State of Washington Classified Job Specification
LIBRARY & ARCHIVES PARAPROFESSIONAL 2
Class Series Concept
See LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES PARAPROFESSIONAL 1.
Independently performs routine paraprofessional library and/or archival tasks and services.
This is the journey level of the series. Positions work under general supervision exercising some judgment regarding the rules and procedures to follow or the materials or equipment to use.
Unusual or complex problems are brought to higher-level staff to resolve.
Provides courteous, effective, and timely customer service;
May supervise, lead, train, and direct the work of lower level staff, student employees, volunteers, or interns.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: library or archives functions, practices and procedures.
Ability to: interact courteously with customers; direct the work of others; communicate effectively; work in a team environment; use and explain information tools and services.
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.
High school graduation or equivalent and one year of experience in the functional operations of a library or archives. Equivalent education or experience will substitute.
Class Specification History
New class, consolidates 4375 Library Materials Conservation Technician, 4327 Library Technician III; 25050 Library Information Assistant, adopted January 1, 2006.
Revise class. General revision; adopted May 10, 2007 effective July 10, 2007.
Salary adjustment; revised definition, typical work, knowledge and abilities; desired qualifications; and added distinguishing characteristics; adopted June 13, 2019; effective July 1, 2019.