Job Summary

Performs clerical functions and library assignments in the investigation, acquisition, cataloging, circulation, and maintenance of library materials. May provide work direction to designated personnel.

Job Functions

  • Assists in identifying and locating federal government documents. Receives, claims, and maintains federal government documents in accordance with guidelines for depository libraries; maintains files and records.
  • Records receipt of non-periodical serials; records invoice and payment information for periodicals and non-periodicals; initiates correspondence and telephone calls to solve related problems for the serials department.
  • Reviews and solves complex bibliographic identification problems; searches series; coordinates the acquisition of out-of-print materials for the monographs department.
  • Supervises and participates in receiving and checking in of monographic library materials and solves related problems.
  • Supervises and participates in the activities of the discharge room and solves related problems.
  • Performs technical processing procedures; maintains card catalog and shelf list; assists patrons in a branch library.
  • Provides reference assistance and instructs patrons on use of library resources and equipment.
  • Selects materials and coordinates their transmission to the bindery and back into the library system for a branch library.
  • Maintains statistical data and prepares reports.
  • May make work assignments and review the work of designated personnel; may provide training, technical assistance, and guidance to designated personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school degree with two to three years library experience.

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Secretarial/Clerical (Non-Supervisory)

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