Library Technician, Connors State College

By IS Lab November 19, 2020

Connors State Library


Job Description

The Library Technician is responsible for a variety of specialized library and media functions related to circulation, acquisition, processing and inventory of print and electronic library materials, general reference, the training and supervision of student assistants, maintaining routine operations, monitoring of student testing and distance education classes as well as duties assigned by professional staff. The Library Technician provides general library and information services to students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community face-to-face and online.  The successful applicant will work primarily at the Port Campus branch in Muskogee, OK, including up to two evenings per week during fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides general library and information services to students, faculty, staff and
    other members of the college community face-to-face and online during
    scheduled hours at the Reference desk including some nights and weekends
  • Assists patrons in the use of the library and gives instruction to individuals in the
    use of onllne resources, reference materials, and electronic resources while
    suggesting search strategies and particular sources to provide traditional and
    digital reference services
  • Creates promotional materials, signs, or forms using MS Publisher or other
    pertinent software
  • Promotes library services and events on social media
  • Contributes web content to the library website as needed
  • Perform acquisitions, processing, circulation, interlibrary loan, and inventory
    functions as needed
  • Assists library users with the operation of technical equipment; I.e., computers,
    copiers, printers, readers, etc.
  • Trains and supervises student employees with direction from professional staff
  • Monitors student testing and distance education classes as needed
  • Contributes to the overall planning, development and implementation of library
    programs and policies
  • Performs other duties as assigned by professional staff
  • Ability to work some nights and accommodate flexible scheduling in emergency
    situations is required
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift a minimum of 25 pounds

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Relevant library experience is a plus
  • Strong customer service skills/orientation
  • Computer application skills, including skills in MS Office Suite software such as
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi task, work independently, and delegate to student assistants
  • Ability to work with a diverse college population
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act in an ethical and socially responsible

Education/Experience Preferred

  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience developing web content
  • Experience with using social media for promotional purposes
  • Experience with classroom management software such as Blackboard or D2L

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