Resident Librarian at SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library – Geneseo, NY

SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an entry-level, full­-time, tenure­-track, Resident Librarian at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank. The Resident Librarian position is part of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, of which Milne Library is a member, which is dedicated to increasing the hiring pipeline of talented individuals from historically underrepresented groups. The initial appointment for this position is two-years with the potential for renewal.

SUNY Geneseo’s priority is teaching excellence, and we are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to the liberal arts. This individual will be a member of the Research Instruction Team and will participate in the library’s instruction program as well as serve as a liaison to academic departments. This individual will also work collaboratively with library staff, Computing & Information Technology, and faculty on the development of a digital humanities program. We are looking for a team member dedicated to user services who can thrive in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to collaborative work, strong outreach skills, and fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.

The Resident Librarian will join a staff that has a well-established culture of innovation. The library has been recognized by the American Library Association for its Access Opportunity Program Summer Library Research Academy and received the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

Milne Library is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working on accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.

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– Develop and provide specialized information literacy instruction as a liaison to academic departments and the library’s general instruction program for undergraduates
– Provide outreach and research support to students, faculty, and staff in academic disciplines.
– Work with library staff, Computing & Information Technology, and faculty on the development of a digital humanities program, while remaining current with trends and developments in the digital humanities
– Provide guidance and support to faculty, staff, and students in using established and emerging digital humanities tools and techniques
– Develop and manage online resources/tools (e.g., research guides, tutorials, and
assessments) to support information literacy instruction
– Participate on library teams in support of the library’s mission
– Work on a project based on professional interests and needs of the library, with the intention being to present results at a professional conference or in a professional journal


For more information and to apply, please see the job posting.

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