The Graduate Center’s Mina Rees Library seeks a Temporary Scholarly Communications Librarian, Non-Teaching Adjunct, at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor rank to work 225 hours between now and 4/30/2023. This position reports to the Associate Librarian for Scholarly Communication.
Responsibilities include: Institutional repository projects including content recruitment and uploading, using CUNY Academic Works. Additional projects may include: writing and editing research guides and/or library blog posts, creating instructional materials. This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, research intensive environment, and is ideal for technology-savvy early career librarians.
Qualifications: All titles require a Master’s in Library Science (MLS), Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required. Also required are attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to learn quickly, work independently, meet deadlines, and apply critical thinking skills to library tools, systems, and problems. Facility with various technologies – LibGuides, Google suite, WordPress, Zotero, and others – is additionally useful.
The Mina Rees Library is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities. We encourage members of historically under-represented communities to apply, and we welcome applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.
The salary range is $47.42-$53.79/hour based on qualifications and experience; as members of an academic department, library faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center are represented by the Professional Staff Congress union.
We look forward to hearing from you! To express your interest, send a brief cover letter, CV/resume, and the names and contact information of three references to: Maura Smale, Chief Librarian, CUNY Graduate Center via this email address.
Please feel free to be in touch with any questions you may have. Review of applications will begin November 28 and continue until the position is filled.