Posted: 
2021-10-23
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Toronto
Library Technician

Employment Terms: Full-Time, Contract

Start Date: January 2022

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders who give back to their communities. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills.

The Opportunity:

Branksome Hall is seeking an experienced Library Technician to work in our Senior School Resource Centre.

With strong organizational skills and a proven ability to build a caring rapport with students, the successful candidate will join the Resource Centre team providing a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Supporting circulation, preparing and sending overdue notices and student charges, shelving resources;

Troubleshooting, providing support and answering questions for faculty, staff and students with regards to reference and library technology;

Performing cataloguing with assistance from the Resource Centre team;

Checking in and monitoring magazine subscriptions, materials, etc.;

Promotion of print and online materials;

Performing inventory and shelf reading;Supervising and monitoring behaviour and comportment of students working in the library.Candidate Profile

As the ideal candidate you hold a Library Technician Diploma or equivalent in training and experience. You will also have at a minimum 1-2 years of related experience and should you have experience in an educational institute, that would be considered as an asset. Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

Tech savvy, collaborative, highly adaptable and organized, you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment that is mission-driven, and values based. With a keen eye to detail, you have the knowledge and understanding of standard library procedures, reference skills, cataloguing using the Dewey Decimal system; and understanding of the philosophy of the school library as a classroom and place of learning rather than as a reference library.

You have experience with integrated library systems and familiarity working with online databases and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to exercise a high level of discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism in your work. You bring a positive and can-do approach to problem-solving and achieving results. Strong technology skills, as well as proficiency in MS office applications and Google Suite complete your profile.

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity to make a difference and join a strong community, please visit our careers page and submit your cover letter and resume by November 11, 2021. The posting will remain active until the position is filled.

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit http://www.thinkerswanted.ca or visit our website at http://www.branksome.on.ca