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Monday, December 1, 2014

P/T - Reference Librarian, Iona College (NY)

Part-Time Reference Librarian (Evening)

Iona College Libraries is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian to cover the Reference Desk in our main New Rochelle library (Ryan Library) Wednesday evenings, 5 pm-9:30 pm. The position is available January 2015. Orientation sessions will be provided.


Education: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program


  • Reference experience or coursework required. 
  • New graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Familiarity and experience using and searching online catalogs and discovery tools, electronic databases (e.g. ProQuest and Ebsco databases), and the Internet. 
  • Ability to handle, move and carry library materials.
  • Good public service skills

Flexibility: Members of the Evening/Weekend Reference Librarian team may be asked to trade coverage day(s)/time(s) with each other as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Has primary responsibility for evening and/or weekend reference desk coverage.
  • Support on-site, phone and virtual reference services.
  • Provides individual library research assistance to patrons.
  • Teaches library patrons to effectively search electronic information resources including online catalogs and discovery tools, electronic databases, and the Internet.
  • May teach formal classes in library instruction.
  • May share in the operation of other units.
  • May perform other job duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager and/or department head. The schedule is subject to change due to staffing needs and the academic calendar.
If you are interested in this position, please send letter of application, current resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references by e-mail with file attachments to:

Adrienne Franco
Senior Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
Iona College
715 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Committed to enriching our academic community through a spirit of inclusiveness, Iona actively encourages applications from diverse candidates.  Iona College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.