The Assistant Librarian – Coordinator of Information Literacy, under direction of the Director of Library Services, coordinates and develops a comprehensive program of information literacy instruction for the college community. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: develop and coordinate credit instruction program; coordinate workshops for students, faculty and staff, develop in-service training programs for library staff; provide reference desk coverage; participate in collection development; supervise interlibrary loan; and manage local history collection.
Develops and coordinates credit instruction program; revises/updates curriculum; recruits faculty; provides faculty training and support; evaluates and revises course materials and contents; schedules and promotes course; and evaluates instructors teaching Lib 111.
Develops and coordinates course related instruction. Promotes, schedules and evaluates instructional sessions developed with faculty.
Develops, coordinates and promotes workshops and short instructional sessions for students.
Develops ongoing program of in-service training for library staff.
Develops and coordinates faculty/staff development workshops and instructional support sessions.
Develops information literacy activities beyond required credit course.
Prepares an annual department plan and annual report related to the objectives in the plan.
Prepares reports and statistics regarding the instructional programs.
Provides reference service to faculty, staff, students and community members.
Participates in collection management by working closely with faculty in assigned areas of liaison responsibility. Recommends new acquisitions and works cooperatively to weed the collection as appropriate.
Develops and maintains instructional aids (LibGuides.)
Supervises interlibrary loan activity.
Manages Local History Collection and other special collections. Acquires materials, supervises development and promotes collection.
Promotes program of Library service.
Performs special projects and/or other responsibilities as assigned.
An ALA accredited master’s degree in library/information science;
Two years of experience in academic reference and instruction;
Demonstrated skills in teaching, reference service, online searching and electronic resources;
Excellent written and public speaking skills;
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to a student-centered environment and customer service;
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations;
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
Strong facility with technology.
This position has a five day work schedule consisting of one day 11AM-7PM, and four days 8AM-4PM. Final work schedule to be determined by the department supervisor.
An initial salary of $43,000 to $45,000 dependent on qualification, per year with an excellent benefits package. This position is contingent upon adequate funding.
The College provides an excellent benefits package, including an affordable medical plan for employees and their dependents. Additionally, employer paid dental, vision coverage, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage. Supplemental insurance and benefits are offered on a voluntary basis for Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care, and Accident, amongst others.
Employees are offered a choice of retirement with the New York State Employees Retirement system or TIAA-CREF. Additional supplemental Retirement plans are offered on a voluntary basis, upon the employee’s election.