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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4425 

Occ. Group: 112.545 

Library Assistant, Music

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in serving music library patrons, maintaining music library records, ensuring that music library materials are properly arranged, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Shelves new scores and recordings and periodically checks existing materials.

Selects, orders, and catalogs new recordings upon approval of supervisor.

Catalogs and shelves tapes of student and faculty recitals.

Maintains listening facilities by making sure equipment is in good working condition.

Provides accurate, relevant responses to users' informational and recreational music library needs.

Checks music material in and out, inspects music material, assesses fines, and maintains records on music material in circulation.

Schedules and directs student workers.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of music library materials, equipment and bibliographic tools.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to communicate oral information in a courteous manner.

Ability to file and type efficiently.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Experience in general clerical work, preferably in a library environment. 

Date         Skill         Eval              
10/1/80       4       413011122

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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