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Friday, August 7, 2015

F/T - Librarian(s) - New York Public Library (NYC)

Discover a world of opportunity at The New York Public Library!
Are you a Librarian who is committed to changing lives and strengthening communities through the power of learning and reading?
The New York Public Library is in the midst of a major expansion thanks to New York City’s recent historic investment in libraries—allowing us to build on our more than 100-year-old legacy as we continue to chart a new path for libraries in the 21st Century.  What we do, and do well, is connect people with collections, expertise, services, and programs that inform and inspire.
Join NYPL to achieve your dreams while inspiring others.  
The Library is seeking Librarians to empower patrons of all ages to become creative thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and resourceful users of information.  Working with their team, Librarians are responsible for:
  • Partnering with community-based organizations, schools, daycare centers, city support agencies, and community groups to promote library services
  • Developing innovative programs to build literacy, further education, and foster a love of reading, including early literacy, visual and performing arts, STEM and homework help, summer reading events, gaming, reading clubs, and instructional workshops
  • Promoting our collections and reading through readers advisory, recommendation lists, blog entries, author talks, book discussions, and other innovative methods
  • Fostering digital literacy and providing age-appropriate technology instruction
  • Developing and maintaining the collection as well as the layout and appearance of the space, ensuring a safe and inviting area filled with relevant resources
  • Developing content for social media platforms
NYPL Librarians must have a passion for creating an environment that encourages patrons to follow their interests, discover new ones, learn from their peers, and of course, embrace reading.  He/she must possess effective communication skills and experience providing customer and reference service.  He/ she must also have experience creating and conducting innovative programs.  MLS required.
Our librarians start at $48,519 per year and are eligible in 6 months for an increased salary of $54,745!  To view the full job description and apply, please visit our website:
full time
Position Reports To
Library Managers throughout the NYPL System
Starts On
July 24, 2015, 9:28 a.m.
48,519 to 48,519