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Posted on November 15, 2021

    Library Media Specialist-Elementary 

    Position Type:

      Student Support Services/Library Media Specialist

    Date Posted:




    Date Available:


    Closing Date:

      Library Media Specialist


    NJ School Library Media Specialist Certification
    Experience in an elementary school library, preferred 
    Proficiency with library systems such as Follett
    Proficiency  with 21st Century Technology tools including SMARTboards, NETbooks, blogs, podcasting, web based resources, etc.
    Job Description:

    Promote the library as a literacy and technology hub for students, staff, and parents through the following responsibilites: create student learning activities to complement literacy skills and strategies;
    collaborate with, and serve as a media resource to professional staff;
    select , budget
    , and organize appropriate materials and equipment;
    Initiate special projects to promote a positive, supportive environment for literacy.



    Posted on October 20, 2021

      Position:       Media Specialist 

      Monroe Township Middle School

      Qualifications: New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and Media Specialist Endorsement; previous experience preferred.


      Responsibility: Maintain media budget; weed library collection; teach library skills to middle school children; act as a resource for teachers regarding high quality children’s literature.

      Availability:December 13, 2021 through June 30, 2022

      Application:All applicants must use Applitrack.


      Postings ends:            October 26, 2021


      Posted on October 17, 2021

      Position: LEAVE REPLACEMENT OFFICE ASSISTANT, CATEGORY III (12 months) Technology Department, High School Media Center, Paramus High School

      Job ID: 1516
      Effective Date(s): November 3, 2021 through April 15, 2022
      Employment Terms: Temporary Position Eligible for health insurance benefits Position associated with the terms and conditions of the Negotiated Agreement between the Paramus Association of Educational Secretaries (PAES) and the Board of Education.
      Reports To: Director of Technology & Innovation, Library Media Specialist, Vice Principals, and Principal
      Job Goal(s): To contribute to the efficient operation of a school office so that it can play its effective part in the education process. 

      Job Responsibilities: Technology Department Responsibilities 1. District Website • Communicates with staff and website vendor to update district website 2. Support • Provides support via phone, work order system, and live chat • Communicates with work order vendor to enhance program functionality 3. D3sign Work • Creates digital signage for indoor and outdoor high school displays • Creates user guides to supplement end user support 

      HS Media Center Responsibilities 1. Updates Library Home Page 2. Student Recordkeeping in Genesis 3. Online Library Catalog Administrator 4. Subscription Database Liaison 5. Accounting requisition/purchase orders 6. Work Orders 7. Circulation Desk -Needed at times to cover for lunch or other times there may be no teacher or staff on duty. 8. Troubleshooting Chromebooks and other equipment used and purchased by the Media Center 9. Able to cover lessons/presentations scheduled with classes/faculty 10. Familiar with all Library Resources both online and other to assist students and faculty. 

      Salary: Placement on the Paramus Association of Educational Secretaries (PAES) Salary Guide, Category III, Step 1 prorated for effective dates. Application: Qualified applicants interested in this position are invited to apply online via Applitrack at: Applitrack (

      The final date for submitting applications for this position is October 21, 2021.
      Requirements: 1. New Jersey resident or willingness to relocate 2. Controlled substance testing and successful completion of criminal history background check are required of all applicants offered employment. Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement between the Board of Education and the Paramus Association of Educational Secretaries (PAES).   


      Posted on September 20, 2021

      School Library Media Specialist









      Brief Description:


      The Board of Education of Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School is currently accepting applications for School Library Media Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year.


      This will be a ten-month tenured track position. Salary will be based on the salary guide in effect.


      This position will be located at our East Brunswick Campus.




      1. Valid New Jersey Educational certificate with School Library Media Specialist endorsement # 2855.
      2. Comprehensive knowledge of Library Media Services and Makerspace Education.




      Applicants must send letter of application, resume and copy of certificate to by September 20, 2021 or until position is filled





      Appointment is at the discretion of the Board of Education.  If and when appointment is made, all applicants, schools, the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Principals and Supervisors Association, the Middlesex County Vocational Education Association, and the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools Office Personnel Association will be notified.



      The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


      Posted on September 20, 2021

      2021-2022 School Year

      Union Township Public Schools

      • Coordinates with classroom instruction teachers in the assigned school/schools and works to achieve state curriculum content standards and district educational goals and objectives.

      • Collaborates with teachers to integrate information literacy competencies across the curricula including digital citizenship and understanding “fake news”.

      • Provide all forms of media resources and materials for teachers and students to supplement the instructional program and assist in student research.

      • Great communication skills both written and verbal.

      • Promotes relationships with external information sources and participates in electronic networks and resource sharing systems to expand the media center’s capacity to access information globally.

      • Strong management skills.

      • Ability to maintain a comprehensive and efficient system of cataloging all media center materials and is able to provide professional development on using these systems.

      • Google Level 1 educator certified preferred

      Applicants are to apply via Applicant Tracking and e-mail a letter of interest to Mrs. Paul, Director of IT, spaul@twpunionschools.orgno later than June 30, 2021. End date subject to change.


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