CD10 - Library Technical Assistant
General Nature of Work:
Performs paraprofessional library work to include cataloging, the acquisition of records and maintenance of circulation files.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Assists professional reference and circulation staff members in serving library users.
Maintains records for periodical replacement orders and claims for missing issues.
Receives and verifies interlibrary loans under professional supervision.
Supervises student assistants and subordinate paraprofessionals.
Annotates new books for a list of new acquisitions.
Corresponds with dealers who handle out-of-print materials.
Establishes internal records and controls involving the cataloging, binding and acquisition of records.
Performs complex bibliographic searches.
Supervises the processing of rare manuscripts, prepares manuscript subscriptions and assists in preparing and planning exhibits.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of clerical operations, processes, techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of modern library organization, research methodology and procedures.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work.
Ability to precisely follow systematic methods of work.
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Ability to type 35 corrected words per minute.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in library work.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and one year experience in library work. An associate degree may be substituted for the required work experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: