University of Utah Job Description
Completes circulation, cataloging and ordering requests for library patrons and vendors. Follows established policies and practices in conjunction with applying general library knowledge in completing assigned tasks. Performs data entry to order and track library materials, establish records and process library related books, catalogs and general information.
Two years library, data entry, clerical or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Familiarity with a foreign language may be preferred in some areas.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The incumbent must remain calm when assisting upset patrons who must pay fines that they believe to be unjustified. If there are discrepancies in the availability of requested materials the incumbent utilizes their training and knowledge to resolve the problem quickly and professionally. When the incumbent is faced with circumstances beyond their pre-determined authority, the problem is referred to the senior library staff or the Supervisor for resolution.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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