Library Assistant III - Technical Services

City of Glendale, Arizona

Main Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 2nd, 2007


$32,913.00 to $52,660.00 per Year   Calculate


Glendale, AZ




Not Required

Minimum Education

Associate's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Supervises library assistants, couriers, pages, other temporary staff, and volunteer staff as assigned. Oversees the serials module of the online public access catalog, including serials check-in and database maintenance; works with serials liaisons at all facilities to order, renew, cancel, and claim subscriptions. Supervises the centralized receiving office for the library system; monitors incoming orders for fulfillment of processing and title requirements; receives library materials into the online catalog; prepares invoice vouchers; works closely with administrative staff to resolve payment issues. Maintains daily contact with numerous library vendors, publishers, and distributors to correct invoices and resolve delivery, processing, and other problems. Supervises mail pickup and delivery services, including library and city couriers, UPS, FedEx, and USPS. Assists in developing, implementing, and revising policies and procedures; recommends and implements new techniques, programs, and services. Provides instruction in the use and operation of on-line computer catalog, CD/ROM, electronic databases (OCLC) and other library resources. Researches and resolves patron complaints and problems regarding library materials and services. Represents the library at professional meetings and conferences to provide and obtain materials and services. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Info & Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the serials and acquisitions applications of an integrated library system, particularly Horizon.

The Community

Located on the Western edge of Phoenix, Glendale is a thriving community with 235,000 residents. Glendale is a convenient 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The city is known for its excellent educational and medical institutions, beautiful neighborhoods and a diversified economic base. As Arizona's fifth-largest city and home to the 2008 Super Bowl, Glendale offers a wide variety of amenities including the famous Historic Downtown shopping district, legendary special events and festivals, museums and cultural attractions, and a growing number of professional sports facilities. Glendale’s stadium opened in Fall of 2006 as the most modern facility in North America. It is home to the Arizona Cardinals and the Fiesta Bowl, and features a retractable roof and rollout grass field.

HR Info

For an application and more information please visit our website at EOE.

Posted Jan 17, 2007