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UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification 
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-JOB TITLE:  Library Technician
CLASS CODE: 001255  

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

This is the FIRST level in a series of four classification levels for library services. Incumbents of positions at this level work under general supervision and within established guidelines. Basic knowledge of standard library resources and procedures, as well as basic skill in technology, is required for work at this level.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Enter and update records in VOYAGER, the integrated library system, according to national standards and local practice.

Search online bibliographic records to determine whether the library may already own the item and to verify citations.

Maintain statistics and files. Create, maintain and update circulation records.

Maintain and update local databases on a variety of softwares and platforms.

Prepare library materials for shipment. Receive and unpack incoming shipments. Return defective or incorrect shipments.

Provide prompt, courteous service at public service desks; may administer departmental services during evening and weekend hours in the absence of higher level staff.

Determine user status with regard to obtaining library resources.

Search for and retrieve materials requested by users.

Answer the telephone in an office or at a service desk. Refer calls and needed. Respond to requests for information on library services and programs.

May assist with training and supervision of student assistants; analyze/evaluate workload and schedule assignments.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Specialized training beyond high school.

EXPERIENCE

One year of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

SUPERVISOR TITLE(S)

Various

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)


None

The intent of this document 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.

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