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Library Support Assistant

Library Support Assistant—Job Standard

Job Family: Administrative Support
Series: Library Support
Job Code: 2081
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This title is part of a career progression within the Business Support Series consisting of Library Support Assistant.


Job Overview

Perform routine collections maintenance functions in support of the University library system

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform routine collections maintenance functions in support of the University library system; use detailed methods and established procedures; locate library materials; collect and re-shelve periodicals and books and provide photocopying assistance; receive and check out library materials.

Receive and refer library service inquiries based on a familiarity with library policies and procedures.

Maintain and edit library holdings and adjust item records using automated library system within the framework of detailed library procedures.

Monitor operation of and perform routine maintenance on photocopiers, reader/encoders and microform reader/printer; assist patrons with operation of equipment.

Perform routine binding and make minor repairs on library materials; prepare materials for contract binding to include packaging and inspecting shipments; perform end processing to library materials; affix bookplates, produce call number labels and override bar codes.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma, one year library or related experience, and basic computer skills required.

Last modified October 29 2012 02:13 PM