Auxiliary Assistant Community Librarian (Shuswap Branches: Salmon Arm, Sicamous, South Shuswap, North Shuswap, Silver Creek and Falkland)
(No guaranteed hours)
About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)
The ORL is Canada’s 16th largest public library system, serving over 400,000 people and an area of roughly 50,000 square km. Libraries in the system have won numerous awards, and the culture of innovation and community connection throughout the ORL makes it an exciting place to work.
Under the direction of the Community Librarian, Branch Services Supervisor or the System Circulation Coordinator, the incumbent assists the Community Librarian/Branch Head in all phases of service to the public and assumes responsibility for branch services when the Supervisor is absent for a short period of time. The incumbent exercises some independent judgement within established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices.
As an Auxiliary On-Call employee, the expectation is to provide coverage for the vacation and sick time of Permanent Employees. Auxiliary staff must be available for ‘Peak Times’ such as weekends, evenings, and days before and after holidays.
Education: Grade 12 or equivalent
Related Experience: One (1) year work or volunteer experience working with the public in a customer service or educational setting, ie; retail/restaurant or leading recreation/cultural programs or classes.
Please visit our website for more information and to view the job description for current job requirements and position details.
If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you. Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.
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Library Page - Sicamous Branch
Permanent Part-Time position (year-round)
Schedule is 4 hours weekly: Saturdays 1:00 - 5:00pm
This position is covered under the CUPE Collective Agreement
Are you organized and enjoy working with the public?
As a Library Page, you are working in a library environment and may have contact with the public. A Library Page handles various duties around the sorting and organizing of books and materials on the shelves.
If you meet all of the requirements listed above, then we would like to hear from you!
We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, however; only short listed applicants will be contacted
The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Library Technician for our cataloguing department. 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 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 250 employees and a service population of over 370,000 people.
ORL has centralized collection and technical services, and this position is based out of our Administrative Centre in Kelowna. Our cataloguing staff use a combination of copy and original cataloguing, to ensure all of the material acquired reaches our library shelves as efficiently as possible. The cataloguing department is lead by the Head of Support Services, and works collaboratively with the acquisitions, processing and allocations departments.
We are looking for an individual with experience in cataloguing and classification and authority work. This position works as part of a dynamic team, in a busy office environment. We are looking for someone with excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
This position is a permanent full-time 35 hours weekly. To apply, please provide a cover letter and resume and refer to the attached job description for additional information.
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.