Summary

Job Objective: The Media Center Paraprofessional operates the Student Center during the school day and helps to facilitate learning and group work.

Description

Media Center Paraprofessional, Full Time 2024-2025

 

Dover-Eyota High School is seeking a Media Center paraprofessional. This full-time (35 hr/week) position begins with the 2024-2025 school year. 

 

We value our staff and believe they have great influence on a child's life. We’re looking for candidates who will connect with students and who are dedicated and enthusiastic about making a difference for our students and community.

 

Job Objective: The Media Center Paraprofessional operates the Student Center during the school day and helps to facilitate learning and group work.

 

Required Qualifications/ Skills:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) 

  • Ability to pass competency test OR Two-year degree

  • Strong work ethic, high ethical standards, self-confidence, good time-management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication and listening skills

  • Positive, professional, and collaborative with others

  • Enthusiastic about working with young people

 

Preferred Qualifications/ Skills

  • Knowledge of literary materials and general functioning of a media center in a school setting

  • Knowledge of and support for the district’s educational systems

  • Computer and technology knowledge and skills

 

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to be knowledgeable about all district policies and procedures

  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with other staff

  • Keep proper records of books being checked out and returned

  • Communicate overdue books with students

  • Organize the Student Center resources as directed

  • Monitor and supervise students visiting the Student Center

 

Abilities Required:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Patience with students

  • Problem solving with little or no guidance

  • Managing multiple tasks and priorities with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to use Google and Google features to complete daily tasks

  • Exceptional organizational skills

 

This position has many benefits, including the following:

  • Hourly pay $16-20, depending on experience and qualifications

  • Eligible for health insurance

  • Eligible for life insurance and Long-term disability

  • Contribution towards pension

  • Voluntary benefits: short-term disability, dental insurance, 403B, voluntary life insurance

  • New in 2024: newly renovated building, including the Media Center

  • Support of training and technical assistance

  • Supportive and involved community

 

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews may be scheduled with qualified applicants as applications are received. The position is open until filled.

Dover-Eyota is a vibrant public school district located 12 miles east of Rochester, Minnesota.  The secondary building currently serves approximately 570 students in grades 6-12 and employs a faculty committed to student success. In 2023, we began a 20 million dollar building project, which includes a significant renovation of a majority of the building as well as adding four classrooms, a FACS area, expanding our music classrooms, and significant additions to our Agriculture and Industrial Technology areas. This is an example of the excellent community support our district enjoys.

To learn more about our school community, we invite you to view our school paper, The Eagle: https://sites.google.com/deschools.org/dovereyotaeaglenewspaper/home

To view some renderings of our building project, please visit:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vR2QlYBJAjZrjV-5f5_NfLvm62hJs7Rp3LYS0qBu1cDKmaIEvXPDY29lrRpxD-G6XHzitrcTHWDEdj7/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=5000&slide=id.g20eb20f1c1b_0_0 

 

If you have questions about the position, contact High School Principal Sarah Carlson at sarahcarlson@deschools.org, or Middle School Principal John Ostrowski at johnostrowski@deschools.org. You may also call 507-545-2631 to speak with either.

 

All new employees are required to submit to a Child Protection Background Check.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Dover-Eyota Public Schools

615 South Ave. SW, Eyota MN 55934

507-545-2125