Library Assistant (part time) - Leo Baeck Institute

Job Information


The Leo Baeck Institute, located at 15 West 16th Street New York, is seeking a part-time Library Assistant.

The Leo Baeck Institute is devoted to the history of German-speaking Jews.  Its 80,000-volume library and extensive archival and art collections represent the most significant repository of primary source material and scholarship on German-speaking Jewish communities.



  • Shelving and shifting library materials
  • Paging books for the Reading Room
  • Creating and updating bibliographic, acquisitions and donations records in Aleph integrated library system
  • Physical processing of library materials (barcodes, labels, stamping, mylar enclosures, etc.)
  • Processing reproduction requests (photocopying and scanning library materials)
  • Additional projects in collection management, as needed



  • Fast learner
  • Flexible, detail oriented  and accurate
  • Ability to lift archival boxes


Preferred qualifications

  • Working knowledge of German or Hebrew
  • Experience working with Aleph integrated library system, OCLC Connexion, Aeon collection management software



Please send your resume to Ginger Barna 

New York, NY
Starts On
Feb. 1, 2017, 1:03 p.m.

Job Requirements

Education Required

Prefer students currently enrolled in Masters of Library Science and Information program

Company Information

Leo Baeck Institute
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011
United States

Contact Information

Ginger Barna
Phone: None