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Thursday, May 30, 2013

P/T - Reference Librarian - Mercy College, Manhattan Branch (NY)

(PT) Reference Librarian, Mercy College (Manhattan Branch) – NY


Mercy College is inviting applicants to apply for the position of Reference Librarian. This is a part-time position at the Manhattan Branch.

Reporting to the Manhattan Branch Librarian, the Reference Librarian will be responsible for: searching standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer patrons’ reference questions; analyzing patrons’ requests to determine needed information, and assisting in furnishing or locating that information; teaching library patrons to search for information using databases; assisting patrons with technology issues in the library, including use of computers, printers, laptops, software and other issues; and explaining use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and providing information about library policies.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should send cover letter stating salary requirements and resume as attachments by a applying online at For more information about the College, visit

Desired Skills & Experience

Education requirements: MLS or equivalent degree required.

Experience or skills required: Must be comfortable with instructional technology and software.