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Monday, September 7, 2009

F/T - Library Assistant - NYIT

Library Assistant, Art and Architecture Library

New York Institute of Technology seeks a full time Library Associate for its Art and Architecture Library. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Library Associate works as a member of a collaborative staff proving information and collection content services in support of the university’s architecture, design and arts programs. The Library Associates provides office and operational support for library procedures and practices, including supervision of the circulation desk and all related desk functions; in-branch processing and display of new books, media, and periodicals; serials control including claims management and bindery procedures; oversight of student workers, including hiring, scheduling and documentation, wiki maintenance; reserve system operations for each semester; assists students with light reference; liaison with faculty; orders office supplies; tracks monthly branch statistics; shelves books, checks shelves for overdue materials and sends out monthly notices; creates new title displays; searches for missing and reorders missing books; updates student records; weeds shelves as needed; modifies catalog records as required; prepares inter-library loans; opens library; and special projects as assigned.

B.A. and previous library experience required, along with excellent organizational, computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and engage in self-initiated projects essential. Ability to work on proprietary NYIT applications and library systems and Excel spreadsheets. Commitment to provide excellent public services in a university academic environment desired.

Temporary FT/PT opportunity available during search which may lead to full time hire.

For immediate consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to

We will contact only those persons selected for further consideration. EOE

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