|SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian to work in our Drake Memorial Library. The person we are seeking is an enthusiastic, curious, and collaborative Research and Instruction Librarian. This Librarian will support the success of SUNY Brockport graduate and undergraduate students by serving as a liaison to several academic departments, including those based at the Brockport, NY campus and the Brockport Downtown location in Rochester, NY (for example, Public Administration, Social Work, and Counselor Education).
The Research and Instruction Librarian develops relationships with faculty, staff, and students in liaison departments to meet their library-related needs. They build and manage the Drake Memorial Library collection in their liaison areas, including electronic and print resources. They support the scholarly communication efforts of students, faculty, and staff. They teach information literacy sessions in synchronous classes (both online and in person), asynchronous classes, and one-on-one consultations. They develop and maintain educational materials, such as tutorials or research guides. They participate in reference services at the reference desk and via chat.
• Serve as a liaison to assigned departments, including departments based at Brockport Downtown in Rochester, NY. Support collection development, scholarly communication, and teaching and learning in assigned areas.
• Contribute to the profession through library teams, campus committees, professional organizations, and research and scholarship.
• Participate in library reference desk services and cooperative reference chat services.
• Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program (MLS, MLIS, etc.) or equivalent by the time of appointment.
• Knowledge of pedagogy and the ACRL Framework.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to achieve team goals (group projects, committees, etc.).
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
• Evidence of strong outreach skills.
• Teaching experience at any level, especially experience teaching information literacy.
• Experience creating education materials (research guides, tutorials, etc.).
• Knowledge of scholarly communications issues related to open access, data management, etc.
• Knowledge of open educational resources, including discovery and promotion.
• Experience supporting the library-related needs of graduate programs.
• Flexibility and the ability to adapt to a changing environment.
• Commitment to lifelong learning.
• Understanding of discipline-specific research practices (as demonstrated through coursework, professional development, liaison work, internships, special projects, etc.).
Salary and Benefits
The minimum salary for this position is $53,145.
Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.
Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!
SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.