Reference Associate - Engineering - New York University, Division of Libraries

Posted on January 18, 2019


NYU Division of Libraries is seeking a Reference Associate - Engineering to join the team in Science Reference Services.


Provide a variety of reference and research services to library patrons; assist in course reserves processing; assist in delivery services processing; supervise student workers; participate in various special projects and initiatives.


Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or science field

Required Experience: 2 years of experience in academic libraries, or other equivalent experience.

Preferred Experience: Familiarity with research methods in the science and engineering fields; knowledge of science and engineering programs such as MATLAB, AutoCad

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 other university members. Knowledge of online research resources and databases. Familiarity with standard office software in particular word processors and spreadsheets; and Google applications.


New York, New York


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