Library Technician, Technical Services (E-resources) Kelowna , BC



Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We are one of Canada's leading colleges. We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees. We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture. We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners. We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.

Position Title:

Library Technician, Technical Services (E-resources)

Competition Number:



Library Services





Position Summary:

Under the limited supervision of a librarian, coordinates and performs a variety of Technical Services duties, with a focus on E-resources. Collaborates with other Library Technicians in the areas of Systems, Metadata and Acquisitions to perform other Technical Services tasks. Provides reference service.

Education and Experience:

Completion of a 2-year Library Technician Diploma is required. A minimum of 2 years related library experience is required. Additional post-secondary education in a related field is an asset. Experience with the Ex Libris Voyager library system is an asset.

Skills and Abilities:

- Knowledge of automated library systems

- Proficiency with MS Office programs, particularly Word and Excel; working knowledge of MS Access is an asset

- Technical aptitude for learning new systems and software and propensity for lifelong learning to ensure technical currency

- Proficiency in the use of library-related technologies such as integrated library systems, e-book platforms and library databases

- Demonstrated understanding of bibliographic description and metadata standards and practices

- Knowledge of library reference processes, internet search techniques, and core reference tools

- Ability to work effectively and independently, with limited supervision, and as part of a team

- Must be flexible and able to manage a high work volume and conflicting priorities in order to meet deadlines

- Excellent organizational skills including demonstrated accuracy and the ability to pay attention to detail

Appointment Type:

Support - Regular Full-time

Appointment Start Date:



Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:

$43,878 - $50,139

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

Posting Opening Date:


Posting Closing Date:



To apply for this position, please go to the following website: and complete an on-line application.

Closes: 19 July, 2020

Okanagan College
Kelowna , BC