Job Title: Library Media Instructor

Reports to:School Administrator
Job Group:Instructional


Job Code:2062
Salary Schedule:INST


Responsible for coordinating, organizing, and facilitating the school library media/technology program with emphasis on the library media collection development, instructing students and staff in effective use of the media center, and information and technology literacy skills within the school setting while working in collaboration with the school administration, teachers, and other staff.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Conduct the strategic planning and management of all operational procedures of the library media center.
  2. Manage the media budget while following all District and state guidelines, which includes managing book purchases, technology purchases, reading motivation, etc.
  3. Manage collection development, including making purchases to develop the library collection and other media resources based on validity, interest, reading levels, and instructional needs as well as weeding outdated materials (following all legislative rulings).
  4. Assist and support teachers with managing, organizing, and choosing material for classroom libraries (following all District guidelines).
  5. Support the District Mission and Vision by focusing on using media/classroom library books to build foundational knowledge in our learners.
  6. Plan and implement reading incentive programs to increase circulation and to in turn increase reading achievement.
  7. Serve as an active member of the school instructional coaching/leadership team and work with administration to plan the school success plan and monitor goals.
  8. Guide Resource Management Associate in media best practices.
  9. Ensure that all books, technology, and other resources are cataloged and inventoried, and use best practice weeding guidelines to keep collection current and appealing.
  10. Use the media center as an extension of the classroom with students reading during their independent reading and English Language Arts (ELA) framework/differentiated instruction time.
  11. Collaborate with coaching team on providing professional development to teachers.
  12. Teach information literacy skills and technology skills to staff and students.
  13. Assist students and staff with reference resources, eBooks, and database resources.
  14. Support staff with additional texts to supplement knowledge building through inquiry and research projects and writing tasks, such as research and publishing.
  15. Work collaboratively with teachers on integrating information literacy and technology skills into the curriculum, and assist with planning, implementing, and monitoring Tier 2 and 3 ELA instruction.
  16. Coach staff with innovative technologies that impact teaching and learning.
  17. Act as the lead assessment coordinator to assist administration with all testing.
  18. Coach students and teachers through technology accessibility features to meet student needs.
  19. Perform school-related duties as instructed, including but not limited to, bus duty, cafeteria duty, etc.
  20. Support teachers with digital learning tools.
  21. Maintain the school website, email lists, SharePoint, and Mach Forms.
  22. Organize and manage book fairs.
  23. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web-based technologies and platforms
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner and within established timeframes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Ability to effectively engage in the problem-solving process
  • Ability to collect, summarize, and graph behavioral data
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Library Science, Education, or related field
  • Two years’ experience successfully teaching in a K-12 school
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Must hold a Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) Educational Media Specialist Certification


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of Library Science, or related field
  • Three years’ experience successfully teaching in a K-12 school
  • Two years’ experience coaching, mentoring or leading adults




Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • Library Media technology and equipment including scanners, book binding machines and other technology devices used to support students and teachers.
  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Library Media Instructor;   EST: August 18, 2009;   REV: May 2, 2023;   Board Approved: May 2, 2023

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