LIBRARY MEDIA TECHNICIAN
|Institution:||West Valley-Mission College District|
|Salary:||$2,976 to $3,893 USD Per Month|
West Valley-Mission Community College District
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 3, 2007, 5:00 P.M.
Job Number: 0607C021
Please put this number on the application.
100% of full time, 37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year; Work schedule currently is Tuesday through Saturday, including some evening hours. Schedule may change due to operational needs of the library. Work Location: Mission College.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
$2,976 entry level / $3,893 maximum earnable excluding longevity and educational growth
Employer-paid medical, dental, vision for employee and dependents to include domestic partner (prorated for employees working less than 100% of full-time).
Employer-paid long-term disability for employee
Voluntary life insurance
12 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday annually; paid non-workdays between Christmas and New Year
12 days sick leave accrued annually (prorated for employees working less than 100% and 12 months)
10 to 22 days vacation annually (prorated for employees working less than 100% and 12 months)
Personal necessity and personal business leave
Educational growth incentive program from $35 to $175 monthly
$1,000 longevity award annually after 20 years of service
Union-affiliated position with required dues
Any combination equivalent to:
Completion of two years of college with major course work in library technology or related field AND
Two (2) years of increasingly responsible library/media experience including public contact.
Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a certified U.S. credential review service. Simple translations of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar documentation will NOT suffice; thus, will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.
Demonstrated ability to work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Library practices, reference sources, procedures and terminology.
Library functions such as acquisitions, classification and cataloging, circulation, reserve, learning lab or instructional materials.
Operation and use of library automated systems/equipment and office machines including computers and word processing, communication, database management, spreadsheet and specialized learning resources software.
Multimedia materials and equipment.
On-line cataloging procedures.
Financial and statistical record keeping.
Modern office practices and procedures.
Read, write and speak English effectively.
Read, analyze, interpret and apply policies, procedures, rules, regulations and instructions.
Write business correspondence and procedures.
Effectively present information and respond to questions from faculty, staff, students, and the general public.
Calculate figures and amounts such as invoice totals and numbers of items in collections.
Prepare and maintain accurate financial and statistical records and reports.
Perform technical library duties in the acquisition, classification and cataloging, processing, duplication and circulation of print and non-print materials.
Operate hand-held and desktop computers, modems, printers and word processing, communication, spreadsheet and data base management software including specialized learning resource software.
Train, assign, schedule, supervise and provide technical work direction to student employees.
Assist patrons and provide information regarding assigned function.
Operate office equipment such as copier, calculator, automated telephone system and facsimile machine.
Operate specialized library and multimedia equipment such as bar code scanners, microfilm/microfiche reader printers, high speed audio tape duplicators, audio/video cassette tape players, film/filmstrip/slide projectors, compact and video laser disc players.
Operate an electronic keyboard proficiently and accurately.
Perform assigned work efficiently and effectively.
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.
Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socioeconomic background using tact, diplomacy and, courtesy.
Plan and organize time and work effectively.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Any one position may not include all id the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks, which may be found in positions of the class). To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made.
Establish and modify departmental practices and procedures; contribute to the formation of general library policies.
Perform a variety of functions including the use of automated bibliographic utilities and vendor automated systems; process requests for the purchase, preview or use of library materials submitted by faculty, staff and student; verify availability and cost; prepare, submit and track requisitions.
Process incoming orders; record items received or canceled; investigate missing items and items sent but not received; claim costs for missing items or wait for back orders to arrive; maintain accounts and records utilizing District automated ledger system for verification to maintain accounts and records.
Provide copy–check cataloging and descriptive narration of books and non–print materials using bibliographic utilities and technical resources; verify subject headings and authority records using bibliographic utilities; edit and correct bibliographic records as necessary and maintain accurate and consistent bibliographic entries on data–base; perform physical processing of library/media materials, and laminating or covering materials as appropriate; provide updates to informational resources; refer questions regarding cataloging or policy application to librarian.
Circulate and renew library / media materials and equipment according to established procedures using automated library system; maintain accurate patron entries on library system and the College system; address and resolve questions and discrepancies related to the circulation or use of library/media materials and equipment; collect and account for fines, overdue charges and other moneys; process and distribute various notices for materials and equipment; retrieve, locate and re–shelve library materials; assure proper operation of library/media equipment including computers and peripherals, office machines, copiers, microform reader/printer and audio–visual equipment; troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and contact repair personnel when necessary.
Establish and maintain a working relationship with vendors and services; interact with the college community in obtaining materials and/or information as established by library procedures; provide notification to college community of the arrival and availability of requested materials; work with College and District personnel to exchange information, correct discrepancies and resolve problems as directed by library practices and procedures.
Provide assistance to library users regarding the proper use of equipment, availability and location of library materials and services; interpret and explain library policies and procedures; respond to questions from students, faculty, staff and the community; provide information and assistance regarding technical aspects of assignments; refer informational and instructional requests to librarian; maintain an environment conducive to academic pursuits.
Assist other library staff with special projects or peak workload periods; hire, train, supervise, assign and review the work of student assistants; develop and coordinate work schedules to assure proper coverage of service areas.
Perform related duties as assigned.
To receive a detailed job description that includes working conditions and physical demands, please contact the District Human Resources Department at (408) 741-2415.
Documents to be considered for this position must be received in the District Human Resources Department, West Valley-Mission Community College District, 14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070-5698 (West Valley College Campus) on the date and time noted above.
To insure fairness and consistency to all candidates, do not submit materials other than those identified below. Submit all application materials in the following order:
A completed West Valley-Mission Community College District Classified Employment Application (see attached).
A current, typed, detailed resume.
A completed supplemental questionnaire (see attached).
Legible copies of ALL college transcripts to verify all degrees earned and coursework taken. Certified copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire. Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluation requests, or similar documents WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF TRANSCRIPTS.
If applicable, U.S. Equivalency Certification for foreign degrees.
A completed Personal Data Report form (see attached).
NOTE: All required documents must be submitted with your application packet; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete and will not receive further consideration.
Copies of licenses and certificates you possess as related to this position.
Voluntary identification form (for statistical purposes only and will be kept confidentially in the Human Resources Department).
Submission of complete application documents to Human Resources by the deadline is the applicant’s responsibility. Postmarks will not be accepted.
Incomplete or late documents will not receive committee consideration.
Application documents will not be sent to applicants or received by Human Resources via email or fax.
All materials in your file become District property, will not be returned, and will be considered for this vacancy only.
Current employees must provide documentation and materials in the same manner and degree of detail as any other applicant.
If transcripts are required, include copies of ALL college transcripts with application packet to verify all degrees earned and college coursework taken. Please note: Certified copies will be required at time of hire.
Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluation requests, or similar documents WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF TRANSCRIPTS.
Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.
Un-requested documents, such as cover letters, letters of recommendation, and any other documents that are not specifically asked for under Required Documents, will be removed from the application packet.
DO NOT STAPLE DOCUMENTS TOGETHER. USE A PAPERCLIP OR OTHER MEANS OF BINDING.
Include the job number on the application.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
West Valley-Mission Community College District will not sponsor any visa applications.
The committee will review, evaluate, and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline.
Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. It is, therefore, important that the application be thorough and detailed.
Reference checks for the finalists will be conducted.
The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position.
INFORMATION AND APPLICATION MATERIALS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
West Valley–Mission Community College District
14000 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070–5698
Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing, or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2415 to arrange for assistance.
WEST VALLEY-MISSION COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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