Thursday, November 5, 2015

Elk Grove Unified School District - Carroll Elementary - Library Technician - Part Time

Library Technician

Date Posted: 10/29/2015

Contact: Valerie English2 916-686-7797 x 7467

Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1

Length of Work Year: 3.5 hours per day, (8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.), Monday - Friday, Year Round

Employment Type: Part Time

Application Deadline: 11/9/2015 4:00 PM Pacific

Site: Carroll Elementary School, 10325 Stathos Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757

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

  • 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. 

  •  Indoor work environment. Constant interruptions.

Requirements for Applying
  • Please complete our on-line application in full.
  • Typing Certificate (Must attach a certificate verifying typing speed of 35 (net) words per minute on a 5 minute timed test at the time the application is submitted.)

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