Reference and Instruction Librarian — SUNY Maritime College, Bronx, NY

SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:

Maritime College is seeking an innovative, collaborative and service-orientation Reference and Instruction Librarian. This user-focused librarian will work with faculty, regimental staff, and student support services to support the learning and research needs of students. The ideal candidate will provide a variety of professional library services to a diverse array of talented students and colleagues.


Participates in the library’s instruction program by providing course integrated information literacy instruction sessions based on institutional learning outcomes and industry best practices
Provide in-person, online, and phone reference service and research consultations with students and faculty
Design, develop, and produce instructional materials in various formats including LibGuides, online tutorials, and training materials to meet a variety of student needs for use in-person, online, and hybrid learning environments.
Provide liaison outreach and support to academic departments as assigned in order to ensure collections and services meet faculty and student needs
Assist with the coordination and implementation of the Library Lecture Series
Engage and participate in the library’s ongoing assessment activities
Cultivate and sustain collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff in support of campus teaching, learning, research, and student success
Engage in scholarly and professional development activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements
Serves on college and library committees, participates in local, regional, and national associations, and engages in scholarly and professional development activities in support of promotion and tenure requirements
Additional duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent
Evidence of effective communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of information resources as shown in previous experience or course work
Teaching experience
Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments and needs
Strong customer service ethic
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

0-3 years of experience in an academic or research library
Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse populations
Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Reference and Instruction Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 – $60,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the Full Time UUP Benefits Summary). Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

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