Information Literacy Librarian – University at Albany (SUNY) – Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a highly productive, innovative Information Literacy Librarian with a keen awareness of emerging instructional technologies, with an emphasis on digital badging. The successful candidate will play an essential role in the ongoing development and support of information literacy initiatives in a variety of in-person and online formats, and will serve as the Libraries’ liaison with the Writing and Critical Inquiry program. This librarian will oversee and further develop the department’s digital badging system, potentially with the assistance of grant funding; seek collaborative badging opportunities with other campus units; create other reusable online learning objects and templates; and provide information literacy instruction.

This position includes assigned hours at the reference desk, including some evening and weekend hours. Tenure-track Library faculty at the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to engage in research, publication, and service to the Libraries, the University, and the profession, as required for promotion and continuing appointment. This position reports to the Head of the Information Literacy Department.

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Application deadline: May 16, 2016

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.


Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

About John Pell

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

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