Library Technician II, Glendale Community College

$3,916.12 – $4,317.50 Monthly

Glendale, CA

Job Type
Full-time Classified

Library and Learning Support Services

Job Number

8/30/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Performs a variety of specialized technical duties in the circulation, organization and management of library resources and materials. Position may require working evening and/or weekend shifts.

Supervision Received and Exercised

  • Supervision is received by a Library Manager.
  • May provide work direction to student workers.

Work Schedule
40 hours/Week, 12 Months/Year
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists with maintenance, arrangement, cataloging, and inventory of materials collections and equipment as required; prepares new materials for shelving.
  • Assists with the organization and operation of circulation and inventory activities and projects.
  • Identifies bibliographic records by control numbers, tags, and subfields for downloading form OCLC or other bibliographic utilities to online library catalog.
  • Catalogs new materials; searches and retrieves preliminary MARC – format records from OCLC or other bibliographic source; edits records; assigns classification numbers, verifies proper subject headings.
  • Updates records of holdings, title changes, and frequencies of periodicals, journals, and monographs and assigns barcodes.
  • Catalogs, processes, and maintains back files of library donations.
  • Compiles daily, monthly and yearly statistics of all categories of circulating items as well as in-house circulation, daily headcount.
  • Claims missing, lost and not-received periodicals, journals, and newspapers; designs computer-generated reports and publications describing library collections.
  • Monitors, maintains, and prepares reports on book and continuations budget funds via appropriate ledgers, VAX computer system, library system, and spreadsheet software.
  • Searches, monitors, and creates reports on all interlibrary loan transactions and maintains records of ILL activity for the California State Library.
  • Communicates computer system problems involving area of responsibility.
  • Prepares requisitions for payment of vendors’ invoices, maintains accurate records of materials purchased, and compiles monthly and annual reports of acquisition activities.
  • Composes letters, memos, and reports to vendors, libraries, faculty and staff regarding materials acquisitions and availability.
  • Maintains Library Instruction Program records, including student attendance and faculty participation.
  • Assists in the preparation and maintains inventory of instructional materials.
  • Plan and organize work flow in area of responsibility.
  • Provides work direction and training to student workers.
  • Verifies time sheets for student workers.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Library terminology, standard library practices and techniques, and office recordkeeping and bookkeeping methods.
  • Computerized library systems and interpretation of manuals.
  • The Dewey Decimal Classification System.
  • Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC) fields and tags.
  • Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2).
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings.
  • Modern office practices.
  • Word processing, spreadsheets, and database utilization.
  • Desktop publishing and graphics applications software programs.
  • Computer operating systems such as DOS, OS/2, Windows.
  • Basic accounting and statistical principles.

Ability to:

  • Perform detailed and general library tasks accurately and rapidly.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations and policies and exercise good judgment within established guidelines.
  • Answer directional questions and specific queries within area of responsibility.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interact positively and diplomatically with faculty and students in a multi-ethnic environment.
  • Operate, troubleshoot, and instruct others in the use of standard office equipment, fax machines, modems and calculators.
  • Demonstrated ability to keyboard at 35 WPM.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Train and provide work direction to others.

Employment Standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years of library para-professional experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in an environment which requires lifting up to 30 pounds, bending, stooping, and pushing.


Starting salary is from $3,916.12 to $4,317.50 per month depending upon education and experience. Internal applicants may be initially placed at a higher starting salary as outlined in the CSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided may include, depending on the position, family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

Application Process

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:

  • Current resume
  • Transcripts showing degree must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.

Please note: Applicants must attach all required documents to the online application. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as “see resume”) or missing documents will not be considered.

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Friday, August 30, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district may re-open, re-advertise, or cancel filling this position at any time. Additional openings, for the same position which become available prior to the end of the hiring process may be filled by qualified applicants that applied to this job announcement. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.

Selection Process

All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the college for an examination. All candidates will be notified by mail or email of their final disposition in the selection process.

About the College

Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person’s race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans’ status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.


Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.

Board of Trustees
Ann Ransford, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Anthony P. Tartaglia, Yvette Davis and Dr. Armine G. Hacopian
California Community Colleges: The Way California Works

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