Monday, March 28, 2016

Sacramento – American River College – Library Media Technical Assistant


Closing Date: 4/13/16

Salary: $3,296.86 per month (Full time)

Position Summary:  The journey-level class of the series. Incumbent has technical competencies in at least one functional unit (acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, serials or media) and understands how the unit fits into the entire library/media center operation. Incumbents work under the general supervision of the assigned manager/supervisor and the direction of the lead library/media technical assistant. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) posting click on the "Job Description" link on the left side of your screen, then click on "Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) Job Descriptions".]

Assignment Responsibilities, General: 

·        Performs general typing and word processing functions.
·        Maintains files of correspondence, memoranda, and records.
·        Receives and distributes mail.
·        May assist in interviewing, training, and overseeing student workers and lower level staff.

Technical Services:

·        Inputs pre-order records for book and non-book materials.
·        Searches local and remote databases for bibliographic data; processes new materials for circulation; deletes records of discarded material from local and remote bibliographic databases.
·        Cleans and repairs print and non-print materials.
·        Oversees the receiving and check-in of periodicals; orders and maintains periodical subscriptions.
·        Oversees inventory of the library collection.
·        Maintains inventory of department supplies and prepares requisitions for purchases; oversees the ordering and receiving of book and non-book materials; oversees the book and non-book materials budgets.
·        Prepares financial, statistical, and information reports.
·        Oversees the maintenance of the bibliographic/item records in the library's online catalog.
·        Pre-catalogs materials for review by librarians.
·        Searches for, edits, and retrieves catalog records using bibliographic utility (OCLC) for use in the library's online database.
·        Prepares materials for bindery.
·        Performs related duties as required.

Public Services:

·        Checks in and charge out materials.
·        Registers new patrons.
·        Collects fines, prepares overdue notices, processes holds on patron records, and clears patron records.
·        Handles interlibrary loan transactions using local and remote bibliographic databases.
·        Sets up and maintains the reserve materials collection.
·        Oversees re-shelving of library materials.
·        Performs tasks necessary to open and/or close library facilities.
·        Resolves patron complaints or refers them to appropriate staff members.
·        Establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors/suppliers.
·        Performs related duties as required.         

Media Services:

·        Assists students and faculty in the setup and operation of a variety of media equipment.
·        Maintains and troubleshoots media equipment.
·        Produces duplicate copies of licensed audio and/or video programs.
·        Receives and schedules equipment requests; receives and schedules requests for media material.
·        Retrieves recorded programs and distributes to student listening carrels via playback equipment and switch consoles.
·        Oversees the ordering, scheduling, receiving, circulation, and return of staff media requests.
·        Assists in classification and cataloging of media equipment; oversees the scheduling, distribution and return of media equipment.
·        Schedules and distributes videotape programs for broadcast and prepares broadcast logs.
·        Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Three years of increasingly responsible Library/Media experience; OR, two years of increasingly responsible experience and a Library/Media Technician Certificate; OR, one year of experience and an AA degree in Library Technology or equivalent.

Promotional: One year of experience performing library duties at the level of a Clerk III and courses in library technology. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Application Instructions: 

1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).

2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required if using education to meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position).

3. Resume (recommended).

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).

5. Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

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