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Saturday, January 11, 2014

P/T - Librarian/Archivist, Bryant Library (NY)

The Bryant Library in Roslyn, NY is seeking a Part Time Librarian/Archivist for its Reference Services department.


PURPOSE: Seeking a dynamic and experienced librarian to provide the community with the best possible materials, reference, and information services available. Emphasis on using archival experience by providing these services in our local history room. The person in this position will work under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director.

COVERAGE NEEDED: 20 hours per week, evenings (as needed), 1 Saturday per month, Sundays when needed, 4 days per week, various hours, (mornings, afternoons and evenings).

●Provide assistance to patrons with reference and reader’s advisory services through print and electronic resources.
●Assist researchers in the local history room
●Organize, acquire, maintain, and preserve the library's local historical collection which includes, newspapers, books, papers, maps, photographs, and other historic materials.
●Responsible for scheduled coverage at the Reference Desk and in our local history room.
●Make budget recommendations for our local history collection.
●Assist with collection development.
●Perform other duties as assigned.

●M.L.S. from an A.L.A. accredited library school.
●At least 3 years of relevant professional experience including knowledge of archival practices.
●Excellent computer and organizational skills as related to libraries.
●Electronic database and Internet searching experience is required.
●Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces, Inc., our Integrated Library System is a plus.
●Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
●Experience in digitization of materials is a plus.
●Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to form effective working relationships with staff and public.
●Commitment to excellent customer service.

Minimum staring salary: $31.46 per hour

We are a member of the New York State Retirement System. This is not a Civil Service position.

Send Resume by Friday January 24, to Joan Casson Sauer, Assistant Director,