Braille And Talking Books Clerk Job Description Sample
Information Technology Systems/App Spec 6
Headed by an elected state official, the Office of the Secretary of State is responsible for administering elections within the state, registering corporations and charities that do business within the state, collecting and preserving the records of governmental bodies within the state, and maintaining the Washington State Library. The office also administers the Address Confidentiality Program, the Legacy Program and the Combined Fund Drive. Visit our website at: www.sos.wa.gov.
The Washington State Library (WSL) is a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. Within WSL are four major programs: 1) Central Library Services; 2) Institutional Branches and Olympia Area Branches; 3) Library Development; and 4) the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library.
Library Development is a workgroup providing services to all types of libraries within Washington State. This position reports directly to the Washington State Librarian and maintains expertise in a broad range of technology disciplines and related federal/state programs and their application to the library constituencies served.
This position works within the library development program and is responsible for supporting public libraries to provide the residents within their service area appropriate technology based services including broadband supported Internet.
Oversees technology policy, planning, and implementation activities
Provides vision, leadership, and expertise in the development and implementation of broadband connectivity solutions for libraries throughout the State
Builds customer-focused technological delivery environments including identifying capital and other expense requirements to support ongoing and planned IT functions
Provides consultation to Washington State Library management on a wide range of technology issues affecting service delivery to libraries
Monitors proposed or pending changes in federal programs, laws, rules, and regulations for potential impact on technology programs; recommends appropriate response and/or action
Provides project management for technology projects for libraries statewide
Develops and administers contracts
Plans, manages and administers public library participation in the K-20 Education network
Develops cost allocations to individual K-20 connected libraries
Tracks and monitors K-20 related expenses
Monitors network traffic to individual external sites
Provides technical support to K-20 libraries including help desk and other support activities
Oversees the use of grant funds from external sources for technology application in Washington State libraries
Coordinates activities for Universal Service Discount (E-Rate) program for public libraries in Washington State
Provides expert consultation to Washington public libraries regarding program rules, guidelines, and timelines to ensure successful filing of discount applications
Monitors revision to the E-rate program driven by federal law, administrative regulation, and judicial decisions
Advises the State Librarian and division staff on the effect of existing and/or pending federal or state legislation and its effects on libraries; files E-rate applications and related forms for the division and external customers
Provides server and network administration services for libraries statewide
Leads, manages and provides expertise in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems serving internal and external customers of the Washington State Library
Conducts capacity planning to determine program needs; analyzes and assesses industry direction
Develops and implements project plans and designs systems
Sets and maintains project schedules
Oversees the daily operations of systems such as servers, firewalls, network connectivity and databases serving customers of libraries
Identifies and resolves operational problems for systems
Defines and implements backup and recovery procedures
Serves as the division lead IT consultant
Provides consultation to libraries statewide on a wide range of technical subjects and issues such as network design, desktop security, and server administration
Provides both on site and remote technical assistance to external customers on networks and computer technology systems
Manages an ITS3 who provides a variety of technology services to the Washington library community
- Total of five years of information technology experience such as: consulting analyzing, designing, programming, installing and/or maintaining computer software applications, hardware, or network infrastructure equipment; directing projects; providing customer or technical support in information technology disciplines;
Bachelor's or Master's degree in related field may substitute for up to 2 years of experience
- At least 3 years of experience must be working on complex and multi-functional computing systems and at least 1 of those years must have been the designated expert of at least one discipline
Master of Library Science degree (degree names may vary) including 9 semester or 15 quarter hours of computer science courses
Be conversant with the technology commonly used in libraries and have a broad knowledge of the library technology industry
A thorough understanding with a minimum of two years working with broadband and other forms of connectivity in the public sector. Application to the field of libraries and rural connectivity is preferred
Be familiar with the federal policies and regulations governing E-Rate as it applies to libraries. Have an understanding of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and how it is applied to libraries
Experience in working with the Washington K-20 Educational Network
Demonstrated knowledge of project management methodologies and quality assurance principles in IT
methodologies and quality assurance principles in IT
Experience with vendor negotiation, contract monitoring and ability to build strong relationships with vendors
One year of experience as a lead worker or supervisor performing the following tasks; interviewing, hiring, training, assigning, and directing work and evaluating staff or volunteers
Special Condition of Employment
Must possess a valid Washington State driver license
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
HOW TO APPLY
Please attach a resume and a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position description and the required and preferred/desired qualifications.
You must complete the supplemental questions at the end of this application. Incomplete responses such as "see resume" will not be considered.
All veterans must include a copy of your DD214 to receive preference in the hiring process. You must redact your social security number before attaching it to your application.
The Office of the Secretary of State is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We do not
discriminate on the basis of religion, age, gender, marital status, color, creed, national origin, political affiliation, military status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any sensory, mental or physical ability. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing the announcement in alternative format, should call (360) 704-7145.
