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POSITION TITLE:  Library Paraprofessional Elementary
LOCATION:  Roosevelt Elementary
POSTING DATE:  05/01/2014
CLOSING DATE:  05/06/2014

Hours per day: 7.5

District employees will need to complete the online transfer application.
Note: Substitutes and student teachers are not eligible for the transfer application.

We recommend that district employees who apply for transfer job advertisements review the jobs for which they have applied by accessing their transfer application at http://jobs1.boiseschools.org/winocular/workspace/.  Be sure to click on the “Employment Openings” link in the Transfer Application to review all jobs that have been added.

DAYS:  185

Index 01/E/02:  $12.03/hour

Classified Salary Schedule

START DATE:  2014-15 School Year
  • Operate the Automated library cataloguing, circulation, and Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC); maintain library equipment
  • Operate office equipment, including a personal computer and required software applications.
  • Assist teachers with testing and supplemental programs
  • Coordinate or participate in special events related to reading and library
  • Present information about basic library functions and skills, including how to use the library, the online catalog and computer/web-based resources;
  • Coordinate with teachers to ensure material related to and required for teaching curriculum is available.
  • Graduation from high school, 48 college credit hours, OR Associates degree or higher (transcripts or copy of degree will be required upon hire), OR successful completion of the ETS Paraprofessional Praxis Exam (this exam may be taken after offer of employment has been extended, however, must be successfully completed prior to beginning employment).
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with district personnel, students and the public.
  • Ability to maintain and demonstrate a positive attitude toward students and learning.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds and/or carry materials up/down stairs.

The incumbent is responsible for administering the services of the school library; including managing student behavior, perform library functions including, but not limited to, checking books and materials in and out, assisting students and staff in locating books and electronic research materials, shelving books and collection management; may be responsible for checking audio/visual equipment in and out, inventorying library materials and maintaining the library.


Application Requirements:

A completed online application with the chosen job must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date shown.  Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews. Upon hire, applicants are required to clear a criminal justice fingerprint and background check.  Employment for this position is “at will”.  Employment at Will means that the employee or the District may terminate the employment relationship with or without cause (which shall be defined as any reason which is not “arbitrary and capricious”, and which does not violate public policy) and with or without notice, at any time. As per Idaho Code 65-5-1/65-503: "Eligible veterans are provided advantages in public employment in Idaho…”

Applicants who have chosen vacancies without a closing date will be considered as needed.

Classified district employees may apply by completing the Online Specific Position Transfer Application.  The on-line transfer application can be found at http://jobs1.boiseschools.org/winocular/workspace/

Positions may or may not be filled, depending upon district need.

Benefits Information:

Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Public Employees’ Retirement System are provided to Classified employees who work at least half time (20 hours per week) or more in a regular position and to Certified employees with a .50 FTE or greater contract.


The Boise Independent School District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status, in accordance with applicable federal, state laws.