Library Technician - Appendix D
St. Lawrence College
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
8d ago


Provides Library services to faculty, students, staff and community members including but not limited to circulation, reference, interlibrary loan and instruction in the use of the Library collections and equipment.

Responsible for : instructing and aiding students, faculty, staff and community members on library resources, collection maintenance, materials processing, cataloguing, PeopleSoft library service indicator updates, library programming, library promotion and policy enforcement.

The incumbent oversees work, training and scheduling of bursary students, placement students, and replacement staff. Participates in library database maintenance, policy development, and web development.


We are seeking a detail-oriented and responsible team player to occupy the position of Library Technician for our St. Lawrence College Cornwall Campus.

Minimum 2-year Community College Diploma as a Library Technician (or equivalent) is required along with a minimum 2 years of experience in an academic library, working with local and remote reference tools / sources and various information databases.

Project planning / coordinating experience is desired, as is experience in a supervisory role. Our ideal candidate will possess in-

depth knowledge of standard library processes and procedures, wide general knowledge and an awareness of current affairs, excellent communication / presentation skills (written / oral) including negotiating, interviewing, instructing, etc.

The successful candidate will also possess strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, advanced computer literacy (word processing, spreadsheet, database, email and internet applications) including familiarity with library automation software and financial / student information system (PeopleSoft preferred).

  • Proficiency in library research, information analysis and evaluation, including knowledge of local / remote reference tools and sources;
  • resources available locally and at other Colleges; database searching techniques including Boolean logic, keyword searching, truncation, etc.

    Strong human relations / interpersonal and listening skills are a requirement of this position.

    Salary and Terms

    Payband F / 35 hours per week.

    Start : $26.57 per hour

    Range : $26.57 - $30.81 per hour

    Start Date : Immediately for up to 6 months

    Re-Posted : November 22, 2018

    Closing Date : December 14, 2018

    Send Cover Letter & Resume to : employ quoting in the subject line Competition Number : SUPP-PT-18 / 19-073 Library Technician Appendix D Term

    Note : Your cover letter and resume must be attached as one document only. Your document should be in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.

    e.g. in Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format or Microsoft Word Format and saved as LastName,FirstName.

    This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy and the Support Staff Collective Agreement. The College is committed to employment equity.

    We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-

    free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities.

    To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Consultants.

    Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

    This is a Term Replacement Bargaining Unit Position

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