• Library Technical Assistant II

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Full-Time Regular
    PACIRC LPA Circulating Collections
  • Overview

    The Performing Arts Library circulation unit manages circulation operations of an elite collection of performing arts materials which consists of drama, dance, and music books, musical scores, and a vast collection of DVDs and music CDs.  The unit also oversees the Internet services and copy services.

    Principal Responsibilities

    The Library Technical Assistant II performs the following duties supporting public access to circulating theater, dance, recorded sound and film collections of the Performing Arts Library:


    • Provides circulation service and instruction to library patrons of all ages
    • Assists with fines & fees management
    • Processes reserves and incoming library materials
    • Answers questions from the public in person, and over the telephone
    • Assists in planning and implementing collection maintenance projects
    • Instructs customers on the use of Internet, computer applications and other library services
    • Understands library policies and procedures and ensures patrons follow library policies and procedures
    • Performs other related duties as required

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High school diploma;   some college experience preferred
    • Successfully demonstrated work experience in a library or similar institution;  or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Successfully demonstrated public service experience with the ability to work well with a diverse patronage

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong computer and other related technology skills, including MS Word and Excel; ILS skills preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of computer services including on-line searching, social media, and Library databases preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of library resources preferred

    Work Environment


    • Office setting
    • Public library setting



    Physical Duties

    • Limited physical effort is required
    • Lifting up to 40 lbs required
    • May require travel within NYC

    Starting Salary

    USD $32,710.00/Yr.

    Union / Non Union

    Local 1930


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