Baker County Library District

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Job Announcement - Library Page

POSITION OPEN

JOB TITLE:       Library Page -- Part-Timelibrary-page_now-hiring.png

POSTED: June 28 2018

CLOSING DATE:    Sunday July 29 2018 – 11:59 pm

Baker County Public Library seeks a Library Page to make quick and accurate work of shelving, be fun and good with people. We embrace life-long learning and the changing role of libraries to best meet our patrons’ needs. Come be a part of what makes Baker County a great place to be.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Library pages are responsible for the physical maintenance of the collections within a library.  Sort, shelve and maintain library materials to contribute to efficient and effective library services.  Select Pages may be assigned front desk duties.

Other responsibilities may vary depending on library needs, but the core expectation is maintaining order.  Performs various clerical tasks in support of library operations, e.g. replenishing supplies, straightening furniture, picking up materials for shelving or disposal, cleaning counters and floors, mail sorting, photocopying, typing, etc.  Answers basic questions from patrons on the floor.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of English language, spelling, arithmetic, alpha/numeric sorting methods, general clerical skills, operation of computer software and other standard office equipment, customer service, and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle the physical aspects of the job such as pushing/pulling book carts, lifting and carrying boxes of books, frequent kneeling, bending, and reaching with books in hand.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be age 14+ with any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous work experience in a library or similar setting.  Multiple language skills preferred. Must be High School aged student enrolled with local education agency or home school program.

SCHEDULE / EMPLOYMENT TERMS:

Part-time, Temporary.

7 - 10 hours per week; schedule and start date (late August) to be determined.  As the Library Page Program is intended to help support high-school age students, this employment is temporary and will end 3-4 months after student’s standard graduation date.

COMPENSATION:  $11.25 per hour.

SECURITY:  Criminal background check required if selected for position.

HOW TO APPLY:  Application available at any BCLD library branch or downloadable from library website (see below) .  Additional resume and cover letter welcomed. Position open until filled.  Send completed application materials to jobs@bakerlib.org (job title in subject line) or deliver to Baker County Public Library in Baker City. Application materials accepted through July 29, 2018, 11:59 pm.

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

Introduction to the Dewey Decimal System

*For familiarity only. Don't worry, you won't be required to memorize the DDCS!

YouTube video tutorials

Interactive online games

Library Shelving Quiz

Baker County Library District participates in the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.