Head of Technical Services (Instructor or Assistant Professor), Lehman College (CUNY), Bronx, NY

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Head of Technical Services is responsible for managing the Library’s database licensing, resource allocation, acquisitions, cataloging, and materials processing units. The candidate is tasked with stewarding the annual resource budget, arranging for database licenses, vendor relations, and working closely with the Budget, Accounts Payable, and Procurement Offices.

Further, the Head of Technical Services oversees licensing of additional electronic content (electronic journals and eBooks), standing orders, monographs – with related cataloging and processing. The individual keeps current with developments in the resource management arena, develops workflows and policies, and integrates new technologies to
streamline efficient processing. This position supervises the Periodicals Librarian, Electronic Information Resources staff member, as well as three support staff. In addition, incumbent provides reference and instructional services.

QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. Second Master’s required for appointment to Assistant Professor. Candidate should possess superlative financial and data management acumen, knowledge of original and copy cataloging (OCLC, MARC, RDA), familiarity with online metadata and integrated library systems, as well as interest and expertise in adapting emerging technologies. Excellent communication and supervisory skills, as well as comfort dealing with diverse constituencies.

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 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.
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Candidates should provide a CV-resume and names and contact information of three professional references.

CLOSING DATE
Review of applications to begin January 29, 2016.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

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. Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer.

About John Pell

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

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