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

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. The Librarian will be primarily responsible for maintaining, developing, expanding, promoting and assessing the digital face of the MCNY Library. The Librarian will also be responsible for providing face to face and virtual reference services; conducting information literacy sessions; assisting with collection development and acquisitions; developing and maintaining online learning modules; and representing the library on college and university committees related to technology. Additionally, the Digital Services Librarian will serve as a primary point person for the library at MCNY’s Bronx Extension Center (BEC). At the BEC, the Librarian will provide Reference and Instruction services and will be responsible for helping to develop programing and the library’s print collection.

Required qualifications include ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with 5 or more years of experience in an Academic Library; ability to work well in teams; demonstrated experience in addressing usability issues and implementing user-centered design in libraries. The 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 have experience providing Information Literacy Instruction and Reference Services. Must be willing to work evening and weekend hours.

Preferred qualifications include experience in higher education experience; 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.

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.

Position Reports To
Instruction & Director of Library Services
Location
New York, New York

About John Pell

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

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