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Library Assistant (28199)

New York Film Academy
New York - New York City, NY, 10004

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Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: New York - New York City, NY

Position Type: Part Time

Salary Range: $23.00 Hourly

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Education

New York Film Academy, New York, NY

New York Film Academy is committed to an inclusive work culture where peoples thoughts, ideas, concerns, and cultures are valued and respected. We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and those sharing in our commitment to inclusivity.

NYFA is a vaccine-mandated campus. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible, against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Under the general supervision from the the Chair of LAS, Campus Dean and Head Librarian, the New York Film Academy (NYFA) NY Campus Library Assistant will be responsible in performing requested clerical support for the assigned department; communicating various information regarding activities and/or response to requests; and providing for timely and accurate distribution of materials. Other duties include assisting incoming students and guests being the first face that they see.


The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The day-
to-day duties required of this position may vary.

Provide circulation assistance (check in/out) including managing disputes about missing items, fines, and overdue materials.
Assist the educational community with general library support, including online library resources.
Run weekly overdue reports and contact patrons for timely return of materials.
Pull materials from the collection for classroom and instructor needs.
Perform processing of new materials.
Re-shelve returned materials.
Complete special projects as assigned.
Other duties as assigned by Chair of LAS, Campus Dean and Head Librarian or senior management.

Broad & in-depth knowledge of Library Science.
Substantial professional experience in their the department - Library.
Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with the various constituencies of the Academy, students, parents and alumni.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative personnel, faculty, classified staff, students and the general public.
Ability to work independently and simultaneously on projects of varied complexity, carrying out each to its conclusion with a very high level of effectiveness.
Must possess ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
Must possess ability and willingness to manage multiple priorities and projects.

Ability to foster an innovative environment that attracts high-quality faculty, students, and staff by stimulating creativity, research, teaching, and learning.
Ability to identify opportunities and to convert challenges into innovative solutions and programs that will advance the future of the institution.
Ability to work in a highly demanding, multiple task environment, with changing priorities is key.
Ethical/Honest - evidence of the practice of a high level confidentiality.
Service and Action-oriented does what it takes to meet student expectations.
Collaborative enlists information from all sources to ensure the best solution to an issue.

Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
Experience with library functions and systems.
Academic library experience, preferred.
Experience working in a fast pace multi-tasking results drive environment with attention to detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and with Google documents.

The following machines, tools, equipment and / or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/ or software used will vary.

Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Reader, Power Point, Visio
Google Documents
FileMaker Pro.
Apple Hardware Products (i.e. Mac, etc.)

The following environmental / atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

Higher Education Setting.
Outdoor/Indoor Film Set/Shoot environment.
Sit for long/high periods of time to perform various computer/administrative tasks.
Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard and other office equipment.
Able to place and remove materials from shelves.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling, and manual dexterity.
Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact and telephones.
Lift, carry, push and/or pull documents/boxes weighing up to 10-15 lbs.
Variable part time work schedule to be determined - some evenings and weekends may be required.

The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy's goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFAs expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

New York Film Academy (NYFA) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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