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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

F/T - Digital Services Librarian - The College of Westchester

Job Description

The College of Westchester - White Plains, NY (Greater New York City Area)

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Digital Services Librarian will work directly with the on-ground Library staff to support the Library's ground and online presence for the Online Division, Day, Evening & Saturday Colleges. The Digital Services Librarian will be a knowledgeable, outgoing and energetic team player responsible for monitoring seamless service to remote and walk-in library users. He/she will be expected to deliver instructional services in-person and online.


• Ability to explain academic database searching techniques
• Distance Education Experience
• Flexibility – Able to work days, evenings and Weekend hours.
• Only final candidates will be contacted for further steps.

Desired Skills & Experience

Qualifications Required:
•Recent graduate from a library program accredited by the American Library Association offering the MLS, MSLIS, or MSIS degree

•Experience working in a college or university library (work study experience or internship experience acceptable)
•Experience offering reference help through digital services in libraries (chat, text, social media) and ability to edit and create websites. Applicant will be asked up front for evidence of website development experience.
•Ability and willingness to communicate in-person, by phone and online with diverse constituents.
•Ability to meet deadlines and unexpected demands.
•Strong command of conversational and written English.

Company Description

CW is a student-centered, academically and culturally diverse college, dedicated to meeting the educational needs of students and the requirements of employers through the delivery of a carefully constructed and distinctive curriculum. Our environment encourages personal excellence and provides students of all generations with a foundation of knowledge and skills highly transferable to the workplace and consistent with continuing education goals.

Located in White Plains, CW has been enriching the community for the past ninety five years. We provide students with the specialized skills they need to succeed in today’s dynamic employment market. We understand that not every student can commit to a traditional college schedule, so we offer day, evening, and Saturday-only classes, as well as online and web-enhanced classes.
The College of Westchester is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information (email addresses and phone numbers) for 3 references (2 should be from direct supervisors) to Indicate in the subject line: Digital Services Librarian.

We do not offer relocation allowance or reimbursement.


The College of Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.