STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A13

Class No. 7354

LIBRARY ASSISTANT III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) library, archival, or data records services work. Work involves compiling records, sorting and shelving books, and issuing and receiving library materials. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Provides assistance to patrons in researching and obtaining information from library or archival collections.

Provides informal tours and orientations on materials and services.

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

Enters bibliographic and descriptive data for publications and records into a computer database.

Codes, classifies, and catalogs library materials.

Processes, screens, and directs incoming correspondence.

Prepares statistical, narrative, and computer-generated reports.

Prepares bibliographies.

Analyzes library, archival, and data records to identify, classify, and catalog types of material.

Arranges for library services for specialized user groups.

Interprets policies; explains procedures; resolves problems regarding services available; and takes part in the acquisition of library, archival, and data records materials.

May supervise the work of others.

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 interpret policies and procedures related to carrying out library or archival programs, to conduct library or archival research, to prepare correspondence and reports, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.


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Revised 9-1-15