Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Library Technical Assistant Resume

Library is the best place if you are looking out for something that could help you in expanding your thoughts, and exploring an unknown territory in your field of interest. You just need to know how and what to search to fulfill your wants. Here, the library technical assistants are the right people that can guide you in your quest. The term 'technical' is used because almost all the libraries whether it is a school, public, academic or special, have latest and improved technology that helps the library technical assistants in handling their work efficiently. A certificate or an associate degree is preferred at the time of applying, if you are writing the library technical assistant resume for bigger libraries.

The reason for sending the library technical assistant resume is to let the hiring managers know that you have the ability to assist the librarians in acquiring, preparing and organizing informative materials for the readers’ use. The job title also include assisting the library users in finding or locating the right resources for their needs, and managing daily activities of the library. Further, the duties and responsibilities would depend on the scale of the library. You will also have to follow the directions of the librarians. Hence, the library technical assistant resume should highlight your readiness to receive and implement suggestions provided by your superiors.

As a library technical assistant, you also have to satisfy questions put forward by the patrons, or pass them to the librarian in case the requests are out of your control. This needs good understanding about people’s taste and maturity about how and when to disclose certain things. Including this skill in the library technical assistant resume would attract the readers’ attention. Here is one sample resume that is ready to use by copy and paste.

Sample Library Technical Assistant Resume

Kimberly D. McGlothlin
567 Harron Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (443) XXX-2574
Email: kdmcglothlin@topsampleresume.com


I would like to seek a library technical assistant position to help the employer in daily operations of the library with my excellent customer service skills.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Knowledge to acquire, handle and maintain library materials
  • Experienced in working with library database system
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service and coordination skills
  • Professional in following direction and instruction of librarians
  • Knowledge of administration and technical aspects involved with library works
  • Remarkable information management and time-management skills
  • Ability to research and locate informative resources on customers’ requests

Work Experience

Library Technical Assistant
ABC Public Library, Baltimore, MD
2009 – Present
  • Assist the librarian in collecting and preserving informative materials, including audio, video tapes and CDs
  • Help patrons in locating resources
  • Implement library programs as instructed, and supervise work of staff working at lower level
  • Code and catalogue library resources
  • Order and negotiate the book binding rates with the vendor
  • Prepare monthly bills and collect fees from library users
  • Maintain a database of materials available in the library
  • Arrange for papers needed for approving library loan requests
  • Provide library materials on rent to groups such as periodicals, books, videotapes and other materials
  • Find readers’ interest and research to collect materials
  • Use the electronic circulation systems for issuing and collecting library books
  • Scan the material and patrons’ identity card at the time of issuing
  • Inform, stamp or print a receipt informing the borrowers about the due date they have to return the books
  • Perform bookkeeping and administrative work of the library
Library Technical Assistant
St. Xavier’s High School, Baltimore, MD
2007 – 2009
  • Assisted librarian, teachers and students in locating resources
  • Organized computer training programs for library staff
  • Updated the data information systems of the school library
  • Sorted returned books on the shelves category wised
  • Entered students’ and teachers’ information in the computer system to ease the book issue and collection
  • Researched and purchased the library materials from right resources

Associate Degree in Liberal Arts
Community College, Baltimore, MD


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If you love books and enjoy reading, you can both earn and pursue your interest by choosing a library career. So, whenever you come across any job opening, re-format this library technical assistant resume and help in presenting yourself different from others.


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