Library / Media Technician

Pleasanton Unified School District    Pleasanton, CA
Job Description
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Pleasanton Unified School District

Purpose Statement: The job of Library/Media Technician is done for the purpose/s of maintaining the District s library/media materials for school sites; monitoring funding/budgets; developing cost projections; performing a variety of functions related to ordering, processing, distributing, maintenance, and inventory of library media center and/or School Library materials and textbooks.

Essential Functions * Coordinates off air programming and videotaping for the purpose of developing Media Center collection and/or providing materials as requested.

  • Inventories library materials, textbooks, equipment, and materials for the purpose of documenting losses and/or maintaining availability of materials.
  • Maintains library collection (books, periodicals, maps, globes, videos, etc.) and textbooks (e.g. checking in/out, repairing, shelving, weeding, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of individual library books, textbooks and materials.
  • Oversees (e.g. ordering and receipt of library materials and textbooks, district software licenses, budgets. etc.) for the purpose of maintaining library collection within defined budget and/or ensuring compliance with licensing regulations.
  • Performs functions relating to email and/or library technology (e.g. help desk, budgeting, ordering equipment/materials, off air video taping, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining District Media Center collections and/or supporting classroom technology.
  • Performs routine maintenance and operating checks on media/technology equipment (e.g. barcoding, physical inventory, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of equipment for school site use.
  • Prepares computerized and manual reports (e.g. collection statistics, budget reports, scheduling reports/requests, renewal information, overdue lists, textbook orders, fines, costs, etc.) for the purpose of providing documentation and information to others.
  • Processes orders (e.g. library books, periodicals, videos, textbooks, films, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining library/video collection controls district wide as assigned.

Other Functions * Assists other personnel for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Job Requirements; Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications; performing standard clerical procedures; utilizing equipment used in recording and tape duplication; preparing and maintaining accurate records. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: elements of library operation; age appropriate instructional materials; and classic and contemporary literature.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment including a pallet jack. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a wide variety of types of job-related equipment In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: working with frequent interruptions; multitasking; working with detailed information/data; meeting deadlines and schedules; communicating with diverse groups; being attentive to detail; and adapting to changing work priorities.
Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and monitoring budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job s functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the Organization s services. Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job s functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 70% sitting, 10% walking, and 20% standing. The job is performed under a generally hazard free environment and in a clean atmosphere.
Experience Job related experience is required.
Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates & Licenses Pre-employment Proficiency Test Library Technician Certificate Continuing Educ. / Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance Tuberculosis Clearance
FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade Non Exempt Classified 14

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.95 to $24.28 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Library: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:25:15 GMT

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