Instructor – Librarian (Public Health) — CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

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Job Title: Instructor – Librarian (Public Health)
Job ID: 26613
Location: CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Faculty Vacancy Announcement:

The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that promote social justice. The mission of the school is to promote public health policies to improve the health of populations. CUNY SPH faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. CUNY SPH is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at CUNY SPH, the Instructor-Librarian (Public Health) will work at CUNY SPH and The Morris Raphael Cohen Library at The City College of New York. The Instructor-Librarian (Public Health) will provide in-depth consultation and collaborate with students and faculty for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Working collaboratively and creatively to plan, develop, and deliver library instruction and provide instructional design support to the faculty at CUNY SPH and The Morris Raphael Cohen Library at The City College of New York.
• Providing in-depth reference consultations to students, faculty, and research staff including guidance on various types of literature reviews.
• Managing collection development by regularly identifying gaps in the collections and acquiring materials in various formats.
• Creating instructional material (research guides, asynchronous tutorials, etc).
• Reviewing Library usage patterns and make recommendations for services and resources.
• Assisting in developing and monitoring Library policies and user service standards.
• Supporting faculty publication by advising on appropriate journals.
• Supervising and/or training staff, students, and others assigned to the Library.
• Performing other duties as assigned.

• Until further notice, work will be performed in a hybrid manner and requires some on-site work that is subject to change.
• Candidates will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of and authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates are required to be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

• Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.
• The ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

A preferred candidate should have:
• Two years of experience working in an academic library.
• Background in education or educational technology.
• Up-to-date knowledge of digital trends and platforms for academic libraries.
• Experience designing, developing, and delivering training programs and workshops on information literacy using virtual technology.
• Proficiency in software such as Microsoft Office, experience with SpringShare LibApps and library systems such as ExLibris’ ALMA a plus.
• A record of demonstrated experience providing reference and instruction to students and faculty, experience working with topics in health, medicine, or social sciences a plus.
• A general understanding of scholarly communication and some familiarity with the world of academic publishing.
• Evidence of experience working with databases and conducting advanced searches.
• Excellent interpersonal skills including strong and reliable written and verbal communication.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with patrons and colleagues in a diverse and multicultural environment.
• Ability to multitask and shift gears quickly when dealing with patrons at different levels and with different information needs.
• Interest in pursuing further education to meet tenure requirements if necessary.
• Commitment to working evening and/or weekend hours.

*Note: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Commensurate with Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Range: $69,945 – $79,566

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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.

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