Department – To Be Determined
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
Employees at this level perform functional duties that require the exercise of judgment in the application of guidelines to specific library operations and services (such as the resolution of conflicting information or interpretation of library policies). Employees receive training in pertinent library processes, procedures, and tools.
A Library Assistant typically -
assists with organizing of information (including verifying and/or editing bibliographic information such as name, subject, and series authorities; maintaining catalog statistics).
performs data processing activities (including database searching; responsibility for quality control and verification of database information; maintaining related files and records).
performs interlibrary loan requests (including verifying requests using on-line database and print resources; receiving and processing requests requiring the use of complex information retrieval and multi-language databases).
performs basic query responses and finding activities (including customer service support to users; conducting basic reference interviews; interpreting queries).
assists with reserve activities (including scanning documents; creating paper and electronic reserve records and linking them to appropriate course(s) in course management system database).
maintains patron records and items in circulation.
This position is for current permanent University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees who are working within the Library promotional line.
1. High school graduation or equivalent.
2. Any one or any combination totaling 1 year (12 months) from the following categories:
(a) work experience in a library or equivalent setting or general clerical or office/clerical related customer service experience.
(b) college course work in any field as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent
For more information about this Civil Service classification:
- 30 semester hours equals six months
- 60 semester hours or an Associate’s degree equals one year
Library Assistant positions are benefits-eligible Civil Service positions. Most positions are full-time (37.5 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $16.73 per hour.
There may not be current vacancies in this classification.
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at jobs.illinois.edu and an Exam Request form for Library Assistant. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.
Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.
Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from SHR-TESTING@mx.uillinois.edu and firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information regarding application procedures, contact Ilinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or email@example.com.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.
As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
College Name or Administrative Unit:
Illinois Human Resources
Library Assistant (AFSCME 3700 Bi-Annual Promotional Testing) (101129)
Illinois Human Resources Operations