Overview

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Library Technician Full Time in Moose Jaw, SK

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Branch Moose Jaw SK CA

Position:
Library Technician
Location:
Moose Jaw, SK

Basic reference skills using full range of tools including electronic resources, i.e. online database, CD ROMS , internet software, interactive videodisk….

Competition Number
P06002

Bargaining Unit
Professional Services

Posting Title
Library Technician

Classification
Band 6

Category of work
Full Time

Org Code/Description
Library-Moose Jaw-11411-DEPT

Location
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus

Other Location(s)

Building

Other Building

Date Posted
01/23/2017

Closing Date
02/09/2017

JIQ #
10049

Start Date
01/23/2017

End Date

Open Until Filled
No

Ongoing
Yes

Salary Range
$1789 – $2137.58 bi-weekly

Temporary Market Stipend
N/A

Incumbent
N/A

Hours of Work
Regulated 36 hours (modified)

Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
Monday to Friday, 5/4 work pattern. There will be some evening and weekend hours.

Posting Status
Open

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties
1. Reference service – assist Sask Polytech students, staff, and faculty with their information requirements. Refer research assistance for faculty to librarians.
2. Assist patrons with using a variety of software and troubleshoot computer problems. Refer major hardware problems to the Helpdesk.
3. Collection development responsibilities in assigned program areas.
4. Conduct library orientation tours. Refer instructional requests to librarians.
5. Catalog items when vendor cannot supply MARC records and troubleshoot problems in the libraries’ database.
6. Working within a team environment, assist with the development, implementation and operation of new and existing library-related technologies.
7. Working closely with the library systems administrator to assist in maintaining the SIRSI -Dynix Library ILS .
8. Assist library management in creating and fostering key partnerships with Saskatchewan Polytechnic Schools and other service areas.
9. Other technology related responsibilities – operation and minor maintenance for the photocopiers/printers, coin boxes, cash register (clearing paper jams, adding toner. etc.). Assist patrons with the operation of computers, printers, photocopiers.
10. Provide circulation desk service to Sask Polytech students, faculty and staff.
11. Communicate effectively in a collegial, team-based environment.
12. Active participation on library teams.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

Specific Accountabilities

Duties

Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)
1. Diploma or certificate in library technology from a recognized institution.
2. One year recent relevant experience.
3. Basic knowledge of circulation and reference procedures, bibliographic record structure and Anglo-American cataloguing rules.
4. Training and/or experience in the use of MS Word and Excel.
5. Knowledge of common office procedures and operations.
6. Experience with the Library of Congress Classification System and familiarity with the Dewey Decimal System.
7. Experience working with electronic databases.
8. Basic reference skills using full range of tools including electronic resources, i.e. online database, CD ROMS , internet software, interactive videodisk.
9. Computer familiarity with advanced level keyboarding skills and advanced level troubleshooting knowledge.
10. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
11. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

Desired QSA

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Moose Jaw, SK, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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