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Part-Time Assistant Librarian - State University of New York at Old Westbury

May 17, 2019 2:30 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

Assistant Librarian, part-time

State University of New York at Old Westbury

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Librarian.

The Assistant Librarian will work part-time in Reference Services during the Fall and Spring semesters.  The selected candidate will perform general reference to assist students and faculty at the reference desk; perform chat reference, and other duties as assigned.  The librarian will also participate in our current weeding project.

Schedule:  one (1) or two (2) evening shifts and one (1) weekend shift totaling ten (10) to fifteen (15) hours per week.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an ALA-accredited program;

  • expertise with a wide range of library databases;

  • an ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and public in a courteous and professional manner;

  • excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Reference experience in an academic library;

  • familiarity with SUNY library systems;

  • comfort with a wide range of technologies, including LibGuides, BlackBoard, and MS Office.

Application Instructions:

Please be submit the following online at: https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:

  1. cover letter

  2. resume

  3. contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references

Only applications submitted online will be considered. 

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: open until filled – first review of  applications to begin June 6, 2019

VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Position Type:  Faculty
Official Budget Title:  Assistant Librarian 08

Campus Title:
    Assistant Librarian, part-time
Department:  Library

FTE:  Part-time (mid-August through mid-May)

Negotiating Unit:  UUP

Salary Grade:  NSN4

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

About SUNY Old Westbury:

SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff.  Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.  The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

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