Adjunct Librarian, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

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

Date: December 10, 2015
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Adjunct Librarian
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Library

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Adjunct Librarian will participate in a very active, robust 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 provide traditional and virtual reference services. S/he will also assist in the evening and weekend supervision of Library Clerks and Library 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 required.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program and one year of experience working as an academic librarian or senior librarian in a middle-size to large public library setting is required. Two years of academic library experience are strongly preferred. Knowledge of information and instructional technologies. The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users. Additional subject masters and supervisory experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.

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

TO APPLY: 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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