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Library Professional

Library Professional—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Student/Academic Services Professional
Job Code: 3431
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.


Job Overview

Provide operational oversight and administer comprehensive library services in designated areas of the University library system.

Typical Functions

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

Provide operational oversight and administer comprehensive library services in designated areas of the University library system; use judgment in prioritizing work; develop, coordinate, and oversee implementation and application of library operating policies and procedures; receive, respond to, and resolve specific inquiries and issues pertinent to library operations or collections, which may be complex in nature, within the framework of departmental guidelines.

Oversee library services in designated areas to ensure optimum use of collections and resources in addition to compliance with University and external regulatory standards and guidelines; provide access to library collections by evaluating and analyzing resources; use online catalog and related database systems to create records and cross-reference and index collections based on comprehensive knowledge of library policies and procedure.

Provide reference services, assistance, guidance, and instruction related to library collections; facilitate information retrieval and resource identification for users and resource sharing partners; assist in or  develop library collections.

Develop and oversee records, data, and files; compile statistical data and develop related reports; ensure security and maintenance of office equipment and peripherals in public areas; may implement and administer library acquisitions, budgets and endowments.

Provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelor's degree and one to three years' related library experience required.

Last modified October 10 2011 11:24 AM