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
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.
19 hours per week
Department: LOG, Logistics
External Company Name: New York Public Library
External Company URL: www.nypl.org