Reference Librarian — University at Albany, SUNY — Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a dynamic Reference Librarian to provide reference and research consultation services in the University and Science libraries to students, faculty, staff and community users. Reference delivery methods include face-to-face, telephone, chat, and individual appointment. Some evening and weekend hours required. The successful candidate will serve as the subject librarian for the journalism and newspaper collections and as subject liaison to faculty and students in the Journalism program. This position evaluates and selects resources, provides instruction, and develops and maintains tools to promote and facilitate access to research resources, including online research guides. Tenure-track library faculty at the University at Albany, SUNY, are expected to engage in research, publication, and service to the Libraries, the University, and the profession, as requir ed for promotion and continuing appointment. This position reports to the Head of the Reference and Research Services Department.

Academic rank: Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian; rank will be determined by the successful candidate’s qualifications

For qualification requirements and application instructions, please go to

Application deadline: March 9, 2016

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

About the University at Albany:
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

(Job posting P16-41351)

About John Pell

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

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