Instruction Librarian, LaGuardia Community College Library, CUNY, NYC

Job Title: Instruction Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)
Job ID: 12976
Location: LaGuardia Community College, CUNY – NYC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

http://cuny.jobs/queens-ny/instruction-librarian-instructor-or-assistant-professor/80CF2BEAAEAF46259D769589364BAE93/job/

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

LaGuardia Community College is seeking an Instruction Librarian to perform teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

The successful candidate will participate in the Library’s information literacy program which includes for-credit instruction, course-related information literacy classes, and drop-in workshops for students, faculty and staff. Responsibilities may include, as assigned, design and teaching of classes; scheduling of instruction; outreach to and collaboration with faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum; development of teaching materials; adaptation of new instructional technologies to local needs; experimentation with various models for the delivery of library instruction; planning and implementation of assessment of library instruction; and organization of professional development for Library faculty. Candidate will also provide one-on-one research assistance at the Reference desk; contribute to collection development by serving as liaison to one or more academic departments or programs; and participate in the work of committees of the Library, the C ollege, the University, and professional organizations.

LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students’ lives are transformed as family income increases by 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas, create new curricula and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit www.laguardia.edu to learn more.

Assistant Professor:

Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

Instructor:

Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices.

QUALIFICATIONS

For Assistant Professor designations: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the Institution.

For Instructor designation: A Master’s degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Other Qualifications: For appointment as an Instructor – ALA-accredited MLS degree.

For appointment as an Assistant Professor: ALA-accredited MLS degree, plus second Master’s degree or doctorate.

Candidate should have at least one year of library experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels in a collegial, collaborative environment are also required. Teaching experience preferred. Supervisory experience a plus. Experience with assessment as plus.

All titles require a Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

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.

Instructor salary range: $39,399 – $65,267 Assistant Professor salary range: $42,873 – $81,645

Commensurate with education and experience.

HOW TO APPLY

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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE
October 31, 2015

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. EO/AA Employer.

Job Title: Instruction Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)
Job ID: 12976
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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