Reference and Instruction Librarian, The New School University

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Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Posting Number: 06070506
Position Type: Union
Position Status: Full-Time
Department: CA/Office of the Librarian
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of the Gimbel Library, the Reference and Instruction Librarian’s responsibilities include:

-In-person, telephone, and email reference service for New School University students and faculty
-Participation in the Information Literacy initiatives of The New School Libraries as appropriate
-Provision of bibliographic instruction for New School University students and faculty
-Participation in selection of books, audio-visual materials, databases, and periodicals for acquisition in subject areas related to art, architecture and design
-Preparation and updating of printed and web-based library guides
-Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: -M.L.S. from accredited library school
-Knowledge of art, art history, architecture or design
-Demonstrated competence in reference and instruction in an academic library
-Experience with electronic resources and integrated library systems
-Ability to set and meet competing priorities
-Ability to work effectively with faculty, students and staff
-Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication
Preferred Qualifications: -Graduate degree in appropriate subject area(s)
-More than 2 years relevant work experience
Job Family: University Library
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Posting Date: 08-19-2008
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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