Library Coordinator (Multiple Positions) - LaGuardia and Wagner Archives

Posted on October 29, 2018


Library Coordinator (Multiple Positions) - LaGuardia Wagner Archives in Queens, New York POSITION DETAILS

LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit to learn more.

Reporting to the Art Center Museum Specialist, the Library Coordinator will, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, be responsible for, but is not limited to, the following duties:

Arrange, describe, and prepare research tools for political papers from New York City Council Members/Queens Local History Collections in a variety of formats;

Process Archival collections by arranging and creating descriptions of historic collections;

Research and identify tools to teach students how to interpret primary sources;

Update, monitor, and maintain content for the LaGuardia Wagner Archives website;

Coordinate office budget, records, requests for deposits/payments, and maintain accounting record of different accounts;

Participate in the archives’ bi-annual Disaster Plan Drills which will include evacuating essential records;

Help support the day-to-day operations of the Wagner Archives.


Bachelor’s Degree required.


Experience processing complex archival collections.

Knowledge of archival and basic preservation materials.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)


Assists with Library operations and provides excellent service to Library users.

Coordinates with faculty, students, and librarians to ensure needed materials are accessible on a timely basis

Provides general information in the use of library resources and services

Keeps records of library transactions and generates reports on usage

Exercises sound judgment in enforcing library policies and procedures

May perform and/or supervise daily operations of a service unit such as the Reserve Desk

May assist with digital resource management, acquisitions, and updating Library web pages

Performs related duties as assigned.


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY

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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


November 15, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Library Coordinator (Multiple Positions) - LaGuardia Wagner Archives

Job ID: 19467

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


To Apply

Visit, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.