Job Description Job Title: Reference & Instruction Librarian (Instructor or
Job ID: 7151
Location: Bronx Community College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Assistant Professor: Supports a college library through providing in-depth
consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing
improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active
scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-
and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.
Instructor: Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation
with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of
instructional programs and practices.
Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Reference and Instruction Librarian
joins a team of librarians providing students and faculty with one-on-one and
group instruction. This position involves direct contact with library users,
providing traditional and virtual reference and research assistance, outreach
to faculty engaged in developing information literacy knowledge and skills of
students, collaboration with librarians to engage college community in
effective use of library services and resources, assessment of needs and
promotion of awareness of new information, products and services. Librarians
within the City University of New York take active faculty roles, serving on
committees, and engaging in scholarly research and publication. Perform other
duties as assigned. Continuous updating of knowledge and skills required.
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. Also required is the ability to work with others for
the good of the institution.
For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required.
Strongly preferred qualifications:
Experience in an academic, research or large public library
Knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services and user
education - Familiarity with the evolving concepts of information literacy
Proficiency in use of technology tools - Excellent interpersonal skills and
written and verbal communication skills
Experience developing collaborative working relationships
Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services
Experience working on department/library/college committees
Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment
Knowledge of resources in higher education and current pedagogical theories
Experience with current web and instructional technologies
Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process
The successful candidate will show evidence of teamwork, creativity,
initiative and flexibility.
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
Instructor: $39,399 - $59,206
Assistant Professor: $42,873 - $74,133
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are accepted through www.cuny.edu/employment.html. Please apply
with cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for
three professional references. Applications without the three components will
not be forwarded for review. For step by step guidance on how to apply, please
check www.bcc.cuny.edu/humanresources - Click on Job Listings.
CLOSING DATE: 01/27/13
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively
encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to
apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek
excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act
Employer. All resumes must be submitted via CUNYfirst.
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