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Job Posting: Associate Librarian, Non-Profit (NYC)

  • 1.  Job Posting: Associate Librarian, Non-Profit (NYC)

    Posted 02-27-2019 17:47

    View online: https://www.catalyst.org/careers-at-catalyst/associate-librarian/ 

    Associate Librarian

    Summary of Responsibilities

    Catalyst is seeking an Associate Librarian to work with a dynamic team of information specialists in its award-winning and innovative Information Center. The Associate Librarian supports Catalyst's mission by providing reference to questions from our over 800 Supporter organizations, the media, scholars, and the public on a variety of diversity and inclusion topics including: engaging men, the future of work, LGBTQI, inclusive leadership, and gender, race and ethnicity, among others.

    • You: An MLIS/MLS graduate who is curious and loves to learn new things, and work on a variety of projects. You enjoy the challenge of searching for answers to complex questions. You have a passion for research, writing, impeccable customer service, and our mission. You are self-motivated, an excellent collaborator, and have a willingness to learn and explore innovative new technologies.
    • Catalyst: A values-driven nonprofit filled with smart colleagues committed to building workplaces that work for women, that works closely with supporter organizations around the world, and conducts research on topics such as intersectionality, engaging men and inclusive cultures; a flexible work environment and excellent benefits.

    Additional Detail

    What Would I Do in the Information Center?

    • Provide in-depth reference services to Catalyst Supporter organizations and the media on topics of gender, diversity, and inclusion, drawing from a wide array of Catalyst knowledge and outside sources.
    • Research and write impactful knowledge products-such as Quick Takes (statistical data sheets), Topic Briefs (short trend reports), and Ask Catalyst Express (curated finding aids) -and conduct secondary research on the future of work.
    • Fact check IC and Catalyst work under direction of the Fact Checking Team.
    • Answer Provide excellent customer service by answering general questions from scholars and the public.
    • Participate in cross-Catalyst projects and initiatives.
    • Advanced computer literacy (Windows-based) and technical skills.

    What's It Like Working on the Information Center Team?

    • We are a results-focused, fast-paced team, working together to meet users' needs, often within tight deadlines.
    • We are a collaborative team that values trust, accountability, openness to learning, responsibility, and the ability to adapt to frequent and unexpected demands.
    • The team is geographically dispersed and relies heavily on messaging systems, video, and frequent communication.

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • MLIS/MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or an international equivalent.
    • One-to-three years of experience with library or information center research and reference.
    • Strong communication and excellent writing skills.

    How to Apply

    Please email your resume, cover letter and desired salary with "Associate Librarian" in the subject line to InformationCenter@catalyst.org. Only applications with cover letters will be considered. Due to a large volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.