Library Page (PT)

The successful candidate will work in support of the library public service staff in the reading room of a very busy, closed-stacks research library. This is a permanent, year-round position.


  • Monitor researchers in the library reading room
  • Greet people in person; answer the telephone
  • Register researchers
  • Retrieve and shelve library collections
  • Photocopy
  • Additional projects as assigned


  • Undergraduate degree (in progress or completed)
  • Professional manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Careful attention to the handling of rare library collections
  • Ability to transition from one assignment to the next

Prior employment in a library or working with the public; interest in New York and American history

21 hours per week, worked between

10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday year-round
10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday between Labor Day and Memorial Day

Hours must be on a consistent schedule that cannot be adjusted from week to week.
Preference will be given to candidates who can work Saturday.


$15 per hour
E-mail cover letter and resume to (with subject line “Library Page”) or fax to (646) 293-9409. Please, no phone calls.


Creative: Tronvig Group