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Duke University Health System Job Description


DUHS

LIBRARY ASSISTANT


Job Title: LIBRARY ASSISTANT
Job Code: 4085
FLSA: N
Job Level: B1
Revised Date: 06/27/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: No

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General Description of the Job Class

Perform clerical duties and routine library assignments related to the ordering, receiving, cataloging, circulating and maintenance of library materials such as books, reports, periodicals, serials, abstracts, indexes, manuscripts, slides and microfilm.

 

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Prepare, post, search, verify, file and maintain a variety of manual and electronic records required for ordering, receiving and circulation of library materials.

Issue, display, duplicate, renew and receive materials at Circulation Desk as required; maintain records and files on circulating material.

Assist patrons in the use of library materials and facilities; advise patrons of library policies and regulations.

Perform routine library assignments involved in searching records for catalog copy, preparing bibliographies and book lists, and maintaining card catalogs and book shelves. Operate office machines to include typewriters, duplicating equipment, electronic data terminals and adding machines.

Assume responsibility for operation of a public service department on a limited basis during evening and weekend shifts.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education:

Work requires training and education sufficient to provide a knowledge of rules of general English and math and communications needed to support various library areas, e.g. circulation, ordering, etc. normally acquired through a high school education.

 

Experience:

N/A

 

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

N/A

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

N/A

 

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level 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 total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.