Web & Digital Services Librarian sought by the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library
at Queens College, the City University of New York
Anticipated start date is September 1, 2013.
The Web & Digital Services Librarian is responsible as point person and
coordinator for leading the ongoing activities required to maintain useful,
accessible and user-friendly delivery of the Queens College Libraries digital
library services. The Web & Digital Services Librarian is responsible for
design and delivery of a suite of library web sites and augmentative digital
services which are reflective of current standards and best practices in
academic library web site design, current pedagogical technologies, and
teaching and learning trends. The successful candidate will work closely with
the E-Resources Librarian, Library Systems Office staff, and the members of
the campus and CUNY technology units. The position may encompass supervision.
S/he will collaborate with the Resources Development Committee. S/he will also
participate in public services activities such as research assistance, library
instruction, collection development, and educational outreach to library
personnel and Queens College students, faculty, and staff.
For appointment as Instructor, a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's
in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or equivalent from an ALA-accredited
institution is required at the time of application. For appointment as
Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required.
- One year or more of experience leading the design and maintenance of a library web site
- Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
- Experience maintaining EZProxy (or similar authentication system)
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
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for the position, an applicant must submit a completed
application through CUNYfirst.
A completed application consists of:
- Letter of application
- Contact information for three professional references
Applicants are also encouraged to submit URLs that demonstrate current and
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- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.
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qualifications and experience, vita/resume, and the names and contact
information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the
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