Friday, May 06, 2011

Librarian: Touro College, Bay Shore, NY

Reports to: Assistant Director

Status: Full Time

FLSA: Exempt

Location: Bay Shore

Hours: Monday-Thursday 1:30-10:00, Friday 9:00-2:00

About Touro College:

Touro College is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Over 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.


Manages a library collection, delivery of its services and programs, and daily maintenance operations.


Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

* Manages a library collection, including selection, organization, preservation, and retention of college-level materials in a variety of fields and formats

* Provides reference and bibliographic services, including instruction and assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus, development of bibliographies and other reference aids, and the performance of online database searches when appropriate

* Participates in library orientation and outreach programs, including the presentation of workshops and seminars, the design of instructional materials and exhibits, and contribution to library publications

* Supervises the daily operations of a library, including personnel, facilities and collection maintenance, materials receipt and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation

* Supervising librarians must make every effort to make sure the library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility and collegiality

* Performs other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall operating efficiency


Education, Preparation, and Training

* Masters Degree in Library Science

* At least 2-3 years experience


  • * Strong management skills
  • * Strong customer service and organizational skills
  • * Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work

Physical Demands

  • * Extensive time sitting and standing
  • * Extensive use of computers
  • * Ability to lift 10 pounds

Computer Skills

  • * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research and Outlook


  • NN/A

Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Librarian”

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments