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LIBRARY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

The Library Technical Assistant is responsible for locating and obtaining library materials, maintaining acquisition and financial records, processing library documents and materials, and maintaining

Class Code:

C089C

Job Grade:

GS01

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Assists patrons by locating and checking materials or equipment in and out of library, issuing library or research cards, and providing information and assistance regarding resources. Processes forms and labels for requested items, lost materials, and overdue materials. Researches library records and resources to ascertain availability of materials and provides information to library personnel or requestors by checking computer databases and online catalogs. Processes print and non-print materials by verifying, stamping, or coding material received, preparing labels, indexing information, producing and checking catalog cards, and assigning classification and accession numbers. Reviews invoices and purchase orders to ensure correct billing information, codes invoice with fund categories for payment, and forwards to supervisor for verification. Searches for requested library materials by checking library computer databases and online catalogs Maintains library area by updating card catalog files and computer records, shelving materials, and performing minor maintenance on audio-visual and library related equipment. Compiles statistics regarding processed or loaned library materials and activities and forwards to supervisor. Supervises operations of the Interlibrary Loan unit. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of library practices and procedures. Knowledge of basic mathematics. Ability to understand and prepare written information and material. Ability to research records to verify and update materials. Ability to maintain files and records. Ability to disseminate information regarding library services and resources. Ability to operate general office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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