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Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Dec 13, 2018
Competition Number:
18-162
Closing Date:
Dec 21, 2018, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
Kelowna Branch
27 Hours Weekly

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work in our Kelowna branch. 

Under the general supervision of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor, the Technical Assistant’s primary function is to help build people’s technical skills and bring alive their interest in what technology can do through a variety of group programming, individual training, and technical assistance. The incumbent will work with a variety of clients, such as children and teens, newcomers, seniors, job seekers, and library staff.

Incumbents assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces, outreach activities and library eResources. This is a dynamic role where an enthusiasm for digital literacy and a love of teaching are required, in addition to a strong competency with technology and science.

Grade 12, plus successful completion of post-secondary (college or university) coursework in computer science equivalent to two full terms of first year general computer science courses providing a broad background in hardware, software, networking and coding.

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-162
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-162
Dec 21, 2018
Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

Dec 13, 2018
Competition Number:
18-161
Closing Date:
Dec 21, 2018, 15:00 PM

Technical Assistant
Permanent Part-Time
Kelowna Branch
23 Hours Weekly

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a Technical Assistant to work in our Kelowna branch. 

Under the general supervision of the Reference & Instruction Supervisor, the Technical Assistant’s primary function is to help build people’s technical skills and bring alive their interest in what technology can do through a variety of group programming, individual training, and technical assistance. The incumbent will work with a variety of clients, such as children and teens, newcomers, seniors, job seekers, and library staff.

Incumbents assist with program design and delivery as well as provide tech support for meeting/classroom spaces, outreach activities and library eResources. This is a dynamic role where an enthusiasm for digital literacy and a love of teaching are required, in addition to a strong competency with technology and science.

Grade 12, plus successful completion of post-secondary (college or university) coursework in computer science equivalent to two full terms of first year general computer science courses providing a broad background in hardware, software, networking and coding.

2 years’ technical support experience or formal teaching experience.

Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of modern tools from advanced software to a variety of equipment.

Experience with 3D printers, sound/recording equipment, video equipment, lighting and green screen studio.

Experience with Social Media Platforms.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-161
Closing Date: December 21, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

                         

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-161
Dec 21, 2018
Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst

Dec 12, 2018
Competition Number:
18-166
Closing Date:
Dec 16, 2018, 15:00 PM

Systems Analyst
6-MONTH TERM POSTIION

Eligibility Requirements for Interns

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship.
  • Have recently (within two years prior to the start of their internship) completed post-secondary studies. Graduates of degree or diploma programs from universities, colleges, post-secondary schools of technology, postsecondary institutes and CEGEP. These may be either publicly or privately funded institutions.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status.
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance during their internship.
  • Self-assess as underemployed, meaning they are employed below their level of education and/or hold part-time employments.
  • Has not previously participated in a YES Career Focus internship.

Job Description 

Under the general supervision of the Chief Technology Officer, and in conjunction with other Information Technology staff, the incumbent efficiently operates computer systems in a generalist capacity. This includes the computers, related equipment, and the wide-area communications network and associated systems. This position is responsible for the efficient operation, maintenance and monitoring of the Okanagan Regional Library's hardware, software and website. This involves providing user training and troubleshooting. Will also include responsibilities for the maintenance of the Website, Intranet, ILS (integrated Library system) system and other proprietary systems.

Duties include building SQL reports, monitoring system operation and maintaining records pertaining to these activities. The incumbent assists users to resolve hardware and software problems and will travel to the branches to complete these tasks. The incumbent also recommends changes and enhancements regarding this area of responsibility to the Chief Technology Officer. In addition, the incumbent documents and writes procedures related to work performed. The incumbent is expected to work additional hours as required.

Responsibilities

  1. Participates in the processing and resolution of open work orders. The support system is first priority for the Systems Analyst position. Works at maintaining a minimum threshold of support requests.
  2. In conjunction with other Information Technology staff, performs tasks and monitors system operations, such as system back-ups, executing and monitoring custom processes, SQL report generation, etc. Logs information related to system operations, statistics, crystal/SQL reports, etc. according to a predetermined schedule. Notifies Chief Technology Officer of unusual or difficult problems. Informs others regarding system failures and service interruptions.
  3. Maintains peripheral equipment such as printers/copiers, PC’s and servers. Performs other minor maintenance as required; assists in keeping the computer room/IT van are properly supplied, organized and clean.
  4. Maintains various logs and documentation for system operations, maintenance, trouble shooting and any other reports on system activities. Produces reports on hardware and software failures or any other problems encountered during a shift. Keeps computer documentation up to date.
  5. Analyses and troubleshoots complex problems relating to area of responsibility and keeps Chief Technology Officer informed of emerging problems and recommends solutions, changes and/or enhancements.
  6. Prepares and updates documentation relating to area of expertise. Trains other department staff in their duties as it relates to the successful operation of Information Technology systems.
  7. Attends and participates in Information Technology and other meetings where departmental priorities are decided. Ensures work schedule supports priorities and is communicated within the department.
  8. Performs other duties as may be assigned by Chief Technology Officer.

