State of Washington Classified Job Specification
MEDIA ASSISTANT 1
Using computerized and/or manual systems, process requests and schedule media material and equipment requests.
Under direct supervision, positions at the "1" level schedule and process client orders for in-stock media equipment and materials.
Under general supervision, positions at the "2" level schedule, maintain and control the circulation of media material and equipment; make acquisition recommendations; process purchase orders for new and rental media materials; research materials and coordinate requests with vendors and other sources.
Processes requests for films, video tapes CD-ROM, laser disks and other media materials and equipment for local usage and off campus rental; coordinates requests for projection services; follows-up on overdue requests;
Uses computer applications and software to document and track client/customer requests;Inspects media materials and racks for correct shelving and proper care of collections; searches for lost items; plans space arrangements in racks; initiates request for repairs; Advises faculty and staff of available films, tapes and other media materials; Inspects media materials for defects and/or damage; operates film rewinding, inspection, and splicing equipment; Conducts inventory and maintains computerized and/or manual inventory records, reports and purchase orders; Assists faculty, students and staff in the operation of media equipment; May schedule and maintain a preview program for films and videos; May deliver, set up and operate media equipment such as audio and video playback systems, VCRs, overhead projectors, and film and slide projectors; May perform minor repair to films and video tapes including insertion of replacement footage;
May perform routine cataloging of audiovisual materials; May direct the work of others;
Performs related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Class Specification History
Revise Class (3558): 6-15-73
New Class (3559): 6-15-73
Revise Class (3559): 4-15-76
Revise MD (3557/3558/3559): 7-2-90
Revise Class and Title: 4-14-95
Revised class code: (formerly 3557) effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/30/2017, effective 7/1/2017.
Revised typical work; adopted June 13, 2019; effective July 1, 2019; from range 27 to 30.