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Library Page - Bronx Library Center

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BLC, Bronx Library Center


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Position Description:


This position is scheduled for 14-hrs per week, to be scheduled during Bronx Library Center hours, including evenings and Saturdays.

Principal Responsibilities:
Under the direction of a Page supervisor, Library Pages 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.


Key Competencies:
  • Customer service experience 
  • Teamwork 
  • Attention to detail


Minimum Qualifications:
  • 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. 
Work Environment:
  •  This position is located in a neighborhood library. 
Physical Duties:
  • This position requires frequent lifting and carrying of library materials; pushing and pulling of book carts; and frequent stooping and reaching.
Starting Salary:
USD $9.15/Hr.
Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service):
USD $9.15/Hr.
Union / Non Union:
Non Union