Library Technician - 70% (24.5 hrs/week), Term to March 2020
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
Nepean, ON
School Library Technician (Term)

all day M/T/W, and every 2nd Thursday
Start time: 8:30 am

Term is for a period of 7 months (may extend longer)

Under the direction of the Principal or designate, the Library Technician will provide technical and public services and perform other duties related to library operations such as organize, maintain, select, order, circulate print and non-print materials, provide reference services, prepare support materials for units of study, and perform public relations, supervisory and clerical activities.

Library skills such as cataloguing and classification.
Research, computer and word-processing skills in order to operate library software, databases, internet and research tools.
The ability to operate and maintain library software.
Organizational skills required to schedule classes, small groups and prioritize concurrent tasks and deadlines.
Interpersonal and communication skills required to assist staff and students with the use of the library, conduct research, give and receive information, respond to inquiries, interpret library policies and monitor and ensure appropriate behaviour in the library.
Writing skills for the purpose of writing correspondence and reports.
The ability to exercise tact, judgment and diplomacy when dealing with staff, students, parents and the public.
The ability to work in both English and French is preferred.

The qualifications and knowledge outlined above would normally be obtained through completion of a Library Technician Diploma from a recognized community college, and 1-2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a Repost. ESP members have already been considered. This vacancy is available to all qualified applicants and shortlisted accordingly.

Evaluation & Assessment: In accordance with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board's Administrative and Support Staff Selection Process, the evaluation and assessment of candidates will be completed using the following four (4) identified areas of performance: Organizational and Management Skills, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, and Knowledge and Practice, as they relate to the duties, qualifications, knowledge and education outlined above.

Persons with disabilities: If you require an accommodation in the interview process, please send an email noting the competition number (job code) to

Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact