Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian – The School of Visual Arts, New York City

DATE AVAILABLE: February 2008REPORTS TO: Associate Library Director

POSITION OVERVIEW: Provides assistance with reference services and administrative support in the Visual Arts Library.

WORK SCHEDULE: Seasonal: Fall and Spring semesters only.
Saturday and Sunday afternoons
Monday evenings (may vary in future semesters)


• Assists undergraduate students with library navigation and use of online catalog and electronic resources.
• Performs administrative related tasks in reference services and other areas of Visual Arts Library, as required.


• MLS and graduate-level Art History degree or strong background in art history or fine arts required.
• Ability to work 10-12 hours per week during evening and weekend library hours.
• Interest in pursuing a career in reference services.
• Computer literacy required.
• Strong customer services skills.



Job Type



$22.00/ per hour


Find out what it’s like to work at SVA. Visit www.sva.edu/workingatsva.To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to working@sva.edu.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

WebSite:  www.sva.edu

Library Information

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

Posting Date

February 04, 2008

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