Reference & Collection Development Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)–Bronx Community College –Bronx, NY

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Reference & Collection Development Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)
Job ID: 19086
Location: Bronx Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Bronx Community College Library is seeking an Instructor or Assistant Professor to serve as Reference & Collection Development Librarian.

Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Reference and Collection Development 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. Evening and weekend hours will be required.

The Reference and Collection Development Librarian also leads the library’s effort in developing and maintaining a current library collection (across formats) which supports the learning and research needs of the BCC students, faculty, and staff. S/he utilizes appropriate data informing collection analysis, weeding and reporting, recommends electronic resources for trial and potential purchase, tracks budget apportioned for collections, coordinates the BCC library liaison process, and collaborates with other librarians and staff supporting library activities related to acquisitions, description, and collections services. Management of support staff may be required.

Assistant 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.

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 August 27, 2018.

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 Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in an academic or research library
• Knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services and user education
• Familiarity with the evolving concepts of Information Literacy and current pedagogical theories
• Experience with current web, informational, instructional, and productivity technologies
• Familiarity with institutional repositories and digital content delivery systems
• Experience with circulation and acquisitions modules of integrated library systems such as Aleph
• Experience with collections and stacks management
• Understanding of procurement and licensing activities
• Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process
• Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
• Evidence of teamwork, a good customer service ethic, creativity, initiative, and flexibility
For appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Instructor: $43,503 – $72,065
Assistant Professor: $47,340 – $81,855
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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.

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

August 16, 2018; review of resumes to begin immediately.

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