Library Page - Roosevelt Island Library

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RI Roosevelt Island Library


This position will be scheduled for up to 12-hrs per week, evening and Saturdays as required, during Roosevelt Island Library hours.  



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.
  • Chinese language preferred, but not 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.

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 $11.00/Hr.


- Up to 12-hrs per week, evening and Saturdays as required

Union / Non Union

Non Union


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