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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

F/T - Asst. Librarian - NY School of Interior Design (NY)

Asst. Librarian, NY School of Interior Design – NY

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Assistant Librarian assists with the day-to day management of all library activities, including the delivery of excellent customer service, cataloging of new books, managing instruction schedules and assisting the Director with library systems. This position is located in New York City, and the application deadline is July 8, 2013.

Job Responsibilities

◦Assists with the operations of circulation and reference services, providing exceptional service to NYSID students, faculty and staff. Answers reference queries and helps patrons locate items and resources, both in the library and through online databases

◦Processes newly acquired books through purchase and gift, entering them into the acquisitions module in Aleph, and cataloging new holdings

◦Contacts faculty each semester to arrange an instruction schedule, assigns sessions to all librarians

◦Creates LibGuides and video tutorials as assigned

◦Provides instruction to classes

◦Assists in management and training of student staff and interns for new projects

◦Runs reports of circulation statistics, statuses and holding types, and reports fine revenue monthly

◦Updates the library’s WordPress website

◦Updates library social media channels

◦Updates EZproxy and provides up-to-date IP information to resource vendors

◦Manages photocopier and scanners and accompanying vendor relationship

◦Inventories and maintains technology equipment, working with IT to install upgrades and fixes

◦Other duties, projects and activities as may become necessary

Job Qualifications:

◦MLS from an ALA-accredited institution; Bachelors in fine arts/design/architecture preferred

◦1 year library experience, circulation department or reference background

◦1 year experience using library systems such as Aleph, web, WordPress, basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator

Job Competencies:

◦General knowledge of architecture/design research resources

◦Ability to work independently, be flexible, have high attention to detail; a pro-active problem solver

◦Must be able to multi-task and have good time management skills

◦Friendly, with strong service orientation and good people skills

◦Required to cover evenings and one weekend day during the academic school year

Interested candidates should submit their resume with salary requirements to: before July 8th. Those submissions without salary requirements will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in our openings.