Library Clerk @ Washburn Rural High School

  • 5900 SW 61st St, Topeka, KS 66619, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 is a district consisting of 128 square miles of suburban and rural areas in southwest Topeka and Shawnee county. Presently, we have 13 total attendance centers — one early childhood center, seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and two alternative learning centers.

Our schools reflect the commitment to excellence within our community. Above all, we strive for every student to succeed. If academic achievement and student body growth are indicators of success, we are reaching our goal. We consistently rank among the leaders in a variety of test scores including the ACT and SAT, as well as in National Merit Scholarships.

Job Description

TITLE: Library Media Clerk I & II

REPORTS TO: Library Media Specialist

JOB GOAL: To provide a well-organized, smoothly functioning library environment in which students can take full advantage of the materials available.


1. Assist students and staff in use of resources.

2. Help with computer and software use.

3 Gather resources for staff and students.

4. Check out and check in resources

5. Maintain circulation, inventory and other records.

6. Perform general office duties.

7. Manage/direct student aides and/or volunteers.

8. Assist in supervision of students in using the media center.

9. Prepare new materials for circulation.

10. Maintain books and equipment.

11. Shelve, organize and display materials.

12. Supports the District’s educational mission for all students and implements all board regulations and policies in a fair and equitable manner.

13. Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Superintendent or designee may assign.

14. Regular attendance is required.

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 8 hours/day, 9 months/year (benefits-eligible)

SALARY: $10.45/hour

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the Library Media Specialist of the school where the clerk is assigned.



1. College degree (Clerk II); high school graduate

or equivalent (Clerk I).

2. Demonstrate typing and word processing skills on district test battery.

3. Demonstrated aptitude for the work to be performed.

4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as are determined appropriate and acceptable.


1. Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

2. Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

3. Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

4. Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

5. Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.

6. Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

7. Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

8. Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or rug objects in a sustained motion.

9. Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

10. Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing/keyboarding or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handing.

11. Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm.

12. Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

13. Hearing: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

14. Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/ or fingers.

15. Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

16. Work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines (including inspection), at distances close to the eyes.

17. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Additional Information

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.