Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Elk Grove - Elitha Donner Elementary - Library Technician - Part Time

Library Technician

Application Deadline: 5/18/2015 4:00 PM Pacific

Length of Work Year: 3 hours per day, (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.), Monday - Friday, Year Round

Salary: Salary Schedule #21, Range 361, $12.85 - $16.97 per hour

Site: Elitha Donner Elementary School, 9461 Soaring Oaks Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95758


Job Description / Essential


  • Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility;
  • Serve as a resource person regarding available materials; train and provide work direction to student assistants. 


  • Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility; serve as a resource person regarding available materials. 
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of a school library; assume operational responsibility in the absence of the Librarian. 
  • Assist students and staff in locating books and materials, using electronic resources catalog and reference materials, and in the proper use of audio/visual equipment;
  • train students and staff in the use of computerized resources, word processing applications, laser disc and multi-media technology. 
  • Maintain discipline and quiet among students using library. 
  • Train and supervise student assistants in the performance of a variety of tasks;
  • Assign and review work. 
  • Check books and audio-visual equipment and materials in and out at the circulation desk. 
  • Type bibliographies, book and magazine orders, lists, correspondence, and computerized card records. 
  • Process or oversee the processing of library books, including typing and attaching book pockets, lettering spines, attaching plastic jackets, and numbering textbooks;
  • Process information into computer with bar code. 
  • Oversee the circulation of magazines to students and teachers;
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation and delivery of overdue fine notices; generate related computer reports. 
  • Receive incoming shipments of library and textbooks and review packing slips and purchase orders. 
  • Maintain records of periodicals received and notify publisher of missing issues;
  • maintain inventory of library and textbooks, generate a computer list and make adjustments as necessary to assure accuracy of the list.
  • Type correspondence, bulletins, and lists. 
  • Order library supplies, computer and CD ROM, and other supplies as needed. 
  • Perform or oversee minor repairs to books and select books to send out for major repairs, select textbooks for discard;
  • Determine need to charge students for loss according to established guidelines. 
  • Collect money from students for lost or overdue library materials and textbooks; maintain a record of monies collected and report refunds for books returned. 
  • Operate a computer and assigned software; operate standard office equipment.  Perform related duties as assigned. 


  • Functions, operations and maintenance of a school library.
  • Library practices, procedures and terminology.
  • Library reference materials and resources.
  • Function, operation and maintenance of a library.
  • Library technical processes related to the acquisition, cataloging, classification and circulation of library materials.
  • Cataloging rules and standards.
  • Modern library technology including computer applications.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Principles of training and providing work direction. 


  • Perform a variety of responsible technical and clerical duties involving circulation, reference, cataloging, and record-keeping activities within a school library facility.
  • Serve as a resource person regarding available materials.
  • Train and provide work direction to student assistants.
  • Assist students, staff and others in locating and utilizing library materials.
  • Maintain library in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Monitor and maintain acceptable student behavior in the library.
  • Assist a certificated Librarian in the operation and maintenance of an assigned library.
  • Process library materials according to established procedures.
  • Type at a minimum of 35 words per minute from clear copy.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and other standard office equipment.
  • Plan and organize work. Work independently with little direction.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  • Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to shelve materials.
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time. Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.
  • Hear and speak to exchange information. See to read a variety of materials. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  Any combination equivalent to:

  • graduation from high school and two years of general clerical experience. 


  •  Indoor work environment.
  • Constant interruptions.

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