EVMS

  • Library Assistant

    Position Number
    1609405
    Department
    Library
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Compensation Max
    USD $15.60/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $12.00/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    Assists librarians and library patrons by performing a combination of duties, depending on which section of the library to which the employee is assigned.

    Responsibilities

    Interlibrary Loan. Performs and maintains interlibrary loan borrowing transactions, records and statistics.

     

    Training and assisting patrons regarding the Illiad system, clearing/disavowing patrons, verifying requests, communicating with lending institutions regarding various borrowing needs and/or issues, matching documentation with invoices and charges.

     

    Various Illiad and interlibrary loan functions such as blocking patrons as expiration date for service accounts come due.

     

    Copyright obligations, bi-annually

     

    Provide backup for interlibrary loan lending.

     

    AcquisitionsOrders, receives and distributes library materials; functions as part of the audit trail checks and balances. Assists and provides backup to the library Office Coordinator as needed.

     

    Catalogs new library material using records copied and edited from OCLC and SIRSI. Checks newly cataloged materials for cataloging usability and processing completeness.

     

    Repairs damaged books and journals.

     

    Sorts and distributes incoming mail.

     

    Circulation. Cross-trained to provide backup for the Circulation Services desk. Checks library materials in and out, sensitizing and desensitizing materials. Renews materials, collects fees and fines, and places materials on hold. Maintains shelves by shelving materials, reading shelves, shifting materials to balance shelves.

     

    Acts as gatekeeper for the document delivery service ILLiad; reviewing and routing to appropriate units all incoming requests, processing request forms, locating, pulling, scanning/photocopying materials, logging transactions, and transmitting/distributing documents.

     

    Provides information and assistance to patrons on the phone, in person, and with access to the library’s resources and facilities.

     

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma plus one (1) year of library experience.

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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