Library Page - New Amsterdam Library

US-NY-Manhattan
Job ID
2017-9963
# of Openings Remaining
1
Type
Hourly
Department
LM New Amsterdam Library

Overview

This position is scheduled for 12 hours per week, to be scheduled during New Amsterdam Library 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

  • Accountability and Professionalism 
  • Customer Service 
  • Collaboration and Teamwork 
  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills

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

  • 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.

Hours

12 hours per week

Union / Non Union

Non Union

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