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Library Media Specialists are usually found in school settings where they help students and teachers find research materials. Other responsibilities mentioned on a Library Media Specialist resume are cataloguing resources, organizing books and magazines, maintaining computer equipment, and answering to patron inquiries. Based on our collection of resume samples, these experts should demonstrate library science expertise, strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, and computer competencies. Employers select candidates holding a Master's Degree in library science.

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Library Media Specialist

Prepared and presented library training for 16 classes such that all students had weekly access despite the school's limited schedule and budget

  • Implemented a computer-based reading management system that significantly improved student reading scores and participation
  • Trained the staff of four other school libraries in implementing their own Accelerated Reading programs
  • Coordinated the entry into a national robotics competition involving students, university volunteers, and engineering mentors, leading to increased community awareness of the school's programs
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Film And Video Production
MA
Elementary Education
2

Library Media Specialist

Planned and administered library services for MS/HS campus of 960 students and 80 faculty.

  • Supervised two library aides.
  • Trained students and staff in use of new computer hardware and software.
  • Developed and executed yearly budgets. Purchased yearly acquisitions, including books, periodicals, supplies and computer software and hardware.
  • Collaborated with other faculty members in writing technology grant.
  • Worked with faculty in planning teaching units.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Was Math
MA
Educational Media
3

Library Media Specialist

Instructed Kindergarten through 5th grade library and technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Technology collaboration in the classrooms with SMARTBoards, Apple devices, handheld devices, mini laptops and PC and Mac products
  • Managed two libraries with online ordering of books, handling budgets, oversaw volunteers, managed daily technology in the library media centers
  • Monitored technology use and troubleshooting various technology
  • Trained staff in technology for daily work assistance
  • Modeled best practices for various technology use for students and staff
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Elementary Education
BS
Elementary Education
4

Library Media Specialist

Increased circulation by 50% in a six month time period

  • Secured Internet access in the library
  • Initiated a paradigm shift in how the library was utilized in the building
  • Managed a 20,500 budget
  • Updated the library collection to include multicultural titles to fit the student population
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Education / English
MA
Publishing
5

Library Media Specialist

Talented library management professional tasked with managing library facilities and promoting reading and literacy to the school community.

  • Provided forecasting, budgeting, and purchasing guidance for an $11k budget.
  • Collaborated with teachers by scheduling library activities and procuring resources.
  • Organized fundraisers, book fairs, and other events; applied for grants as needed.
  • Facilitated website evaluation, plagiarism, copyright infringement, and database research courses.
  • Integrated curriculum and TEKS material into reading/story time.
  • Promoted the library through public relations avenues such as the library website and newsletter.
  • Cataloged library acquisitions and performed other library management roles.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
6

Library Media Specialist

Managed all areas of the Library Media Center for one library serving a K-12th grade school community.

  • Planned, implemented, marketed, and evaluated the library's instructional program.
  • Taught three classes daily on information literacy skills.
  • Served as contact person for assistance with technological and AV equipment.
  • Implemented the Accelerated Reader Program and reading programs for struggling readers.
  • Collaborated with faculty to integrate information literacy skills and technology into the curriculum.
  • Increased the collection of professional development resources for the school community.
  • Facilitated events to support student literacy and educate parents on literacy building strategies.
  • Conducted thorough collection development analysis to CCSS.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
7

Library Media Specialist

PreK-8, 80 students

  • Planned and conducted six weekly classes for grades PreK-8.
  • Met periodically to collaborate with teachers to integrate library media skills into classroom curricula.
  • Developed and maintained the library's book and AV collections.
  • Wrote and received Picturing America grant, 2009-2010.
  • Offered one Scholastic Book Fair per year.
  • Chairperson of Technology Committee
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Religious Studies, Interdisciplinary
Education And Library Science:
8

Library Media Specialist

Taught PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet, and Follett technology skills to students in middle and high school

  • Researched, ordered, and discarded books from all areas of library's collection
  • As extracurricular Yearbook Advisor, worked with students to plan, design and supervise the production of three yearbooks. Included intensive development of graphic design and photography
  • Coordinated major school fundraising book fair involving hundreds of titles, raising revenue $1,000 (20%) from prior year by increasing marketing efforts and refining marketing techniques
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Library Media Specialist

One year teaching contract/head of Library Media Department; taught 22 classes per week

  • Successfully advocated for technology (SMARTboards, online databases, e-books), served on district-wide LMS committee
  • Improved department educational standards
  • Created assessments to align with curriculum
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
Communications Studies
MA
Master of Arts
10

Library Media Specialist

Cultivated life-long learning by fostering positive attitudes towards libraries and by working to develop students' viewing, listening, and critical thinking skills.

  • Supervised library facilities and created a learning environment which stimulated and reinforced the students' easy access to information.
  • Purchased media to enhance the curriculum and to meet the needs of the school and community for leisure reading.
  • Organized and oversaw yearly author's visit.
  • Worked collaboratively with parents on fundraising activities.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Library Media Specialist
BFA
Dance, & Theater
MS
Early Childhood And Elementary Education

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