Job Opportunity: Librarian for Research Services – NYU

Job TitleLibrarian for Research Services
CompanyThe Institute of Fine Arts Library NYU
LocationNew York, NY
SalaryFaculty status and an attractive benefits package, including five weeks of annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
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Required Experience1) MLS from an ALA-accredited program and MA in Art History or a closely related field.
2) Three years of experience in library instruction, collection development, or public services.
3) Knowledge of integrated library systems, library applications, and other information technologies.
4) Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively.
5) Strong oral, written, and organization skills along with the ability to balance multiple tasks and to attend to detail.
6) Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language.
Sample Job ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will assist in providing research support and library instruction and will establish positive relationships with the faculty and students in the Institute of Fine Arts and within the NYU community at large. In addition, the position will:
*Serve as a liaison to faculty, students, and visiting scholars by delivering programs designed to improve the total user experience, providing research support and library instruction, and ensuring optimal accessibility of resources and services.
*Help to plan and implement the library’s collection development policy in all formats and address issues such as material selection, collection maintenance, and planning for collection areas.
*Perform statistical reports, assessments, other data compilation, and special projects as needed.
*Manage the IFA Library when the head is absent.
*Participate in professional activities and update developments and trends in the fields of art history and academic librarianship.
DeadlineApplication Instructions
Submit your CV and letter of application, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. NYU Division of Libraries requires all candidates for this position to supply a statement demonstrating their dedication to inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging as part of their application. Access the Diversity Statement prompt here The application review will begin by 11/15/2021. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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