Adjunct Librarian-Liaison to High School of American Studies, Lehman College Library, NY

TITLE: Adjunct Librarian-Liaison to High School of American Studies

Location/Department: Library
College Web Site:
Closing Date: Until filled

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES: Reporting to Head of Reference, the Adjunct Librarian serves as part-time liaison to High School of American Studies [HSAS] at Lehman College, ranked the top high school in New York State. This part-time position [15 hours/week] involves two days embedded at HSAS collaborating with teachers and high school classes, as well as one evening on Lehman Library’s Reference Desk. The candidate is responsible for outreach and marketing library services to HSAS teachers and students. The incumbent is expected to develop close working relationships with the HSAS Principal and instructors to support learning objectives by designing instruction classes, online tutorials, Research Guides, and publicity for new services.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Mastera��s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Background or experience in middle or high school education preferred. Proven technological expertise in website content development, instructional best practices, search strategies, social media, and mobile information. Should demonstrate proactive communication skills and commitment to serving diverse populations. Must be self-starter with creative energy and follow through. Recent MLS graduates encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Letter, resume, names and contact information for three References by June 1, 2015 to:

Professor Kenneth Schlesinger, Chief Librarian
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, New York 10468-1589

The City University of New York
An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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