Emerging Technologies Librarian, Metropolitan College of New York

Position Description

MCNY seeks an Emerging Technologies Librarian (ETL) provide innovative leadership in the use of technology for its library.A� The librarian will work closely with the library director to create, improve and sustain services for the Collegea��s students, faculty and staff.A� He/she will also work closely with the reference librarian, technical services librarian and library staff to provide day-to-day services to the MCNY community.

Job Duties

Major responsibilities include exploring, developing, promoting, and assessing innovative online tools including social networking and other services targeting students; creating and implementing online learning modules to support the librarya��s information literacy, reference, and web-based learning programs; providing face to face and virtual reference services; conducting information literacy sessions in Manhattan and at the Bronx Extension Center; consulting with students and faculty on research projects, methods, and best practices; assisting with collection development and acquisitions; developing and maintaining subject and policy guides; and representing the library on college and university committees.

Qualifications

ALA accredited Masters degree in Library/Information Science plus 3-5 years library experience.A� Must demonstrate aptitude for developing and maintaining user-centered documentation.A� Experience with HTMS,CSS, Javascript, a scripting language, and database preferred.A� Must be able to take initiative; be flexible; work independently and collaboratively, and work some evenings and weekends.A� Strong candidates will include those having experience with content management systems, e.g., LibGuides, Drupal, Moodle; library management system, e.g., Sirsi, Koha, Innovative; non-for-profit and/or higher education; project experience with a team implementation; graphic design; and experience with library consortia.

Contact

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to boxhr@metropolitan.edu, place the job title in the subject line or to:A� Metropolitan College of New York, Department of Human Resources, 431 Canal Street, New York, NYA� 10013.

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