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    Re: What is stressful about your job
    medialady

    On 9/30/09, newlibrarian wrote:
    > WOW! THAT'S A LOT expected of you! This is everything I DON'T do
    > as a librarian
    > Go to classrooms to teach lessons or repair TV's or help set
    >> up equipment
    >> Publicity, make sure your school gets on the county website,
    >> on the news or in the newspaper
    > Book Fairs usually 2 sometimes 3 a year (PTA does that)
    >> Taking pictures and taping PTA's and events
    >> Correspsonding to staff regularly - via newsletters, emails
    >> or websites
    > Moving equipment, tables and chairs frequently (believe it or
    >> not)
    >> Setting up for Staff meetings, LCD ready, chairs and tables
    > The Copy Room - replenishing paper, laminating things and
    >> changing laminating film (secretaries do that)
    > Broadcast-run school morning annoucements on intercom or
    >> closed circuit (principal does that)
    >
    > For me its a good day just to get the books shelved! But I did
    > write a technology grant this year.
    >
    >
    > On 9/25/09, medialady wrote:
    >> On 4/07/09, darnell wrote:
    >>> I am seriously thinking about seeking certification ...
    >> Also, feel free to give unsolicited advice.
    >>
    >> I am going to tell you what the Duties and Responsiblities
    >> are and that I might give you a good picture:
    >>
    >> Broadcast-run school morning annoucements on intercom or
    >> closed circuit
    >> Media Lessons, complete with lesson plans for students K-5
    >> w/o teachers input
    >> Go to classrooms to teach lessons or repair TV's or help set
    >> up equipment
    >> Publicity, make sure your school gets on the county website,
    >> on the news or in the newspaper
    >> Lunch or bus duty (even though it shouldnt happen it does)
    >> Audio equipment inventory -Keep track of all the TV's and the
    >> cords that go with them
    >> Budgeting - purchase books and equipment for school
    >> Book Fairs usually 2 sometimes 3 a year
    >> Taking pictures and taping PTA's and events
    >> Correspsonding to staff regularly - via newsletters, emails
    >> or websites
    >> Encouraging the staff to come to the Media Center via book
    >> days, storytellers or email about classes
    >> Shelving books
    >> Keeping Media Center clean
    >> Coming Up with Discipline plan for students while in Media
    >> Center
    >> Moving equipment, tables and chairs frequently (believe it or
    >> not)
    >> Setting up for Staff meetings, LCD ready, chairs and tables
    >> look appropriate, cleaning up afterwards, Stopping people
    >> from eating in the Media Center
    >> The Copy Room - replenishing paper, laminating things and
    >> changing laminating film
    >> Having supplies handy like staplers, markers and pens
    >> Watching kids for teachers in meetings
    >> Attend Media County meetings
    >> Storytime
    >> "loan" out the media center space and keep up with who asked
    >> for the space on what day

    If you dont do all of that, consider yourself blessed. Some people
    are just hard to please.