Library Page - Mid Manhattan Library

US-NY-New York
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MMADM, MM Administration


This positon is schedule for 12-hours per week, during Mid-Manhattan Library hours.Candidates must be available to work until 11PM Monday-Thursday. 


Principal Responsibilities

Under the direction of a Page supervisor, Library Pages are responsible for a variety of tasks within the library, including:

  • Shelving and arranging of library material such as books, dvds, cds, audio-books, pictures, etc, that can weigh up to 10 lbs a piece.
  • Assists in the maintenance of book stacks including: shelf reading, edging, merchandising, etc.
  • Empties book-drop and takes returned items to proper place for check in.
  • Clears tables, chairs, and other surfaces of library materials left by users and returns them to proper areas.
  • Qualified candidate must be able to lift and or carry 1-25 lbs, and must also be able to push or pull loaded wheeled book trucks and tubs weighing up to 250 lbs.
  • Occasional customer contact requiring courtesy, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Answers questions and refers patrons to appropriate staff.  
  • Assisting with audio/visual equipment and PC's
  • Performs other related duties as needed.

Key Competencies

  • Attention to details
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Team work

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in an approved degree program at an accredited educational institution
  • Ability to sort and arrange accurately and efficiently in alphanumeric order
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under close supervision
  • Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills utilizing keyboard, mouse, and scanner
  • Accuracy, punctuality, reliability and attendance are essential to this position
  • Aptitude for detail and neatness
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team


Work Environment

  • Neighborhood branch 

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.



Union / Non Union

Non Union


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