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Library Technician - Middle/High

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8/20/2013
Nicole Scagni
nscagni@psusd.us
760-416-6096
1
3 Hours, 10.25 Months
Part Time
8/27/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
$13.93 per hour, with annual increases to $16.93, after five years
Date Posted:
8/20/2013
Application Deadline:
8/27/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
3 Hours, 10.25 Months
Salary:
$13.93 per hour, with annual increases to $16.93, after five years
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Nicole Scagni Email: nscagni@psusd.us Phone: 760-416-6096
Painted Hills Middle School & the establishment of an eligibility pool for future vacancies throughout the District.
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending & reaching.
2-635-009
September 5, 2013 - Applicants are required to pass the Library Technician General Knowledge exam.
Painted Hills Middle School & the establishment of an eligibility pool for future vacancies throughout the District.
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending & reaching.
2-635-009
September 5, 2013 - Applicants are required to pass the Library Technician General Knowledge exam.
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JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4232.363 LIBRARY TECHNICIAN (MIDDLE/HIGH) PURPOSE STATEMENT The Library Technician (Middle and High Schools) maintains the library collections at school sites; identifies age appropriate resources for students and teachers utilizing library resources; selects appropriate items in support of classroom instruction; and performs clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials and/or textbooks. FUNCTIONS • Assists teachers, students and administrators to identify resource materials for use in classroom and/or class assignments. • Responds to inquiries of students, staff, parents (e.g. availability of books, finding appropriate reference documents, status of overdue fines, etc.). • Oversees student aides and/or volunteers. • Processes library books, periodicals, software and related media materials (e.g. logging into master files; barcoding, shelving, producing required reports, etc. ). • Maintains materials inventory (e.g. library books, library hardware/software, media equipment and related instructional materials, etc.). • Monitors student activities. • Evaluates books and/or periodicals for retention within collection (e.g. repairing damaged books, recommending retirement of books and/or periodicals). • Processes new student library cards, notices of missing, damaged, or overdue books, media and materials. • Prepares computerized and manual reports (e.g. collection statistics, scheduling reports/requests, renewal information, overdue lists, textbook orders, fines, costs, etc.). • Performs circulation activities (e.g. item check-in and check-out, prepare circulation count, lists of overdue items). • Assists other personnel, as may be required. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training, which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Graduation from High School and two years of clerical experience in a school or public library supplemented by college level courses and library procedures. SKILLS to plan, coordinate and arrange library resources and activities; assist students in the use of library resources and references; assist students in selecting appropriate books for their level of achievement; use library catalogs, computer searches, and other reference materials; maintain files and keep records manually and electronically; work with numerical and/or alphabetical filing systems; perform mathematical computations accurately to maintain records and complete reports; operate a computer and use related software. KNOWLEDGE of library methods, procedures, terminology and related technology; school library practices and techniques; library media terminology and processes; operation of library media equipment; biblographic sources; standard reference materials; catalog card preparation, formats, and filing rules; office practices and procedures; standard library library reference sources; applicable software programs. ABILITY to type at a speed of 45 words per minute; maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field; work independently with little direction and provide work direction to students; set priorities; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work as part of a team; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 20% walking, and 60% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired) Typing certificate providing proof of ability to type 45 WPM Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance Pre-placement Physical Exam EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 21 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

**Applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation: (1) Proof of high school graduation (HS diploma, HS transcripts or GED) (2) Typing certificate providing proof of ability to type 45 WPM *Please note that college diplomas/transcripts and online typing certificates are not acceptable. Please contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085 for assistance with this process.

      Requirements for Applying

      **Applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation: (1) Proof of high school graduation (HS diploma, HS transcripts or GED) (2) Typing certificate providing proof of ability to type 45 WPM *Please note that college diplomas/transcripts and online typing certificates are not acceptable. Please contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085 for assistance with this process.

          SUMMARY: The Library Technician (Middle and High Schools) maintains the library collections at school sites; identifies age appropriate resources for students and teachers utilizing library resources; selects appropriate items in support of classroom instruction; and performs clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials and/or textbooks. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school and two years of clerical experience in a school library or public library supplemented by college level courses and library procedures. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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          Application Deadline: 8/27/2013 3:30 PM Pacific

          SUMMARY: The Library Technician (Middle and High Schools) maintains the library collections at school sites; identifies age appropriate resources for students and teachers utilizing library resources; selects appropriate items in support of classroom instruction; and performs clerical functions related to collection, processing, circulation, maintenance, and inventory of library materials and/or textbooks. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school and two years of clerical experience in a school library or public library supplemented by college level courses and library procedures. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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