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Librarian for Research Services

New York University, Division of Libraries
New York, New York, United States
8 days ago

Description

The Institute of Fine Arts Library seeks an innovative and energetic librarian for a tenure-track position in research services! This position reports to the head of the Institute of Fine Arts Library, who reports jointly to the Institute's director and the Division of Libraries' associate dean for research & research services. The successful candidate will assist in providing research support and library instruction and will establish positive relationships with the faculty and students in the Institute of Fine Arts and within the NYU community at large. In addition, the position will:

  • Serve as a liaison to faculty, students, and visiting scholars by delivering programs designed to improve the total user experience, providing research support and library instruction, and ensuring optimal accessibility of resources and services.
  • Help to plan and implement the library's collection development policy in all formats and address issues such as material selection, collection maintenance, and planning for collection areas.
  • Perform statistical reports, assessments, other data compilation, and special projects as needed.
  • Manage the IFA Library when the head is absent.
  • Participate in professional activities and update developments and trends in the fields of art history and academic librarianship.

About the Institute of Fine Arts

The Institute of Fine Arts is a center of advanced research and graduate teaching in art history, archaeology, and art conservation. It has been a site of knowledge production since its founding in 1932 and has also produced many of the world's leading art historians, museum directors, curators, and conservators. The Institute offers Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in art history as well as a dual MS/MA degree in conservation and art history for students choosing to specialize in conservation. The library comprises two research collections-the Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts and the Conservation Center Library-which support the research and curricular needs of the Institute of Fine Arts' graduate programs at their two venues, at 1 and 14 East 78th Street, respectively.

About NYU Libraries

The Division of Libraries values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented communities. We are proud of our organizational culture and are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more information regarding the Libraries' commitment to IDBE, see the Libraries' Mission & Values Statement, our Diversity and Inclusion Values Statement, and our Commitment to Anti-Racism.

Salary/Benefits
Faculty status and an attractive benefits package, including five weeks of annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

Application Instructions
Submit your CV and letter of application, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/95626 NYU Division of Libraries requires all candidates for this position to supply a statement demonstrating their dedication to inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging as part of their application. Access the Diversity Statement prompt here https://nyu.box.com/v/diversity-statement The application review will begin by 11/15/2021. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59220714
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Librarian for Research Services
  • Company Name: New York University, Division of Libraries
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Function: Research
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