Lead Library/Media Technical Assistant, Sacramento City College


Link to full  job posting: http://jobs.losrios.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59332

Closes: 12/23/2015

Position Summary:

Serves as the lead person of the entire library/media center operation and may be responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services). […] Serves as the lead for three or more regular staff in the library/media center operation; oversees lower level staff and/or students working in the library/media center operation. […]



  • Serves as lead person for library/media center operations.
  • Serves as liaison with other district libraries to develop and coordinate policies and procedures for assigned unit of work.
  • May be directly responsible for a unit (technical services, public services, media services) prepares financial, statistical and information reports.
  • Maintains inventory of department supplies and prepares requisitions for purchases; performs general typing and word processing duties.
  • Maintains files of correspondence, memoranda and records.
  • Assists in interviewing, training and overseeing student workers and lower level staff.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with outside vendors/suppliers/book jobbers.
  • Performs related duties as required


  • Supervises the ordering and receiving of book and non-book materials.
  • Manages the book and non-book materials budgets including fund appropriations, encumbrances and expenditures.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the bibliographic/item records in the library’s online catalog.
  • Pre-catalogs materials for review by librarians.
  • Searches for, edits, and retrieves catalog records using bibliographic utility (OCLC) for use in the library’s online database.
  • Maintains bindery records.
  • Oversees the receiving and check-in of periodicals.
  • Orders and maintains periodical subscriptions.
  • Oversees inventory of the library collection.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Oversees the circulation operations of the library including patron registration, material check-in and charge out, overdue notice production, and fine collection.
  • Sets up and maintains the reserve materials collection.
  • Processes holds on student records.
  • Oversees re-shelving of library materials.
  • Performs tasks necessary to open and/or close the library facilities.
  • Resolves patron complaints or refers them to appropriate staff member.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Oversees the ordering, scheduling, receiving, circulation, and return of staff media requests.
  • Assists in classification and cataloging of media materials.
  • Oversees the scheduling, distribution, and return of media equipment.
  • Schedules and distributes videotape programs for broadcast and prepares broadcast logs.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Five years of increasingly responsible library/media experience and an AA degree in library technology or equivalent.


Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

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