Summer Student Library Assistant - Technology

Terms of employment: 
Job Category: 
Information Technology and Internet
Position Location: 
Fort Frances
Job Description (upload): 
Job Description: 


Technology Programming

  • Plans, promotes, and implements technology programming in the Library and the community
  • Work with established community partners to offer joint programming
  • Write a final work report detailing their activities
  • Offer one-on-one technology appointments to community members


General Duties

  • Performs circulation duties as necessary; checking out library material, discharging items, processing and renewing member registrations, shelving returned material, shelf-reading, taking hold requests, collecting fees and fines, taking registrations for programs, booking meeting rooms, assisting with photocopying, faxing and printing
  • Instructs and assist library patrons in the use of the internet, numerous software applications, online databases, and downloaded content
  • Troubleshoots a variety of personal electronic device problems for patrons including smartphones, tablets, and laptops
  • Responds to patron questions and situations in accordance with library policy and in a manner to enhance the reputation of the library as a public service organization
  • Assists patrons in locating material and information in the library, on the internet, and in the Library’s e-Resources
  • Assists individuals and groups utilizing conferencing and presentation equipment; as well as providing assistance with adaptive technology and software
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and supports library goals and objectives
  • Obligated to protect the privacy of library patrons who may be borrowing material dealing with confidential issues
  • Print 3D models using the 3D Printer for patrons as a part of the Quick Print service model
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Between the ages of 15 and 30
  • A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or has been conferred refugee protection
Close date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Mailing address: 

Nadine Cousineau,

Interim CEO, Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre

601 Reid Avenue

Fort Frances, ON P9A 0A2