LIBRARY ASSISTANTS – Surrey Campus Surrey , BC


Kwantlen Polytechnic University

KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers. KPU strives to implement initiatives that will attract, support, engage, and retain KPU’s people and create an environment where all employees see themselves as contributing to student learning.


To provide circulation services and a broad spectrum of front line support.


• Completion of a two-year Library Technician diploma from a publicly accredited post-secondary institution or combination of equivalent education, training and experience.


• Experience using an integrated library system.
• Ability to use tact and discretion with a variety of people and situations and work in a team environment.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated keyboarding skills, understanding of computer concepts and terminology, and experience with word processing software and file management systems.
• Demonstrated knowledge of library classification systems.
• Ability to work with a minimum of direct supervision to establish priorities, achieve deadlines, problem solve and function well under pressure.
• Previous experience working in a public services environment.
• Ability to lift 30-50 pounds and move materials on carts.

Please visit our careers centre for available positions:

Note to Applicants

The University welcomes and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Closes: 3 March, 2022

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Surrey , BC