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Library Assistant I


This is the first level of a six-level series. Performs basic tasks in acquiring, organizing, preserving or interpreting information resources that support specific library, archives or records processes.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Responsibilities are straightforward and performed within a well-defined, highly structured, prescribed set of parameters.
  • Employees at this level exercise limited independent judgment in determining methods or procedures to be used in making minor decisions.
  • Limited knowledge and application of standard or specialized library systems.
  • Knowledge of routine or repetitive tasks or operations which typically includes following step-by-step instructions and requires little or no previous training or experience or skill to operate basic equipment.
  • May assist in training and/or monitoring of OPS and student staff.
  • Contact may be limited to the unit/department or within Libraries to expedite the processing of materials and information. May have contact with a diverse patron population to provide general information about unit or general library operations and services.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent and six months of library or relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.


To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.