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|The City Tech Library is looking for its next Chief Librarian. Could it be you, or someone you know? Read below to learn more.
Chief Librarian – Associate Professor or Professor
New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), located in in downtown Brooklyn, is a comprehensive college offering 58 associate and bachelor’s degree programs in engineering technologies, health related and other career-oriented disciplines We pride ourselves on the rich diversity of our students, faculty and staff, representing more than 120 countries and speaking more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college. We are soliciting applications for a collaborative, thoughtful, and innovative leader to serve as Chief Librarian of the Ursula C. Schwerin Library. This is a faculty position.
City Tech’s Ursula C. Schwerin Library is integral to the educational mission of the college, and fosters connections with and supports students, faculty, and staff in their academic pursuits. We are committed to student success as we implement and acquire services and resources that will have the greatest positive impact on the diverse City Tech community.
City Tech is a member of CUNY’s library system, a federation of 31 libraries and the CUNY Central Office of Library Services supporting the University’s 25 campuses. CUNY’s libraries act both together and individually to acquire books, media, and e-resources, and CUNY faculty and students are welcome to visit and to borrow materials from any CUNY library.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Chief Librarian will lead approximately 16 full-time as well as 20 part-time faculty and staff. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of current library technologies and trends, emerging areas of librarianship, and assessing and developing library services, collections, and technologies. They will have an engaged and empathetic leadership style and a commitment to transparency and clear communication across faculty and staff titles and positions.
The Chief Librarian will:
Provide strategic, financial, and managerial leadership for the library, working collaboratively and collegially with faculty and academic leadership at the college and across the university’s library system
An ALA-accredited graduate degree in library and information studies
At least five years of library management and supervisory experience, with increasing responsibility, and evidence of effective resource management (including personnel, budget, collections, etc.)
Salary Range: $110,641-$129,310
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.
Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV/resume, and statement of scholarly interests.
Open until filled, with review of resumes to begin on or after November 02, 2023.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.