Library Media Technician II, Citrus College

Posting Number: 0600663
Position Title: Library Media Technician II (June 2017)
Posting Date: 06-20-2017
Closing Date: 07-18-2017
First Consideration Date:
Department/Division: Language Arts (Library Administration)
Funding: District Funded
Job Category: Classified
Assignment: Full-Time
Percentage Employee: 100%
Months per Year: 12
Work Days per Week: Monday through Friday
Work Schedule per Day: Variable hours between 7AM and 8PM
To be determined by manager
Work Shift for this Position
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FLSA: Nonexempt
Placement/Range: 31-1 (Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1)
Pay Rate: $3,507.17/mth ($20.23/hr)
Benefits: The District provides a fully-paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only.

A Complete Application Packet Includes: Resume
Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents Other Document (s)
Licenses and Certificates
Additional Applicant Documents:
Position Summary: POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides a variety of paraprofessional library services including, but not limited to technical support for automated library services, administrative support to the Library Director, partial leadership over day-to-day library operations, and advanced assistance to library users.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Library Media Technician II is expected to demonstrate knowledge of and ability to perform all of the following duties, yet generally serves as a senior technician in one of following areas.
1) Acquisitions
a) Participate in the acquisition of library materials.
b) Identifies and recommends current and retrospective acquisition needs.
c) Surveys faculty and patrons for desired library materials.
d) Researches indices of books available in print for library acquisitions.
e) Places orders for books, periodicals, and a variety of supplies for library use within pre-established parameters and procedures.
f) Coordinates with purchasing and accounting to verify that payments are commensurate with receipt of purchased items.
g) Receives new materials (books, media, textbooks or periodicals), enters into system, prepares for and enters into circulation (shelves).
h) Provides location numbering to library materials and enters onto an automated library record system using a personal computer.
2) Circulation and Customer Service
a) Coordinates and performs public service activities. Prioritizes needs. Evaluates, develops and maintains library procedures and practices in areas such as, but not limited to public service, vertical file, and reserve policies.
b) Assists students, staff, and the public by answering questions on the use of the library, internal and external resources, and location of materials. Provides instruction on the use of computers in the library. Processes a full range of library material and fee transactions.
c) Provides basic level reference services to students and staff using automated and manual resources.
d) Conducts “walk-and-talk” orientations for students in areas such as general use of the library, periodicals, bibliographic search, internet search, or use of electronic media.
e) Oversee the processing and maintenance of the newspaper and periodical collections for the library. Maintains collections of back issues of newspapers and periodicals; prepare lists of missing or damaged materials. Prepares and maintains subscription renewal lists.
f) Processes inter-library loan requests. Searches and transfers requested materials to locations and individuals. Monitors in-and-out distribution and location of publications.
g) Processes and maintains records for requests, receipts, and returns of library system materials. Maintains records for lost and overdue books, fines. May issue grade and record holds based on student account balances.
h) Coordinates, designs, and constructs library displays, bulletin boards, posters and signs. Maintains a clean and orderly environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 3) Cataloging
a) Process print and non-print materials for introduction into the library materials collection, including cataloging, preparing acquisitions in the on-line card catalog, typing and verifying labels and pockets and affixing identification labels to materials.
b) Maintains and monitors periodical subscriptions, ensuring complete listing and documentation of holdings.
c) Prepare a variety of records and lists for the library including subject bibliographies, acquisition and circulation lists. Maintains up-to-date manual and electronic card catalogs.
4) Audio-Visual
a) Schedules audio-visual equipment and media for use in classrooms, meetings, and events. Checks equipment out and in. Advises staff and students on check-out procedures. Assures that audio-visual and sound system equipment functions properly.
b) Circulates, stores, inventories, maintains, performs minor repair and operates a variety of audiovisual equipment used in the library, e.g., audio and visual playback devices and microfilm readers.
5) General Library Operations Support
a) Participates in maintaining budgets for the Library by ordering supplies, posting encumbrances, and maintaining up-to-date account balances. Verifies cash receipts and prepares deposits.
b) Oversees, guides, trains, and participates in the work of other library staff, including regular and student staff. May prepare and maintain a schedule for staff and student employees that maximizes service level.
c) May mend and repair book and non-book materials. Disposes of damaged or outdated materials according to established procedures.
d) May organize, coordinate, and conduct periodic book fairs and other library events.
e) Conducts annual physical inventory of all Library materials.
f) Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
– Requires an in-depth procedural knowledge of library methods, practices and terminology including use of library card catalog and intermediate to advanced reference sources.
– Must have a complete understanding of the Dewey Decimal System of classification and the American Library Association rules for filing catalog cards.
– Requires a basic knowledge of machine readable classification and coding.
– Requires a working knowledge of automated carding systems and records.
– Needs to have a complete understanding of library operations, goals and objectives.
– Requires a working knowledge of financial recordkeeping sufficient to maintain a departmental budget.
– Requires sufficient communication skills to convey specialized concepts to students and to resolve urgent student needs.
– Requires sufficient arithmetic skills to arrange materials in numerical sequences and to calculate sums.
– Requires sufficient writing skills to document instructions on use of library services.
– Must be able to perform all of the duties of the position with only general supervision and support.
– Requires the ability to follow detailed procedures such as standard library cataloging and filing rules. Must be able to maintain a well-organized and attractive library setting.
– Must be able to apply and explain library services, layout, rules, and policies.
– Must be able to maintain the circulation area in a manner conducive to support research and studying.
– Requires the ability to deal courteously with library patrons including students and faculty.
– Must be able to perform routine clerical and record keeping duties.
Minimum Qualifications: See Education and Experience below.
Preferred Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
– Experience with copy cataloging and integrated library systems.
– Experience providing reference assistance in a public service environment.
– Experience managing periodical collections.
– Three years of library media-related experience in a community college or university setting.
Education and Experience: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
– A high school diploma, or the equivalent, and three years of library media-related experience.
Physical Abilities: PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
– Incumbent must be able to function indoors in an office and/or library circulation desk environment engaged in work primarily of a sedentary to moderately active nature.
– Requires hearing and speech ability for ordinary conversation and to project voice to a small group.
– Requires sufficient manual and/or finger dexterity to type/keyboard and otherwise operate microcomputers and other office equipment.
– Requires ambulatory ability to sit, walk, to move about office and campus environs, and to lift and carry light to medium weight materials on an intermittent basis.
Licenses and Certificates:
Other Document(s):
It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use “NA” (not applicable), do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the “Finished Attaching Documents” button and confirming. It is advisable to attach “Optional” documents first, and then “Required” documents once you are ready to click on the “Finished Attaching Documents” button and confirming.Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on “Finished Attaching Documents” and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on “Finish Attaching Documents Later”. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected “Finished Attaching Documents” and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.All employees within the bargaining unit are required to pay dues as a member of the exclusive representative or pay an agency fee.

Starting salary for a new classified hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.

About Transcripts: About Transcripts:
–Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position.
–Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer.
–Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year.
–Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position.
–All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position.
–Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure: Selection Procedure:
–A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview.
–Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee’s choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled.
–Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview.
–Travel costs must be borne by the applicant.
–Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President.
–If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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