Branch and Headquarters Support Services

  1. Functions as the first point of contact for Website, Intranet, computer, ILS system and other proprietary systems, computer hardware and software related issues. Tracks and follows up on work in this area.
  2. Creates and monitors a schedule for maintaining and replacing software and hardware within the organization. Warranty RMAs for hardware.
  3. Provides network and system troubleshooting for the ORL including (but not limited to) Track-It inventory, VOIP phone System, wireless and other systems as required. Knowledge of PowerShell scripts for troubleshooting. Creates tickets and communicates with all vendors for bug fixes and complex issues. Consults with senior staff for more complex issues. Elevates more complex Network and System issues to the Network or System Administrators.
  4. Supports headquarters and travels to branch locations for the purpose of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of computers and other related equipment.
  5. Identifies critical spares and appropriate minimum and maximum levels for supplies and equipment and maintains these levels. Makes recommendations about what items are required to be stocked on site versus purchased as required.
  6. Makes recommendations on acquiring new equipment and/or supplies to the Chief Technology Officer

Training and Communication

  1. Assists in training other staff in the successful operation of computer equipment, software, website, intranet, ILS system and other proprietary systems. Builds and maintains FAQ documentation for staff on the intranet
  2. Participates in interdepartmental communication, ORL committees as assigned and department meetings.
  3. Stays current on industry trends as they relate to area of expertise, brings forward career development opportunities for Information Technology Manager’s consideration.
  4. Attends training sessions, workshops and conferences as assigned by the Chief Technology Officer.

Website and Intranet

  1. Researches information related to web site design and maintenance. Makes recommendations to the Chief Technology Officer and Virtual Branch Head on how changes may impact web resources.
  2. In conjunction with the Chief Technology Officer, the Virtual Branch Head and other staff, and following established ORL guidelines, participates in the design, maintenance, and implementation of appropriate web site processes. The incumbent uploads new and modified pages. Knowledge of various programing languages such as MS SQL, PHP and MS Visual Studio etc.
  3. Building interactive forms using ASP.NET and Adobe.
  4. Participates in ongoing projects to increase the effectiveness of website and intranet services.

Working Conditions

Works collaboratively with other Information Technology staff and vendor technical representatives to resolve computer, software and telecommunications related problems. This position demands attention to detail. Errors in judgment or inattentiveness can disable Library operations for a period of time and result in unexpected expenses. Frequently travels to branches and may work in closed areas or on ladders and around electrical equipment. May work alone occasionally but is usually in contact with others. Frequent use of computers for extended periods of time. Often includes long periods where repetitive motion and close attention to details are required. May be required to travel locally, regionally and internationally for career development opportunities

How to Apply

If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references via mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC   V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696
Competition #: 18-166
Closing Date:  December 16, 2018
Start Date:  January 7, 2019

 

 


Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
18-166
Dec 16, 2018
Office Assistant II

Office Assistant II

Nov 28, 2018
Competition Number:
18-160
Closing Date:
Dec 7, 2018, 15:00 PM

Clerical Support
Office Assistant II
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
Headquarters

(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for auxiliary/on-call (no guaranteed hours) Clerical Support staff.

The incumbent acts as receptionist, purchasing and supplies clerk, and provides general clerical support including daily mail.

Grade 12 or equivalent Plus Certificate in Office Administration or equivalent.

Three years full time (or equivalent) in an office environment, including purchasing and inventory experience, and recent computerized office administration using Microsoft Office Suite.  Physical ability to handle heavy boxes.

Please refer to our website www.orl.bc.ca for the Job Description, position requirements and information about applying for this opportunity. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity please apply as outlined below.

Closing Date:   December 7, 2018
 Closing Time:  3 p.m.
Please quote: Competition #18-160

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

                            

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
18-160
Dec 7, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Nov 23, 2018
Competition Number:
Closing Date:
Dec 7, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
SUMMERLAND BRANCH

This position is non-union.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Summerland branch.  On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-158
Closing Date: December 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Summerland
  • Open
  • Summerland
Dec 7, 2018
Assistant Supervisor

Assistant Supervisor

Nov 20, 2018
Competition Number:
18-151
Closing Date:
Nov 30, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Supervisor
Temporary Part-Time - 4.5 Hours Weekly - Sundays to March 31, 2019
KELOWNA BRANCH

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for temporary part-time Assistant Supervisor at our Kelowna branch.  

