Library Support Services Technician Williams Lake , BC



The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) invites qualified applicants to apply for the full-time position of Library Support Services Technician.

SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Manager of Library Services, the Library Support Services Technician works in a team environment to provide support services to Cariboo Regional District library branches, with an emphasis on cataloging. Other areas of responsibility include updating the Library webpage, staff training, collecting usage statistics, and some library programming.

Some essential job functions include:

  • Catalogues and classifies library materials according to recognized bibliographic control standards, such as RDA, AACR2, MARC, DDC, LCSH, etc., at a level appropriate for the library.
  • Contributes to and adheres to the shared standards (best practices) for cataloguing in a consortium.
  • Pursues knowledge of current library trends and innovations; and identifies how they may impact bibliographic control and how they may be adopted to advantage.
  • Identifies and learns new tools and technical skills that will improve cataloguing productivity and enhance access to library materials.
  • Plans and executes training sessions for library staff in a variety of formats, under the direction of the Manager of Library Services.
  • Identifies and makes available tutorials and other resources in a variety of formats to build skills of library staff.
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  • Library and Information Technology Diploma from an accredited two-year program.
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience working in a public library, preferably in a multi-branch setting.
  • Experience working with the cataloguing module of an ILS (integrated library system).
  • WAGE: This is a full time BCGEU position. The current rate of pay is $28.94 per hour. A standard probation period will apply. Please note, the job description pertaining to this position has been amended and therefore under review and is subject to agreement between the Union and the Employer.

    WORK SITE LOCATION: The successful candidate will operate out of the Cariboo Regional District Williams Lake Office located at, Suite D, 180 3rd Avenue North, Williams Lake, BC. Occasional travel to rural branches will be required.

    HOURS OF WORK: The regular hours of work for this position are 35 hours per week, Monday through to Friday.

    Applications from qualified individuals will be accepted by the undersigned until 4:00 pm, July 5, 2019 and must be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing your experience and qualifications relative to the position.

    We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Bernice Crowe, Human Resources Advisor

    Suite D - 180 North Third Avenue

    Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4

    Phone: (250)392-3351 Fax: (250)392-2812


    Closes: 5 July, 2019

    Cariboo Regional District Library
    Williams Lake , BC