Information Technician

  • Status*:
    Filled
  • Job Type:
    Permanent Full Time
  • Competition #:
    CUPE2019-24
  • Number of Openings:
    1
  • Posting Date:
    April 4, 2019
  • Closing Date:
    Apr 19, 2019
  • Salary:
    $26.77/hr
  • Hours:
    35 hr/wk
  • Union Status:
    CUPE
  • Branch:
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Job Description:

Vancouver Island Regional Library is looking for a Information Technician III for a permanent full-time opportunity for Creativity Commons – 2nd Floor Nanaimo Harbourfront Branch. 

The Information Technician III provides reader’s advisory and reference services to customers of all ages by working directly with the public in the assigned work location and providing back-up reader’s advisory and reference services to smaller branches in the Zone.  The Information Technician III also assists the Library manager to maintain the branch collection, prepare displays and train public and staff in use of eResources and is a participating member of the branch team.

All duties and responsibilities are directly aligned with the Mission, Vision and Values and Strategic Plan of the Vancouver Island Regional Library.

Representative Duties:

  • Works on the Information Desk on a regularly scheduled basis, providing reader’s advisory and reference services to customers of all ages.
  • Under the direction of the Library Manager, adjusts and weeds the branch collection.
  • Prepares displays on specific topics.
  • Assists and instructs customers on the use of library resources, including eResources and self-service technology.
  • Assists in preparing and presenting branch programming.
  • Is able to carry out all representative duties as noted on the Library Assistant job description.
  • Other related duties as required.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Two year Library Technician Diploma.
  • Demonstrated reader’s advisory, reference and eResource skills. (May be demonstrated for new graduate by high standing in appropriate course work.)
  • Strong computer skills, including Internet.
  • Effective trouble shooting skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work with the public – all ages.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record Check.

Schedules are subject to change based on business needs and the demands required of any position.

The current weekly schedule for this position is as follows:

Sunday: 8:15am-4:15pm
Monday: 12:15-8:15pm
Tuesday: 9:15am-5:15pm
Wednesday: 12:15pm-8:15pm
Thursday: 9:15pm-5:15pm

This position closes on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Your cover letter should clearly identify how you have the knowledge, skills and experience to be successful in this position.

Vancouver Island Regional Library thanks all applicants for their interest in working with us however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.