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Library Page (Carbon Valley Regional Library)

at High Plains Library District

Posted: 2/9/2019
Job Reference #: 1787
Keywords: library

Job Description

Title:Library Page (Carbon Valley Regional Library)
Department:Carbon Valley Regional Library
Library Page
(2 Openings)

Pay Grade: 14
Wages/Benefits: - $11.10 - $15.16 /hr; including part-time benefits
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Location: Carbon Valley Regional Library, Firestone, CO
Hours: 15 hrs/wk Some days, evenings, and weekends
Supervisor: Library Materials Supervisor
Supervises: None
Deadline: Open until filled



Returns library materials to shelves and checks in returned materials. Enables patrons to find library materials in places where they expect them to be.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

40% - SHELVING – Shelves library materials by loading carts with returned materials; placing materials on the appropriate shelf according to Dewey decimal number, author name, or title in order to return materials to library shelves. E

30% - CIRCULATION – Checks in returned materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location in order prepare materials for shelving. E

15% - SHELF READING & SHIFTING – Reads the order of materials on the shelves by checking for correct Dewey decimal or alphabetical order, shifts and straightens materials to correct the order as needed, and returns materials left on tables to the shelves in order to maintain the order of the collection so that materials can be found by library staff and patrons. E

5% - BOOK DROP – Empties the book drop and bins of materials from courier deliveries and places items on carts or shelves in order to prepare the materials for check-in. E

5% - PERIODICALS – Places periodicals on display shelf, moves older issue to back issue area, pulls back issues of periodicals off of display racks and places them in the periodical archives area, straightens the shelves, re-shelves periodicals left out by patrons, and maintains periodicals in good condition in order to prepare the periodicals area to be used by patrons. E

5% - OTHER DUTIES – Provides general directional assistance to patrons, pulls materials placed on hold by patrons, and assists Supervisor with projects and tasks in order to ensure the smooth operation of the department. N

Minimum Requirements:


High School Diploma or GED


Skill in arranging materials in numerical and alphabetical order

Skill in basic computer operation (preferred)

Or any combination of education and experience which provides the success factors.

District Success Factors:

Focuses on the customer
Contributes to a positive work environment
Strategic thinking
Pursues personal development
Continuous improvement
Takes pride in the workplace
Emotionally intelligent
Knowledge of public library operations

Job Success Factors:

Knowledge of public library services
Skill in customer relations including dealing with difficult patrons and volatile situations
Skill in Windows, Internet Explorer, & Outlook
Skill in Horizon
Able to work independently
Able to operate various office equipment including copiers

Physical Success Factors:

Able to manipulate and handle books
Able to shelve materials at various heights
Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs
Able to lift 50 lbs.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.