Missouri History Museum
  • 05-Feb-2018 to 06-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Library
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Summary:

The Library Page retrieves library materials from multiple storage areas and makes copies for patrons. The Library Page must be able to learn to use a variety of organizational systems, catalogs and files; handle library items to the standards of a historical research facility; understand Reading Room procedures and explain them to the public; and answer or refer questions appropriately. The Library Page will work as part of a team and will also occasionally perform duties generally related to organizing library materials to make them more accessible for research. Lifting, bending, reaching, stooping, using stepladders, and pushing loaded book carts are a requirement of this position.

The Library Page works Saturdays (required) plus additional hours during the week.  (12 hours per week: 7 hours on Saturday plus 5 hours during the week )

Essential Functions:

  • Retrieve secured access areas for research materials, and reshelve
  • Make photocopies and scans
  • Perform purchasing transactions for copies requested
  • Utilize online and card catalog


  • Minimum 2 years customer service experience
  • Experience using online library catalogs, reference databases and microfilm machines
  • College level coursework in history or related field
  • Experience with general office computing programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Handle fragile collections to the standards of a historical research library
  • Demonstrate use of catalogs and microfilm machines to the public
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • Interest in history an asset to this position
  • Able to retrieve heavy bulky materials from various heights  
  • Able to maneuver loaded book truck through doorways; in and out of elevators
  • Able to traverse a grate floor
  • Able to operate photocopier for various sized materials

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.

 An Equal Opportunity Employer

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