The BookOps Logistics Department is primarily responsible for receiving, processing, sorting, and the delivery of all new and circulating materials for 150 branches across 4 boroughs which comprise the BookOps member libraries. The workload volume for the Logistics Department is extremely high. In FY-17, one million new materials were received and processed and over 8 million circulating items were sorted and delivered. These materials are all in high demand and selected to meet the needs of the communities of New York. This service level is a foundation of the Access pillar of the NYPL’s Strategic Priorities. Access is made possible through the full staffing and leveraging of this unit. The unit supports countless projects aligned with reading, learning, and Innovation.
This Collections Processing Assistant II (CPA) serves 3 different departments within Bookops Logistics Operations: Receiving and Processing, Sorting, and Distribution. The main functions of this role are to ensure the timely delivery of library materials to the bookOps member libraries. The major steps that are involved in this process are to receive, transport, process, shelve, sort and deliver library materials in an accurate and timely manner. CPA’s can work across any of these departments.
The essential function for this job takes place in warehouse & office settings. This position utilizes elevators, material lifts, pallet jacks and book trucks to move materials to their proper locations.