ASA College, a New York City-based, two-year degree-granting institution, has a pair of openings for part-time librarians at our Brooklyn MetroTech and Herald Square Manhattan locations. One position is primarily afternoons and the other primarily evenings. Each position will not exceed 29 hours per week and may involve occasional Saturdays in Manhattan. Weekdays will likely involve hours at both campuses. The successful candidates will be energetic, flexible and creative self-starters able to work efficiently both alone and as part of the ASA Library team.
This position is supervised by the head librarians of the Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses and reports to the Director of Libraries. Multilingual candidates will be given special consideration.
The positions are responsible for all ASA library services, including customer service interaction, organization of the library, supervision of student workers, collection development and maintenance of existing physical and electronic collections.
Reference and research assistance services include both face-to-face and virtual reference, effective implementation and use of technology in collaboration with the College IT department, recording and dissemination of various user-and-related statistics, outreach to faculty and students, planning and conducting library tutorials and information literacy instruction sessions, creation and maintenance of Library LibGuides and other duties as assigned.
The start date for both positions is October 10, 2017.
An MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution is required. Previous academic library experience is preferred by not essential.
Brooklyn (MetroTech) and Manhattan (Herald Square)
Qualified individuals are invited to email résumé and cover letter to:
Brook Stowe Director, Libraries & Information Literacy Programs ASA College New York, NY firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls, please.
Founded in 1985, ASA College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
The ASA libraries serve a widely-diverse population of students including international and first-generation college students.