Architecture, Art & Design Library Specialist

NJIT seeks an energetic, self motivated and service-oriented Architecture, Art & Design Library Specialist at the branch library located within the College of Architecture and Design. This facility houses over 21,000 books, 80,000 slides, 21,000 digital images, and numerous other materials. Working under the supervision of the Library Director, the successful candidate will be able to multitask in a fast paced, challenging environment while being responsible for day-to-day operations during the closing shift and in the absence of the Director. Current hours during the academic year are 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM Monday through Thursday and 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Friday. Hours vary during summer and break periods. See our web site at

The successful candidate will be delivering services to more than a thousand undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students in architecture, art, and design disciplines. Typical responsibilities include individual and group instruction, reference assistance, and maintenance of digital and materials samples collections. Other shared responsibilities will be processing library materials, training and supervising student assistants, and occasionally circulating library holdings and equipment. Preferred qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited program; knowledge of art, architecture, and design, experience with digital projects, ability to communicate clearly and concisely; strong writing and excellence computer skills; good organizational skills. Competitive salary depends upon experience and qualifications.

Position is open until filled.

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The university reserves the right to substitute equivalent education and/or experience at its discretion. NJIT is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and Vietnam era and disabled veterans to apply.