100 Peabody Street, NW
District of Columbia
Capital City Public Charter School is seeking a talented Library Associate to organize and assist in the development of our multi-age library program. The Library Associate, as a member of the Library Team, provides services to support patrons’ use of Library resources and services, is responsible for specialized areas of library operations and provides support to the library team.
This is a 10-month position, which is exempt and
therefore not available for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor
Responsibilities of the
Assume responsibility for one or more specialized areas of library
operations such as circulation, basic copy cataloging, periodicals, shelving
and inventory, purchasing, reserves or equipment.
Actively participate in team meetings and activities to support
the Library’s vision, mission, goals and objectives.
Assist library patrons with circulation, basic information
questions, and related functions.
Assist patrons in the use of electronic library resources such as
the online catalog, library website, research databases, e-books, Internet,
Search and verify bibliographic citations for books and other
materials for copy cataloging, interlibrary loans, and processing orders, etc.
Shelve library materials and maintain reserve shelving.
Inventory library collection. File
in alphabetic and/or numeric files.
Perform routine basic copy cataloging, update records in the
online catalog, withdraw items selected by a librarian, maintain holdings
records, and course reserve records, etc.
Process new library materials and mend damaged items.
Check in new issues of periodicals, create check-in records, claim
missing issues from vendor, conduct inventory of periodicals, withdraw old
issues and update records and online Periodical List.
Assist patrons to use audio-visual materials and equipment, and
other equipment such as computers, scanners, printers, photocopier, microfiche
reader, etc. Responsible for equipment inventories, and perform basic
troubleshooting and maintenance of audio-visual equipment. Schedule equipment for patron use.
Create and update general library handouts, brochures and signs.
Write drafts of information for newsletters, class schedule, etc. Create and maintain displays.
Participate in planning and implement library outreach activities.
Assist with purchasing, create purchase orders, place orders for
materials, maintain On Order file, receive orders, troubleshoot order problems
with vendors, and assist with financial record keeping.
Share in responsibility of leading and training student workers.
Assist in creating and maintaining library web pages.
Open or close the Library at the start or end of the day.
Responsible for the Library and assisting patrons when a librarian is not
Other duties as assigned.
At least two of the following are required:
Bachelor's degree, 2+ years experience working in a library, 2+
years experience working in schools, 2+ years working with children. Candidates
should also have: strong collaboration skills, a commitment to meeting the
needs of a diverse population, experience working in urban environments, and a
proven ability to work as a member of a team.
Compensation: $25,000 - $28,000 per year, plus benefits.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To Apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title in the subject line of your
email. Visit our website at www.ccpcs.org for additional information about our organization.
City was founded in 2000 and now serves 983 students in grades PK-12. In 2012,
the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4.
Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The
school implements the EL Education model (www.elschools.org). Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate
projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting
rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social
curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the
integration of arts into the curriculum.
City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual
orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment
decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications
as related to the requirement of the position being filled.