Instructional Design Librarian – Borough of Manhattan Community College – New York, NY

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Instructional Design Librarian
Job ID: 14753
Location: Borough of Manhattan CC
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

DESCRIPTION

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is an integral part of the City University of New York (CUNY) with the largest college enrollment in the CUNY system of over 25,000 students. It is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall.

A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library at the Borough of Manhattan Community College is growing and would like to attract new faculty members who will share and contribute to the growth process. We invite applications for an Instructor/Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in Instructional Design.

Library faculty are expected to provide research support to faculty, students, and staff in person, one on one consultations, via email and chat; participate in library’s instruction program; participate in developing collections and acquiring materials in all formats and media. Faculty review Library usage patterns and makes recommendations regarding services; assist in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards; supervise and/or train staff, students, and others assigned to the Library. Duties may include some weekend and evening hours. Library faculty are expected to perform related duties as assigned. Research and publication are expected for tenure and promotion.

The successful candidate will further have the ability to work collaboratively and creatively with library and College faculty to plan, develop, and deliver library instruction and provide instructional design support to university faculty. The Instructional Design Librarian will serve a dual role as a librarian supporting faculty, staff, and students through library instruction and research services as well as supporting the College faculty as an instructional design specialist. They will provide one-on-one professional and consulting services to faculty in the design and development of hybrid and fully online courses and will develop and support training activities for best practices of utilizing instructional technology tools and designing online courses. The Instructional Design Librarian will work collaboratively with E-Learning and the E-Learning Librarian to support effective delivery of the College’s online courses and will work closely with the Associate Librari an for Public Services to ensure information literacy is included in courses across the College.

Assistant/Associate/Full 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, Associate, or Full Professor: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

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

All titles require a Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MUS), 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, Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications include a minimum two years’ work experience in academic library; background in education or educational technology; experience in the systematic design of instruction for online, blended/hybrid and/or traditional courses; enthusiasm for library instruction in an academic setting; as well as experience designing, developing, and delivering training programs and workshops on teaching methods and technology utilization in the classroom, and experience using computer-based technology in educational environments. The ideal candidate will have a record of demonstrated experience providing reference and instruction to undergraduate students; excellent interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and colleagues in a multicultural environment.

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: $39,399-$65,267 Asst Professor – $42,873 – $74,133 Assoc Professor – $55,602 – $88,418 Professor – $68,803 – $106,071

HOW TO APPLY

From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

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

To apply: http://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/instructorassistant-associate-or-full-professor-instructional-design-librarian/A7CA069139BC419A8FA153BE7887C1A4/job/

CLOSING DATE

June 1, 2016

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

About John Pell

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

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