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Monday, June 28, 2010

F/T - Technical Services/Reference Librarian - LIM College, NYC

Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College

Type of Library

Job Description
The Technical Services / Reference Librarian divides time between managing technical services and reference desk/information literacy instruction duties. In technical services capacity, catalogs all library materials (including electronic records) and maintains library software and reports, maintains statistical data about databases, and makes recommendations based on data outcomes. In addition, answers library reference questions and instructs classes tailored for students and faculty on research and use of the library. Performs and oversees specific projects and programs as assigned. Participates on college-wide committees as appointed; attends open-house events and provides college service as directed.

Required Experience
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Master’s Degree in the field of Library Science required
- Two years of cataloging experience, with at least one year working in an academic library
- Thorough knowledge of cataloging and some knowledge of reference instruction
- Ability to teach bibliographic instruction & information literacy courses
- Ability to operate library software; such as Sirsi or Aleph
- Able to work well within a small library setting as well as work independently
General Preferred Qualifications:
- Able to perform cataloging using OCLC records
- Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills
- Project management skills and well organized
- Flexibility to work outside of job description and take on additional duties as needed
- Flexibility to attend school and non library events in addition to regularly scheduled work hours
Please visit our website at and click on “Careers @ LIM College” for further information about the position and information about our competitive benefits package.
For consideration, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume or C.V. and the contact information of three professional references.

MLS Requirement
MLS Required

Education Requirements
- Master’s Degree in the field of Library Science required

New York – General

Job Type


Britta H. Hahn
Human Resources Coordinator
LIM College – Where Business Meets Fashion
12 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022-5268
Fax: 212-750-3493

Library Information
The Adrian G. Marcuse Library houses a unique, specialized collection, focusing on the fashion industry and LIM College's major areas of study in a variety of formats (books, magazines, dvd's, e-books, databases). We offer a comprehensive array of resources in many areas, including:
Business Management
Fashion History
Fashion Merchandising
Visual Merchandising
The Library’s mission is to serve as the main research facility for LIM College students and faculty. The Library offers research information unique to the fashion industry and related business areas, such as economics, marketing and retailing, thus offering students the opportunity to do complex research effectively.