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SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA COORDINATOR

JUVENILE SERVICES EDUCATION SYSTEM

Recruitment #19-009542-0001

Introduction

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.

GRADE

Institutional Educator Pay Plan Administrator Schedule

Salary Range: $91,777 - $108,463 

LOCATION OF POSITION

Nancy S. Grasmick Education Building

200 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Main Purpose of Job

Provides leadership and direction for the comprehensive and effective development of personalized learning programs. These include accelerated learning, intervention, alternative learning, and library media programs within the MSDE Juvenile Services Education System.

POSITION DUTIES

Provides leadership, support, and oversight of the provision of media center and information services in juvenile services education program sites using current best practice; assesses library and information service needs of student populations and develops programs and procedures; develops and monitors program performance measures; participates with education program staff in the development and implementation of service plans meeting specialized needs of students for services; develops/administers budget, grant resources, contractual services, and staff training programs; assists with the recruitment and selection of media center personnel; develops and monitors media center policy and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Candidates must be meet the requirements for certification as a Library Media Specialist and possess or be eligible for an Administrator I endorsement by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  A Master’s Degree in Library Media from a program accredited by the American Library Association is preferred.     

EXPERIENCE:  Three years of satisfactory library media program experience; juvenile detention/treatment facility experienced preferred.  Experience including supervision of professional staff and/or administration of a library information and media services program desired. 

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Employees in this classification are subject to Substance Abuse Testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulation 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.  Applicants must consent to State Police and Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigations/Background Checks as a routine procedure for all employees required working in State Juvenile Services Facilities.  Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act is required.  If, once employed, it is determined that the incumbent does not qualify for at least a Conditional Certificate, the incumbent's employment will be terminated.    Also, failure to obtain and maintain the appropriate Maryland Teaching Certificate will be the basis for termination of employment.

Conclusion

For immediate consideration please submit your application by May 17, 2019 - Open until filled.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position online go to MSDE Jobs on JobAps (or complete an MSDE Application on marylandpublicschools.org). On-line applications (and resumes) are the preferred method for receiving your application/attachments.  Using this method will allow applicants to access their documents for future recruitments for which they apply and verify that the appropriate documents (resume-credentials) have been attached to the recruitment that requires them.  Applicants must include their resume and provide sufficient information on the application to document that they satisfy the minimum qualifications for this recruitment. 

Please do not put "See Resume" in the job duties section of your application; your application will not be considered.  

If you utilize fax or regular mail as the option to submit required attachments, you will need to resubmit these documents each time you apply for a new position that requires the attachments.  Additionally, you must include the following information on each page of the attachment you submit in order to ensure that we append the attachments to the correct recruitment: First and Last Name, Recruitment Number, and the last 4 digits of your SS# and indicate application for position Library Media Coordinator #033564 (JobAps #19-009542-0001) - Mailing Address: Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Fax: 410-333-8950 – This fax number is for Department of Education recruitment actions only.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. For inquiries or an MSDE Application, contact 410-767-0019 or TTY/TDD 410-333-3045 or visit our website at http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/.  

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities available upon request