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Position Available - Reference Services Librarian/Web Site Manager

Bank Street College of Education Library seeks a Reference Librarian
and Web Site Manager. The Bank Street College Library is an unusual
combination of children=27s library and graduate-level education library.
Located on the 5th floor of the College, it is a private library which
serves the entire Bank Street community -- including staff, faculty,
graduate students, alumni, and children in the Family Center and School
for Children and their parents and guardians. The Library also serves
others in the education community because of its wide-ranging holdings
in developmental psychology, children=27s literature, curriculum
materials, early childhood education, special education, museum
education, and bilingual education.


=B7     Provides reference service to students, faculty and staff of
Bank Street College, including online searching;=20
=B7     provides bibliographic instruction to individuals and groups,
including mandatory library orientation classes;=20
=B7     serves on several faculty and college-wide committees.=20
=B7     Manages the library=27s web site, including access to and
coordination of database services.=20
=B7     Compiles bibliographies and finding aids, as needed;=20
=B7     maintains the professional collection through selection and
weeding of relevant materials.=20
=B7     Covers occasional evenings (until 7) and Saturdays, as needed.


=B7     ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS;=20
=B7     effective interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility,
and initiative.=20
=B7     Preferred experience in an academic library, especially with
knowledge of education-related materials;=20
=B7     knowledge and experience in use of OCLC, Dynix, Eric, and other
database searching.=20
=B7     Some Web page authoring experience a plus.=20
=B7     Comfortable working with children as well as adults.

SALARY: Dependent on experience

Starting Date: May 1, 2003

Cover letter and resumes by e-mail to or by mail
        Linda Greengrass
        Director of Library Services
        Bank Street College of Education Library
        610 West 112th Street
        New York, NY 10025

Linda Greengrass
Director of Library Services
Bank Street College of Education
610 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025

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