Geospatial Data Services Librarian (Assistant Professor) – Baruch College – NYC

The Newman Library of Baruch College seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as Geospatial Data Services Librarian as part of a team of information specialists who support an active data services program. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the development of library programming and infrastructure for use of geospatial data and GIS in research and teaching.
  • Manage the GIS training lab.
  • Provide individual and group consultations.
  • Select data sets for purchase and oversee their management.
  • Contribute to the development of faculty-led digital projects involving geospatial, demographic, and census data.
  • Provide general reference service at the reference desk and via digital service points. The reference work schedule may require nights and weekends.
  • Teach credit courses in the library’s instruction program, including courses leading to a Minor in Information Studies.
  • Meet the requirements for scholarship and publication necessary for reappointment as a tenure-track faculty member.
  • Maintain a record of service to Baruch College, City University of New York, and professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • A second graduate degree is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with ESRI suite, ArcGIS applications, spatial analysis and data visualization.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of emerging library technology and trends.
  • Experience assessing student learning and library instruction.

The complete vacancy announcement and instructions on how to apply are available on the website: https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/assistant-professor-geospatial-data-services-librarian/0FFE0000BC3B44BD97EC8B0B3A6CEF75/job/

About John Pell

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