The New York Public Library is the nation's largest public library system and within its landmark building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, The Library Shop serves hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world. The shop contains close to 5000 different items and sells 1500 on an average day. It features books (for adults and children), souvenirs, accessories, desk gifts, and its own collection of totes and tees. Like the Library itself, the shop reflects a passion for knowledge and learning.
The Library shop is seeking a Part-Time Sales Associate working up to 25 hours per week who is the face of the Library and shares our passion for retail together with knowledge and learning. This person should enjoy and thrive in a hectic high volume store with grace, good humor and courtesy. There is opportunity for growth for bright, talented people able to work hard with good retail skills.