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Library and Archives Paraprofessional 2 - Poulsbo

at Olympic College

Pay: up to $12.75/hour
$12.75 - $
Posted: 4/3/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2192662
Keywords: library

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Olympic College is recruiting a qualified, library technician who will perform journey level technical library tasks for the Poulsbo Library. The Library and Archives Paraprofessional 2 will work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion in determining the scope or level of service. May supervise and train lower level library technicians, clerical staff, student employees, volunteers, or interns.

Essential Functions

  • Perform technical Circulation tasks using the assistance of a computer automation system and Student Management System, such as:
    • Circulation of materials and equipment;
    • Manage fines & fees and overdue notifications;
    • Manage community patron accounts.
  • Contact patrons with overdue items via email or phone;
  • Provide customer service to students, staff, faculty, and the public;
  • Create book displays;
  • Process inter-library loans and course reserves from the Bremerton, Poulsbo, and/or Shelton library;
  • Perform related duties as required and/or assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduation or equivalent AND
  • Three (3) years full-time equivalent (FTE) experience in the functional operations of a library including one year beyond the entry level or equivalent experience
  • Basic level computer competency
Equivalent education & experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position may be considered i.e. Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in library technology and one (1) year FTE experience.
Successful applicants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Interact courteously with customers;
  • Effectively supervise the work of others;
  • Use and explain information tools and services;
  • Follow campus regulations as well as local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of computers, especially in the Windows platform;
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills;
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Function as a team player;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, diversity, and learning-centered climate;
  • Uphold Olympic College's values and ethics necessary to maintain a positive climate;
Conditions of Employment:
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check;
  • Regular and predictable attendance;
  • This position is in a typical library/office environment but may require the employee to move across campus to other buildings;
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position;
  • May be required to lift and carry supplies and equipment of up to 30 pounds unassisted.

Additional Information

Terms of Employment:
This is a part-time hourly position and requires flexibility in scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
Application Process:
To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:

  • Olympic College Online Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
For technical support, contact NEOGOV at 877-204-4442 between 6am and 6pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday.
All application materials become the property of Olympic College. 
Corrected or extended notices for this recruitment will be posted on the College web site.
Olympic College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator