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Library Service Assistant 3
Library Service Assistant 3

Library Service Assistant 3

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Reporting to the Support Services Supervisor, you will order, receive, and invoice new library materials, as well as monitor vendor-supplied MARC bibliographic records, or add new MARC records when vendor cannot supply.

As the Support Services Technician, you will:

  • Ensure the correct receipt of new adult, young adult, and juvenile print and audio-visual materials.
  • Maintain the Integrated Library System (ILS) database (Horizon/SirsiDynix) by importing vendor-supplied MARC bibliographic records.
  • Submit orders electronically for adult, young adult, and juvenile print and audio-visual materials.
  • Perform original or copy cataloguing of designated materials or specialty collections.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the ILS database.
  • Perform other duties consistent with the classification as assigned.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Library Technician Diploma (2 year).
  • Working knowledge of standard cataloguing, classification, and authority rules and standards, such as RDA, DDC, MARC, and LCSH.
  • Knowledge of the SirsiDynix Horizon ILS and its cataloguing module would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to use web-based tools and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability in basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to type 40 w.p.m.
  • Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with minimum direct supervision.
  • Ability to follow procedures while remaining flexible to ongoing revisions of standards and library procedures.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 20 kg
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other staff members and library suppliers.
  • Knowledge of the French language would be an asset.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • A Police Information Check (Vulnerable Sector) Satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidates(s), at their expense. To obtain a Police Information Check please visit
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position (i.e. Must be able to lift boxes and equipment weighing 20-25 pounds, and set up tables and chairs in meeting rooms)
  • The successful applicant will be required to complete job specific training required for this position as directed.


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented