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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Library Asst
Position Classification Code: R4043
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 04
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under direct supervision, performs defined tasks and/or services comprising one or more components of a library operational unit. Provides technical support and assistance in the performance of routine library duties in one or more library specializations, such as circulation, reference, archives, technical services, and collection maintenance.
Standard Duties:
Provides guidance and assistance to patrons regarding general and specific information about the library and library resources. With minimal supervision, performs and/or oversees routine tasks, utilizing automated database systems, to include materials check-in, circulation, searching, ordering of materials, and/or copy cataloging. Resolves routine operational problems and provides first-level troubleshooting of relevant library systems. Assists higher level staff and librarians with basic reference services; staffs public service desks, providing customer service and assistance. Carries out and communicates policies pertaining to unit services, operations, and activities. Assists with collection maintenance activities and projects as appropriate. May lead, guide, and train student employees, set work schedules, and ensure compliance with established procedures for a specific activity within a library unit. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general library procedures and policies; Knowledge of automated library functions.
Skill in following directions accurately.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-