Research and Instruction Services Librarian – Iona College – New Rochelle, NY

Iona College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Research and Instruction Services Librarian. This position contributes to the overall operation and functions of Research and Instruction Services and shares responsibility for the operation of the Helen T. Arrigoni Library and Technology Center.


-Provide in-person and virtual research assistance to students, faculty and the community and prepare/maintain research guides and content using Springshare software.

-Teach in-person and virtual general and advanced research classes in collaboration with faculty and staying current with curriculum content.

-Participate in identifying and developing enhancements to Information Literacy programs including the creation of videos and online tutorials.

-Support the curriculum by acting as liaison to designated academic departments, focusing on outreach and collection development of materials in all formats.

-Share responsibility for the operation of the Arrigoni Library/Technology Center. Manage student workers.

-Perform other job duties and responsibilities as requested; occasional weekends and evening shifts may be required.

Required education and experience:

-Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent.
-One or more years of academic or other library experience.
-Experience providing research assistance in multiple formats and venues (in-person, online, group, one-on-one).
-Knowledge of information literacy and techniques of library instruction.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats and to diverse audiences.

How to apply:

Instructions on how to apply are available on the Iona College employment opportunities website. Direct link to posting:

About Iona College

Founded in 1940, Iona College is a master’s-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona’s 45-acre campus is just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of over 50,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science, and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition awarded to just five percent of business schools worldwide. The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2020.” Iona College also recently launched a new, fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility.

Iona College is committed to attracting and supporting a staff and faculty of women and men that fully represents the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the nation and our institution; as a result, we actively seek applications from individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs.

About Melody Rood

Student Success & Open Education Librarian / Assistant Professor at UNC-Greensboro