Instruction & Digital Services Librarian — Metropolitan College of New York — New York, NY

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Instruction & Digital Services Librarian – MCNY

Description

Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), a non-profit, regionally accredited college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and located in Manhattan and in the Bronx, seeks an Instruction & Digital Services Librarian. MCNY serves primarily adult learners and has a unique history rooted in Social Justice. We seek a librarian whose passions align with our core mission.

Responsibilities

The Instruction & Digital Services Librarian (I/DSL) will support at our Manhattan and Bronx locations, working largely out of the MCNY Bronx Extension Center (BEC). The I/DSL will be the library’s primary point person, working closely with the Director of the Library, faculty, and academic support staff to develop and provide substantive and tailored library services. The I/DSL will take the lead on maintaining, developing, and assessing the digital presence of the MCNY Library, as well as representing the library on college committees related to technology. At both locations, the I/DSL will provide face to face and virtual reference; develop and conduct in-class information literacy sessions, and assist with collection development and library programming.

Qualifications

equired qualifications include: ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with a minimum of three years of experience in an Academic Library; ability to thrive in a collaborative environment as well as to take initiative on independent projects. Must have significant experience providing Information Literacy Instruction and Reference Services and a commitment to working with nontraditional students. Must have demonstrated experience in addressing usability issues and implementing user-centered design in libraries. The I/DSL must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with current and emerging web development technologies as they relate to digital library services, be proficient with Microsoft Office, and have familiarity with HTML, CSS, and databases. Must be willing to work some evening and weekend hours.

Preferred qualifications include 5 or more years of experience in academic librarianship; experience with OCLC’s Worldshare Management Services; content management systems, e.g., LibGuides, Drupal, Moodle; third-party discovery layers such as Summon, Primo, or EBSCO Discovery Service; integrated library systems, e.g., Sirsi, Koha, Innovative; virtual instruction software such as Captivate, Jing, Camtasia, LibWizard; scripting languages such as Javascript or PHP.

To Apply

Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to boxhr@metropolitan.edu or mail to Department of Human Resources, Metropolitan College of New York, 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006.

For more information about MCNY please visit the College’s website at www.mcny.edu.

Company Information

Metropolitan College of New York United States

Contact Information

boxhr@metropolitan.edu

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