Click on a job that interests you, then scroll down to read the description.

Available Positions

Saturday, July 26, 2014

F/T - Specialist II/Librarian II, NYPL-Schomburg (NY)

The New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is seeking a Specialist II/Librarian II.

Position Description:
The Moving Image and Recorded Sound (MIRS) Division located in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture collects and preserves audio and moving image (AMI) material related to the experiences of people of African descent. The Division is central to the Schomburg Center’s mission, which is to advance knowledge and inspire lifelong learning, by the strength of its collections but also by the compelling nature of AMI materials. In a variety of formats, MIRS has amassed approximately 5,000 cubic square feet of rare and unique material that documents the major historical, artistic and cultural moments of the Twentieth Century.
The MIRS Division seeks a detail-oriented, tech-savvy and solution-minded professional. This is a unique opportunity to be part of re-setting, managing and preserving the MIRS collection into the twenty-first century and for future generations.
Working with and under the supervision of the Curator of the MIRS Division, the responsibilities of the Specialist II/Librarian II position are to:
  • Organize, inventory, catalog and create finding aids for MIRS’ AMI collections
  • Manage ongoing processing, metadata and collection maintenance
  • Remain current with evolving AMI standards in consultation with NYPL’s archival, metadata, preservation, conservation, cataloging and digitization units
  • Manage archiving, metadata and collection digitization
  • Conduct in-person, telephone and email reference
  • Train and mentor pages and technical assistants
  • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of operations and participate in short and long-term divisional planning
  • Serve on relevant committees, task forces, and working groups
  • Support the Schomburg Center’s collection development strategies, public services, policies and procedures and special projects, including exhibitions and publications
  • Preform related duties as required
Key Competencies:
  • Technical Skills
  • Planning and Organizational Skills
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Master's Degree from accredited program in Archival Studies, Library and Information Sciences or a related field
  • Knowledge of AMI archival and library processing standards and procedures
  • Experience handling a range of AMI formats
  • Experience appraising, arranging and describing archival records, including creating finding aids
  • Demonstrated experience addressing workflow for cataloging of A/V material and/or processing backlogs of materials.
  • Working knowledge of Library of Congress subject headings, archival description and cataloging
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with colleagues, donors and the public
  • Knowledge of the history and culture of people of African descent preferred
  • Knowledge of basic preservation and conservation treatments preferred
Work Environment:
Library Environment
Physical Duties:
Starting Salary:
USD $51,073.00/Yr.
Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service):
USD $51,073.00/Yr.
35 hours per week
Monday through Friday
Evenings and Weekends as required
Union / Non Union:

Friday, July 25, 2014

Web and User Experience Librarian, Fairfield U (CT)

Fairfield University Library (CT) is seeking a qualified individual with solid front-end web skills and a passion for user-centered design to join our service-oriented library technology team. As a Web and User Experience Librarian, you will manage and provide direction for all aspects of the Library online presence in creating an exceptional user experience.

Requirements: MLS / MIS from an ALA-accredited program required for an appointment as a librarian; Master’s degree from related field or BS degree with relevant experience acceptable; Three or more years demonstrated experience designing, building, and maintaining websites; Extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, and working knowledge of JavaScript. Experience with a variety of user research/usability methods and web analytics; Familiarity with web accessibility standards, information architecture, content strategy for the web, and content management systems. For more information , please visit:

Application Instructions: To submit your resume, cover letter, work samples / online portfolio, and employment application, please go to, click on Staff Opportunities, then the position you wish to apply for, and follow the online application instructions. Preference given to applications received by July 31. The salary exceeds the Connecticut Library Association minimum.

Assoc. Librarian, Sloan Kettering (NY)

Associate Librarian, User Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – NY

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center seeks an Associate Librarian, a senior level position reporting to the Library Director.

