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Weekend/Evening Librarian - School of Visual Arts

Posted on May 11, 2017

Description

Provides reference service in the SVA Library on weekends and one weekday evening for a total of 10 hours per week. Participates in specialized cataloging projects. Provides support to circulation supervisors as needed.

Responsibilities

-Has primary responsibility during weekends and one weekday evening for assisting undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members with information needs. -Works on special cataloging projects under the supervision of the head of technical services. -Develops LibGuides and other research aids. -Writes blog posts and maintains social media accounts on weekends. -Presents occasional weekend library instruction sessions. -Provides support to weekend and evening managers with student supervision, resolution of patron issues, facilities problems, etc. -Reports any patron or staff problems/issues to supervisor. Recommends weekend and evening service improvements.

Qualifications

-MLS degree and subject knowledge of the humanities, art & design history -Ability to work 10 hours per week, including weekends and one weekday evening -Experience using online art and design databases -Proficiency in cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21, and RDA -Excellent communication and customer services skills -Ability to work independently

Location

New York, NY

URL

http://www.sva.edu/about/working-at-sva/administrative-staff/weekend-librarian

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]