Eatontown Borough | 47 Broad Street Eatontown, NJ 07724 | (732) 389-7600

P/T Library Page

P/T Library Page

Position Available in the Eatontown Public Library:

Part-time Library Page

This part-time position is available as soon as possible in the Eatontown Public Library of the Borough of Eatontown. All applicants must pass a criminal background check, pre-employment physical and drug test to be eligible for employment.  Must be 18 or older.

The part-time Library Page position hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00AM-1:00PM and total 12 hours per week. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes covering shift changes, special events and traveling to the main county library in Manalapan.  Medical, dental, prescription and paid time off benefits are not available for this position.  Pays $8.38-$9.25 per hr.

Typical Responsibilities of Position

Under immediate supervision of the Library Manager, efficiently and accurately shelves library materials, maintains materials in the library collection in a neat and orderly fashion, and assists in other support tasks as assigned.

Duties/Examples of Work

  1. Performs alphanumeric sorting and filing tasks.
  2. Arranges returned materials on book cart and shelves them in proper order.
  3. Shelf-reads and straightens materials on the shelves while shelving in the collection.
  4. Empties book drop and performs discharge procedures when necessary.
  5. Assists patrons with check-out procedures.
  6. Assists with library programs and displays.
  7. Performs all other work as assigned.

 

Knowledge and Abilities

  1. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from patrons and maintain confidentiality of library patron information. Possess good interpersonal skills to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationship with the public, peers and supervisors.
  2. Follow detailed directions as related to library policies and procedures, especially when working at the circulation desk issuing library cards, checking out items, discharging items, checking books for damage, collecting fines and fees, and processing new materials.
  3. Ability to count change and handle money.
  4. Maintain a regular work schedule and perform moderately heavy physical work.
  5. Sort efficiently in alphabetic, numeric or alphanumeric order, and to develop a working understanding of the Dewey Decimal.
  6. Possess a working knowledge of English grammar and spelling.
  7. Work with and troubleshoot computers and office machines, such as copiers.

Physical Demands of the Position

  1. Bending/twisting, reaching, feeling, sitting, standing, walking, stooping, kneeling and crouching.
  2. Climbing: ascending and descending short footstool and ladder
  3. Handling: picking up and shelving books.
  4. Lifting and carrying: 50 pounds or less.
  5. Pushing and pulling: book cart weighing 200-300 pounds on wheels.

Education and Experience

Must be 18 years or older. Must have a high school diploma. Prior library experience is a plus. Familiarity with using computers is highly desirable.

Send Borough Application to Lindsay Corcione, Human Resource Manager, Borough of Eatontown 47 Broad St. Eatontown, NJ 07724 or via email at employment@eatontownnj.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.