Library Technician

Aurora College

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October 8, 2021
Fort Smith, Canada
Job Type
Annual Salary
$72,014 - $86,015
Hours per Week
Closing Date


Library Technician

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Department Information

Aurora College's mission is to demonstrate leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people.

Job Information

The Library Technician is located in Fort Smith, NT at the Thebacha Campus of Aurora College and reports to the Manager, Library and Information Services. The position contributes to the campus and community learning centres by providing support and assistance in the delivery of library programs and services to all staff and students. The library also serves external organizations and members of the public.

The Library Technician will have a broad knowledge of library and information policies, procedures, methods, ethics and professional standards as well as knowledge of computerized research, information gathering systems and methods, including a variety of information database systems, and the ability to conduct complex Internet searches. The incumbent will have knowledge of the following types of computer programs: information database systems, including full working knowledge of Sirsi's integrated library management system, the capabilities and information resources of the Internet, and Microsoft Office programs. They will also have good listening skills and have the ability to train and work effectively with others.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: The completion of a Library Technician diploma program and two years' of related library experience.

Assets: Knowledge of and experience with college and university level research methods and applications, usually acquired through completion of a university degree.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 20786

Closing Date: October 22, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $37.48 per hour (approximately $73,086. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374.

How to Apply

Apply through the link below to the GNWT Careers website.


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.