In this role the candidate’s overall responsibilities include:

  • Manage 5+ staff which includes professional librarians as well as contractors and interns (when needed). Carries out administrative duties including salary planning, annual reviews, and career development.
  • Spearheads and manages the overall library operation that touches on customer services functions. Develops and executes plans to incorporate technology to support the modern library as well as implement new/improved operational processes, workflow activities, new user services, and policies
  • Oversee the marketing and communication function of the library, develops and drives innovative end user training and awareness campaigns
  • Leader and key participant on library project teams

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or equivalent experience in a health science environment
  • Eight to ten years of Library and Information Management experience with progressive employment history showing increased responsibility and management experience
  • Must demonstrate managerial skills and capabilities and experience working across departmental lines and deep experience working with internal customers and external vendors
  • Knowledge and a deep range of experience with software tools including web development and design, client survey instruments, needs assessment tools, knowledge databases and online training software (for developing courseware and managing the ongoing program)
  • Expertise in MS Office Suite.
  • Must have knowledge and experience working with current technologies that support library services, information discovery and knowledge management including automated library systems, library portal applications, underlying support tools, and web development and design
  • Experience with principles of authority control, including selecting and applying controlled vocabularies and ontologies to local collections
  • Experience using emerging technologies for metadata management and delivery
  • Knowledge of discovery tools and metadata practices supporting discovery, specifically in a library context
To apply:

Systems & Info Tech Librarian, Asst. Prof, CUNY (NY)

Systems & Information Technology Librarian, Assistant Professor 

The Ursula C. Schwerin Library at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the assistant professor level to serve as Systems and Information Technology Librarian. The successful candidate will provide leadership for planning, managing, evaluating, and supporting a range of library systems services and operations. The successful candidate will have experience in library systems and technology. Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in information and instructional technologies is essential. The Library is committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. 

The Systems and Information Technology Librarian will: - Oversee library technical infrastructure, including library servers, networking, security, hardware, and software applications. - Manage local installation of the university-wide integrated library system (ALEPH), including working with technical services and circulation operations in the implementation and evaluation of the integrated library system. - Keep current with and explore technologies that especially impact library information technology and systems. - Plan the acquisition of library computer hardware, software, and accessories. - Troubleshoot all IT related problems and coordinate their investigation and resolution. - Serve as primary liaison between the library and college IT personnel. - Coordinate training for library faculty and support staff on systems and information technology. - Supervise laboratory technicians, library assistants, and/or student workers. - Complete other related duties as assigned. 

Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required. Demonstrated experience with managing an ILS and library information technology services. Staff supervisory experience. Also required are interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in information and instructional technologies is essential, as are strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. 

Preferred Qualifications: - Background or degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field - Experience managing servers and understanding of networking, including cloud-based technology - Experience managing an integrated library system (preferably ALEPH 500) - Experience working with other library applications, systems, and tools, for example Illiad, OCLC Services, EZProxy, or Serials Solutions (ProQuest) - Experience working with a CMS, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS - Experience with Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP - Experience working with open source software - Familiarity with current trends in scholarly communication 

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

HOW TO APPLY From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 8/13/14. 

 We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

F/T - Info Mgr/Internet Librarian, Goethe-Institut (NY)

The Goethe-Institut New York is seeking an Information Manager (SoHo)

The Goethe-Institut, a non-profit organization in New York, is seeking an Information Manager/Internet Librarian to begin September 01, 2014.

Main Tasks

Development and management of digital formats of information services as well as web projects of the Information and Library department

• Continual development of internet content in focal topics such as German literature, culture and society
• Theme and product planning; text and image editing; clarification of image, text and audio rights as well as CMS entry
• Contract and coordinate translations as necessary
• Conceptualize and edit multimedia content (videos, audio slidecasts) in cooperation with external authors and service providers
• Marketing of web-based services
• Social media activities: content and community management of social media in close cooperation with Program department

Development and organization of literary and book related events

• Conceptualize, organize and market book launches, book talks, reading groups, author talks, etc. in the context of our translation program as well as literary events in cooperation with Program department
• Liaise with publishers, translators, literary scene in the US as well as in Germany
• Coordinate translator award programs
• Marketing of events and awards

