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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

P/T - Librarian & Sales Assoc., Art House Co-Op (NY)

Librarian and Sales Associate, Art House Co-Op – NY

The Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is seeking a part-time (work Saturday and Sundays between 11:30 and 8:00) Librarian and Sales Associate.

We are the home to The Sketchbook Project, a massive library of artist sketchbooks. Our space holds over 31,000 sketchbooks and growing, from all over the world. We act like a reference library and shop that is open to 
the public every day.

Duties include:
  • Talking about the project, and introducing people to the organizational system, open projects, and requested sketchbooks.
  • Pulling books from the que of books to be checked out
  • Checking in and returning books to their place on the shelves
  • Making blank project submissions to be sold in store
  • Customer service and sales
  • General upkeep of the library and store
Qualities we are looking for in a candidate:
  • Friendliness
  • Ability to talk about a complicated project with ease
  • Love of artwork and some knowledge of artistic processes
  • Patience
  • Attention to detail
  • Mac Proficiency
Knowledge of a second language, especially French, Spanish or Japanese is not necessary but a bonus quality.
Must work weekends! Please do not apply if you are not available both Saturdays and Sundays.

To apply: