Full Time
Salary: 2016-2017 Full-Time/RBEA Union Position – Category Group III

Job Goal: The Library Technical Assistant works with the Librarians to acquire, prepare, and organize materials and to support students and faculty in finding and using the library and media information as needed.


  • Completed a Library Technical Assistant (LTA) program, Preferred
  • Ability to utilize the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules and Library of Congress Subject Headings, preferred
  • Ability to communicate (written/verbal), make decisions, resolve conflict, and effectively work with staff, students, and Administration

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain the Riverside Brookfield High School Library collection catalog
  • Catalog all pre-printed materials to ensure compatability with our collection, perform original cataloging of all print and non-print materials, and communicate planned or necessary upgrades to the catalog and circulation software to Technical Support
  • Supervise the circulation desk and all resords kept in terms of circulation and student usage – this involves issuing overdue notices, indebtedness lists, and student attendance records
  • Prepare and record books/materials placed on reserve
  • Train, supervise and delegate tasks to student aides assigned to the circulation desk
  • Supervise students using the library to ensure an atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Record attendance statistics for study hall students and drop-in students
  • Manage the circulation desk and utilize the circulation system to check library materials in and out and resolve student outstanding fines
  • Assist faculty and students in locating materials; answer ready-reference questions; guide students in research skills necessary for reports and research papers – may involve searching the online card catalog, online databases, and in-house periodicals
  • Search and request materials from the SWAN database, Virtual Illinois Catalog, ILLINET Online, and other sources for shared materials
  • Assist students with logins and passwords (network, Skyward, Google Docs, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot five computer labs for equipment and software problems
  • Assist with the supervision of students using the library for study hall and/or computer use for research
  • Utilize the computer for library materials circulation, basic computer and printer troubleshooting
  • Assist with daily opening and closing of the computer labs and library
  • Incorporate the Six Pillars of Character Counts: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship
  • All other duties as assigned

To Apply

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Note: Please apply online.