Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Library Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assist students and staff with use of the library. Check in and check out books. Locate, repair, maintain
and shelve books. Process new books and materials. Answer questions regarding use of library
resources. Assist with audiovisual equipment as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. One (1) year of previous related experience
3. State of Arizona Identity Verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Assist students and staff in locating and checking out books and other library materials.
- Maintain library collection by sorting, shelving books and materials on reading shelves, repairing
materials and keeping area clean and orderly.
- Catalog and prepare new materials.
- Maintain library files and record on patron database by adding, deleting and changing records.
- Order library cards and print notices.
- Prepare overdue book information and reminder notices.
- Prepare billing and collect fees for lost and damaged materials.
- Monitor behavior of students.
- Assist with operation of audio-visual and computer equipment.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

- Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of libraries
- Knowledge of Dewey decimal system
- Knowledge of circulation
- Knowledge of library filing systems
- Skill in repairing books
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

WORKING CONDITIONS:

General office setting
High volume of public contact

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Lift, move or carry up to 25 pounds of books, materials or supplies
Repetitive motion and eye strain through extensive utilization of computer hardware and software
CATEGORY: Classified

WORK YEAR: 204 Days

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Middle School

GRADE: 36

REPORTS TO: Principal

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: N/A

PREPARED: March 2000

REVISED: November 2020

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