Library Management

• Participation in the lending and reference services of the library
• Collection management of translated literature


• Completed certified training as Information manager / Internet Librarian and/or many years of professional experience in a respective capacity or position
• Native-level command of both German and English
• Solid knowledge of contemporary German culture and society with special emphasis on literature and humanities
• Ability to identify relevant current topics for communication
• Proven practical experience and significant expertise in social media/web 2.0
• Excellent command of MS-Office applications, image editing, content management systems
• High capacity for teamwork. Willingness to work in the evenings and/or on weekends, if applicable
• Strong communication and social skills
• Existing U.S. work permit (no application through the Institute possible)


• Employment: Full time
• Duration: until June 30, 2016, with possibility to extend
• Compensation: starting at US $51,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications + competitive benefits package

Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2014. Please submit your application (cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of two references) by e-mail (max. 2MB) to: Trainer[at]

Only strong candidates will be notified.

Goethe-Institut New York, 72 Spring Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10012


Enterprise Content Mgmt Mgr, Accenture (Location Negotiable)

Enterprise Content Management Delivery Manager, Accenture – Location negotiable

Working closely with our clients, Accenture Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance.  They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting.  Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often requires travel.
Business and Systems Integration professionals analyze, design and/or develop best practice business changes through technology solutions.
Job Description:
Digital and Content professionals define strategies and develop/deliver strategies and solutions for managing the capture, storage, security, revision control, retrieval, distribution, preservation and destruction of enterprise documents and content. Equip business users with rapid access to the information and services they need to work more efficiently, make better informed business decisions and enable their organizations to become more competitive.
Enterprise Content Management professionals develop and deliver strategies and solutions for managing the capture, storage, security, revision control, retrieval, distribution, preservation and destruction of enterprise documents and content. They equip business users with rapid access to the information and services they need to work more efficiently, make better informed business decisions and enable their organizations to become more competitive.  The Enterprise Content Management Consultant will have experience enabling clients to effectively optimize the value of its information at a lower total cost at every point of the information lifecyle.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead and participate on teams on a variety of taxonomy, content management, knowledge management, and information architecture projects for a variety of clients
  • Design and develop content models, security models, meta-data schemas and content types
  • Assess existing ECM capabilities including  existing sites, architectures, and content models
  • Plan and lead meetings and working sessions
  • Plan and manage content audits and content analysis
  • Plan and manage development of business and technical documentation
  • Develop governance models, procedures, and policies
  • Work with business and technical stakeholders to create Enterprise Content Management solutions
  • Deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
  • Work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
  • Receive continuous training
  • Ability to meet 100% travel requirements, when applicable
  • Gain rapid career progression
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4 years of experience designing, developing and implementing at least one of the following Enterprise Content Management solutions utilizing Digital Asset Management, Documentum or FileNet (experience in these solutions would including document management, document imaging and workflow)
  • 4 years of experience with Records Management
  • Preferred Skill:
    • Previous experience in Endeca, Taxonomy, or Enterprise Search
    • ECM product knowledge in one or more of the following technologies:  Adam, Adobe CQ, Captiva, Day, Interwoven/Autonomy, Kofax, LiveLink, North Plains, OpenText, Oracle UCM (Oracle WebCenter Content), or similar Web Content Management systems
    • Previous experience working for a Global Consulting Firm or on large consulting projects
    • Experience in requirements gathering and data analysis
    • Full life cycle Development
    • Industry experience (financial services, resources, healthcare, government, products, communications, high tech)
    • Experience leading teams
    Professional Skill Requirements:
    • Work with cutting edge technology within Digital & Content/Content Mgmt Platforms
    • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Desire to work in an information systems environment
    • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Knowledge Manager, Deloitte (NY)

Knowledge Manager – Integrated Market Offerings, Deloitte – NY

Deloitte US Knowledge Services organization (USKS) is initiating a recruiting process for a knowledge manager to support the Integrated Marketing Offering (IMO) program. The IMO Program includes services created to ensure Deloitte realizes its full potential as the single firm to deliver innovative, cross-functional solutions to complex business issues.  Our multi-function approach helps to position our clients to compete effectively in a complex and changing business environment.

