Library Aide -Scarsdale, NY

Library Aide  Scarsdale Middle School Library

15 hours per week / $16 per hour

Contact: Asst Principal, Rochelle Hauge , rhauge@scarsdaleschools.com

The Scarsdale Middle School seeks a library aide for the 2017-2018 academic year to assist with library activities.

Qualifications

A good candidate should like working with Middle School students, be a flexible team player and like helping people.

Skills

Computer fluency

  • Website maintenance (training will be provided)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Mac/Ios Equivalents
  • Internet searching skills
  • Google Suite

Writing

  • Proficiency in writing
  • Examples of  writing may include: creating promotional materials for reading and library initiatives; composing clearly written emails to faculty, writing out directions for how to find things on website

Interacting with students

  • Is willing to read some young adult literature
  • Can recommend books to students during the Reading period
  • Can check out books and perform simple operations in the circulation system
  • Is comfortable managing an after school crowd (once a week) with another adult

Author Visits (typically 3 visits/year)

  • Handles most of the communication with authors, including but not limited to contract signing, accommodation and travel arrangements (if necessary); makes sure the PTA checks are in the library on the day of the visit; arranges for any space or equipment needs.

Bulletin Board displays

  • Create inviting displays to encourage reading or participation in library contests.

Information Literacy Gaming

  • Assist in devising information puzzles and games. Keep track of results. Design contests and ways to interact with students.