ASA College, a New York City-based, two-year degree-granting institution, has an opening for a part-time librarian at our Brooklyn MetroTech and Herald Square Manhattan locations. This position will not exceed 28 hours per week, primarily between 9-5 Monday-Friday, but may involve some evenings to 9pm in Brooklyn and occasional Saturdays, 10-3, in Manhattan. The successful candidate will be an energetic, flexible and creative self-starter able to work efficiently both alone and as part of the ASA Library team with a widely-diverse student population.
The position is 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. Multilingual candidates will be given special consideration.
This position is supervised by the head librarians of the Brooklyn and Manhattan campuses and reports to the Director of Libraries.
The start date for this position is February 13, 2018.
An MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution is required. Previous academic library experience is preferred by not essential.
MetroTech, Brooklyn and Herald Square, Manhattan
Qualified individuals are invited to email résumé and cover letter to:
Brook Stowe Director, Libraries & Information Literacy Programs ASA College New York, NY [email protected]
No phone calls, please.