Part-Time Instruction Librarian – College of Staten Island, City University of New York

Part-Time Instruction Librarian

The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks an Instruction Librarian to teach library research skills to classes during weekdays (primarily afternoon to late evening hours) for up to 15 hours per week. Duties of the successful candidate will include:
• providing instruction for Library Workshops for ENG 111 (College Writing) and other information literacy workshops;
• providing instruction for one-shot sessions in other disciplines;
• teaching library research skills to individuals during research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference service;
• participating in orientation tours;
• creating subject guides and online tutorials; and
• assisting with library projects, assignments, and initiatives as designated.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. A second graduate degree is desired. Experience developing and delivering information literacy instruction in an academic setting. Must possess high level of comfort with information technologies, Microsoft Windows environment and productivity software. Experience using instructional tools, such as LibGuides, in the development of online tutorials, guides, or videos. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. A flexible schedule is desired.

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. The Library’s collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/about.

Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $37.77 per hour.

Starting date: August 27, 2015

Review of applications will begin on July 27, 2015. Please email your application, including a cover letter, resume and three names of references in PDF, addressed to:

Amy F. Stempler, Coordinator of Instruction
Library, 1L-109
College of Staten Island/CUNY
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314

E-mail: Library@mail.csi.cuny.edu

About John Pell

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

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