Media Specialist

  • Hampton County School District 2
  • Hampton County School District 2, 635 4th Street, Estill, SC, USA
  • Mar 01, 2019
Media Specialist Special Education Technology

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

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:

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.

 

Skills/Effort:

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.

 

Responsibility:

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

District

Hampton County School District 2

E-mail Address

BostCon@hampton2.k12.sc.us

Additional Information

Hampton County School District 2 consists of three schools – Estill Elementary, Estill Middle, and Estill High, serving approximately 1145 students. We are a small rural community rich in wildlife and scenic beauty and have the additional advantage of being close to many bigger cities that offer diverse historical, cultural, recreational and shopping experiences.

We are within an hour’s drive of Savannah, Georgia, Beaufort and Hilton Head, South Carolina and just two hours away from Augusta, Georgia and Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. Several educational institutions: USC-Aiken, USC-Allendale, USC-Beaufort, and USC-Walterboro are within commuting distance of the district. South Carolina State University and Claflin University are located 56 miles away in Orangeburg, SC.

All schools in the district are fully accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education. The high school is also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and a signing bonus to new teachers. We are committed to providing challenging educational experiences that will help our students reach their potential and need energetic and dedicated personnel to help us reach our goals.