Saturday Reference Librarian (Hourly) – Fordham University/Westchester Campus – Westchester, NY


  • Assist students, faculty, and staff with reference questions in person, online, by text, and email to support all academic areas served by the library.
  • Provide exceptional virtual reference service for online degree programs.
  • Provide support for new and existing online initiatives of the University.
  • Be knowledgeable with a wide array of electronic and print resources.
  • Teach bibliographic instruction classes if required.
  • Have knowledge of digital repositories, online tutorials, and other digital projects.
  • Be familiar with Circulation and procedures for electronic and physical Reserves.
  • Assist at the Circulation desk as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • MLS or MLIS (or near completion) from an ALA accredited school required. • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong oral and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong commitment to public service.
  • Experience in an academic library is preferred.


  • HOURS: Saturdays 8:30 to 5:30 (open to additional hours when needed). Hours will vary during the summer.
  • SALARY: Commensurate with experience
  • START DATE: October 1st 2018


Email cover letter and resume to: Diane Batemarco Fordham Westchester Library 400 Westchester Avenue West Harrison, New York 10604
No phone calls please.

About John Pell

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

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