DATE ENTERED: July 23, 2018
POSITION: Library Technician
LOCATION: City of Radford, Radford, VA
APPLY BY: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM


Library Technician – The City of Radford is seeking a Full Time Library Technician.  The Library Technician performs intermediate paraprofessional work assisting in the delivery of services within the Radford Public Library and work is similar to that of a Branch Manager.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Library Director.  Primary duties involve supervising, training and scheduling frontline staff to deliver services to the public; assisting patrons with library resources and the use of library equipment; supervising community sentence workers; and providing outreach, outside programming and presentations within the community.

Other duties include some purchasing and acquisition, planning and conducting programs and activities to various ages, processing materials, providing reference and reader’s advisory services; assisting in the development of the collections; supporting and enforcing City and Library Policies and Procedures and general tending to the facility.

General knowledge of library principles, methods and practices is preferred including familiarity with library automation and information technology; general knowledge of the theory and objectives of library service; good communication, interpersonal and literacy skills including the ability to speak and write clearly and interact positively with the community.  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in liberal arts or related field and considerable experience in library work is preferred.  This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently and negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Library work is physical and requires stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing and lifting. Minimum Salary: $34,452.00.  Applications may be obtained on the City’s website, www.radfordva.gov and returned to 30 W. Main Street, Radford, VA 24141 in person or by mail or email Elizabeth Sensabaugh at [email protected].  Application deadline is Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  The City of Radford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.