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Part-Time Reference Librarian - Farmingdale State College

January 03, 2019 1:19 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

About Farmingdale State College:

Farmingdale State is a public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students and a rich history of over 80,000 graduates. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today's emerging industries. A total of 31 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technology, and Health Sciences.  Academic programs also include a graduate program beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art information services as well as a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, make Farmingdale State one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region, and in the State University of New York system.

Located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes from New York City, Farmingdale was named as one of the best colleges in the North in US News and World Report 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.  Farmingdale is proud of its many graduates with 91% indicating that they are continuing their education or are working in their field of specialization. College Choice listed FSC in its list of "50 Safest Small Colleges and Universities" for 2016.

Job Description:

Greenley Library at Farmingdale State College is accepting applications for a leave replacement Part-Time Reference librarian.

The successful candidate will provide excellent customer service and reference assistance to students and faculty members in finding library materials, using the library's online resources, and citing sources. Responsibilities include: assisting in-person patrons, answering the reference desk phone and tracking patron statistics. Position includes closing the library.  May teach an occasional library research class.

Shift available:

Spring 2019 hours vary:

March 25, April 1, April 8, and April 15 the hours will be 5:00pm-11:00pm
April 22, April 29, May 6, and May 13 the hours will be 5:00pm-12:00am

Summer 2019 hours 5:00pm-11:00pm:

June 3, 10, 17, 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12, 19



MLS from an ALA accredited institution. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.


Experience in an academic library, knowledge of college-level reference services and resources.

Additional Information:

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at 518-474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply and submit the required documents listed below by clicking on the "Apply Now" link at the bottom of this page.  We require the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three references


Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

URL: www.farmingdale.edu/employment

Only applications submitted online will be accepted, no phone calls please.

627 N. Sunrise Service Road, Bellport NY, 11713, (631) 675-1570

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