Would you enjoy making a positive impact on individuals who have blindness or low vision? Are you organized, detail and goal oriented? Do you enjoy talking about books? Are you interested in joining a team of dedicated library employees who advise patrons on a variety of audio digital and braille books as well as digital playback equipment? If so, the Montana Talking Book Library at MSL invites you to apply for this Readers' Advisor position.
Applications must be received by March 20, 2019 to be considered for the first round of screenings. If a suitable candidate is found in that screening, no further consideration will be made of applications received after that date.
Please note that MSL is not able to sponsor a visa at this time so all candidates must be eligible to work in the United States on a permanent basis when they apply.
This position performs a variety of library tasks, primarily Readers' Advisory services that involve assisting library patrons in the selection of reading materials (primarily via phone calls and emails), instructing patrons on download services and equipment operations, customizing patron preferences, and providing reference and referral services. This position is also responsible for administrative Readers' Advisory clerical support including data entry for new patrons, daily correspondence and mail receipts, and the organization and maintenance of records, compilation of required reports. This position is also responsible for some circulation duties. This position may also train volunteers who support the position.
Application materials required initially for this position include the following:
Cover letter describing interest in the position and relative experience.
Signed and completed online application found at http://about.msl.mt.gov/jobs.
Basic knowledge and experience with automated library database systems and online library catalogs.
Working knowledge of a wide range of popular and classic reading materials and authors for all age groups.
Strong customer service skills, with emphasis on effective, efficient, and courteous phone (50%) and electronic (20%) communications.
Proficient technology competencies with Windows applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as other supportive software (Acrobat Reader), and a basic understanding of Apple software and hardware products.
Working knowledge of digital book downloading and the ability to successfully instruct individual patrons over the phone to independently download materials.
General knowledge of standard library practices and routines.
Ability to work independently, organize tasks, set work priorities, and meet deadlines.
Ability to record, compile, and summarize data using established formats.
Ability to interpret and explain programs, policies, and procedures to patrons and volunteers.
Ability to use positive and effective interpersonal skills to maintain service standards and improve services.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and constructive working relationships with staff, volunteers, and patrons.
Ability and willingness to broaden scope of skills and be cross-trained to cover other areas of library services as needed.
College degree preferred in a related field, or 2 years of job-related college or vocational training in technical or para-professional library work.
Women's Locker Room Attendant Spa
This position contributes to the Sanctuary Spa success by providing a consistently memorable and relaxing spa experience for our guests and members. Tend to members and guests of the lounge. Recognize and interact with the members and guests, provide superior presentation of juice, tea and water while creating an environment of relaxation and luxury. This position ensures the safety and comfort of guests and employees; with a focus on living the Sanctuary Commitments and our Promise of Care Enough to do it well.
Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible. Upon departure, thank guests and provide a fond farewell.
Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests.
Anticipate guests' service needs, acting on them when possible.
Answer questions about general property information and amenities.
Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).
Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
Guest Scheduling and Check-In
Provide general spa orientation to guests upon arrival such as the location and use of locker rooms and lounge areas and answer questions about general property and amenities.
Answer to assist individuals in selecting a service.
Provide Spa/Salon Services
Offer guests amenities such as water, juice, or heated neck pillows as applicable.
Promote and sell spa/salon services.
Monitor and stick to time schedule to stay on schedule throughout the day.
Obtain linens/towels from Laundry and fold, stack, and store in designated locations.
Stock towels, linens, supplies, and amenities for guests designated locations.
Policies and Procedures
Follow department and company safety and security policies to ensure a clean, safe and secure environment.
Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to supervisor/manager.
Follow property specific procedures for handling emergency situations.
Use proper equipment and wear appropriate personal protective clothing (PPE), and perform correct lifting procedures, as necessary, to avoid injury.
Follow policies/procedures for the safe operation/storage of tools, equipment, and machines.
Follow Hazardous Material Communication Program procedures for handling and disposing of chemicals, fertilizer, pesticides, blood borne pathogens, etc., including using Safety Data Sheets.
Maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises.
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
Move, lift/carry, push/pull, and place objects weighing less than 10 lbs without assistance.
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps.
Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects).
Maintain Spa/Salon Environment:
Maintain appearance of spa locker room/lounge areas by cleaning as needed throughout shift.
Dispose of trash and dirty linens in the proper area.
Secure supplies and equipment at the end of each shift.
Notify Engineering of spa/salon maintenance and repair needs
Education: High School Diploma/G.E.D. Equivalent
Related Work Experience: Previous guest service experience. Experience in a resort environment is a plus.
Family Liaison - Part-Time
Job Code: 404
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Time Schedule: As needed
- Building Principal
Hourly rate: $11.49
Retirement System: SERS
If there are questions regarding specific responsibilities of this position, please contact Misty Wheeler, Human Resource Specialist 330-761-2916.
The Family Liaison will be assigned to a school location and is responsible for building cooperative working relationships between families and school personnel to empower families to partner with the school to become active participants in the education of their children.
Note: The below lists are not ranked in order of importance.
