Business Librarian – Lehman College – New York, NY

Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Business Librarian serves as liaison to Lehmana��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.

Mastera��s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Second Mastera��s required, preferably in a related business or social science field, for appointment to Assistant Professor. At least two yearsa�� 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.

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.

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

Review of applications to begin December 15, 2014.
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About John Pell

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

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