Health Sciences Librarian – Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

The Brooklyn Campus Library at Long Island University seeks an enthusiastic, user-oriented individual to support students and faculty through curriculum-integrated library instruction, reference services and consultations, and collection development activities.


Design, implement, and assess information literacy instruction with a focus on health sciences students
Serve as liaison to academic departments in the School of Health Professions, the School of Nursing, and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Collaborate with teaching faculty to incorporate information literacy development into the curriculum
Provide online and in person reference services
Provide service to departmental and University committees



  • Mastera��s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or ALA-recognized equivalent
  • Teaching experience in an academic or medical library
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience serving a highly diverse user community
  • Familiarity with health sciences library resources


  • A second master’s degree, preferably in health sciences or a related subject, is highly desirable
  • Experience developing and employing a student-centered pedagogy
  • Experience as a library liaison to academic and/or other campus departments
  • Academic publication or other demonstrated scholarship
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in academic libraries, including the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

To Apply

Anticipated Starting Date: September 1, 2017

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Long Island University offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous retirement plan and paid research time. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

For more information and to apply, please see the full job posting at:

About John Pell

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

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