Library Technician – Computer Lab

City of Longmont

Longmont, CO

Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 1st, 2024


$25.82 to $28.69 per Hour   Calculate


Longmont, CO


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Minimum Education

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Library Experience

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Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

20240146 Library Technician – Computer Lab

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled


Department: Recreation, Golf, Library, & Culture

Division: Library

Hiring Range: $25.82 - $28.69/hour

Flexible schedule with the need to work Tuesday nights and 1 Saturday a month.

Regular ¾ time with Benefits

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Sick, Vacation at start of employment, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance.

Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

Open Until Filled positions may close without advance notice. To be considered, please apply as soon as possible.


Provide reference assistance to customers in the adult, computer, audio/visual, or periodicals services areas, and provide administrative and/or technical tasks in support of Library functions including cataloging, acquisitions, inspections of incoming materials, circulation, or computer and software maintenance. 

Principal Duties:

·Assist library patrons at public desks in assigned department; interviews patrons by telephone or electronic media (e.g. email, chat, text or instant messaging) or in person responding to service requests.

·Locate information in assigned area using electronic databases and resources, print library materials, the Internet, or other tools.

·Recommend resources for purposes of education, information, or recreational reading.

·Accompany patrons to the appropriate resources and instruct / assist patrons in the use of library resources both printed and computer based.

·Assist patrons with their devices and technology including tablets, smart phones, laptops and personal computers for the purposes of accessing electronic library materials.

·Provide software/hardware instruction and support to users with a wide variety of computer skill levels.

·Oversee the work of lower-level staff and volunteers in area of assignment including assigning routine duties, providing instruction, and assisting in the Library’s training process.

·Provide general administrative and technical support related to various Library functions and customer services.

Depending upon assignment, may perform these Essential Duties:

·Catalog library print and non-print materials.  Create and update bibliographic records.  Stay abreast of changes in Library of Congress subject headings and Dewey system classification numbers.

·Perform word processing, data entry, or other routine administrative tasks in support of library divisions.

·Assist in the processing of new library materials, enter data related to the ordering, receiving and invoicing of new library materials.

Working Environment:

Work is done in a standard library environment, which includes exposure to dust. Work requires standing, walking, bending and stooping, use of hands to make repetitive grasping motions, light lifting of up to 15 pounds, pushing and pulling of book carts, and sufficient vision to clearly read book labels. May require climbing at least two steps on a ladder or step stool and reaching above shoulder level. Work requires repetitive motion to enter data on keyboard.  Schedule requires availability on weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  Work frequently involves confidentiality, reasoning, problem solving, and attention to detail.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university and two or more years of clerical and/or technical experience in a public library or area related to specific assignment. Special Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Intermediate/Advanced proficiency preferred. Performance at this level requires advanced customer service skills, knowledge of library operations, and sufficient knowledge to provide competent reference assistance. 

We’re committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. The City may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications, and encourages all candidates to apply and help us achieve our goal of creating an inclusive and equitable workplace.


The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at Resumes will be accepted in lieu of the full City Application; however, they must be submitted via the City application site for consideration. Open Until Filled positions may close without advance notice. To be considered, please apply as soon as possible. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

The City of Longmont is an equal opportunity employer. The City affirms its commitment to diversity and to complying with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment. The City will not discriminate against any person in recruiting, examining, appointing, hiring, training, placement, termination, layoffs, recall, transfer, leave of absence, promoting, compensating, retaining, disciplining, or any other personnel action on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, except when any of these categories constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., an actual qualification for performing a job).  If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements.



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