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Part-Time Reference Librarian

The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks an energetic, highly motivated part-time Reference Librarian for weekday daytime hours for ten (10) hours per week. The successful candidate must have a strong public service orientation and an ability to respond to the reference needs of both students and faculty. The candidate will provide onsite and remote reference services, create research guides using LibGuides, teach users to identify, locate and interpret sources of information, and assist with library projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated experience in a library reference setting. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Extensive knowledge of various types of print, non-print and media resources. Ability to effectively train students/faculty on the use of specialized equipment and/or technology. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. For information about the Department of the Library, please visit our website at: www.library.csi.cuny.edu/about.

Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $37.77 per hour.

Starting date: September 1, 2016

Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016, until filled. Please email resume, including a cover letter and three names of references, addressed to Dr. Wilma Jones, Chief Librarian at library@csi.cuny.edu

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Full Time Non-Faculty Positions

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Library Internships

The CSI Library invites internship applications from library school students interested in pursuing a career in academic libraries. The internship appointment is a one-semester term.

Qualified applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library/ information science graduate program.
  • Have a minimum of 12 credits.
  • Commit to a one-semester contract appointment in the library

These internships are intended to provide experience to students interested in exploring a career in academic libraries. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with professional librarians. They will gain valuable practical experiences, as well as strong information management skills at the end of the internship.

The successful candidate will assume a variety of assignments appropriate for an internship appointment. Interns will assist staff with special projects in Cataloging, Access Services, Collection Development, Library Instruction Services, or in Archives & Special Collections.

Hours: 10- 15 per week.

To apply, fill out the Internship Interest Form and include evidence of enrollment in a graduate library program and a letter of reference. Completed applications must be received no later than October 25 to be considered for Spring appointment and April 4 for Fall appointment.

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Library Part-Time Positions

Every unit in the library has part time positions. Part time positions at the library generally consist of one 5-hour shift each day. In some units, hours available for work schedules stretch from 8am to 10pm. We generally hire individuals who are able to work at least fifteen to twenty hours per week.

Vacant part-time positions in the Library are filled through an application process managed by the College’s Human Resources (HR) Office.  This office is located in Bldg 1A, Rm 204.  If you wish, you may also drop off your current resume at the Library Administration Office in Bldg 1L, Rm109, or email it to library@csi.cuny.edu.

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