Cataloging and Serials Librarian

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York College is recruiting for the position of full-time, tenure track Cataloging and Serials Librarian, at open rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor):

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Job Title: Faculty Open Rank/Cataloging and Serials Librarian (Library at York College/CUNY)

Job ID: 15459

Location: York College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


*Revised Title*

Located in Southeastern Queens, New York City, at the E and J Train Subway lines at Jamaica Center, York College/CUNY is seeking candidates for the faculty position serving in the College Library. The selected candidate should expect the following:

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.

Responsible for managing the Library's cataloging and serials operations; perform original and copy cataloging; manage online catalog; plan, implement and administer all aspects of periodical subscriptions including establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships.

He/she will supervise the operations of serial renewing, claiming, check-in, payments, and cancellations; manage print and individual electronic journal subscriptions; manage and oversee the accurate display of serials in OPAC. Additionally, the candidate will participate in active reference services and information literacy instruction, and will serve on various Department, College and University committees. The faculty position also requires scholarly activities.


Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution, with a second graduate degree required. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of principles and standards of cataloging and authority control, AACR2/RDA, bibliographic utilities (OCLC preferred) and vendor services, metadata management and integrated library systems (Aleph preferred). Experience with serials management is highly preferred. Supervisory experience is also highly desirable.


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.


Candidates for faculty positions should minimally provide a CurriculumVitae/resume and statement of scholarly interests. Additional requirements may appear below.

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October 31, 2016


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Jamaica (Queens), New York
Starts On
Jan. 30, 2017, 9 a.m.

Company Information

York College/CUNY
York College Library
Jamaica NY 11451
United States

Contact Information

Prof. John Drobnicki
Phone: None