Media Specialist | District Media Specialist | District Wide | Available: 2024-25 School Year


Media Specialist (0.5 FTE)

District Media Specialist (0.50FTE)

Position Description

Rockford Area Schools is currently seeking a Media Specialist (0.50FTE) for the 2023-24 school year. The Media Specialist position will be based at Rockford High School and:

  • Directs, organizes, and supervises the personnel and services essential to a library media program centered on students’ needs and the instructional goals of the schools.

  • Develops and maintains a long-range plan for library media instruction and services and collaborates with classroom teachers to develop specific subject-area projects that integrate information literacy skills and technology literacy standards.

  • Evaluates the collection of each library, and establishes a collection development plan and annual budget that will ensure that the collections support the schools’ curricula and encourage student recreational reading; the collection development plan will include selection and deselection, a challenged materials procedure, and an intellectual and academic freedoms statement.

  • Develops and implements programs that encourage recreational reading.

  • Acts as a consultant to teachers and staff on matters dealing with information and technology literacy and advises them on techniques and resources to enhance classroom instruction.

  • Stays informed of emerging technologies and the potential impact on instruction and learning, providing systematic whole group, small group, and 1:1 instruction to teachers and staff on use.

  • Encourages and stimulates the search for effective and innovative methods of instruction.

  • Works closely with teachers and principals to plan for staff and curriculum development to meet specific building and district-wide goals/needs.

An appropriate license issued by the State of Minnesota is required.


Contact Information

Paul Menard, Principal

Rockford High School

Rockford Area Schools
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