Elementary Certified Media Specialist

  • Hampton County School District
  • 372 East Pine Street, Varnville, Hampton County, SC, USA
  • May 17, 2022
Media Specialist

Job Description


Provides each student with an enriched library environment containing a wide variety of materials that will support the school’s curriculum program and that will invite intellectual probing and growth.  Aids all patrons in acquiring the skills needed to take full advantage of library resources.  Reports to the Principal.

Education and Experience:

Certification as set by the state certification authorities.  Must be able to effectively deal with students and staff.


Knowledge of state and federal regulations and compliance requirements applicable to the program.  Knowledge of the records, forms and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of fiscal management practices.  Strong knowledge of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets, electronic files management, the internet, and reporting and presentation software.  

Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to job functions.


Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, and analyze scientific and technical journals, financial reports related to media services initiatives.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities. Ability to effectively apply knowledge of academic initiatives, programs and services.  Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, District staff, government agencies and all other groups involved in the activities of the job. Ability to identify effective strategies for media services initiative. Ability to complete, process, and maintain all required records and reports.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication in a variety of formats and styles.  Ability to communicate effectively and clearly orally and written.  Ability to create electronic reports and presentations, use the internet efficiently, communicate electronically via e-mail, and manage electronic data and files in an organized manner.

Working Conditions:

Office environment with little exposure to environmental conditions.  Physical demands are restricted to general office activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to ten pounds. Routine local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and meeting deadlines.


Responsible for library program budgets as assigned. Supervisory responsibility for staff as assigned.


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