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Job Requisition Number 003524
Internal Posting Only Open to all Internal and External applicants
(Job Title as shown on the Job Description) Library Assistant I
(The job code is listed on the Job Description) M0137
(Position Number to be filled in by Budget Position Control or HR) 2552
(Position Number to be filled in by Budget Position Control or HR)
Job Type Full-Time
Restricted Funding (Contingent upon continuation of funding) N/A
Job Category Administrative/Staff
Faculty Contract Length (i.e. number of paid working months for position) Other
Department Name Northeast: Learning Resource Center; IRA
Location 8001 Fulton Houston, TX. 77022
Job Open Date 05-07-2013
Job Close Date 05-22-2013
Salary Plan SCL - Secretarial/Clerical
Salary Grade SC5
Starting Salary Range Salary commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Work Hours 8-4:30, Monday - Friday
Job Summary Responsible for carrying out circulation procedures, both automated and manual, and assisting library users as well as maintaining library files and shelves.
(Title of individual) College Director, Library Services
Responsibilities Assist students, faculty, staff and other authorized users regarding library related needs in person and via telephone.
Provide back-up information and reference to library users including instruction in the use of the on-line catalog.
Release and receive library materials, equipment, etc.
Record identifying data and due date on cards to issue books to patrons.
Review automated records to compile list of overdue books and issues overdue notice to borrowers.
Inspect returned books for damage, verifies due date, and computes and receives overdue fines.
Sort and shelve publications according to Library of Congress Classification and other specified filing systems.
Examine materials on shelves to verify accuracy of placement.
Schedule the use of computers, and performs minor maintenance of audio-visual equipment, printers and other related library equipment.
Assist in the training and supervision of work-study students.
Gather, maintain and report statistical information as needed.
Perform inventory of library equipment, furniture and materials, under the supervision of a Librarian.
Perform clerical keyboarding duties as needed.
Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities NA
Budgeting Authority No
Travel Required Minimal
Education Requirements High school or GED required.
NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565.
Experience Requirements One year experience in customer service in a library preferred. NOTE: Part-time experience will be counted as half of full-time experience; for example, two (2) years of part-time experience will equal one (1) year of full-time experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Good oral and written communication skills
Ability to organize information
Ability to work independently
Ability to interact professionally with faculty and students
Computer Skills Requirements Computer skills required. MS Office.
Physical Ability Requirements
Security Sensitive Position
Special Instructions for Applying NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565.
Additional Credentialing Process Requirements Acceptable Evaluation Agencies of international transcripts for US equivalence are listed as follows:
Evaluators in Texas
Foreign Credential Services, Inc., Austin, TX
Global Credential Evaluators, College Station, TX
International Academic Credential Evaluators, Denton, TX
SDR Educational Consultants, Houston, TX
SpanTran Educational Services, Inc., Houston, TX
Evaluators Out of State
Career Consulting International, Sunrise, FL
Center for Applied Research Evaluation & Education,Anaheim, CA
Education Evaluators International, Providence, RI
Education International, Wellesley, MA
Educational Credential Evaluators, Milwaukee, WI
International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Culver City, CA
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Miami, FL
World Education Services, Chicago, New York, Miami
800-937-3895 or 305-358-6688 phone
Evaluations from other agencies may be approved on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Transfer Office(713-718-8535).
Supplemental Documentation Required
Preferences Experience using PeopleSoft preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Criminal History Background Check Notification In accordance with HCC policies and procedures, effective September 1, 2005 all new hires (FT/PT) will be required to undergo a pre-employment Criminal History Background Check which may include verification of employment history of any and all personnel files, education/training records, character references; criminal arrests and conviction records; criminal and civil court records; birth records, citizenship records; vehicle registration records; and any other public records. A pre-employment Drug Test and/or Alcohol Test may also be required if the position has been designated a safety-sensitive position or as otherwise required by state and/or federal law.