Job Description / Essential Elements:
ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
CLASS TITLE: LIBRARY TECHNICIAN
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.
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years of general clerical experience.
Indoor work environment.