Library Assistant

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  • Post Date: December 4, 2020
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Library Assistant

Renfrew County District School Board
Location: Deep River, Ontario
Posted: December 3rd 2020
Salary: $18.87-$28.59 per hour
Renfrew County is located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley in Eastern Ontario and stretches from the outskirts of Canada’s capital. The Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) covers an area that reaches to Deep River in the north-west, Arnprior in the east and the edges of Algonquin Park in the south.


We educate 9,400 students in 28 schools and are the third-largest employer in Renfrew County.  At RCDSB, we celebrate the unique contributions of each individual. We cultivate an environment that values imagination and innovation. We guide and support our students as they consider the evolving opportunities of the 21st century and discover their own pathways to success.  As a member of the RCDSB team, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment.


We are currently recruiting for a Library Assistant. This position is 35 hours per week, 10 months of the year. This position is located at Mackenzie Community School in Deep River. This position is effective January 4, 2021.


Under the direction of the school administration, the Library Assistant will assist in organizing and maintaining a collection of library materials by using specialized knowledge of library systems and methods. The Library Assistant will also work with and maintain manual and/or automated systems, resources and equipment required to ensure an effective library operation for the use of students and staff. The Library Assistant will provide training on library systems as needed and provide supervision of students as required.


Under the supervision of the principal or designate, duties will include:

  • Assist students and staff with using library resources and specialized equipment and ready reference questions
  • Assist students and staff in the use of ON-LINE and CD-ROM programs
  • Provide supervision of students as required
  • Update and maintain electronic catalog (verifying cataloging information, transferring of records, and editing records to reflect local holdings)
  • Maintain circulation desk according to procedure guidelines
  • Order and maintain all library supplies
  • Library and Information Technician diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Successful experience in a school library setting and knowledge of secondary curriculum would be assets
  • Must work well in a team environment with adolescents and teaching staff
  • Strong organizational, judgment and interpersonal skills are also required
Additional Information
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Online applications will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on December 11, 2020.


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Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest. All offers of employment are conditional upon receipt of a current, original criminal background check which includes the vulnerable sector screening and is acceptable to the board.


Please advise the human resources department prior to the closing date if you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Renfrew County District School Board
Deep River, Ontario


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