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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

P/T - Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Part-time Librarian, Sheldon Sirota Memorial Library-Touro College (NY)


Hours will usually be 5-10 pm Mondays-Thursdays with option for day time hours during school breaks and when full-time librarians are on vacation. Benefits.


Provides expertise in the areas of Public Service, Interlibrary Loan, Purchasing, Acquisitions, Technical Services, and General Administration.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

·       Provide reference and instructional services to students and faculty using print and electronic materials.

·       Participates in collection development activities.

·       Develops instructional materials as requested by the Director of the Library

·       Participates in Health Information Literacy Outreach activities of the library

·       Assists with Electronic Resource Management

·       Oversees the circulation/service desk during evening hours

·       Supervises workstudy students during evening hours

·       Liaisons with IT during evening hours

·       Troubleshoots student computer problems in the library

·       Ensures that library users adhere to library rules during evening hours

·       Maintains and updates electronic resource usage statistics spreadsheet




Education, Preparation, and Training

·       Bachelor’s Degree and MLS or MLIS or equivalent from ALA Accredited Program required, recent grads considered



·       Previous experience in teaching or academic medical library

·       At least 5 years of experience in an educational setting with intensive student contact

·       Health related administration experience



·       Strong analytical skills.

·       Ability to pay close attention to detail.

·       Ability to interact well with students, faculty and staff.

·       Strong customer service orientation.


Computer Skills

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

·       Knowledge and proficiency in library specific software, such as Sierra and DOCLINE.


Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter and resume The subject line of your email should read: Evening Library Position. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


The Sirota Memorial Library serves the students, faculty and staff of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy and is located at 230 West 125th Street, New York City.


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