Adjunct Librarian – Westchester Community College (SUNY) – Valhalla, NY

The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.

Date: September 28, 2017

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Adjunct Librarian

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Library/ The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Adjunct Librarian will participate in a busy library information literacy program, planning and teaching library information literacy classes on the main campus, at the college’s extension sites and virtually. S/he will also provide traditional and virtual reference services. S/he will assist in the evening and weekend supervision of library clerks and technicians as well as assist in the evening and weekend supervision of library building and services, as needed. 10 -15 hours per week, days, evenings and weekends are required.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program and at least one year of experience working as an academic librarian is required. Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology. Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required. Academic library instructional experience along with the ability to collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments and course content strongly preferred.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.

RATE OF PAY: $39.85 per hour. No benefits.

TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Send resumes, cover letters, references and copies of transcripts to: humanresources@sunywcc.edu. Please indicate “Adjunct Librarian” in the subject line of the email or mail to:

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.

About John Pell

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

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