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Law Library Assistant Job Description

Job Series:  Law Library Assistant
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
OCC Group: Administrative Services and Related
Job code: R45130
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 7/3/06.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides assistance to the librarians and patrons of the Colorado Supreme Court library.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Law Library Assistants are distinguished from other law library positions providing support work in receiving and preparing library materials for circulation to patrons, creating and maintaining records of library holdings and providing information to patrons. Their work requires the knowledge of library tools and systems, methods, operations, and practices.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Assists library patrons in finding reference materials, calculating money owed to the library on patron library cards, and assists in the operation and maintenance of the copy machine.
 
Processes the mail including opening and distributing to the appropriate location.
 
Records receipt of new library materials. Pre-catalogs, checks in, and shelves new books.
 
Performs minor maintenance of the copy machine and monitors copy supplies.
 
Responsible for filing and updating looseleaf services of various legal publications. Maintains city and county ordinance updates.
 
Types and prepares correspondence, reports, book lists, and other materials as requested.
 
Provides directional and reference assistance to patrons.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. At times may provide lead function, advice, or explain work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from high school or equivalent and one year of library experience. One year of college course work in library science may be substituted for the one year of experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and frequently perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high precarious places. Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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