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Library Page - Science Industry and Business Library / Electronic Information Center

Company name
The New York Public Library

Location
Manhattan, NY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Library, Customer Service

Posted on
Aug 14,2019

Valid Through
Nov 27,2019

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Overview
Do you love books and love helping people? The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas and education for all New Yorkers for more that 100 years.  As a Library Page at The New York Public Library you will do that and much more.  A Page position is meant to give you knowledge about what it means to work within a library system. You will have access to a wealth of knowledge and experience which will allow you to decide if the library is where you want to begin your career. We are looking for candidates that demonstrate a strong work ethic, are reliable and possess excellent written and verbal communications skills. You will be expected to be an ambassador for the library, so a friendly demeanor goes a long way. 
 
The library page position is scheduled for 18 hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays.  Schedules are variable based on library needs and may be subject to change.
Principal Responsibilities
Under the direction of a Page supervisor, the library page will be responsible for:
\u2022 Providing customer service by assisting library users with academic and business information databases, the Internet and Word Processing programs, printing and saving materials in various formats, including USB flash drives, making computer reservations and scheduling public meeting room reservations.\u2022 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.\u2022 Projects assigned on a regular basis include assisting library instructors inclasses, photocopying and messenger work, computer troubleshooting.\u2022 Assisting with library events and programs, and scheduling PC maintenance.\u2022 Performing other related duties as required.
Required Education & Experience
\u2022 Current enrollment in an approved degree program at an accredited educational institution
Minimum Qualifications
\u2022 Previous customer service experience \u2022 Knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, Power Point\u2022 Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:

Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
Be Resourceful in solving problems
Be Curious in all aspects of your work

Physical Duties

This position requires frequent lifting and carrying of library materials; pushing and pulling of book carts; and frequent stooping and reaching.

Starting SalaryUSD $15.00/Hr.
Hours18 hours per week, to be scheduled Monday-Saturday between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm
Union / Non UnionNon Union

Company info

The New York Public Library
Website : http://www.nypl.org

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