Librarian for Art & Architecture, Part-Time — New York Institute of Technology — Old Westbury, NY

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is a non-profit independent, private institution of higher education with more than 12,000 students worldwide. Offering 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, NYIT has conscientiously followed its mission of providing career-oriented professional education. Its academic programs prepare students for some of the most in-demand careers in today’s global economy, in areas including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine.
New York Institute of Technology’s Old Westbury campus seeks a part-time Librarian for its Art & Architecture Library. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing information and collection content services in support of the university’s architecture, interior design and arts programs; provides reference, research and instructional services, both traditional and electronic; participates in ongoing projects related to the collection; assists with circulation desk coverage. Must be available to work 2 evenings per week, with alternating Saturdays, but also available for day shift hours if needed. Flexibility is a must.
Candidates must possess an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science. A background and/or degree in art history along with university academic library experience is strongly desired but not required. The successful candidate is required to have competencies in a full range of text and electronic services, along with excellent organizational/time management skills, and demonstrated commitment to providing excellent public services in a university academic environment.
For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to nyitrecruiting.jobs@nyit.edu and reference RA#1656 on the subject line. EOE M/F/D/V.

About John Pell

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

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