Required: All of the following must be met at time of application except where noted:
High School Diploma or GED
Experience in working with parents, staff and citizens within the Akron Public Schools community
Communication skills and Technology skills
Must have a valid Ohio driver's license and reliable transportation
Experience in an elementary/secondary school setting
Experience in working with volunteer social service agencies or organizations
Work with principal and staff to organize and implement family activities
Collaborate with school administrators and staff on family engagement work
Serve as a liaison between community agencies and families
Coordinate volunteer activities
Serve as a resource person for staff and families.
Work with building leadership to coordinate services available for families
Develop positive rapport with students, families and school officials.
Ability to gather information through the use of surveys and collect necessary data
Work to improve school-to-home communication
Knowledge of Akron Public Schools' policies and procedures
Facilitate family Involvement at school site
Recruit students and families for participation in programs
Meets regularly with building staff to stay abreast of school and family concerns
Serves as liaison to families for the purpose of removing school barriers.
Participates on various committees
Ability to effectively communicate with staff, students and families.
Regularly attend school and district meetings, forums and conferences regarding family engagement programming
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to listen effectively, actively
Ability to problem solve
Ability to work effectively with others
Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to work independently
Ability to read and understand verbal and written instructions, written warnings and labels
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands of the job described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear; frequently required to walk, sit and stand; stoop; kneel or crouch; use hands to type, handle and carry objects; may be required to lift up to 25 pounds in weight.
The employee must have the mobility to frequently travel to school sites.
Responsible to work cooperatively and effectively with members of the public, other employees, related public agency staff, community businesses, and service providers.
Responsible for accurate and timely record-keeping and reports as required.
Responsible to drive a motor vehicle with a valid Ohio operator's license as required by the position
Required to travel, both within the school district and outside of the school district.
Responsible to attend meetings, in-services, and training programs as related to the position held.
IF YOU REQUIRE ANY SPECIAL SERVICES (SUCH AS INTERPRETER, BRAILLE OR LARGE PRINT, OR WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATIONS) COVERED UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990, PUBLIC LAW 101-336, SECTION 102, PLEASE CALL THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT 330-761-2945. IF YOU ARE USING A TTY/TTD, PLEASE CALL THE OHIO RELAY SERVICE AT 1-800-750-0750.
AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EDUCATION ASSISTANT – INCLUSION
Hiring Pay Range: $12.86 - $13.65/hr, DOE
Schedule: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Eligible for Benefits
188 paid workdays per year
Location: Catalina Foothills High School
Target Start Date: February 27, 2019
Under immediate supervision of certified teaching staff, subject specialists or Program Director of the school and/or physical therapist. Performs work of moderate difficulty assisting in the structured education of students with special needs within a regular classroom setting. Assignment may be with severely multiply impaired students of any grade level.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.)
Work individually with students with special needs and support educational progress of the student's established Individual Education Program. Modify lessons, instructional materials, quizzes and tests for student accessibility and comprehension.
Conduct parallel teaching/tutoring. Take notes for student. Work with small groups of students.
Maintain behavior reinforcement programs for positive and negative behavior. Provide physical support and assistance to assure student moves between classroom locations in a timely manner.
Assist with major personal, physical and custodial needs of the student including feeding, lifting, positioning, assisted walking, pushing a wheelchair and toilet needs. Assist with range of motion exercises, physical/occupational therapy programs and physical education.
Assist student in developing fine and gross motor skills, balance and interpreting directions. Assist with speech therapy. Follow established medical emergency plans for medically frail and medically involved students as needed.
Teach life skills and study skills. Write and submit progress reports.
Assist other special needs students as needed. Use a variety of methods, such as assistive software, sign language, Braille and typing/writing for the student, to communicate with student and assist student in developing functional communications skills. Monitor and document student activities and progress for teacher and parental review.
Assist teachers in carrying out education program. Assist teachers in working with special needs children. Attend consultations with specialists to meet needs of special needs children.
Interact with children to encourage positive self-concept and enthusiasm for the discovery process. Prepare classroom and playground as needed. Attend weekly staff meetings. Adhere to the goals, policies and procedures of the program.
Highly Desired Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
Knowledge of CFSD and school policies and procedures regarding inclusion of special needs students.
Knowledge of curriculum content for assigned area and/or student's Individual Education Program.
Knowledge of universal precautions required when exposed to blood, mucus, saliva, urine, and bowel movements.
Knowledge of proper emergency medical care, body positioning/mechanics and CPR.
Knowledge appropriate oral and physical intervention methods for special needs students.
Knowledge of basic behavioral modification and motivation techniques and practices.
Knowledge of available methods to modify classroom assignments.
Knowledge of proper techniques in handling, lifting, and carrying students
Skill in safely lifting, moving and working with special needs students.
Skill in using specialized tools such as adaptive computer software, adaptive therapy equipment and augmentative communication devices.
Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, administrators,
students and parents.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associates degree preferred and six months of working with special needs children.
CPR certificate and First Aide certificate are required within one (1) year of hire.
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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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