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Saturday, April 21, 2012

F/T - Library Tech Assistant Gen Res Div- NYPL (Manhattan)

Library Technical Assistant II - General Research Division
Job ID: 2012-6847
# of Openings Remaining: 1
Location: US-NY-Manhattan
Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: GRD, General Research Division

External Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Managing Librarian of the General Research Division:
  • Supports public service and technical activities in the General Research Division.
  • Responds to inquiries at the public service points in the Rose Main Reading Room, the Bill Blass Public Catalog Room, and the Salomon Room.
  • Assists users with reserving public internet workstations and laptops using Envisionware.
  • Assists in troubleshooting of public workstations.
  • Works in the Rose Main Reading Enclosure to accept requests for materials and deliver requested items to patrons.
  • Assists the public with copy service needs.
  • Serves as an assistant or instructor in the South Court Education Center teaching a variety of basic computer and library service courses.
  • Performs related duties, including special projects, as required.
External Qualifications:
  • High school diploma and relevant work experience in a research library or similar institution; some college experience or a Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Successfully demonstrated public service skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate well with staff and the public.
  • Successfully demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated computer and technology-related skills, including knowledge of electronic and internet resources and the library catalog.
  • Experience with Rose Main Reading Room research collections preferred.