Media Clerk

St. Mary's County Public Schools - Leonardtown, MD 20650

Release Date: February 4, 2021 Application Deadline: February 18, 2021

Requisition 7007

Current benefited staff of SMCPS who submit a timely application and meet the minimum qualifications for the position shall be granted an interview and shall be considered to fill the vacancy prior to external applicants being considered. Questions regarding your application and/or candidacy should be directed to the Department of Human Resources.

Position: Media Clerk

(full-time ten-month assignment)

Salary: The salary for this position will be based on EASMC-ESP salary schedule ten-month seven-hour employees – Range 10 ($24,580 - $37,187)

Location: 50% Greenview Knolls Elementary School and 50% Hollywood Elementary School

Effective: February 2021


Qualified applicants, including current employees of St. Mary's County Public Schools, must complete a TalentEd online application. In addition to the online application, any support documentation (copy of certification where applicable) must be scanned and uploaded to the TalentEd application. The online application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, including information about the applicant’s background, experience, and professional qualifications. Failure to submit all required documentation will result in your application being considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection committee for review. All online applications must be completed no later than February 18, 2021. Following a screening of credentials, interviews will be scheduled. Please contact the Department of Human Resources with questions (301-475-5511, ext. 32187).


This position is designed to provide support for the library media program, as well as, to provide clerical assistance. The Media clerk is expected to perform the duties under the supervision of the library media specialist and work with staff, students, and parents/volunteers in a pleasant manner.


  • Works with staff to acquire and deliver needed resources for curriculum support;
  • Provides support for students utilizing the media center under the guidance of the library media specialist and/or teacher;
  • Provides assistance to patrons for locating, retrieving, and circulating resources;
  • Provides assistance to students with computer lab assignments and media projects, as directed by the library media specialist;
  • Utilizes automated circulation system to check out materials, print reports upon request, adds & deletes patrons, etc.;
  • Assists in the purchasing and processing of materials (cataloging to shelf-ready)as well as maintaining library collection;
  • Assists with school library function like Book Fairs, School-wide Reading Incentives, and Summer Reading Program as well as setting up equipment for evening programs, clubs, special events, meetings;
  • Trains staff, volunteers on the proper use of equipment/technology;
  • Works with students, teachers, and staff to provide support for the utilization of library media resources under the direction of the library media specialist;
  • Manages the circulation and cataloging system for library media materials; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Graduated from a standard high school or possession of a state high school equivalency certificate;
  • Has knowledge of basic computer functions and A. V. equipment and is able to troubleshoot problems;
  • Has keyboarding skill and is able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Demonstrates the willingness to enhance technology skills and knowledge of additional computer applications in order to provide support to staff;
  • Pass criminal background check as required by the State of Maryland; and
  • Experience working with children is desired.


Full-time ten-month position.


The salary for this position will be based on EASMC-ESP salary schedule for ten-month seven-hour employees – Range 10.


The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the positions.

The St. Mary’s County Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status or sexual orientation, religion, or disability in matters affecting employment or providing access to programs.

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