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Library Technician

Competition: 256567

Location

Edmonton Public Schools

Job Type

temporary

Staff Group

Support

Position opening date

October 02, 2018

Position closing date

June 30, 2019

Description

Edmonton Public Schools needs you! As a graduate of a Library Technician program you will be embarking on a rewarding career path that offers opportunities to learn and grow professionally.  We invite you to put your skills to work by joining our team of dedicated staff. As the ideal candidate, you will work independently to maintain the school library and work collaboratively with Teachers to support programming.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are a people person who enjoys actively supporting literacy
  • you are technologically savvy and enjoy keeping your skills fresh
  • curious by nature, you love to work with people to find answers and support learning
  • you are patient and caring with children
  • you inspire a love of reading

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a recognized diploma in Library and Information Technology
  • you have a minimum of one year related experience preferably in a school environment
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Library Technician will:

  • maintain the library collection for both students and teacher resources
  • coordinate book fairs and or guest presenters
  • select, purchase and organize new resources
  • provide one-on-one and small group support to students

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($19.10 - $20.66 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability for staff who receive long terms assignments beyond 25 days in duration or permanent employment
  • 10-month employment – summers off
  • personal and professional growth opportunities

NATURE OF WORK:

  • hourly, on-call work  - up to 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday
  • long term part-time and full-time
  • eligibility to apply for permanent, advertised positions

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting competition #256567, via email to hrbusiness@epsb.ca. This position is covered by a collective agreement between CUPE Local 3550 and the Board of Trustees. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

About Edmonton Public Schools

Edmonton Public Schools is the second largest school district in Alberta, with over 8,500 staff focused on meeting the diverse needs of approximately 99,000 students across 213 schools and education sites. Our Vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow. We inspire student success through high-quality learning opportunities, supported by meaningfully engaged students, parents, staff and community. The District’s cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity support us in achieving our Vision and Mission.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit records check documents.