STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION
Salary Group A11
Class No. 7352
LIBRARY ASSISTANT II
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) library, archival, or data records services work. Work involves compiling records, sorting and shelving books, and issuing and receiving library materials. Works under general supervision, with moderate 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.
Processes new materials such as books, magazines, audiovisual materials, and computer software.
Inspects returned books, materials, and equipment for damage.
Maintains library files, records, and materials.
Maintains and searches databases and other reference sources to locate library materials and to verify authors and titles.
Assembles, classifies, and indexes data.
Instructs patrons in library procedures and the use of library materials.
Verifies that materials are in the correct order and place.
Classifies and catalogs reels of tape, disk packs, and documentation.
Assists in the preparation of bibliographies.
May interpret policies; explain procedures; resolve problems regarding services available; and participate in the acquisition of library, archival, or data records materials.
May set up reading programs and select non-print library materials.
Performs related work as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Experience and Education
Experience in library or archival 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, to conduct library or archival research, and to communicate effectively.
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