Friday, December 5, 2014

Anaheim Public Library - Library Technician - Part Time

Library Technicians

Anaheim Public Libraries

Part Time

15 Hrs/Wk

Salary $20.21 – 24.56 Hourly

Deadline : 12/17/2014

This is a part time position, typically assigned 15 hours per week with no minimum number of hours guaranteed.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide direct public assistance at public service desks; assist library patrons with the general use of the library and respond to informational and ready reference questions.
  • Instruct patrons on the use of library equipment, including computers and printers, and photocopiers.
  • Assist patrons in the selection of books and materials
  • Participate in the development and delivery of library programming, including paraprofessional support, such as performance of library story times.
  •  Select books and other materials for featured displays; create signage for programs.
  • Assist in development and implementation of library policies and procedures.
  •  Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Experience performing public service in a library and working with children and students.
  • An AA degree is strongly preferred. A Library Technology certificate and 2 years of equivalent public information desk library experience may be substituted for the AA degree.
  • Knowledge of training in the use of standard library procedures, methods and policies.
  • Knowledge of basic application software for personal computers such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet.
  • Knowledge of basic reference tools; both print and non print.
  • Knowledge of library technical and electronic resources; basic trouble shooting techniques for library equipment.
  • The ability to assist library patrons in material selection; answer a variety of general questions regarding library use; present children’s programs; conduct tours and speak in front of groups.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.  The deadline for the first review of applications is on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 5:00PM.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early.  Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment.  This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position.  Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration.  Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a complete application.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening).  The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.

Communications regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application.  Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication by any other method.

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