Under direction of the Dean of Learning Services, perform advanced level technical library duties in circulation; assist students, staff and others in locating and utilizing library resources and equipment; assist Librarians with technical library work and assist in other areas of the library as assigned.
The Library Technician III is the advanced-level classification in the library technician series. Incumbents assist in training student workers, respond to reference inquiries and may be assigned independent responsibility for periodicals, circulation or other assigned area requiring advanced technical knowledge of library operations and activities.
Oversee and participate in the activities of the circulation desk; charge materials out including material from the general collection, reserve and special collection; explain and assure compliance with established policies and procedures regarding the circulation of library materials.
Prepare and distribute overdue notices to students and other patrons; prepare billings for overdue materials and collect fines; place holds on financial aid, registration or other functions according to established policies.
Prepare and maintain comprehensive records related to the circulation of library materials; prepare a variety of reports related to library usage, interlibrary loans, overdue materials, fines collected, and other data collected at the circulation desk.
Provide information and assistance to students and other patrons regarding the location, selection and utilization of references, books, periodicals and other library resources; demonstrate the use of automated and manual catalog systems, indexes and automated databases.
Respond to reference inquiries from students, staff and the public, including telephone inquiries.
Communicate with faculty, District staff and other library personnel regarding special requests, reserve materials, student fines, status of items on order and inter-library loan materials; receive, search and verify requests for inter-library loan materials; compile bibliographies and reserve materials for faculty and students.
Schedule and conduct orientation and special interest tours of the library; instruct library patrons in the use of copiers, microfilm readers, computer terminals and printers, and other library equipment.
Schedule daily, weekly and monthly backup for the automated library system.
Operate a variety of office and library machines and equipment including book charger, microfilm reader/printer, serials CD-Rom, calculator, copier, computers, terminals, printers and related software and peripheral equipment; date machine and typewriter; load cartridges and paper and add toner as needed.
Operate a cash register and make change; count change fund when opening and close out register at closing.
Maintain the library in a clean and orderly condition; request maintenance and equipment repairs as needed; assure student conduct is conducive to a studious learning environment.
Train and provide work direction to student assistants and other personnel as assigned; participate in the selection, assignment, scheduling, evaluation, discipline and termination of student workers as assigned.
Open and close the library on assigned shift as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Please click here to view the full job description.Minimum Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: two years of college course work including courses in library science and three years of responsible technical library experience.
LICENSE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Some positions in this class may be required to utilize oral and written abilities in a second designated language.Supplemental Information
RANGE 14 - CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE - Initial salary placement is normally at Step 1, no higher than Step 3. Please click here to review current salary schedule.
**Applications in the sub-pool will remain on file for one year.**EEO Information
Imperial Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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