Job Posting: Part-Time Librarian and Sales Associate, at the Brooklyn Art Library, Williamsburg, NYC

The Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is seeking a part-time Librarian and Sales Associate.

We are the home to The Sketchbook Project, a massive library of artist sketchbooks. Our space holds over 31,000 sketchbooks and growing, from all over the world. We act like a reference library and shop that is open to the public every day.

Duties include:

  • Talking about the project, and introducing people to the organizational system, open projects, and requested sketchbooks.
  • Pulling books from the que of books to be checked out
  • Checking in and returning books to their place on the shelves
  • Making blank project submissions to be sold in store
  • Customer service and sales
  • General upkeep of the library and store

Qualities we are looking for in a candidate:

  • Friendliness
  • Ability to talk about a complicated project with ease
  • Love of artwork and some knowledge of artistic processes
  • Patience
  • Attention to detail
  • Mac Proficiency
  • Must be able to work Saturday and Sundays between 11:30 and 8:00.

There is no information about compensation, and no deadline for applications.

There is also: a summer internship, paying $8/hr and lasting for ninety days; and a Community Manager position, paying between $12 and $14 an hour to start.