Saturday , March 18 2023

City of Anaheim Employment – Library Technician

Website City of Anaheim

Job Description:

The City of Anaheim Public Library is seeking Part Time Library Technicians to provide excellent public service in a team-oriented library system. We are looking for knowledgeable, positive individuals to assist at public service desks and provide public programming for children, teens and/or adults, and participate in developing relevant and innovative library services. Positions assigned to this classification work under the moderate supervision of a full time Librarian.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Verify status of books ordered; assist with the de-selection and discarding of materials and complete required paperwork.
  • With direction, select books and other materials for featured displays; check in new books and route them to circulation.
  • Update pre-established database with participant demographics and materials usage for story time, youth and adult services programs, gift book program, “shut-in” program, and other programs as needed.
  • Assist library patrons with the general use of the library and respond to informational and ready reference questions.
  • Provide direct public assistance at public service desks.
  • Perform Library story time from a pre-selected list of materials.
  • Perform general clerical, record keeping, file maintenance, typing and data processing duties.
  • Assist in development and implementation of library policies and procedures.
  • Instruct patrons on the use of library equipment, including computers and CD Rom products.
  • Assist patrons in the selection of books and materials and process inter-library loan requests; may suggest materials for purchase.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience: Experience performing clerical support in a public library. An equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
  • Knowledge of: Training in the use of standard library procedures, methods and policies (including the Dewey Decimal System); principles and techniques of classification, copy cataloging, basic application software for personal computer’s (Examples of software include Word, Excel, Internet); computer client-server system design; automation principles; understanding of existing system design, configuration and application purposes; data base structures and PC concepts; operating, diagnosing, troubleshooting and general maintenance and repair standards of PC’s and compatibles and peripherals; basic reference tools; library technical resources and basic trouble shooting of library equipment. Working with children and students is desirable.
  • Ability to: Draft memos and routine correspondence; file, maintain records, type and perform data processing duties; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; assist library patrons in material selection; apply technical knowledge of client-server systems hardware and software in the assistance and support of users; understand user needs and design systems compatible with environment; provide preventative maintenance and repair to PC hardware; train employees in system input and use; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; answer a variety of general questions regarding library use; present children’s programs; conduct tours and speak in front of groups.
  • License/Certification Required: An AA degree is strongly preferred. A Library Technology certificate and 2 years of equivalent (public information desk) library experience may be substituted for the AA degree. Ability to obtain a valid Class C California Driver’s License may be required for certain job assignments.

Job Details:

Company: City of Anaheim

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Anaheim, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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