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Library Technician

Plenty Valley Christian College are looking for an experienced and self-motivated staff member to coordinate the college library and community hub. As the college’s library technician, you will perform a range of duties such as cataloguing library resources, maintaining library records, managing budgets and coordinating our community space

• Experience and knowledge of library practices and procedures.• Excellent IT skills and knowledge of library databases.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated collaboration with other staff members including IT, administration and teaching staff.

• Love of literature.

• Ability to promote library to staff and students.

• Strong sense of service.• Outstanding organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

Applications to be received no later than 5:00pm on Monday 18 January, 2021.

For further details and application information, please go to PVCC website: https://www.pvcc.vic.edu.au/employment-opportunities

Enquiries: Lisa.bootlis@pvcc.vic.edu.au or 03 9717 7400.

Library Technician

Northcote High School have a vacancy for a library technician to provide support for the planning, organisation, maintenance and implementation of library collections, services, activities and programs across the school.

Duties include:

− Deliver library services, including reference enquiries that support students and staff in an educational environment
− Catalogue and process new and existing resources within a suitable timeframe using RDA (Resource Description Access)
− In consultation with the library manager withdraw, replace, and stocktake resources as required.
− As part of the library team assist in collection development, participate in user education by demonstrating the catalogue and assisting students and staff to navigate the library print and online resources.
− Assist in monitoring the library overdue systems, including sending overdue notices and reconciling the overdue items list annually.
− Participate in rostered circulation desk shifts daily, and respond to the Ask a Librarian email service.
− Demonstrate library platforms to staff and students ex. eBooks and Clickview.
− Daily shelving, shelf reading including DDC, and shelf tiding to maintain the collection.
− Supervise students’ use of the library space in collaboration with other team members and teachers working in the library space
− Assist in the maintenance of the library online presence, ensuring relevant and up-to-date information.
− Update and maintain library signage, information, handouts and displays as required.
− Liaise with external stakeholders including relevant libraries, suppliers and the DET as required.
− Other duties as requested by the Principal

Applications to be received 8 January, 2021 via Recruitment Online here.

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