This Knowledge Manager role will provide support the IMO program by building and executing a knowledge management plan in support of program goals around marketing and client service activities.  This position will coordinate and team with USKS and IMO leaders to develop tools and processes that enable knowledge sharing.
Major roles and responsibilities include:
  • Understand objectives of the IMO program, and develop KM Strategies to support those objective, both near and longer-term
  • Build collaboration and community – through promotion, training, communications and web strategy
  • Acquire and manage a broad array of internal knowledge content; perform knowledge assessment and identify and fill knowledge gaps by soliciting and collecting high value/quality content.
  • Proactively identify practitioner needs for information; support marketing, internal communications, PR, client service, and training needs for each program
  • Act as a source matter specialist in responding to practitioner requests for assistance, either by identifying content or making appropriate connections
  • Manage and develop aligned India-based Knowledge Analysts
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • 5-8 plus years of prior relevant experience in a professional services environment
  • Candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Library Sciences, Journalism and/or Communications
  • Ideal candidate will be an experienced, creative, independent thinker who has excellent research, analytical, collaborative and strategic skills; critical thinking and proactive problem solving abilities, coupled with extremely strong verbal and written communication and relationship-building skills
  • Candidate will have proven project management experience with ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, cross-functional stakeholders and remote teams
  • Experience with electronic knowledge, repository management, intranets/portals, collaborative and social media tools, plus computer skills (Microsoft Office); SharePoint experience a plus
  • Candidate should also be adaptive and flexible as conditions change and have experience working as a change agent to influence others 
To apply:

F/T - Acquisitions Librarian, Mercer Com College (NJ)

Acquisitions Librarian [Full Time] – The Mercer County Community College Library, in West Windsor, NJ, is seeking a Librarian responsible for selecting and ordering books, periodicals, audiovisual and electronic resources and other materials for the library's collection; maintains the library's budgets and vendor accounts; participates in reference services rotation and provides information literacy instruction.
 An ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and/or Information Science is required and at least two years related acquisitions and collection development experience is preferred for consideration. Demonstrated use of Excel and knowledge of Access and library management systems required. Some weekends are required; hours Monday through Thursday, 8am – 4pm, Friday 8:30am-4:40pm, some weekend hours required; compensation is non-negotiable:$42,238; position will remain open until filled.
Job Code: PPal-060614
Please note that only applicants who have completed an American Library Association accredited master’s degree program will be considered.  Sorry, the college is unable to provide travel or lodging expenses for candidates selected to interview on campus for this position. 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Data Annotators - German, Rakuten USA (Remote)

Data Annotators Needed!
A research lab of one of Japan's largest internet companies needs German data annotators.
Employer: Rakuten USA
The Task:
+ Identify and annotate brand names, colors and other types of entities in German e-commerce data
+ Authorized to work in the US
(An international student with a CPT permit is welcome)
+ German: Native (preferred) or advanced level/full proficiency
+ Sign NDA form to have access to the data
+ OK to work from home
Compensation: $15/hour
+ The initial task requires around 58-60 hours (preferably need to be done ~8 days)
+ There is a possibility that there will be more data to annotate in the near future
If you meet the requirements and interested please reply by sending your resume (or a short version of it) to with a subject line: “German Data annotator application”. Please make sure to include your language skills in your resume.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Global Knowledge Manager, Cohn & Wolfe (NY)

