• Part Time
  • New York, NY
  • Salary: Competitive rate
  • 60 hour commitment; possible extension after fall semester

Website New York University, Division of Libraries

Appointment Date: Fall 2020 or September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
(with the possibility for renewal in the spring)
Hours: 60 hours for the full semester
Rate: Competitive rate

The New York University Division of Libraries Undergraduate and Instruction Services (UIS) Department, a division of the department of Teaching, Learning, and Engagement (TLE), seeks an adjunct librarian to provide library research instruction for the fall 2020 semester. The adjunct librarian will provide about 60 hours of service over the course of the semester, creating asynchronous learning objects, mostly as 3-4 minute videos, and teach foundational course-integrated workshops and instruction sessions for individual students, as well as collaborate with select faculty for course instruction.

Adjuncts will be administered through the NYU-New York campus but will take place remotely.

Adjunct(s) will work primarily with students taking courses in New York are required to have two-three days a week availability for a flexible number of hours to fill a workshop calendar and respond to instruction sessions. Workshops will be geared toward undergraduate and graduate students covering education, policy, food studies, performing arts, as well as general research topics, such as (but not limited to) citation management, peer review, and/or literature review. Instruction sessions will vary based on faculty requests and availability. Asynchronous resources will likely include LibGuides and/or videos, dependent on the needs, to be assessed by the UIS department.

At the Division of Libraries, we are proud of our organizational culture and we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more about our values, see http://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/

About New York University Libraries
Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating with and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participate in a variety of consortia and collaborate closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium.


  • ALA accredited MLS/MLIS.
  • Experience teaching undergraduates in a library environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory and information literacy trends.


  • Experience participating in collaborative projects.
  • Proficiency in using technology to achieve pedagogical goals.
  • Understanding of assessment practices and principles.
  • Familiarity with NYU Library resources

Hours breakdown:
60 hours of workshops, instruction, and asynchronous resource creation

40 HOURS Workshops and/or instruction sessions
(includes prep time, assuming 2 hours of prep time per workshop)
10 HOURS Asynchronous learning objects
10 HOURS Training & meetings

To Apply: To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: libraries.careers@nyu.edu by Tuesday, September 1st, 2020.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

To apply for this job email your details to libraries.careers@nyu.edu