Part-Time Reference Librarian (Evening), Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

Part-Time Reference Librarian (Evening), Iona College

Description
Iona College Libraries is seeking a part-time Reference Librarian to cover the Reference Desk in our main New Rochelle library (Ryan Library) Wednesday evenings, 5 pm-9:30 pm. The position is available January 2015. Orientation sessions will be provided.

Qualifications:
Education: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program

Experience:
a�?Reference experience or coursework required.
a�?New graduates are welcome to apply.
a�?Familiarity and experience using and searching online catalogs and discovery tools, electronic databases (e.g. ProQuest and Ebsco databases), and the Internet.
a�?Good public service skills
a�?Ability to handle, move and carry library materials.

Flexibility: Members of the Evening/Weekend Reference Librarian team may be asked to trade coverage day(s)/time(s) with each other as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
a�?Has primary responsibility for evening and/or weekend reference desk coverage.
a�?Support on-site, phone and virtual reference services.
a�?Provides individual library research assistance to patrons.
a�?Teaches library patrons to effectively search electronic information resources including online catalogs and discovery tools, electronic databases, and the Internet.
a�?May teach formal classes in library instruction.
a�?May share in the operation of other units.
a�?May perform other job duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager and/or department head. The schedule is subject to change due to staffing needs and the academic calendar.

Salary: $19.00 / hr.

If you are interested in this position, please send letter of application, current resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references by e-mail with file attachments to:
Adrienne Franco
Senior Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
Iona College
afranco@iona.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Committed to enriching our academic community through a spirit of inclusiveness, Iona actively encourages applications from diverse candidates. Iona College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

About John Pell

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

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