Library Technician Resume Samples

A Library Technician is basically an assistant who will help the Chief librarian in carrying out daily tasks involved in running a library. The basic description and tasks are mentioned on the Library Technician Resume as – assisting patrons, performing clerical and administrative tasks, organizing library materials and information, lending books and materials to patrons, sorting and re-shelving returned books, cataloging and maintaining library materials, handling interlibrary books, registering new patrons, issuing library cards, maintaining computer databases that are used for locating library materials, and participating in special programs.

Some essential soft skills that will help candidates succeed in this occupation include – the ability to understand documents, organizing skills, active listening skills, record maintenance abilities, database management skills and knowledge of circulation services. While small libraries may hire prospective technicians with a high school diploma, larger libraries prefer advanced education like a postsecondary certificate or an associate’s degree.

 

Library Technician Resume example

Library Technician Resume

Summary : To become a member of an organization that can utilize proven skills and will promote upward mobility within the organization.

Skills : Customer Service, Sales, Computer Skills, Research, Inventory Control, Money Handling, Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Maintained the firm's collection, of documents and artifacts, including re-cataloging books and upkeep of satellite libraries.
    2. Arrange interlibrary loans with local law firms, and public and institutional libraries.
    3. Coordinates on-site training by representatives of Westlaw, Lexis and other vendors.
    4. Processed the daily mail and updated the mail check-in system.
    5. Processed incoming books and journals; including bar coding material, updated the library catalog and prepared invoices.
    6. Maintained the routing lists and filed routed material upon return to the library.
    7. Provided basic reference assistance, including assistance with Internet and CD-ROM.
    8. Assisted with answering phones and staffing the circulation desk.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration


Sr. Library Technician Resume

Summary : Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications. Exceptional written, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong and decisive leadership qualifications with effective influence, persuasive communication, and negotiation skills.

Skills : Cataloging, Library databases, Inter library loan.

Description :

    1. Grants computer access and privileges to patrons on a daily basis.
    2. Processes requests from patrons to obtain library materials and resources.
    3. Maintains a friendly and cooperative manner towards visitors and patrons when access to perform work order requests as necessary.
    4. Provides information about library resources via phone ane in a timely and professional manner.
    5. Maintains patron accounts by updating information and keeping them current.
    6. Runs reports to analyze library transactions for quality control.
    7. Research Assistant Processes data and transfers information into digital format for retrieval for research staff.
    8. Prepared packets for presentation for internal and external customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Management


Jr. Library Technician Resume

Objective : Over 30 years experience, training, skills and education as an I.T. Systems Technician. Ability to work well under pressure, with or without supervision. Valuable team player.

Skills : Typing, Education Assistant.

Description :

    1. Provided general circulation, ready reference and readers' advisory service according to library guidelines.
    2. Explained the library's regulations and circulation procedures, prepares borrowers' cards, charges and discharges material and handles renewal and reserve book requests.
    3. Reviewed membership files, clears records of overdue books and compiles data for reports.
    4. Aided librarian in determining material to be retained or discarded.
    5. Gave assistance to patrons in physical location of materials using applicable indexes.
    6. Performed installation of hardware, software, telecommunications and all associated equipment within the library.
    7. Served as a troubleshooter in dealing with all ADP equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Systems Administration

Jr. Library Technician Resume

Objective : Professional, intelligent coordinator and business manager with five years in construction sector and several in non-profit organizations. Coordinated the efforts of students and volunteers in various age ranges, from elementary to the mature. Highly organized, dependable, and compassionate leader building partnerships among schools and the community.

Skills : Volunteer Management, Budgeting And Finance, Copywriter And Editing, Construction Office, Public Relations.

Description :

    1. Provide courteous and professional library services for the student and faculty bodies.
    2. Lead orientations of new students, explaining policy, procedures and layout of facilities.
    3. Assist students in research techniques and the use of computer applications.
    4. Maintain, analyze, and report student usage statistics.
    5. Train new library assistants and community service volunteers.
    6. Participate in meetings, serve on committees, and serve at Sowela Foundation events.
    7. Successfully helped Sowela achieve its SACS accreditation and build a new library, expanding its influence and resources.
    8. Skills Used Customer service; computer applications; report writing; inventory; database development;.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Spanish Major

Library Technician III Resume

Summary : Completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Performed routine technical and clerical tasks related to the efficient operation of the circulation desk as a primary service point for library users.
    2. Checked materials in and out using automated system.
    3. Registered new users and entered/updated data into the system.
    4. Located reserve materials and videocassettes.
    5. Verified that students had paid special fees entitling them to use of telecourse materials, calculators, etc.
    6. Assisted faculty with reserve materials and booking of videos in advance of anticipated use.
    7. Provided library users with information about borrowing privileges and circulation periods.
    8. Answered directional questions and phones.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Business Administration

Library Technician II Resume

Objective : A position in a results-oriented company that seeks an ambitious and career-conscious person, where acquired skills and education will be utilized toward growth and advancement.

Skills : Microsoft word, excel, publisher, records managemet, filing, faxing, advanced word,etc.

