The New York Public Library Library Page - Collections Processing Book Ops in Long Island City, New York

This position will be schedule for 19 our per week during normal business hours (Monday- Friday 8:30-5:00PM)

Under the direction of a Page supervisor, Library Pages work a maximum of 19 hours per week and are responsible for a variety of tasks within the library, including:

  • Retrieving and shelving print and non-print materials.

  • Shelf reading and helping maintain the organization and general appearance of the library.

  • Preparing and processing new material for circulation.

  • Providing basic assistance to patrons on the use of computers and other technology or software.

  • Preparing the library for opening and/or closing by performing such assignments as rearranging/ straightening chairs and tables, picking up materials for shelving, and replenishing depleted supplies. (e.g. pencils, pads, printer and photocopy paper)

  • Photocopying and messenger work.

  • Assisting with library programs and outreach initiatives.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • Accountability and Professionalism

  • Customer Service

  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Current enrollment in an approved degree program at an accredited educational institution.

  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationships.

  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail, speed and accuracy in carrying out duties.

  • Ability to sort efficiently in alphabetic, numeric or alphanumeric order.

  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, the Internet and e-mail programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team and on independent projects -Demonstrated flexibility and reliability.

  • Customer service experience preferred.

  • Hourly rate- $9.15 per hour.

  • This position is located in a research library.

  • This position requires frequent lifting and carrying of library materials; pushing and pulling of book carts; and frequent stooping and reaching.

USD $11.00/Hr.

19 hours per week

Non Union

ID: 2017-9872

Department: LOG, Logistics

External Company Name: New York Public Library

External Company URL: www.nypl.org