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Job Title and Grade: Library Technical Services Associate I / SSOD

Job Code: 004611

Date: 6/2010

Job Purpose

Under direct supervision performs library technical services duties related to ordering and receiving library materials that require limited judgment in the application of policies and procedures.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Places, monitors, and ensures shipment of monographs.

Receives monographs, serials, and periodicals.

Provides basic bibliographic support for serials and periodical orders.

Completes, creates, and updates basic records in the Libraries’ system.

Maintains automated and/or manual records; compiles a variety of information and data for reports, studies, and other purposes following prescribed methods.  Examines and verifies for completeness and accuracy.

Prepares periodicals for binding.

Trains Temporary employees.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of library procedures and resources

Ability to process detailed work with accuracy; strong organizational skills

Knowledge of standard office systems including e-mail, Internet applications, database searching, and working knowledge of computer and word processing/database/spreadsheet software

Good interpersonal skills

Demonstrated problem-solving abilities; ability to pay attention-to-detail and follow established guidelines

Good oral and written communications skills

Ability to effectively organize tasks and manage time

Minimum Requirements

Education: High school diploma or GED

Experience: One year library experience

The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.