2016-17 Temporary Position Opening
In-district Transfer Only


Gause Elementary School

2 hours per day (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm)
2 days per week: Thursdays and Fridays – Regular days

Student attendance days only

(60 work days probation for new employees)

Rate of pay:  $12.97 – $14.89


Purpose Statement:
The job of Library Assistant II is done for the purpose/s of performing clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials and/or textbooks.

The job reports to the Building Administrator.

Essential Functions

  • Assists teachers and students for the purpose of identifying resource materials for use in classroom and/or class assignments.
  • Creates displays and bulletin boards for the purpose of motivating students to utilize library resources.
  • Evaluates books and/or periodicals for retention within collection (e.g. repairing damaged books, recommending retirement of books and/or periodicals) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of books and library materials.
  • Maintains library in a neat and orderly fashion for the purpose of ensuring an environment conducive to learning.
  • Monitors student activities for the purpose of maintaining a safe environment conducive to learning.
  • Performs circulation activities (e.g. item check-in and check-out, prepare circulation count, list of overdue items) for the purpose of controlling the use, location and availability of items in the collection.
  • Performs minor repairs for the purpose of ensuring the availability of books and audio/visual equipment
  • Prepares computerized and manual reports (e.g. collection statistics, scheduling reports/requests, renewal information, overdue lists, textbook orders, fines, costs, etc.) for the purpose of providing documentation and information to others.
  • Processes library books, periodicals, software and related media materials for the purpose of providing students and staff with required materials.
  • Responds to inquiries of students, staff, parents (e.g. availability of books, finding appropriate reference documents, status of overdue fines, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or directions as required.

Other Functions

  • Assists other personnel, as may be required, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications and preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or rations; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: library practices, terminology and procedures; age appropriate literature computer and internet operations; and concepts of grammar and punctuation.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretations; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; establishing effective working relationships; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. There is some opportunity to affect the Organization’s services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some stopping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 50% walking and 30# standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions.


Experience          Job related experience is desired.

Education           High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Testing        Pre-Employment Proficiency Test
Certificates & Licenses      Valid First Aid Certificate
Continuing Educ./Training
Clearances            WA State Misconduct Clearance
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

FLSA Status                                                                             Salary Grade

Non Exempt                                                                            Sch A Staff Assistants Library II

POSTED: November 18, 2016


The Washougal School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:  Civil Rights Coordinator:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050; Title IX Officer:  Marian Young, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3050; Section 504 Coordinator:  Rebecca von Duering, 4855 Evergreen Way, Washougal WA 98671(360) 954-3020.