Grants Pass High School - District Library Media Specialist- 2021-2022 School Year (6195)

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TitleGrants Pass High School - District Library Media Specialist- 2021-2022 School Year
Posting ID6195

Grants Pass School District No. 7 is now accepting applications for the following position for the 2021-2022 school year:


Grants Pass High School
District Library Media Specialist

Salary range: $44,882-$84,715


*A valid Oregon Teaching License with an Educational Media Endorsement

or ability to obtain an Educational Media Endorsement is required*



The District Library Media Specialist directs and coordinates the library/media programs and centers at the High School and oversees the programs at the elementary and middle schools as well. This work supports the district’s instructional programs and provides educational opportunities for students and staff. The specialist encourages library technicians to help students help build positive attitudes toward the use of communication, information, and ideas. The Media Specialist shares his/her enthusiasm and positive attitude about books, technology, and lifelong learning.




  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education required; Master’s Degree in Educational Media, Curriculum and Instruction, or equivalent preferred.
  2. Successful classroom teaching and library experience required; Library experience in a K-12 school setting or higher education levels preferred.
  3. Skilled with computer technology/applications required
  4. Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  5. Familiarity with Oregon and national school library learning standards.
  6. Collaborates with others
  7. Bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish preferred.


Scope of Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of district curriculum and the developmental characteristic of appropriate age groups.
  • Develop curriculum and instructional materials for use in all programs at the elementary, middle and high school. 
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and departments in the high school to design and deliver information literacy, digital citizenship, reading engagement, and instructional technology curriculum.
  • Engage students in learning district curriculum using a wide range of instructional strategies consistent with the needs of individuals and/or groups.
  • Organize, maintain, develop, and supervise the district libraries (elementary, middle and high school).
  • Represent district libraries in discussions about school and District initiatives and interpret school and District initiatives, including the libraries’ roles, for District library staff.
  • Establish procedures for involving students, staff, administrators, and library staff in evaluating and selecting materials.
  • Work with automated circulation and cataloging system.
  • Provide reference and reader advisory services to users seeking educational and instructional resources.
  • Promote and maintain a school/district-wide culture of reading and literature appreciation.
  • Provide access to educational resources through the use of technology and national network sources.
  • Identify and share appropriate resources to meet the needs of students and staff. 
  • Develop coordination with agencies supporting libraries.
  • Review professional journals and other literature for current educational trends, resources, and publications.
  • Conduct on-going inventory of collection.
  • Work with District library staff and administration to create inviting, respectful, and safe learning environments in the district libraries.
  • Set and maintain appropriate standards of behavior in the libraries.
  • Take reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Provide leadership, education, and staff development (as appropriate) in the integration of technology in curriculum and instruction.
  • Assist with selection, supervision, and training of library technology assistants, student aides, and volunteers.
  • Participate in budget development and administer the adopted library budget.
  • Develop a flexible schedule for the libraries that provides for student instruction and use of the facilities by individuals and groups, both within the school system and community.
  • Bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish preferred.


Application materials will be accepted online until position is filled.


PHONE: 541-474-5700                       EMAIL: 



Grants Pass School District 7 strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students.  We foster fairness, equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the position, and we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.


The Grants Pass School District No. 7 will provide reasonable accommodation for the application and interview process upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Disabled persons may contact the Director of Personnel at 474-5700 for additional information or assistance.  Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900.


Funding for all positions for the 2021-2022 school year is subject to state funding.


Shift TypeFull Time
Salary RangeAnnual

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/01/2021