Reference Associate - Business & Government Information Services, Division of Libraries, New York University

Posted on May 16, 2017


Provide a variety of multidisciplinary reference and research services to library patrons in person and remotely. Conducts library tours, basic information literacy classes and supports the instruction outreach program for NYU Libraries. Assists library patrons with complex research, reference and collections inquiries and research strategies, primarily in business, economics and government documents. Assists with content development for the Virtual Business Library website and online research guides; participates in library committees, various special projects and initiatives.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics or business.

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in the social sciences (not MLS)

Required Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in instruction or teaching or equivalent combination.

Preferred Experience: Familiarity with research methods in the social sciences.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, research and oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and patrons. Knowledge of online research resources and databases. Familiarity with standard office software, HTML.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of statistical software packages.

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