• Seasonal Part-Time Web Receiving Associate

    Location US-NY-Manhattan
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Part-Time Temporary
    SASBRS SASB Retail Shop
  • Overview

    The Library Shop at the New York Public Library is a one-of-a-kind store created for book people. The design of the shop -- 1,100 square feet -- separates it into two distinct rooms: one for books (children and adults), journals, souvenir items, and literary totes and tees; and one for jewelry and accessories, desk and other book-related gifts including proprietary products ranging from bookends to ornaments.  Its 4,000 plus hand-selected items make the Library Shop a destination for tourists from around the world, and between 1,500 and 2,000 items are sold each day.


    The Library Shop is seeking a Seasonal Part Time Web/Receiving Associate who can quickly and efficiently process web orders and assist in receiving.

    Principal Responsibilities

    • Quick to learn and become familiar with shop inventory to be able to pull product from stock room and shop for web orders
    • Process orders in Shopify and Celerant for payment and fulfillment
    • Pack orders to be shipped to customers including gift wrapping
    • Help to check in deliveries against packing slips and purchase orders and report any discrepancies
    • Price and occasionally package merchandise
    • Perform related duties as required

    NYPL Core Values

    • Helpful
    • Resourceful
    • Curious

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to perform detailed and repetitive work accurately and neatly
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Demonstrated reliability and flexibility
    • Demonstrated computer and related technology skills
    • Experience working in a retail environment preferred
    • Organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to perform repetitive tasks without losing focus
    • Visual memory

    Work Environment

    Office setting

    Physical Duties

    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for long periods of time
    • Ability to bend and lift objects on a daily basis


    21-25 hours per week

    Union / Non Union

    Non Union


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