Two Part-Time Librarian Positions
The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks energetic, highly motivated individuals for the following two positions:
(I) Reference Librarian for weekday hours for up to 10 hours per week. The successful candidate must have a strong public service orientation and an ability to respond to the reference needs of both students and faculty. Duties include:
· providing comprehensive reference, research, and referral service in a team-based, patron-centered environment;
· teaching and assisting users in identifying, locating, and interpreting sources of information, irrespective of format;
· teaching library research skills to individuals during library research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference service; and
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated experience in a library reference setting. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Extensive knowledge of various types of print, non-print and media resources. Ability to effectively train students/faculty on the use of specialized equipment and/or technology. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
(II) Instruction Librarian to teach library research skills to classes during weekday evenings and weekend hours for up to 15 hours per week. Duties of the successful candidate will include:
· providing one-shot library instruction sessions as well as instruction for workshops;
· teaching library research skills to individuals during library research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference service;
· providing orientation tours;
· creating subject guides and online tutorials; and
· assisting with library projects, assignments, and initiatives as designated.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. A second graduate degree is desired. Experience with developing and delivering information literacy instruction in an academic setting. Must possess high level of comfort with information technologies, Microsoft Windows environment and productivity software. Experience using LibGuides and other instructional tools in the development of online tutorials, guides, or videos. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. A flexible schedule is desired.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. The Library’s collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at: http://www.library.csi.cun
Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $42.95 per hour.
Starting date: September 5, 2017
Closing date: August 11, 2017. Review of applications will begin on August 14, 2017. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three names of references to Library@mail.csi.cuny.edu
For more information about the College of Staten Island Library:Http://www.library.csi