Job Posting: Librarian (Art & Architecture), New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY

Department: Library

Primary Location: Old Westbury

Responsibilities: New York Institute of Technology seeks a full time Librarian for its Art & Architecture Library. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing information and collection content services in support of the university’s architecture, design and arts programs; provides reference, research and instructional services (both traditional and electronic) and participates in faculty outreach. The Librarian will also design, deliver and assess special and ongoing projects related to the collection and web-based resources; develop marketing efforts, oversee serials subscriptions and reserve materials and participate in the collection development and management process. Other duties include assisting with branch functions as needed.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science. In addition, a degree in Art History or related discipline required; special library or academic library with subject experience preferred. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated knowledge of evaluating, selecting and maintaining a research level collection in the arts and an understanding of the research process in architecture, design and the visual arts. Knowledge of best practices and a vision for the use of technologies in the field of art and architecture librarianship desired as well as competencies in a full range of print and digital services in the arts.

The Librarian will work independently on projects, while providing excellent public services in a university academic environment and must have excellent organizational and time management skills.

We offer a competitive benefits package including tuition remission, along with a professional environment designed to enhance your career development. For immediate consideration please submit cover letter and resume to:

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