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Library Technicians provide support to readers and help them locate learning resources. The average resume sample for Library Technician mentions duties such as updating databases, removing damaged items, registering patrons, replacing materials on shelves, operating bookmobiles, answering to reader inquiries and collecting fines. Those interested in a Library Technician position should demonstrate customer service skills, organization, problem solving orientation, and computer competencies. A genuine interest in books is also needed. Employers select resumes highlighting at least an Associate's Degree in library science of information services.

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Library Technician

Ordered all library materials, checking prices, figuring costs, prepping orders, and submitting for payment as the sole library personnel.

  • Reserved, circulated, renewed, and discharged books and other materials.
  • Gave daily presentations to classes on various topics relating to library use as well as special presentations on various topics.
  • Maintained and troubleshot problems with library equipment including computers and photocopiers.
  • Rapidly learned and applied district procedures and software.
  • Compiled and maintained records relating to materials, collected fines, and responded to complaints about fines.
  • Redesigned library layout creating specialized sections to allow students to effectively utilize library.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Human Resource Management
2

Senior Library Technician

Organized, prepared and administered library story times for grades pre-school through fifth

  • Assembled and created library bulletin boards and displays
  • Authored and developed the library newsletter
  • Assisted patrons in locating and using library materials
  • Processed library cards and all library notices
  • Assisted in selecting books and other materials for the library's collection
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Early Childhood Education
3

Library Technician

Assigned as lead technician, overseeing the work of 5 student workers for 600,000 books

  • Trained and mentored 3 student workers over 6 months
  • Categorized/redistributed 3,000 books daily, exceeding library requirement of 1,500
  • 100% accuracy
  • Ran daily audits for management, providing quality assurance
  • Assisted management with locating and working out system bugs, and daily issues
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MS
System Engineering And Management
4

Library Technician

Implemented the prescribed library curriculum and performed clerical functions related to the acquisition, processing, cataloging, storage, circulation, and recovery of textbooks, library and reference books, and a variety of other student-related instructional materials and media.

  • Chaired the library committee that consisted of teachers and administration, in order to decide the allocation of library funds and implementation of activities.
  • Maintained a variety of records and filing systems pertaining to the library media center.
  • Planned, promoted and executed annual literacy campaigns, and organized and managed school book fairs, as well as the annual school wide reading challenge.
  • Supervised library assistants and volunteers, including students, parents and paid employees.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Communications / Public Information
5

Library Technician

Managed the storage, retrieval, and integrating of information related to substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery for use by university students and professionals Provided reference services for clients throughout the state of Nevada in person, via telephone and email

  • Instructed clients in database, online catalog, and Internet use
  • Organized, participated, and presented in workshops and conferences
  • Supervised and trained student assistants
  • Assisted in implementing similar programs in other agencies
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Spanish
MA
Master of Arts
6

Library Technician, Sound Recording Technician

Responsible for accurately receiving, accessioning, sorting, and arranging a variety of complex uncataloged sound recordings, following established procedures and guidelines.

  • Created original bibliographic records in the Integrated Library System for incoming and unprocessed sound recordings.
  • Prepared sound recording materials for storage performing specialized preservation and conservation tasks, along with filing housing, labeling, and shelving of sound recordings.
  • Labels and shelf lists items.
  • Maintain and provided requested statistics and reports.
  • Identified, removed, and assembled duplicate material to be transferred to the sound recording repository for storage.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Library Technician

Copy cataloged library materials and electronic resources using OCLC and an Aleph Integrated Library System.

  • Inventoried library collection.
  • Processed library materials for prompt distribution to students and faculty.
  • Provided circulation assistance and friendly, accurate customer service to faculty and a diverse student body.
  • Processed overdue and billing letters, including troubleshooting and also pricing lost materials.
  • Assisted students and faculty in searching and locating desired material.
  • Searched book orders in catalog to prevent duplicates.
  • Trained and supervised student workers, checked accuracy of assigned work duties, answered questions pertaining to library functions.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Library Technician

Verified and adjusted existing MARC records to meet approval and/or customer specifications.

  • Processed and prepared books to specific specifications to be sent to university libraries.
  • Added approval attributes in Coutts online system per established guidelines.
  • Maintained personal and departmental statistics to document activity.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
MA
Master of Arts
9

Library Technician

  • Contributed to organizing library programming, staff events, and bi-yearly staff development program
  • Worked with librarians on various collection development projects
  • Helped foster new library operation and patron service initiatives as part of Employee Operations Team
  • Answered reference questions, located items for patrons, and performed readers' advisory
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science And English
10

Technical Services Library Technician

Performed original cataloging and marked all materials to be added to the collection using AACR2, Dewey Decimal Classification, and consortia practices.

  • Provided circulation and reference services to members of the library community on an as needed basis
  • Acted as primary contact with monograph vendor
  • Developed collection development and acquisitions plan for updating the recorded music collection
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Secondary Education
BA
History And Political Science
MA
Library And Information Science

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