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Thursday, September 20, 2012

P/T: Evening and Saturday Reference Librarian (Bank Street College of Education Library)

Part Time Evening and Saturday Reference Librarian

Jobs Information

Bank Street College of Education Library
(New York, New York)

The P/T Reference Librarian provides reference service to patrons in person, on the phone, and via email. S/he participates in all reference, research, and teaching service and initiatives of the Library, including conducting ibrary orientations and classe and demonstrating online learning tools. The Reference Librarian collaborates wit Library colleagues and College instructors and staff in order to provide services that fully support research and information literacy among our graduate students.  S/he creates research guides and other tools to enhance access to Library services and resources. S/he may participate in electronic reserves support for faculty who wish to use the service for classes. S/he covers the circulation desk during circulation clerk’s breaks.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Position Reports To: Director of Library Services
Location: New York City
Starts On: Oct. 1, 2012, 9 a.m.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
• MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
• 2 years of reference or research experience
• Strong public service orientation
• Experience in the effective use of research tools (APA style manual, scholarly resources, citation management tools, etc.)
• Ability to work independently and unsupervised
Additional Requirements:
• Ability to communicate well with faculty, staff, and users at all levels and from diverse backgrounds
• Knowledge of education resources
• Ability to work collaboratively and participate in a team environment
• Excellent critical thinking, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
• Knowledge of current research practices and experience in the effective applications of technology in research and education

Company Information

Bank Street College of Education

Contact Information

Kristin Freda, Director of Library Services
Contact Method
Please email your resume and the names of 3 references to:
Kristin Freda
Director of Library Services