DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a pre-professional position involving responsibility for learning library procedures, techniques, and skills under professional guidance and for successful completion of an acceptable graduate program. As a trainee progresses in professional ability and skills, they may be assigned increased professional responsibilities and some supervisory responsibilities over the work of nonprofessionals. Upon the successful completion of the one‑year training program, the employee is promoted to the full performance position of Librarian I without further examination. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Ability to learn, interpret and apply new information; ability to perform as a team member in the planning and implementation of automation or other library programs; ability to think critically to understand the needs of library patrons and groups and to learn to prescribe information or materials accordingly; ability to carry out library policies and procedures; ability to read and comprehend library literature and research; ability to express ideas clearly and effectively both orally and in writing to groups and individuals; ability to learn rapidly; Skill and accuracy in the performance of technical library tasks; initiative; resourcefulness; good judgment; orderliness; accuracy; tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
7/90; 9/97; 1/09; 3/10; 7/23