Global Knowledge Manager, Cohn & Wolfe – NY

Cohn & Wolfe, a top ten global public relations firm, is seeking a Global Knowledge Manager to join our New York office.
The Global Knowledge Manager plays a crucial role in resource optimization at Cohn & Wolfe,one of the world’s leading agencies. Working with teams around the globe, this individual ensures that recent winning pitches are available for quick reference & inspiration and that the best, company-approved answers to the most frequently asked questions in RFIs and RFPs are easily accessible.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Maintain metadata and file structure for a new, web-based global knowledge management tool
  • Create descriptive records for new documents, uploads and applies appropriate metadata
  • Extract the best, company-approved answers to the most frequently asked questions in RFIs and RFPs, organizes them and uploads them to the site to ensure quick, easy access
  • Update the statistics & facts on the site on a quarterly/annual basis
  • Update documentation and user guides to the site
  • Add new members to the new business site, maintain member’s mailing list, and send out welcome email and user guide
  • Conduct orientation and training sessions – in-person and via WebEx/LiveMeeting
  • Respond to request for information providing ad-hoc guidance to finding documents & information on the site
  • Participate in global and regional new business meetings and provides information & assistance when needed

  • Bachelors or Masters in Library Science or equivalent
  • 4-10 years of relevant experience in asset organization and research (advertising, marketing, communications, market research) is preferred
  • Exceptional with collaboration, teamwork and autonomy
  • Comfortable working horizontally across different categories, clients, and internal teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel as well as HTML editing
To apply:  please send your resume to with “Global Knowledge Manager” as the subject line. Please include your resume and cover letter.
Cohn & Wolfe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Data Content Analyst, Bloomberg Law (NJ)

Bloomberg Law – Data Content Analyst Job – NJ

Bloomberg L.P. is looking for qualified people to join the Legal Content Operations group of the Global Data division. Legal Content Operations is a dynamic group that produces and maintains various legal data collections and products that form the backbone of and legal content on the Bloomberg Professional. The team acquires, maintains, updates, and analyzes primary and secondary source materials, as well as manages the case law, legislative and regulatory databases where all of the legal opinions, statutes, and rules are stored. Content Operations also supports the industry-leading Bloomberg News, financial data and company and market information by providing value-added legal analysis. Our main clients include attorneys, law firms, government, law librarians, paralegals, judges and law students.

This team, which is responsible for building and managing our data products, consists of attorneys, both seasoned and recent graduates, as well as data analysts and experts who have a background in the legal industry or relevant data experience. Creative and energetic individuals who are able to solve problems on a large scale while still maintaining attention to detail thrive on our team.

The Data Content Analyst will be responsible for translating requests for content additions and enhancements for in-house developers and vendors in the form of detailed specifications. In addition, the analyst will use their knowledge of technical markup language to develop their own skills and help create schemas and write transformations for marked-up legal content. The successful specialist will leverage education or experience with technical markup languages to formulate and carry out new ideas for enhancement of Bloomberg Law content, and assist with the creation of data governance standards.

To view this position and to apply:


Sr. Associate, Daiichi Sankyo (NJ)

Sr. Associate, Scientific Library, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc – NJ

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc is seeking Sr Associate for its Scientific Library. This position is accountable for eContent management . Evaluate usage data to help inform business decisions regarding contractual agreements for access to databases, subscriptions, etc. Accountable for the daily interaction and management of vendors, including participating in contract negotiations, managing the daily activities of Scientific Library staff, including contractors. Ensure training procedures and/or policies and procedures for Scientific Library are up to date.

Must possess strong technical skills in order to seek out, identify and evaluate new products and technologies related to library services.


1. Manage electronic content including subscriptions for ebooks, ejournals, and databases. Evaluate all usage data for e-content. Manage issues related to access.

2. Manage vendors and contracts. Ensure purchase orders and invoice process is done according to DSI policy. Participate in contract negotiations. Track contractual costs and provide recommendations to manager regarding cost-saving opportunities and/or issues.

3. Respond to research inquiries. Conduct literature searches in the sciences in all available databases. Develop and evaluate metrics around requests and response times.

4. Develop Scientific Library branding strategy.

5. Develop and/or maintain training procedures for Scientific Library. Coordinate and deliver end user training for databases.

6. Seek out, evaluate, propose, and implement new technologies and services for Scientific Library (ie. mobile device applications.)

