Click on a job that interests you, then scroll down to read the description.

Available Positions

Sunday, August 16, 2009

F/T - Information Services Technologist - Barnard College

Information Services Technologist
Barnard College

As a member of Barnard College, Columbia University’s, professional team of information services librarians and technologists, the Information Services Technologist will participate in the library's program of public services (including reference, bibliographic instruction, and student consultations) and will have primary responsibility for applying the use of new and emerging technologies to the public services function. The Technologist will identify and develop, in collaboration with Education Technologies and Media Services, strategies and projects that utilize innovative technologies to create and deliver web-based content to advance library and information services. S/he will provide reference service at the Library’s Reference Desk for 10-12 hours per week which will entail: answering reference questions, assisting in the use of electronic and print resources, helping formulate search strategies, and facilitating access to resources in other libraries when appropriate. The Technologist will also conduct orientation tours, present workshops and demonstrations on library resources and research methods and provide one-on-one consultations with students for specific research papers or their senior thesis.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in library science with 1 to 3 years’ experience in an information services setting library, preferably in a college or university setting. Expertise in new information technologies, web page creation, development of web-based content with working knowledge of multimedia production and editing software is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should send letter and resume to Employment Manager, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. FAX: 212-854-2454. Email: No telephone calls please.

Originally posted on