Library Technician

Aurora College/Government of the Northwest Territories | Fort Smith, NWT
Full-Time Permanent

Job ID: 23449

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 College Librarian. 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 and information gathering systems and methods. The incumbent will have a good working knowledge of the Library of Congress classification system, RDA, AACR2R, and MARC formats, as well as integrated library systems, information database systems, the capabilities and information resources of the Internet and Microsoft 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 # 23449
Closing Date: March 29, 2023 – 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $38.05 per hour (approximately $74,197 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374.

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.

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