Staff at the Library hold a wide variety of positions with varying roles, responsibilities and qualifications. At our library most staff spend at least a few hours each week on our Information Desk, in addition to various tasks related to their core jobs.
At our library, library technicians may be involved in such diverse tasks as:
All our library technicians have a Library Information Technology Diploma. Many of our staff also hold additional degrees, certifications or other training.
Finally, our casual staff (term-limited, part-time employees who usually staff our Information Desk on evenings and weekends) are usually library technicians. We also usually have a few casual student workers to help with shelving books and collection maintenance. These are typically current Library Technician students.
Our librarians and archivist usually focus on tasks like:
Librarians and the library manager generally have a Master's Degree in Library Science. Our Archivist will have a Master's Degree in Archival Studies or History.
And, just like there are specialized collections, we have some specialized staff (both library technicians and librarians) for topics like: