Job Details

« return to Alphabetical Listing

This is a job description only.
To View a Current Listing of Staff/Faculty Employment Opportunities at MSU Click here.

Library Assistant II
Specialized library work involving performance of duties required in the operation of the Library. Some familiarity with the terminology, content, and classification schemes of the collection is necessary. Work of employees in this class is carried on within the framework of established library policies and standard practices, although there is opportunity for limited use of independent, technical, and professional judgment. Employees in this class may supervise other employees.
Aids faculty and students in the use of the Library. Answers factual or directional questions involving the use of standard reference tools and library guides. Assembles and prepares materials for the bindery, and mends damaged materials. Checks in new materials. Maintains reserve collection. Mediates email notifications to delinquent borrowers. Verifies bibliographic entries.
Physical Condition:
One year of experience in general office and clerical work.
Working knowledge of library routines and procedures. Ability to plan and organize routine library assignments on a small scale. Ability to perform complex assignments and record keeping tasks under supervision. Ability to train and supervise assistants in carrying out operations within the area of the employee's responsibility.
Bachelorís degree. One year of college or research library experience (12 hours of applicable Library Science credit from an ALA accredited library school may be substituted for one year of academic library experience).
Additional Requirements:
Must be able to type and use computer efficiently. Research prices, unpack, transport and mark books for shelving. Some moderate lifting required. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last updated 2012-03-21