Library Page Description

Job Description for Library Page Position

Distinguishing features of the class:  The work includes shelving of library materials, shelf maintenance, and performing clerical tasks.  Also may occasionally provide simple directions to patrons.  Pages may be asked to perform simple physical tasks to support library programs or procedures.  The work is performed under direct supervision and requires no prior knowledge of library procedures.  May be asked to perform simple circulation desk duties.  Does related work as required or requested.

Typical work activities:

Sorts, shelves, relocates, and searches for library materials

Reads shelves for accuracy of order, re-shelving materials as needed

Straightens library shelves daily or weekly as needed

Provides simple directional information to patrons

Performs simple circulation desk duties

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Full performance knowledge, skills abilities, and personal characteristics:

Ability to understand and carry out simple oral and written directions;

Courtesy, good judgment, accuracy, and orderliness;

Ability to sort material in alphabetic or numeric order;

Ability to lift objects, supplies, and files.

Minimum qualifications:   None


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