Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), a non-profit, regionally accredited college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and located in Manhattan and in the Bronx, seeks an Instruction & Digital Services Librarian. MCNY serves primarily adult learners and has a unique history rooted in Social Justice. We seek a librarian whose passions align with our core mission.
The Instruction & Digital Services Librarian (I/DSL) will support at our Manhattan and Bronx locations, working largely out of the MCNY Bronx Extension Center (BEC). The I/DSL will be the library’s primary point person at the BEC, working closely with the Director of the Library, faculty, and academic support staff to develop and provide substantive and tailored library services. At both locations, the I/DSL will provide face to face and virtual reference; develop and conduct in-class information literacy sessions, and assist with collection development and library programming. The I/DSL will take the lead on maintaining, developing, and assessing the digital presence of the MCNY Library, as well as representing the library on college committees related to technology.
equired qualifications include: ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with a minimum of three years of experience in an Academic Library; ability to thrive in a collaborative environment as well as to take initiative on independent projects. Must have significant experience providing Information Literacy Instruction and Reference Services and a commitment to working with nontraditional students. Must have demonstrated experience in addressing usability issues and implementing user-centered design in libraries. The I/DSL must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with current and emerging web development technologies as they relate to digital library services, be proficient with Microsoft Office, and have familiarity with HTML, CSS, and databases. Must be willing to work some evening and weekend hours.
Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Department of Human Resources, Metropolitan College of New York, 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006.
For more information about MCNY please visit the College’s website at www.mcny.edu.
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