Pacific Academy | A Jr.K-12 Pentecostal Christian school in Surrey, B.C.

Library Assistant

Pacific Academy is requesting applications from qualified individuals for a temporary Library Assistant position commencing October 30 through to November 30, 2020.


Job Summary

With direction from the library technician, you will be working as part of an innovative team in a high volume library/learning commons. You will be directing students and volunteers while helping to maintain a positive learning environment.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with circulation of library resources.

  • Oversee self-checkout stations.

  • Processes new books including property stamping, affixing jackets, laminating paperbacks, applying barcodes and labels.

  • Assists students and teachers in locating materials.

  • Assists with student supervision.

  • Performs book repairs.

  • Assists with weeding the collection.

  • Assists with pulling unit books each month.

  • Assists with library inventory and generates reports as required.

  • Help supervise and train parent and student volunteers

  • Barcode and process high school textbooks .

  • Shelve library books when volunteers are not available


Equipment Used 

Computers and computer related equipment, photocopier, paper cutter, and other office related equipment. 


Required Knowledge, Ability & Skills

  • Actively and personally support a Pentecostal / charismatic statement of faith

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Supplemented by relevant coursework or experience in a library.

  • Proficient word processing skills.

  • Ability to perform individually and as part of a team.

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to follow directions and organize the workload effectively.

  • Ability to work with constant interruptions.

  • Ability to maintain close attention to detail for periods of sustained duration and to meet deadlines.

Please submit resumes with cover letter to Candidates must also download a Pastor Reference Form for their pastor to complete and submit directly to the email above.