Position Title: Library Page NB
Department: Library and Information Services
Reports To: Workgroup Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non- Exempt
Bargaining Unit: None
Pay Grade: FR1
Job Status: Perm/PT Full-Time Equivalent: 0.38
The Library Page is an entry level position responsible for accurate re-shelving of library books and media in all areas of the library, and for maintaining stacks by shifting materials and shelf-reading to ensure accurate material placement.
Education, Training and Experience – minimum required to proficiently perform the job
Education / higher education: At least High School Freshman or higher
Minimum number of years of directly related experience: None
Education and/or experience preferences: None
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Driver’s License requirement: None Required Endorsements: None
Note – For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.
Required certifications, licenses or registrations: None
Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: None
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job
Knowledge: Comprehend simple verbal instructions and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers
Skills: Manual dexterity in sorting & shelving books.
Abilities: Comprehend simple verbal instructions and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Alphabetize and learn how to put items in Dewey Decimal order. Apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with supervisory staff and library clerks on routine tasks and assignments. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. External: Answers routine questions from customers in a courteous and efficient manner.
Authorities and Accountabilities
Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures
Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: None – Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions.
Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations)
The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Responsible for the accurate re-shelving of library books and media, in all areas of the library
Maintains stacks by shifting materials and shelf-reading to ensure accurate material placement
Collects/and shelves “overflow materials”.
Empties book drop bins as necessary
Keeps reading rooms neat and orderly
Sorts recently checked-in materials and places them in Dewey Decimal or alphabetical order on carts for re-shelving.
Looks through recently returned books to check for damaged items
Acts as backup as needed for Circulation Desk duties
Sets up and puts away furniture for library programs
May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work
Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Must be able to see in dim light; Grasping with hand, gripping; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 20 lbs.
Extraordinary working conditions: None
Hazardous equipment/machinery used: None
Required personal protective equipment: None