Job Summary:
This is a full time position as a media/technology support specialist working at Salem Hills Elementary. 
185 days/year, 6 hours/day

Minimum qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED and one of the following:
    • An AA, AS, AAS (or higher) degree, or
    • Two years of post-secondary coursework (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) from an accredited institution of higher education which are applicable toward a bachelors degree, or
    • Passing score of 460 (or higher) on the ParaPro Assessment.  (For more information on the ParaPro Assessment, contact Educational Testing Service at 1-800-772-9476 or
  • Ability to interact effectively with students and staff members
  • Knowledge and skill in computer technology, audio/visual, and library media systems
  • Working knowledge in selecting cognitively appropriate resource materials
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience and background in classroom technology integration
  • Ability to assist in budget management
  • Ability to perform job assignments and projects accurately and independently
  • Capable of working cooperatively and congenially with other employees, supervisors, parents and students.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

  • Assist professional staff in the research, ordering, processing, and maintaining of media and technology services acquisitions.
  • Assist professional staff in the supervision, instruction, and assessment of students as it relates to media and technology services areas
  • Assist in the scheduling and coordination of building technology resources including: computer labs, mobile labs, and shared audio-visual aids.
  • Assist professional staff in the management of budget, and preparation for ordering supplies and resource materials.
  • Assist staff and students with general reference questions, including assisting with Internet and other educational technology issues.
  • Assist staff and students with computer troubleshooting when appropriate, escalate and coordinate with Technology Department staff to resolve issues.
  • Assist in the set-up and preparation of computer labs for learning and assessment.
  • Assist professional staff in keeping the library and general check-out computer labs as vibrant and effective learning areas.
  • Maintain and upgrade technical skills as needed or assigned.
  • Manage and maintain Catalog, Circulation, Patron and Report systems for media, AV, and technology resources.

Pay and Benefits:
 The rate of pay for this position is $19.40 per hour.   Insurance benefits are available to full-time employees and part-time employees who work at least twenty hours per week.

Inver Grove Heights Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.