Job Posting: Part time Library Technician, NewSchool of Architecture + Design, San Diego, CA

The Library Technician works closely with the Librarian, University administrative staff, faculty, and students providing library services that support the University program outcomes. The Library Technician is a part-time position with a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend hours as needed, in support of our students.


  • Provide a full range of circulation services, including patron registration and transactions
  • Catalog, classify and process new materials
  • Guide library patrons in finding and using library resources, including reference and reserve materials, computers and electronic resources
  • Communicate with vendors and verify invoices
  • Organize and maintain print periodicals and reserve materials
  • Work with bursar’s office to place holds on student accounts
  • Collect, maintain and process library billing information
  • Collect and maintain library statistics
  • Design, customize and maintain the library web site, research guides and catalog
  • Repair damaged books
  • Assist in Information Literacy and library instruction sessions
  • Maintain the library in the Librarian’s absence
  • Assist in organizing and marketing events, writing reports and maintaining files
  • Coordinate, train and supervise student employees

May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum one year experience working in a library or equivalent setting (i.e., library vendor or consortium) required; experience working in technical library services preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel
  • Familiarity with library management and web editing software preferred.
  • Applied knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation, as well as sentence and paragraph structure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work well with a diverse staff and user population
  • Ability to follow routine oral and written instructions
  • Ability to provide effective customer service
  • Ability to train and to supervise the activities of peer staff or student workers
  • Ability to think logically
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • General knowledge of institutional policies and procedures
  • General knowledge of library services and their availability
  • General knowledge of pertinent functional practices and procedures
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills including accurate keyboarding.

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