Part Time Instruction and Online Learning Librarian – Adelphi University – Garden City, NY

TITLE: Part Time Instruction and Online Learning Librarian

Swirbul Library, Garden City (Approximately 20 hours a week)


The Adjunct will report to the Dean of Libraries and work closely with the Coordinator of Instructional Services. Adelphi is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, service oriented librarian. The successful candidate will have experience providing instruction and reference at an academic library within a diverse college or university community. Working in a collaborative team based environment, the incumbent will implement the integration of instructional technologies into our information literacy and instruction program, supporting both in-person and online/blended learning. The candidate will provide assistance to library faculty on best practices for integrating of library resource content into online/blended learning platforms . The position encompasses the following: curriculum development of a one credit undergraduate course which may include blended and online sections and collaboration with library and teaching faculty on subject guides and other course-specific r esearch resources for undergraduate and graduate level courses especially in subject areas such as Education, Nursing and Social Work. The position is available starting January 2016 for 20 hours a week.


MLS from an ALA-accredited program. Strong public-service orientation and familiarity with automated library systems, electronic information resources, and emerging technologies is required.Experience providing instruction in an academic library setting. Demonstrated ability to select, implement and evaluate instructional design concepts. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment are essential. Flexible work schedule during the fall and spring semesters to accommodate some evening and weekend teaching assignments. Highly Preferred: Experience teaching credit bearing courses in an academic setting; course development and design; creating instructional and information materials such as Libguides 2.0; working knowledge of applications such as Google applications, Camtasia, Captivate, and/or survey monkey.

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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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