Grant Wood AEA logo

Library Associate


Reports to: Media Center Supervisor
Region or Department:
Media/Technology

Classification: Classified, 3
Date:
3/25/09


Job Summary:

Provides access to educational materials for educators. 

Qualifications:

  1. High school graduate
  2. Previous computer experience

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs a variety of technical library assignments involved in the organization and dissemination of educational materials using related library tools and established methods and procedures.
  2. Provides customer service by phone, in person or electronically.
  3. Assists and supports clients using a variety of databases.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Develops and maintains proper and adequate records and documentation in accordance with Agency policies and procedures.
  2. Participates in projects, committees or activities to support the mission of the program, unit and Agency.
  3. Participates in staff development and professional growth activities.
  4. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships.
  2. Ability to function effectively as a team member.
  3. Ability to convey a positive and professional image to staff and public.
  4. Ability to handle information in a confidential manner.
  5. Ability to function within and meet designated timelines.
  6. Ability to work with appropriate liaison concerning operations of the program.
  7. Ability to organize materials alphabetically and numerically and accurately categorize, record and file information.
  8. Ability to read and interpret documents, write reports and correspondence, and apply appropriate mathematical concepts.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Normal, routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, lifting, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that can not always be anticipated.
  2. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  3. Sufficient manual dexterity to be able to operate office equipment needed to complete responsibilities including, but not limited to, computers, copy  machines, typewriters, telephones.
  4. EOE/M-F-H-V