Instruction/User Services Librarian, New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan, New York

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is a non-profit independent, private institution of higher education with approximately 14,000 students worldwide. Offering 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, NYIT has conscientiously followed its mission of providing career-oriented professional education. Its academic programs prepare students for some of the most in-demand careers in today’s global economy, in areas including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine.
NYIT has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” for the past three years and has been consistently ranked in Tier 1 by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade.

NYIT seeks a Librarian I, Instruction/User Service to provide on-site and online reference and information literacy instruction including curriculum development. The selected candidate will work with faculty to develop library services and new resources; create online tutorials, and content for the library’s website; organize on-site programs and workshops; participate in outreach and develop cross campus partnerships; plan and organize library involvement in key student events; contribute and participate in the development of the library’s online presence; explore and assist with the implementation of technology tools related to instruction and reference; schedule reference coverage and information literacy classes; assist with the collection development. He/she will also be an active participant in various committees and oversee library staff as necessary.

MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited school with 2+ years related library experience required. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills required. The selected candidate must possess working knowledge of Web 2.0, chat reference, website development, blogs, tumblr, twitter, video and screen capture software, and databases in various subjects. Experience with curriculum development for information literacy and designing/leading instructional services (including staff training) with emerging technology preferred. Must be available to work some evenings/weekends and possess a high degree of flexibility changing responsibilities and duties as required. This position will be based on our Manhattan campus. For immediate consideration email your resume and cover letter to: LibraryMA.jobs@nyit.edu. Please reference RA #1010 in your subject line. EOE M/F/D/V.

About John Pell

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

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