Library Media Technician IV

Torrance, California
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

El Camino College


Library Media Technician IV

Req: C1617-057

Division: Learning Resources

Close Date: 07/03/17


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of a supervisor or director, performs technically complex duties requiring a comprehensive understanding of library media principles, practices and procedures and may assist within the different areas of Learning Resources and may require performance of a variety of less responsible duties as a secondary assignment.

This position is primarily assigned to the Library Media Technology Center (LMTC). Responsibilities include assisting students with computer hardware and software, printers, scanners, and other library equipment. Direct students to appropriate Internet resources. Collaborate with ITS and outside vendors on hardware and software related issues. Maintain discipline and order in the assigned areas.



The Library Media Technician IV coordinates, plans and implements specialized programs and departments in the Learning Resources unit, including planning, maintaining an effective workflow, training and resolving operational problems.

The Library Media Technician III classification is assigned a broader, more complex technical duties which requires a comprehensive understanding of library media principles, practices and procedures.

The Library Media Technician II classification performs a variety of technical duties which requires a comprehensive understanding of library media principles, practices and procedures.

Incumbents in the Library Media Technician I classification are at an entry level position. This position assists in routine library-related tasks under close supervision in different locations in the Learning Resources unit.

The Library Media Technician V classification performs at the technical specialist level. This position performs complex, skilled technical work requiring a comprehensive understanding of library media principles, practice and procedures.



Train and provide work direction to assigned personnel, prioritizes and assigns work, and ensures timely and accurate completion.

Monitor, adjust, balance, and maintain day-to-day Learning Resources operation of assigned area.

Research and recommend process improvements to provide timely and more efficient use of resources.

Assist with initiating, planning, and developing library/media projects in assigned areas. Provide training and technical support to college faculty and staff in area of expertise. Intervene and resolve problems related to specific Learning Resources area assigned. Compile, organize, research, and verify information for various records and reports. Monitor overall budget expenditures in assigned area.

Operate office equipment, including personal computers and terminals, copiers, and audio-visual equipment. Perform related duties as assigned.





Technical aspects of field of specialty.

Principles and methods of audio, video, graphics, computers and multimedia productions. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Principles of providing training and work direction.

Methods and practices of thorough financial and statistical record-keeping techniques. Basic math and correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.



Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Analyze situations and adopt effective course of action.

Organize day-to-day operations of specific area.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Meet schedules and deadlines.

Maintain confidentiality of division records as required.



Bachelor's degree in related field plus four (4) years related experience OR

Two years of college level coursework and four years of increasingly responsible Library related work experience may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree OR

Eight years of increasingly responsible Library related work experience may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree.



Library setting.

Extensive computer work.

Long periods of standing and sitting.

Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Move from one work area to another as needed.


SALARY RANGE: $4,143 to $5,316 per month.

Employees contribute 6.50% - 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).



This position is designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through and Friday 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, provide current tuberculosis test results, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire. Physical standards for this position are available for review in Human Resources.



Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date: 1) Online application:

2) Resume - Resumes are NOT accepted in place of any part of the application and you should complete all sections of the application even if the entries duplicate information on your resume.

3) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications if applicant holds one. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date.

If you should need assistance, please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or visit the office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


CLOSING DATE: Monday, July 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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