Chapman Unified District 473

Library Assistant (LibAsst)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleLibrary Assistant
Posting IDLibAsst

Chapman Elementary Library Assistant (2019 - 2020 School Year)



Reports To:  Building Principal


Supervises:  Elementary school students in the library.


Classification:  Classified


FLSA Status:  Nonexempt


Terms of Employment:  Salary and work year as reviewed and established annually by the Board of Education.


Evaluation:  Performance of this position will be evaluated regularly in accordance with the Board’s policy.



Job Summary


The Library Assistant will assist Chapman Elementary in the full utilization of library services, materials and resources offered to USD 473 students and staff. 


Performance Responsibilities: 

  • Manages circulation duties including checkout and check-in.
  • Manages and directs student library-aides.
  • Implements discipline plan when appropriate in the library when library media specialist is gone.
  • Assist students and staff with research, finding of books and other materials.
  • Performs a variety of clerical and computer-related tasks as assigned.
  • Responsible for shelving, straightening and shelf reading of library materials.
  • Pull library materials, which need to be mended, discarded and/or replaced.
  • Process new library materials received for circulation.
  • Process periodicals, received for circulation.
  • Check-in and re-shelve returned materials.
  • Maintain overdue notices.
  • Collects and records fines.
  • Assist School Library Media Specialist with library schedules, maintenance of Accelerated Reader Program, promotional events and the annual inventory.



  • Strong organizational skills and a self-starter
  • Knowledge and comfortable with using basic technology
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate with teenage students and staff
  • Effectively supervise students in the library


Physical Demands  


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and hear.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. On occasion the employee may be required to work extended hours.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$11.32 / Per Hour
LocationChapman Middle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/06/2019