Electronic Resources Librarian (Assistant Professor) — College of Staten Island — Staten Island, NY

ob Title: Electronic Resources Librarian (Assistant Professor)
Job ID: 11795

The Department of the Library, at the College of Staten Island, seeks applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position as Evening/Weekend Instruction Librarian (Assistant Professor). This position is anticipated to begin in September 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to teach library instruction sessions to undergraduate and graduate students primarily during evenings and weekends. The chosen individual will provide in-depth consultation with students and faculty; collaborate with faculty to develop course content; support curriculum enrichment; participate in collection development; actively assist in the assessment to articulate the library’s impact on student learning; and will provide support for the continuous improvement of instructional programs and practices. S/He will provide proactive reference service, including chat reference, and participate in the development of electronic instructional materials (online tutorials, subject web-gu ides, etc.). The successful candidate will also pursue an active and productive academic agenda through scholarly publication and grant writing, and will participate in professional conferences. The candidate will assist in training and supervising part-time workers, serve on department, college and university-wide committees, and will work evenings and weekends. [Tuesdays through Fridays: 1:00pm – 9:00pm; Saturdays: 10:00am – 6:00pm].

The Library’s collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/about.

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like
campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff.

The College of Staten Island is committed to a diverse work environment that reflects the multicultural makeup of our student body. The successful candidate will be committed to inclusion and excellence. The Search Committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity of the academic community. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters in Library Science (MLS), Masters in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline and a second graduate degree in addition to the MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited library school is required for a position as Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with two or more years of experience teaching in an academic setting. Experience in working with an integrated library system (e.g. Aleph, Ex-Libris) is desired. Applicants should demonstrate: knowledge of emerging trends in instruction and information technologies; strong presentation and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written); the ability to work collaboratively with faculty; the ability to adapt to shifting needs and priorities; and a strong commitment to public service.

Assistant Professor: $42,873 – $74,133
Commensurate with qualifications.

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.

To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu; select “Employment,” “Search Job Listings,” “More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs,” then enter the Job ID#11795 in the “Job Opening ID” field. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, as well as the contact information for three professional references. All items to be uploaded must be combined in a single PDF document. Complete applications must be received by January 31, 2015.

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January 31, 2015
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
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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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