Business Librarian – Lehman College – New York, NY

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Business Librarian serves as liaison to Lehman’s new School of Business, which comprises a large number of majors and growing graduate programs. The Business Librarian provides reference consultations and customized instructional services, as well as selects print, electronic, and multimedia resources in consultation with Economics and Business faculty to support the curriculum, research initiatives, and community development.

The candidate is responsible for outreach and marketing library services by partnering with Business faculty and conducting workshops on new business resources. Further, develops research guides in specialized areas such as accounting, competitive intelligence, market research, purchasing, and statistics. The individual also serves on library committees and develops an active research agenda.

QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Second Master’s required, preferably in a related business or social science field, for appointment to Assistant Professor. At least two years’ experience in an academic or special library providing business reference and instructional presentations. Proven expertise in navigating emerging technologies, social networking, and mobile applications. Candidate must be committed to serving diverse user groups and possess a strong service ethic.

COMPENSATION
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY
Visit http://www.cuny.edu , access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a CV-resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE
Review of applications to begin December 15, 2014.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

About John Pell

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

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