Description :

    1. Assist in the library tasks of acquisition, circulation, and referencing.
    2. Perform paraprofessional work and any related clerical duties.
    3. Work at the circulation and reference desk, answer phones, and research patron reference questions.
    4. Charge and discharge books, collect fines, renew books, and register new patrons.
    5. Assist patrons in the proper use of the library and its functions.
    6. File and process library items using proper cataloging procedures.
    7. Assist patrons in the selection and location of books, card catalog, and other library facilities.
    8. Compile monthly library usage and attendance statistics.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Mathematics

Library Technician I Resume

Objective : Hard worker who adapts to change easily and welcomes daily challenges. Always striving for new ways to strengthen skills while learning new ones along the way. Quick paced learner who enjoys dealing with the public while working well with a team. Ready to be a new asset and excel in future career.

Skills : Proven written and verbal communication skills in English.

Description :

    1. Alphabetized all incoming books and audio and shelved them in their designated departments.
    2. Processes new patron applications for library cards.
    3. Collected proper fines and fees due to late returns or damaged material.
    4. Assisted in processing and requesting inter-library loans.
    5. Checked material in and out to include audio video equipment.
    6. Occasionally would supervise on the weekend shifts.
    7. Accounted for currency collected at the end of the day and made sure it was locked in the safe.
    8. Sorted all donations, collected and distributed mail as needed and processed new material into the data base.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Library Technician/Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly committed individual with over 15 years combined experience working as a Customer Service, Hospitality, Leasing and Clerical professional. Seeking to contribute my proven interpersonal, communication and customer service skills to fill your role.

Skills : Regulatory Compliance, Teaching, Data Entry, Hiring, Data Entry, Call Center Experience, Administrative Assistant, Training.

Description :

    1. Assisted librarians by helping patrons in the use of online library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials.
    2. Answered questions that required only brief consultation of standard reference.
    3. Compiled records; sorted and shelved books.
    4. Removed or repaired damaged books Registered patrons; checked materials in and out of the circulation process.
    5. Replaced materials in shelving area (stacks) or files.
    6. Responsible for tracking and retrieving long overdue or damaged media items or charging accounts for these items.
    7. Accepted payments for patron fines and made change.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Sociology

Library Technician/Associate Resume

Objective : Library Technician with position within an organization that can fully utilize skills to achieve their business needs and objectives.

Skills : Secretarial, Bookkeeping.

Description :

    1. Daily use of automated systems to maintain current records.
    2. Processed routine actions within the circulation and interlibrary departments.
    3. Daily duties include retrieving, preparing and processing library material received from other lending libraries nationwide.
    4. Monitor the status of all borrowed material.
    5. Track current status of request to borrow while prioritizing the importance of requests to determine level of assistance.
    6. Assured conformance to all copyright regulations.
    7. Drafted daily correspondence with library customers to ensure sufficient timing to time sensitive items.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate's

Library Technician/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Security clearance holding, results focused professional with over five years of providing excellent customer service. Excellent analytical, data entry, and auditing skills. Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications. Exceptional written, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong and decisive leadership qualifications with effective influence, persuasive communication, and negotiation skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel, Customer Service, Cleaning.

Description :

    1. Professionally serves members of USASOC, JFKSWCS, Special Warfare Education Group.
    2. Manages circulation, charges, and discharges of materials; Tracks materials and contacts patrons regarding overdue materials.
    3. Greets patrons and provides directional assistance; Maintains patron areas.
    4. Repairs books and other materials as needed.
    5. Assists patrons by utilizing reference skills to fulfill requests for research assistance.
    6. Processes all new media and reading material to ready for proper shelving.
    7. Manages, sorts, records, and disseminates mail, periodicals, and other items.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MBA

Library Technician/Representative Resume

Headline : Mid-level career professional with Federal Government experience, specifically working with Library cataloging, digitization, data entry, and administrative assisting.

Skills : Social Media, Event Management, Media Relations.

Description :

    1. Perform regular quality checks on review processes.
    2. Readying carts for Quality Control Specialist.
    3. Sorting reviewed items for transport to next destination.
    4. Process new volumes to add to the collection of books and periodicals for General Collection.
    5. Responsible for approximately 1,100 items processed weekly.
    6. Reviewing item records in LOC ILS for discrepancies or hold request.
    7. Review condition of item for stabilization necessity.
    8. Route each item to the appropriate division if there are issues within one week or to its holding location if there are no issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Library Science

Library Technician Resume

Headline : Seeking a position within an established institution of higher learning to further develop my administrative skills. Excellent team work capabilities and experience of supervising smaller groups and translate this into a professional setting.

Skills : PC, Windows, Mac, Hand tools, Pneumatic Drill/Drives, Grinders, Drill press, Brake press, etc.

Description :

    1. Involved the full operation of our School Library.
    2. Maintained a database of approximately 10,000 books on Follet Software.
    3. Purchased and cataloged appropriate reading material for students (Kindergarten through Eighth Grade).
    4. Installation, personnel training, and maintenance of the computer lab.
    5. Supervision and training of school personnel, parents and students of computer cataloging system.
    6. Coordination of parent volunteers to maintain a well-organized library.
    7. Implementation of a school-wide reading program to encourage recreational enjoyment of books.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Education