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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

F/T - Librarian - College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of Mount Saint Vincent, Bronx, NY

Librarian Position

Principal Duties:
=The College of Mount Saint Vincent seeks a dynamic, service-oriented multi-skilled Librarian for a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Library Director.
=The successful candidate will participate in the information literacy instruction program;
=Share in the staffing of the reference desk which may include one evening;
=Assist students one on one with research consultation;
=Provide technology support and instruction in the use of the library and its resources to students and faculty and contribute to the library’s web environment.

=ALA accredited Master’s degree working knowledge of Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Front Page, Dreamweaver, and basic web design;
=Ability to adapt to and use library productivity software and integrated library systems (e.g., Serials Solutions, Ebsco’s EJS, Docutek, and Voyager);
=Knowledge of information literacy concepts, assessment, trends, standards and pedagogies;
=Effective written/oral=2 0communication and teaching skills;
=Demonstrated awareness of current developments and issues in the use of technology to deliver information in an academic library setting.
=The applicant must have a keen interest in Web 2.0 technologies and the ability to blend current and emerging technologies with library applications and initiatives.
=This position requires the ability to manage multiple projects and work successfully both independently and as a team member with colleagues and staff.
=Demonstrated commitment to outstanding student service and teamwork is essential.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

TO APPLY: Prepare a cover letter and in the subject line (RE:) note the job number (8/08-5) and title. Include your résumé and salary requirements and send it to:

Human Resources Department
College of Mount Saint Vincent
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Riverdale, New York 10471-1093

Originally posted on a library school listserv