LIBRARY TECHNICIAN 2
Pay Range GC12
This classification performs advanced technical duties in acquisitions functions for new collection materials which involves specialized knowledge; responsible for entry of purchase orders and invoices to the acquisitions database within established guidelines. Incumbent utilizes considerable judgment, thereby relieving professional librarian for higher level responsibility.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPAL DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)
input data for
staff in use
4. Input of
Direct flow of
6. Coordinate purchase of supplies, bindery orders and processing workflow for division.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Considerable knowledge of library services, practices and procedures, terminology; considerable knowledge of technical support provided a professional librarian; basic knowledge of accounting principles, clerical record keeping and report writing as related to library services. Skill in: Applying established library techniques and methods, and use of library tools in situations that deviate from standards; operation of automated library equipment and systems. Ability to: Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and use initiative and judgment in carrying out tasks and responsibility; work independently and adjust to priority changes, manage time efficiently; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; develop and document procedures and train other staff; supervise technical support staff; establish and maintain records, reports and statistical data; courteously meet and deal effectively with employees, vendors and the public.
Education, experience and training: Associate's degree in library science or accounting and three years related work experience in a specific area of library services OR Bachelors degree in library science or accounting with one year library experience OR five years progressively responsible work related experience or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OVER POSITION
Work is performed under the guidance of a librarian. The employee works independently in administering a complex area of responsibility and confers with supervisor for professional advice. Discretion is required in applying general goal and policy statements, in development of recommendations, policies and procedures and in resolving program problems. Work is accomplished within a broad framework, with authority and responsibility in area of service. Periodic reviews of work performance are conducted in terms of expected results.
Work is performed within established departmental policy and procedures, automated systems reference materials, data processing reference material, accounting principles, library reference manuals. Employee uses initiative and judgment in independently interpreting and applying guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is performed in a library environment and involves bending, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting up to 35 pounds, pulling pushing, reaching, sitting, standing and walking.