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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

P/T - Asst Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Touro College is seeking a part-time Assistant Librarian for its School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore, NY.

 Assistant Librarian

Reports to:                        Chief Librarian
Status:                    Part - Time
FLSA:                               Non-Exempt
Location:                 Bay Shore
Hours:                    Monday – Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm
                             Sunday – Some availability for coverage.           

About Touro College:
Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide, are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to:

Assists in the management of a library collection, delivery of its services and programs, and daily maintenance operations.


Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

*   Manages a library collection, including selection, organization, preservation, and retention of college-level materials in a variety of fields and formats

*   Provides reference and bibliographic services, including instruction and assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus, development of bibliographies and other reference aids, and the performance of online database searches when appropriate

*   Participates in library orientation and outreach programs, including the presentation of workshops and seminars, the design of instructional materials and exhibits, and contribution to library publications

*   Supervises the evening operations of a library, including facilities and collection maintenance, materials receipt and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation

*   Librarians must make every effort to make sure the  library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility and collegiality and performs other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall operating efficiency


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   Masters Degree in Library Science
*   1-2 years’ experience

*   Strong customer service and organizational skills
*   Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work
*   Must be able to work as part of a team

Physical Demands
*   Extensive time sitting and standing
*   Extensive use of computers
*   Ability to lift 10 pounds

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research and Outlook

*   N/A

Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Librarian”

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments