Concord-Carlisle High School ( learn more )

Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District

Concord, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4222257
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 18, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 28, 2023

Job Description

Position: Library Technician

Reports To: High School Principal, Library Media Specialist

Position Description:

The candidate will assist the library media specialist by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions to support students in the Learning Commons. The candidate will also compile records; sort and shelve books; remove or repair damaged books; and check materials in and out of the circulation process when needed. The Library Assistant will also return materials in the shelving area (stacks) or files. This person will oversee all aspects of the library's current automation system, and lead developments to enhance the library’s web-related activities. The successful candidate will be able to identify, evaluate, implement, and teach the use of new technologies which facilitate information access and community-driven services. Candidate must be highly proficient in a fast-paced, technologically diverse environment and have strong, demonstrated skills in editing, managing media, and backend technology support for a variety of online platforms. This candidate has a strong ability to interact and work with high school students on a daily basis.
The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills are also required. The candidate must also exercise initiative, tact, discretion, and sound judgment. The candidate must work cooperatively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students.

Major Responsibilities:
Open and close the Learning Commons daily. Hours are 7 am to 3 pm daily.
Help students and faculty find and use library resources, such as reference materials, audiovisual equipment, computers, and other electronic resources, and provide technical assistance when needed.
Manage circulation reports such as overdue book reminders and billing for lost items.
Manage the Learning Commons calendar and reserve rooms as requested.
Answer routine telephone or in-person reference inquiries, referring students or faculty to librarians for further assistance when necessary.
Assist librarian with the implementation and management of diverse digital holdings and resources.
Reserve, circulate, renew, and discharge books and other materials.
Order and process Interlibrary loan requests.
Catalog and sort books and other print and non-print materials according to procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
Provide assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and helping to complete special projects.
Assist librarian in maintaining, updating and monitoring all web-based services, including digital database and periodical subscriptions, e-books, and reading in-demand devices and accounts.
Organize and maintain periodicals and reference materials.
Order and maintain library supplies.
Maintain and troubleshoot computer, printer, digital camera, and other technology inventory problems.
Train other staff, volunteers, or student assistants, and schedule and supervise their work.
Communicate effectively with supervisors, peers, students and faculty.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Process information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
Interact with computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships — Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with students and faculty.
All other duties as assigned.

Hourly rate: $26.28-$36.09

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Additional technology training is preferred.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
  • Employer Description

    Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District's mission is to educate all students as lifelong learners, creative thinkers, caring citizens, and responsible contributors in our increasingly diverse global society. We embrace our diverse community regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, religion, disability— mental or physical, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We welcome, respect, value, and encourage our employees, students, and families to share their culture with those they work, learn, and interact with to allow a greater sense of cultural humility for all.

    We understand the commitment it takes to cultivate healthy learning and working environments that balance psychological safety with accountability. Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District are committed to hiring, mentoring and retaining a diverse staff. We are intentional about increasing the representation of diverse educators in teaching and leadership positions across our schools. We are relentless in our efforts to bolster equity in both academic and work spaces by fostering a culture of belonging while ensuring our diverse employees and students have equitable access to resources and opportunities needed to thrive personally, professionally and academically. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

    • Katie Stahl
    • 500 Walden Street
    • Concord, Massachusetts 01742

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