Student Engagement — Westchester Community College — Valhalla, NY

http://www.sunywcc.edu/about/jobshuman-resources/academic-positions/instructor-librarian/

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The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology seeks a Librarian to provide reference services face-to-face and online; deliver course-related instructions on and off campus and online; and collaborate with academic departments in assigned liaison areas. The candidate will specialize in outreach services designed to increase student engagement with library services, including conducting orientations, workshops, and student-driven activities; creating newsletter, website and social media content; and assisting the Information Literacy Librarian in the development of standards-driven educational tools. The Librarian for Student Engagement will keep informed of trends in early college services to students, including investigating ways to integrate guided pathways and user-focused concepts into library services. The candidate is also expected to be active in departmental affairs, student life, and college governance. S/he must have flexibility in performing various tasks as departmental and library needs change.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Strong teaching and instructional technology skills required; experience in or knowledge of librarianship in an academic setting preferred. Excellent oral and written skills are also required. S/he must be able to work part of a team. Sensitivity to the diverse needs of the community college student population is required. The incumbent must be willing to work evenings, as assigned, and weekends.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Spring 2018

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