Library Technician (on call)

Library Technician (on call)

Côte Saint-Luc Public Library

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  •  Assist patrons with location of library material
  •  Perform basic bibliographic searching
  •  Respond to reference questions while at the reference desk
  •  Answer basic directional questions related to library programs and services
  • Assist users with technology questions regarding e-books and audiobooks
  • Aid in the creation of bibliographies, handouts and displays
  • Perform various technical tasks related to the updating of subject headings of bibliographic data
  • Observe the conduct of employees under his supervision and point out any derogation, and if necessary refer to his superior
  • Provide assistance to librarians in maintenance of collections of books, periodicals, newspapers, audiovisual and other materials including shelf reading
  • Help maintain the physical appearance of the library
  •  Provide basic troubleshooting and assistance with library equipment including microform
  • reader/printers, photocopiers, laptops

Reporting Relationships:
The candidate reports to the Reference & Reader Services Coordinator


  • First or second year student in the MLIS program.
  • Work evenings and weekends (minimum 7 hrs/wk)
  • Basic knowledge of information services technology including the ability to use them
  • Internet and standard electronic reference resources.
  • Basic knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, applications software and interfaces.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and work in a fast paced-environment
  • Excellent customer service and teamwork skills
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Excellent oral communications in both English and French
  • Interest in Reader’s Advisory services and/or Technology/Social Media


This is a part-time position ranging between 7 to 21hrs/week

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should email their resume to the contact below by September 16, 2019
Jennifer Eisman
Manager of Digital learning and Resource Discovery
Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those under consideration.

Download the form here.