7. Manage and supervise the daily work assignments of Scientific Library staff, including contract staff.

8. Work on special projects, as needed


Education: Masters of Library and/or Information Science

Experience: 2-5 years professional level in pharmaceutical or medical corporate library/information center


-Strong understanding of information science and corporate library operations.Knowledge of and experience with multiple technologies related to information management.
-Experience working across multicultural and multidisciplinary environments Ability to coordinate and perform multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

-Excellent project and time management.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

To apply:

P/T - Librarian, Yeshiva Univ (NY)

P/T Librarian, Yeshiva Univ – NY

The Librarian at Yeshiva Univ performs professional duties related to providing library collections and services for the University community. This is a part time position. The schedule will be 4 mornings a week, 8:30am to approximately 12:30pm.
  • Perform library Collection Development and Collection Management tasks including but not limited to:
    • Select library materials for acquisition – physical and electronic monographic and serial materials, databases, websites, etc.
    • Monitor library materials expenditures
    • Develop approval plans
    • Implement electronic reserves services
    • Monitor product and service interfaces and making adjustments as warranted
  • Guide Library patrons in the use of library resources and research by:
    • Provide one-on-one reference service in person, via phone, email, “ask” service, texting, chat, and/or other developing technologies or modes of communication
    • Teach library classes
    • Create guides to library research
    • Develop content for library web pages

  • Perform cataloging and metadata services for library materials both physical and electronic
  • Train cataloging support staff and review their work
  • Ensure the integrity of the OPAC
  • Participate in study, analysis and review of developments in the cataloging and metadata fields and contribute to departmental decisions regarding their implementation
  • Plan utilization of library space, facilities and projects
  • Stay current with developments in the library profession, research trends and methods and modes of scholarly communication
  • Exhibit initiative in promoting the integration of new approaches and technologies into the University’s library services
  • Engage in research and professional activities such as publication, lectures, participation in library organizations and meetings, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Experience and Education
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science and related experience
  • Hebrew language skills preferred
Skills & Competencies
  • Excellent grasp of library principles, processes, software, technology and resources
  • Ability to learn new techniques and adapt to new paradigms
  • Expertise in at least one academic discipline
  • Excellent listening and communications skills
  • Customer service demeanor and patience when dealing with patrons
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, precision, ability to focus on detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Should project a positive attitude about the Library and the University when interacting with Library patrons
  • Self-discipline and judgment are essential as work will often be performed in the absence of a supervisor
To apply:


Arch, Art & Design Library Specialist, NJ Inst of Tech (NJ)

Architecture, Art & Design Library Specialist, New Jersey Inst. of Technology – NJ

The Architecture Library Specialist is responsible for the CoAD (College of Architecture and Design) Library in the absence of the Director and provides library tasks and services. The position works a closing shift schedule (currently 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm during fall and spring semesters). The schedule may include any hours or days of the week that the CoAD Library is open and may be changed as needed.

Provide reference service to the faculty and students in the absence of the Director of the CoAD Library. Interprets and explains library policies (circulation, fines, damage, etc.) to the library users; assists them in locating library materials and with equipment operation.

Teaches information literacy within designated CoAD courses as needed and creates related instructional materials and tutorials.

Supervises and maintains journal and book processing.

Coordinates the CoAD Library with the main library’s policies, technologies and processes in circulation, interlibrary loan, reserves etc.

Maintains the order of library collections (books, journals, videos, slides, materials samples, etc) as well as adequate equipment and supplies.

Creates and maintains web pages, and digitizes images and documents.

Assures the security of the library, staff, patrons, and equipment during hours of operation.

Shares responsibility for circulation, shelving, binding, equipment lending,reserves, interlibrary loan.

Works occasional weekends such as student open house events.

Responsible for the maintenance and development of the Littman Library Image Database and Digital Archive of Newark Architecture including, but not limited to, supervising students as needed.

Attends the meetings of the University Librarian, when possible, and takes minutes as needed.

To apply: