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Circulation/Media Technician

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 31, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Librarians & Library Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Circulation/Media Technician

Position Type






Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range


Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Responsible for facilitating and performing the circulation, reservation, and maintenance of all print and non-print library materials.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Library Media Technician Certificate or 30 hours college credits in the liberal arts field are preferred.
  • Experience in customer service or in a library is also acceptable
  • Customer Service skills: ability to communicate effectively with students and employees.
  • Clerical and computer abilities.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and perform work independently.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great organizational skills

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  • Operates and maintains the automated circulation system: input, retrieve and correct all records related to the charge and discharge of books, audiovisuals and reserved instructional materials. Record usage statistics. Registers College patrons, county residents, high school patrons, and participants in special programs.
  • Maintains all print and non‑print instructional material collections: shelve, shelf read, and arrange for repair or withdrawal of those materials.
  • Assist library faculty and staff with collection maintenance and inventory activities.
  • Answers directional inquiries and refer individuals with questions, problems or other business to the appropriate department or location.
  • Operates, inspects, maintains and makes or coordinates repairs to a variety of office and audiovisual equipment such as computer print station, photocopiers, desk top computers and laser printers, the computer print station, library security system, public address system and photo identification system, microfilm/microfiche reader printer, VCRs, DVD players, CL) players, audio tape players.
  • Communicates library policies and procedures to students, faculty members and others.
  • Assists patrons in the use of instructional audiovisuals and equipment, including televisions, VCRs, DVD players, and audio CD players and maintains use statistics.
  • Opens and/or closes the library, including securing and unlocking all doors, turning on and off of all equipment.
  • Participates in all functions of the photo identification program for the library location, manages traffic flow during peak periods, uses hardware and software to produce identification cards, maintain records and statistics.
  • Participates in all functions of the reserved instructional material collection: receive and process faculty, departmental and library materials for use as reserve items; inventory, weed and maintain the collection; create and maintain electronic records for items including print, non‑print, and laboratory materials and equipment; maintain usage statistics.
  • Acquires and uses knowledge of the instructional media collections to assist users in identifying, selecting and using audiovisual materials.
  • Operates the automated library system to provide instructional audiovisual materials to faculty members.
  • Meets periodically with the circulation coordinator and other library staff regarding library operations internally and externally with the College and community
  • Assist in training student assistants in circulation policies.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
  • Performs related work as required.
Job Requirements

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine.

  1. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  2. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  3. A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
  4. Hours are Below (18 hrs/week)
    • Monday, Wednesday (4:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.).
    • Tuesday, Thursday (5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)
    • Saturday (10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have one to two years' related experience? (See minimum qualifications on posting for details)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2

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