• Library Technical Assistant II (Temporary)

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Full-Time Temporary
    ACCSVC Access Services
  • Overview

    Access Services is part of the Humanities and Social Sciences Research Divisions and is responsible for storing, locating, status updating, and delivering materials to the reading and study rooms in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.  The Access Services team partners with the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP) in delivering materials stored in the Princeton storage facility to the research libraries. The Milstein 2 Research Stacks heralds a new way of managing research library inventory and the Access Services team is also responsible for ingesting, storing, and moving those research items to the requested location.


    This temporary position will be starting on October 29, 2018. 

    Principal Responsibilities

    Reporting to the the LTA IV, the LTA II will:

    • Fill reader requests and providing inventory control for research materials including:
      • Physical delivery of items
      • Checking in and out items via the ILS catalog and inventory software
      • Shelving of items
    • Perform public service desk duties at the following service points:
      • Milstein Research Stacks
      • Room 50
      • Scholar Rooms
    • Responsible for successfully checking in and out and making deliveries of Offsite Materials to its desired service location
    • Responsible for materials processing including
      • Labeling
      • Barcoding
      • Preservation stability

    NYPL Core Values




    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience in an urban library setting, a minimum of 1-3 years experience
    • 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 required


    Work Environment


    • Research Library



    Physical Duties

    Light lifting required

    Starting Salary

    USD $32,710.00/Yr.

    Union / Non Union

    Local 1930


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