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Monday, December 2, 2013

P/T - Reference Librarian, College Staten Island (NY)

Part-Time Reference Librarian
The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks an energetic, highly motivated 
part-time Reference Librarian for evening and weekend hours for up to 15 hours per week. The successful candidate 
must have a strong public service orientation and an ability to respond to the reference needs of both students and 
faculty.  Duties include: 
·      providing comprehensive reference, research, and referral service in a team-based, 
client-centered environment; 
·      teaching and assisting users in identifying, locating, and interpreting sources of information, 
irrespective of format; 
·      teaching library research skills to individuals during library 
research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference 
service; and 
·      assisting with library projects, assignments, and initiatives as 
Required Qualifications: 
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program.  Demonstrated experience in a library reference setting. Ability to 
communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.  Extensive knowledge of various types of print, 
non-print and media resources.  Ability to effectively train students/faculty on the use of specialized equipment and/or t
echnology. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Must be able to work well within a culturally 
diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, the largest in New York City.  CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff.  The Library's collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at:

Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $37.77 per hour.  
Starting date: January 27, 2014
Closing date: December 31, 2013.  Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2014.  Please include a cover letter, 
resume and three names of references addressed to:

Prof. Wilma Jones, Chief Librarian
Library, 1L-109C
College of Staten Island/CUNY
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314