Monday, September 21, 2015

Sacramento - Elk Grove Unified School DIstrict - Library Technician (Arnold Adreani Elementary School)

Date Posted: 9/11/2015

Contact: Valerie English2 916-686-7797 x 7467

Number of Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: 3 hours per day (8:00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m.), Monday - Friday, Traditional School Year - 10 months

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: 9/24/2015 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary: Salary Schedule #21, Range 361, $13.70 - $18.13 per hour

Job Number: CL15 - 288

Position Control Number: 75164

Site: Arnold Adreani Elementary School, 9927 Wildhawk West Drive, Sacramento, CA 95829

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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.


  • 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.  


Knowledge of:
  • 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.  

Ability to:
  • 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.  

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years of general clerical experience.

Indoor work environment. Constant interruptions.

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