Learning and Outreach Librarian — Bronx Community College — Bronx, N.Y.

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Learning and Outreach Librarian joins a team of librarians providing students and faculty with one-on-one and group instruction. Position involves direct contact with library users providing traditional and virtual reference and research assistance, outreach to faculty engaged in developing Information Literacy knowledge and skills of students, collaboration with librarians to engage college community in effective use of library services and resources, assessment of needs and promotion of awareness of new information products and services. The Learning and Outreach Librarian leads the library’s effort in reaching and serving its diverse user populations with particular attention to students who are under-utilizing library resources. The Learning and Outreach Librarian publicizes and promotes the library as the research center of the campus through programming, instruction, exhibition, marketing, publications, and orientations.
Librarians within the City University of New York take active faculty roles, serving on committees and engaging in scholarly research and publication. Perform other duties as assigned. Continuous updating of knowledge and skills is required. All appointments are subject to financial availability. The position is set to begin January 4, 2016.

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
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, Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Experience in an academic, research, or large public library
– Experience in educational marketing and outreach in an academic institution
– Knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services and user education
– Familiarity with the evolving concepts of Information Literacy
– Knowledge of educational and information resources in higher education and current pedagogical theories
– Experience with current web, instructional, and productivity technologies
– Experience working on department/library/college committee
– Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment
– Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process
– Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
– Experience developing collaborative working relationships
– Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services
– Evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility

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 – $59,206
Assistant Professor: $42,873 – $74,133
Associate Professor: $55,602 – $88,418
Full Professor: $68,803 – $106,071

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: “Employment”, “Search for job listings”, Job ID #13134. Please attach resume, cover letter, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. Please do not include any other documentation unless requested. If previously applied to Job #11051, you must reapply to this posting.
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE
August 17, 2015

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About John Pell

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

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