Librarian — Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Position Summary / Job Description

The Librarian is responsible for a full range of professional duties, including providing reference services, developing collection in collaboration with faculty, instructing in the use of information literacy and technologies, creating instructional materials, and working collaboratively with a diverse range of individuals. The Librarian plans, designs and delivers instruction to students, faculty, and staff in various modalities and prepares bibliographic guides to resources as assigned. The Librarian may be called upon to oversee support staff and student workers in library operations including night and weekend service to ensure quality patron service.


Required / Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited college or university or equivalent.
Minimum of two (2) years recent professional experience in an academic library, with an emphasis in instruction; OR
For recent library school graduates, a specialization in library instruction and/or academic librarianship.
Available to work evenings and weekends at either the Union City or Jersey City campus if necessary.
Demonstrated experience utilizing current library technologies, such as integrated library systems, library services platforms, discovery services, online catalogs, online databases, and internet resources.
Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy best practices in strategies, methodologies, trends and practice within academic libraries.
Excellent technical, oral, and written communication skills.
Strong service orientation, good people skills and commitment to public service excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of current instructional pedagogy involving student engagement through active learning and in conjunction with established student learning outcomes.
Knowledge and/or experience in cataloging and library systems.
Experience with OER and/or knowledge of copyright, permissions, fair use and appropriate attribution of CC licensed materials.
Experience using Springshare library technology tools.

Review of applications to begin
Upon receipt.


For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations and a list of three professional references in a single PDF to this email address, subject line FT Librarian application.

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