Substitute Reference & Instruction Librarian – CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College library has a new Reference and Instruction Librarian substitute position opening up for Spring 2018. This is a full time, temporary position with an initial appointment of January 27 through Summer, with the possibility of renewal for 2018-2019.

The Substitute Reference and Instruction Librarian responsibilities include:

  • Serve as subject liaison for assigned academic departments
  • liaison duties include subject-specific instruction, subject guides, and collection development for those disciplines
  • Participate in regularly scheduled subject-specific, general, and virtual reference service, including evening and weekend work as needed
  • Participate in the general instruction and outreach program
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualification

  • MLS from ALA accredited program or equivalent degree

Preferred qualifications include

  • Academic library experience
  • Background in STEM or experience with STEM resources
  • Experience with QuestionPoint chat reference
  • Expertise with Libguides

If you or another librarian you know is interested please submit a CV and letter of interest to Ms. Donaree Brown at You will receive a confirmation of receipt.

Review of CVs will being on Thursday October 26 and continue until the position is filled.

About John Pell

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

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