Reporting to the Chief Librarian, the Reference and Instructional Design Evening and Weekend Librarian joins a team of librarians providing students and faculty with one-on-one and group instruction. 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. Evening and weekend hours are required as this position will act as the anchor for evening and weekend operations and services.
The Reference and Instructional Design Evening and Weekend Librarian will also lead Library Dept. faculty and staff in collaborating with faculty across disciplines by developing and support training activities for best practices of utilizing and integrating informational resources and technologies into hybrid learning efforts at BCC. Supports 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.
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 is required. All appointments are subject to financial availability.
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 and also a second graduate degree closely related to Instructional Design or Educational Technology. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.
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 • Experience with current Instructional Design and Educational Technology theories and applications • Knowledge of educational and information resources in higher education and current pedagogical theories • Experience with current web, instructional, and productivity technologies • Experience working on department/library/college committee • Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment • Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills • Experience developing collaborative working relationships • Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services • Evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility
Assistant Professor: $47,340 - $81,855 Associate Professor: $61,394 - $97,628 Salaries are commensurate with education and experience. 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 professional development.
Bronx, New York, U.S.A.
Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at www.cuny.edu and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find JOB ID #17524. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.
For general assistance with your CUNYfirst application, please go to http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsysteminstructions.html for information.
November 3, 2017
Bronx Community College of The City University of New York 2155 University Avenue Bronx, New York 10453