Technician, Library

Posted on Sep 21

Grand Erie District School Board

Brantford, ON

Public Archive Technicians Specific Skills

Assist in developing inventories, forms and finding aids; Implement and update classification plans and records scheduling and disposal plans; Apply standards and policies for storage of records and archival materials; Codify and classify archival materials; Transfer materials from current to semi-current status or put into permanent storage; Purge, sort, reduce and sample archives; Research and retrieve archival materials; Participate in instructing and assisting users; Ensure that proper procedures are followed in the use of computerized document management systems; Put archival materials on microfilm or in databases

Library Technicians Specific Skills

Assist library users in accessing basic library materials; Catalogue new library acquisitions under the direction of a librarian; Perform manual and on-line reference searches and make interlibrary loans for users; Assist librarians in giving tours and providing children's and other specialized library programs

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement; Organized

Type of Materials

Technical reports; Special materials (e.g., audio-cassettes, videos, maps, microform, educational kits, etc.); Serials or newspapers; Government publications; Foreign language materials; Electronic media (e.g., CD, DVD, USB key, etc.)

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment Non-smoking

Security and Safety Criminal record check

Work Setting University, college or school library

Computer Applications

MS Excel; MS PowerPoint; MS Windows; MS Word; Internet; MS Outlook; Library classification system

Experience Experience an asset

Education College/CEGEP

Languages English

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