Position Title:              Information Technology Program Coordinator

Location:                     based at the Swift Current Branch, with travel to rural libraries

Start Date:                   May 1, 2019

Rate of Pay:                 $17.22 (step 1 – pay band 10)

Term:                          Temporary (Maternity Leave)

Job Description:


The Information Technology Program Coordinator is responsible for creating, promoting and implementing information technology based programs throughout the region, as well as providing training and programming ideas for staff in the region’s branches. The position is divided as such:  60% in Swift Current branch; 40% for the rural branches.

Reporting relationships:

This position reports directly to the Manager, Swift Current Branch, and consults with the Rural Branch Manager on rural branch activities.  Communication should occur regularly with the Swift Current Branch Manager through the design of a monthly calendar outlining events, which is then communicated to the Rural Branch Manager.

Job performance evaluation is the duty of the Swift Current Branch Manager with input from the rural branches through the Rural Branch Manager.

Representative Duties:

  • Plans, prepare and leads technology-based programs for all ages of patrons (children, young adults, adults, and seniors)
  • Conducts one-on-one technical help sessions as requested
  • Operates 3D printer and guides patrons on how to create successful designs
  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting to CRL staff and Overdrive patrons
  • Provides special technology programming for rural branches
  • Provides outreach technology programming within the community, for example to youth groups, senior’s centres, and other groups


These duties may change according to the needs of the branch.


  • Post-Secondary training in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in public library programming, teaching, or equivalent experience
  • Thorough knowledge of current technologies and devices
  • Prior experience with 3D printers, basic coding, eBooks & eReaders, and other makerspace equipment like vinyl cutters, laser cutters, design software, green screen technologies, etc., is desirable
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiar with Internet and online databases, strong information finding abilities, comfortable and eager to learn new technologies
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must complete Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector screen, including Safe Places Certification
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Hours per week: 37.5 – Some evening and weekend shifts will be required.

Please apply in writing outlining your qualifications and experience to Andrea McCrimmon, Manager, Swift Current Branch, at amccrimmon@chinooklibrary.ca on or before April 7, 2019.