STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A09

Class No. 7350

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level library, archival, or data records services work. Work involves compiling records, sorting and shelving books, and issuing and receiving library materials. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Receives, sorts, and returns books, publications, and other items to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.

Provides assistance to librarians in the maintenance of collections of books, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, and audiovisual and other materials.

Performs clerical activities, such as answering phones, sorting mail, filing, photocopying, and mailing out materials.

Inspects returned books, materials, and equipment for damage.

Maintains library files, records, and materials.

Assembles, classifies, and indexes data.

Assists patrons in locating materials.

May process new materials such as books, magazines, audiovisual materials, and computer software.

May process orders or payment vouchers for library materials.

May assist in the preparation of bibliographies.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in library, archival, or general office work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of library, archival, or data records services procedures; and of electronic databases, Internet resources, bibliographic sources, reference materials, circulation software, and library systems.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software, in electronic programmed equipment, and in customer service.

Ability to answer questions regarding library or archival services or program activities, and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15