Library Technician Ottawa , ON


Library Technician

Part-Time, Term Position

Located in central Ottawa, Ashbury College is a coeducational day and boarding school for students in Grades 4 to 12. At Ashbury, motivated students from over 60 countries benefit from a rigorous academic program (including bilingual and IB diplomas), over 70 co-curricular activities, and a technology enhanced learning environment.

Ashbury College is seeking a part-time Library Technician for our dynamic student-centered library program. As a member of our three-person library team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Cataloguing, circulation, preparation, organization, display and maintenance of information, materials and books, in print or digital format
  • Responding to student requests, and coaching students concerning research skills and resources, and identifying materials appropriate to the academic and personal interests of students
  • Responding to requests from faculty and other staff for print and digital materials
  • Promoting the effective use of the library by all students and engaging students in an enjoyable library experience

As the successful candidate you are a creative, flexible and innovative self-starter who functions well in a technology-based educational environment. You work to ensure that students and faculty are effective users of information, and to empower students to be critical thinkers, skilled researchers, ethical users of information, and enthusiastic readers. You are widely read in a variety of literary genres and exhibit a depth and breadth of subject knowledge. Your professionalism includes a proven track record of working collaboratively with students and colleagues, and an interest in staying on top of emerging trends in libraries and technology.

A Library and Information Technology diploma or related certification and at least two years of relevant experience, ideally in an educational setting is required. Written and verbal fluency in English is also required, and French language skills are an asset.

Ashbury College provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. And, if you are not familiar with our modern facilities, international student body, academic excellence, wealth of co-curricular activities, school values and culture, please visit us at

This appointment is effective January 6, 2019 to June 19, 2019.Please note that this is a part-time position, based on a 25-hour work week, Monday – Friday during regular school hours.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to and quote “Library Technician” in the subject line. Applications close on November 29, 2019.

Ashbury College is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please let us know by e-mail to, or by calling the College at 613-749-9630 and asking to speak with Human Resources.

Closes: 29 November, 2019

Ashbury College
Ottawa , ON