EdLab Library Associate – EdLab at Teachers College, Columbia University – New York, NY

EdLab at Teachers College, Columbia University, is seeking Library Associates for the services and materials teams. Library Associates will help learning communities (including the Teachers College community) become familiar with EdLab tools and a range of library/information services. Library Associates will also actively contribute to library tools and publications including Learning at the Library [http://gottesman.pressible.org/] and New Learning Times [https://newlearningtimes.com/]. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in technology and education and should be able to adapt easily as educational environments evolve.

As a member of the services team you will help answer reference questions and provide research assistance to the community. This job is perfect for library and information science students who want to gain experience working in an innovative and forward thinking library while completing their degree.

As a member of the materials team you will join a forward-thinking department that encompasses technical services, acquisitions, interlibrary loan, electronic services, cataloging, archival digitization, and library statistics. This role is ideal for library and information science students interested in new library technologies and library data collection and management.

Candidates must communicate effectively with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Candidates should demonstrate excellent organizational skills and have a commitment to the field of education.

Preferred candidates should have customer service experience and feel comfortable offering assistance to adult learners. Candidates should have the ability to promote services and tools in a wide array of social media platforms. These are part time positions. To apply, please send a cover letter (email) and your resume (including relevant links to online portfolios, etc.) to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu. ***Please include the job title “EdLab Library Associate” in the subject line and indicate your preferred team in the cover letter.***

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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