Job Specification

Education
Grade 12 or equivalent
Plus
Completion of CLTP Supervision Module (or equivalent)

Related Experience
Minimum two (2) years (full time equivalent) library circulation experience.

Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-151
Closing Date: November 30, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-151
Nov 30, 2018
Library Page

Library Page

Oct 17, 2018
Competition Number:
18-106
Closing Date:
Oct 26, 2018, 15:00 PM

Library Page
Permanent  Part Time 
Kelowna Branch
 12 Hours Bi-Weekly   (schedule to be determined)
(This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement)

Duties will include sorting and re-shelving library materials and other related assignments.

The successful applicant:

  • Must be a full time student at an educational institution, and
  • Must have or qualify for a Social Insurance Number

If you meet all of the requirements above, then we would like to hear from you.  Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references, via mail, fax or email to:

Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
Headquarters
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Competition Closes: October 26, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-106

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, however; only short listed applicants will be contacted

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Kelowna
  • Open
  • Kelowna
18-106
Oct 26, 2018
Manager of Support Services

Manager of Support Services

Aug 22, 2018
Competition Number:
18-118
Closing Date:
Nov 30, 2018, 15:00 PM

                                                MANAGER OF SUPPORT SERVICES

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for an innovative leader to oversee our centralized support services that consist of collections, acquisitions, cataloguing, processing and allocation of all library materials. We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan Valley to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border.  It is a vibrant library system, with 29 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees and a service population of over 370,000 people.

The ORL Manager of Support Services leads the entire Support Services team in the efficient and effective management of ORL collections in the service of our library customers. The position is responsible for developing and positively implementing organizational initiatives to improve customer service, and fosters a supportive and collaborative working environment across the Support Services Department to enable agile adjustments to workflow as needed.

The Manager of Support Services helps to develop policy and is responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting data from our ILS databases, websites and external sources to support evidence based decision-making.  As well, they must be proficient in cataloguing standards and processes; budgeting; negotiation and vendor relations; and data collections and analysis. 

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership and human resources management skills and experience in having a diverse group of individuals reporting either directly or indirectly to it with the priority of fostering a great team environment.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Library Sciences required and post secondary courses in management studies preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in positions of increasing complexity and supervisory responsibility

This position is a permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. Please forward a covering letter and resume to: 

Human Resources Department
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC   V1W 3P6
E-mail: jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax: (250) 861-8696

Closing Date: September 4, 2018
Please quote Competition #18-118

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

 

 

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
18-118
Nov 30, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jun 1, 2018
Competition Number:
18-75
Closing Date:
Jun 29, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
NORTHERN OKANAGAN BRANCHES - VERNON, ARMSTRONG, FALKLAND, ENDERBY, SILVER CREEK, NORTH SHUSWAP, SOUTH SHUSWAP, SALMON ARM, SICAMOUS

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Central Okanagan branches.  On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-75
Closing Date: June 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Northern Branches
  • Open
  • Northern Branches
18-75
Jun 29, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Jun 1, 2018
Competition Number:
18-74
Closing Date:
Jun 29, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
SOUTHERN BRANCHES - OLIVER, OSOYOOS, OKANAGAN FALLS, NARAMATA, KALEDEN, KEREMEOS, HEDLEY

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Central Okanagan branches.  On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-74
Closing Date: June 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Southern Branches
  • Open
  • Southern Branches
18-74
Jun 29, 2018
Assistant Community Librarian

Assistant Community Librarian

Mar 20, 2018
Competition Number:
18-48
Closing Date:
Dec 31, 2018, 15:00 PM

Assistant Community Librarian
Auxiliary/On-Call (no guaranteed hours)
CENTRAL OKANAGAN BRANCHES - KELOWNA, MISSION, RUTLAND, WESTBANK, LAKE COUNTRY, VERNON

This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement.

The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for an auxiliary/on-call Assistant Community Librarian at our Central Okanagan branches.  On-call staff work on an “as needed” basis, often covering for the absences of regularly scheduled staff. Download the job description for current job requirements and position details. If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, please direct applications to:

Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3P6
E-mail:  jobs@orl.bc.ca
Fax:  (250) 861-8696

Please quote Competitions #18-48
Closing Date: Ongoing

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.

 
Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Central Okanagan
  • Open
  • Central Okanagan
18-48
Dec 31, 2018

Status definitions

  • Screening: Posting has closed and applications are being shortlisted.
  • Interviewing: Short listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
  • Final Process: Reference checking and/or testing is being conducted. A job offer is pending. 
  • Filled:  The competition has been closed.
  • On-Hold:  For a variety of reasons, recruitment activity has been suspended. 
  • Cancelled:  Cancelled.



Personal information collected is used in accordance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The ORL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. As the ORL is responsible for the well-being of its customers, a criminal record check is a condition of employment. Disclosure of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the ORL.

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