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Thursday, August 20, 2015

P/T - Librarian, Mercy College (NY)

Mercy College is seeking a part-time Librarian for its Manhattan campus.


Institution/Department: Mercy College Libraries

Position Title: Part-Time Librarian

Pay Rate:   Hourly 

Hours per Week: 15-19

Posting Type:   Part-Time 

Location:  Manhattan campus

Job Posting Summary: Seeking an experienced P/T Librarian with strong technology and reference skills. Prime candidates will be passionate about information literacy and have the desire and demonstrated ability to work with and teach a diverse student population on how to utilize online and print resources for educational purposes in both reference desk and classroom settings. This person will play a key role in educating our patrons on the use of all library and web services and in developing student research skills for academic success and life-long learning. A collaborative, entrepreneurial mind-set, team orientation and flexible schedule is essential, as well as availability on nights and weekends as needed. 

Education Required or Min Education Required:  Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Additional Subject Master's preferred. 

Experience and/or Skills required: 
·         Academic library experience preferred.
        Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
        Familiarity with and experience with reference and public service within a digital and web environment.
        Supervisory experience desirable. 
Posting Date:    08-19-2015 

Closing Date:   Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents:  Cover Letter, resume and 3 references

Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Mercy College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disability