have two creditable years of classroom teaching experience, as defined in Chapter 153, Subchapter CC of the SBEC Certification Handbook.

Probationary Certificate eligibility: 1) Currently be certified with SBEC based on a Bachelor's degree, and (2) Applicant must submit a letter from a college, university, or educational service center indicating that they will be accepted in the Librarian probationary certification program. Letter must be submitted with application.
Minimum Requirements for Non-Certified Applicants:

Minimum Requirements for Certified Applicants:

Special Knowledge / Skills:
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to convey ideas and instructions clearly and concisely. Proficiency in computer skills necessary to organize and maintain library files, data, inventory, and reports. Knowledge of library policies, procedures, and regulations. Ability to remain current in library practices and developments as relates to educational and instructional research and materials applicable to school library programs. Knowledge of library and information science. Ability to use existing and emerging technologies to support and assist staff and students.

Major Responsibilities & Duties:
Serve as instructional resource consultant and materials specialist to principals, teachers, and offenders. Supervise and train offender aides, librarian assistants and library clerks for assigned units. Develop and maintain a balanced collection appropriate to the needs of the assigned offender population and select library books, periodicals, and materials to be purchased for assigned units. Advise principal of library material, equipment, and instructional needs of the faculty for assigned units. Maintain, organize, and supervise the circulation of library materials; recommend unit library procedures and regulations for assigned units. Assist as needed in library inventories and prepare, maintain, and report appropriate unit records on circulation, inventory, and newspapers, and magazines for assigned units. Maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive information received in the performance of the job duties. Execute duties in a professional, ethical and responsible manner as defined in 19 TAC Chapter 247, Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators. Follow Windham School District policies and procedures in completing assigned job duties. Perform duties in a professional manner through daily, punctual attendance at location of work assignment.

Other Information:

* Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.

Applicants who are ERS or TRS Retirees or Retirees from Correctional Managed Health Care are required to write "ERS/TRS/CMHC" at the top of the application form.

All outside applicants must submit "The State of Texas Application for Employment" and the "Texas Department of Criminal Justice Employment Application Supplement", along with all supporting documents, to the WSD Human Resources Department. The completed application packet should be hand-delivered to the WSD Human Resources Office, or sent by mail to: P.O. Box 40, Huntsville, TX 77342-0040 or overnight delivery to: 802 FM 2821 Huntsville, TX 77320. Applicants may fax an application to fax #: (936) 436-4823 to reach the WSD Human Resources Office by the closing date and time. Applicants who do so are requested to fax **ONLY** their "State of Texas Application for Employment", Applicant Contact Information form (HD-100) and verifiable typing score if required. Applications faxed to another fax number will not be accepted. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify receipt of all faxed documents by calling (936) 291-5322. WSD employees and all applicants with a current WSD application on file must submit the "State of Texas Application for Employment" and all supporting documents for each posted position to WSD Human Resources Office by the closing date and time. The application must be filled out entirely and must include a signed EEO form.

Interested applicants may contact Windham School District, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 40, Huntsville, Texas 77342-0040; or call (936) 291-5321. You may download an application from the Windham website http://www.wsdtx.org/careers/how-to-apply

* * No telephonic interviews will be allowed. * *

WSD is an equal opportunity employer

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