JOB: Library Technical Assistant, Correctional Institution in Vacaville

Library Associates Companies (LAC) is seeking a on-going Library Technical Assistant to work two days per week (16 hours) for a Correctional Institution in Vacaville, California.  The candidate will be called on to fill-in for vacation, maternity leave, sabbatical leave as required.  Paid training will be provided both for in-service and onsite training time.  The candidate will be under the supervision of the Senior Librarian.  This is a great opportunity to obtain library experience for a candidate either in library school or in an community college with a library technical program. Hours will be arranged by the Librarian with some flexibility available.


  • Provide relief for the Senior Librarian; directly supervise the inmate library clerks in their performance of their duties.
  • Assist in preparing book orders, retrieving books from the mailroom/warehouse and communicating with Accounting/procurements units to make sure books are being processed in a timely manner.
  • Supervise inmate recreational library clerks and the operation of both the book processing and book cart operations; ensuring that requests are filled.
  • Attend training programs on rules, regulations and operating procedures of the library and the institution.
  • Perform special duties as required.


  • Experience as a library technical assistant or clerk preferred
  • Enrollment in a community college technical assistant program or in a university library science program.
  • Good people skills!

To Apply:

Send resume as a Word document to Joanne Schwarz ,, with a copy to,

Please use “Library Technical Assistant – Vacaville #1319”  as the subject line of your email.

Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce.