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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Library Assistant 3
Classification Code 43600
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Library Assistant 3
Position Number 130970
Pay Grade 6
Department Library Administration - 26000
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to work productively and efficiently in conformity with departmental standards and procedures. Working knowledge of AACR2, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Headings, MARC formats and OCLC and KetNotis online cataloging systems. Ability to accurately follow detailed instructions and work independently or with minimal supervision. Ability to perform complex tasks with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to work in a changing environment. Computer knowledge and skills.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma, 1-2 years of college preferred 1-2 years minimum library experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date September 1997

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Catalog new books, utilizing both online systems, OCLC and Key Notis.

Catalog new books- member records.

Add copies to Notis records.

Create LC call numbers for fiction books in the Dewey collection, edit and export records and process books.

Catalog “Download and link” books brought from Circulation.

Export new records over “wrong records downloaded” into KeyNotis system.

Withdraw duplicate copies, damaged and mutilated books.

Proof other staff’s work.

Reclassify the Dewey Decimal collection into Library of Congress.

Type order cards and fund slips for books being ordered.

Search departmental lists through KeyNotis for holdings.

Utilize books in Print Plus for information needed to type book orders.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

Process books- apply spine labels, label protectors, call number on title page, stamp and treat for security system.

Maintain and save file in OCLC.

Assist in yearly book census.

Repair damaged books.

Attend workshops to learn more about computer systems housed in the library.

Assist with authority control by searching OCLC, printing and exporting records into KeyNotis system.

Perform general office duties.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary