Applications are now being accepted for the position of COLLECTION SERVICES LIBRARY TECHNICIAN for the Lewiston Public Library. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at www.lewistonmaine.gov.
Barg. Unit: MSEA
Status: Full Time (37.5 hours weekly)
Schedule: 9:00am – 5:00pm, some Saturdays required Starting Pay: $17.48 per hour
SUMMARY: The Lewiston Public Library is looking for a fast learner with a high level of computer and technology literacy, working knowledge of Sierra or other integrated library systems software, working knowledge of MARC records and cataloging standards and the ability to quickly learn materials database maintenance procedures. Other desirable skills include strong written and oral communication skills, efficient time management and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Applicants must be able to work cooperatively with local and statewide library staff and showcase excellent customer service while assisting library patrons with reference questions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 8 credit hours in library science preferred.
WORK ACTIVITIES: The Collection Services Library Technician will assist the Collection Services Librarian with the following tasks: Catalog materials in all formats; Assist with maintenance of the Library’s materials database; Assist with inventory, weeding and other collection maintenance functions. Perform the lead role in keeping track of magazine and newspaper subscriptions; occasionally responsible for working/staffing the Reference Desk in the Adult & Teen Services Department.
Submit application, with a cover letter and complete resume, to the Department of Human Resources City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240.
Application deadline is December 10, 2018. Only interviewed candidates will be notified.