Wednesday, April 6, 2011

LIBRARY TECHNICIAN II - Mt. San Antonio College - Walnut, CA - look under classified employment.

100% time, 12 month term
Current hours: Monday – Thursday 1:30 PM – 9:30 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM


SALARY: Range A-71, Steps 1 - 6, $3,486 - $4,449 per month includes 3% shift differential.

HEALTH & WELFARE BENEFITS: College contributes $9,261 (subject to change) toward annual premium for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible employees. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) and State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs.

OVERVIEW: Under the direction of an assigned manager, perform a variety of technical library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and related materials; process, receive, and catalog new materials; assist students and instructors in the selection, location and use of library materials and equipment.

• Perform a variety of technical library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and related materials; provide information concerning library policies and procedures in person or over the telephone and by routine correspondence.
• Process and receive library materials and related orders; prepare materials for introduction into the media/library materials collection; catalog new materials; prepare labels; affix identification, security devices, book jackets and bar-code labels to materials; input related information into online catalog system.
• Circulate library materials; check library materials in and out to students and staff; shelve returned books and materials; sort, shelve and check for proper placement of books.
• Assist students and instructors in the general selection, location and use of library materials and equipment; processes media requests from faculty and staff; locate requested items at reserve and periodicals desks; respond to inquiries and provide information to students, instructors and others; assist students in researching instructional materials for classroom use; collect monies; obligate students.
• Operate a variety of office and library equipment including a calculator, copier, fax machine, cash register, computer and assigned software.
• Maintain a variety of records related to library books, instructional materials, student information, inventory and assigned activities; establish and maintain filing systems; conduct preliminary search for catalog information.
• Communicate with personnel and outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns; deal with vendors regarding equipment and supply orders.
• Train and provide work direction and guidance to student workers in the performance of routine library tasks.
• Performs related duties as assigned

Knowledge of:
• Modern office practices, procedures and equipment
• Library methods, practices, procedures and terminology.
• Basic reference and cataloging techniques.
• Operation of a computer and assigned library software.
• Inventory control practices and procedures
• Index research skills
• Alpha and numeric filing skills
• Record keeping techniques.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Basic research methods.

Ability to:
• Perform a variety of technical library duties involved in the acquisition, circulation, maintenance and distribution of library books and related materials at an assigned school site.
• Assist students and teachers in the selection, location and use of library materials and equipment.
• Check books and materials in and out of the library.
• Process, receive, and catalog new materials.
• Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
• Type or input data at an acceptable rate of speed.
• Process and shelve library materials.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Maintain records and files.
• Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
• Learn, interpret, apply and explain applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
• Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Complete work with many interruptions.

Education/Experience: Any combination equivalent to: high school diploma with coursework in Library Science or related field and two years directly related experience: Associate Degree in Library Science preferred.

Any provisional offer of employment is dependent upon the candidate's successful completion of their fingerprint clearance prior to the start of employment. Additionally, the cost of the fingerprint clearance will be borne by the candidate.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A Mt. San Antonio College on-line application must be completed and submitted online at no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2011. A cover letter, résumé, two CURRENT (within one year of time of application) letters of recommendation and transcripts (official or unofficial) showing the awarded/conferred degree to meet required educational qualifications are also required and must be submitted online. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received by the filing deadline. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials must be submitted on-line, will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

Mt. San Antonio College has a new user-friendly employment site at and is now accepting only on-line applications. Assistance with the on-line application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399 or call us at (909) 594-5611, ext. 4225. All required information must be submitted on-line before the closing date and time as indicated per the job posting. PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED.

PLEASE NOTE: A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted.


This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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