Job Description - Assistant, Library
Description View created on 07/25/2014

Assistant, Library

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 4
Job Title ID: 182503
Job Series/Job Family: Instructional Technology Series / Library Family

Reports To

Head Librarian

Job Purpose

Assist patrons and perform all circulation desk functions and other procedures in a highly automated, dynamic and diverse, customer service and teamwork-oriented environment.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Performs library services and procedures including checking-in, checking-out, sorting and shelving items, checking book drops, logging-on computers, and opening/closing library.

  2. Assists patrons with directional questions, equipment use, and updating patron information.

    Reconciles money collected from library fines and fees.

  3. Updates and maintains patron, periodicals and reserves records.

  4. Performs stack maintenance such as shelving, shelf reading, shifting and inventory.

  5. Processes and maintains one or more of the following: reserve materials and files, periodicals, the fines and fees process, records daily library statistics, and others such as minor edits and status changes to library records.

  6. Monitors and troubleshoots problems with copiers, printers, and the security system.

  7. Assists the Head Librarian in promoting and implementing library safety and security in coordination with the Senior Library Assistant.

  8. May assist with inventories, maintains circulation desk supplies. Picks up, sorts and delivers mail.

    Participates in special projects as needed.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Other

     Preferred

Safety