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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

F/T - Library Assistant - Touro College

Library Assistant
Reports to:            Assistant Director
Status:                  Full Time
FLSA:                    Exempt
Location:               Manhattan

About Touro College:

Touro College is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Over 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.

Assist in the delivery of library services and in daily maintenance operations.


Assists in the delivery of library services for the department to include, but not limited to the following:

*   Provides reference and bibliographical services, including assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus
*   Participates in the daily operations of a library, including facilities and collection maintenance, materials reception and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation
*   Makes every effort to make sure the library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility and collegiality
*   Performs other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall operating efficiency of the library


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   Bachelor’s degree
*   At least 1-3 years experience

*   Knowledge of bibliographic databases searching
*   Strong customer service and organizational skills
*   Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work

Physical Demands
*   Extensive time sitting and standing
*   Extensive use of computers
*   Ability to lift 10 pounds

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research and Outlook

*   Possible temporary coverage at Extension Site Libraries as needed

Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Main Site Library Assistant”