Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Instructional Design Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor rank): Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology, CUNY

The successful candidate will investigate, design and implement innovations in the delivery of library instruction, including collaborative efforts with faculty in all disciplines. She or he will support an increasingly technologically sophisticated program engaging faculty and students to meet accreditation and assessment requirements. Such efforts will contribute to the integration and delivery of information literacy and instruction across the entire curriculum, especially online.

This work will dovetail with ongoing efforts to deliver library orientation and resources education through enhanced library instruction in designated courses and resource-focused workshops. She or he will also provide library instruction, and develop IL and library instruction content for the library's website.

This member of the library faculty will also participate in general reference services and be responsible for designated areas of collection development.

For Assistant Professor designation:

ALA-accredited MLS and second master's degree (or PhD). Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For Instructor designation:

ALA-accredited MLS, with progress toward a second master's degree preferred. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Experience teaching in an information literacy program, preferably with a diverse student body. Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in information technology, instructional design and scholarly communication are essential. The successful candidate will be familiar with web development and courseware management tools and their application to academic instruction. She or he will have excellent interpersonal and leadership qualities and the demonstrated ability to help library and teaching faculty design content, enhance teaching, and integrate information literacy skills. The candidate must be able to work effectively on shared projects and department and college committees. She or he must maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement (including peer-reviewed publications), and service for reappointment, tenure and promotion. It is also desirable that the candidate have a degree in science or technology. Experience in an academic library is preferred.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

To apply E-mail a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of three current references to the following: ISR@citytech.cuny.edu
Subject line must read: Librarian

Applications will be accepted until position is filled with review to begin 11/12/09.

The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.

Located adjacent to Brooklyn Heights, City Tech is a short walk from the Brooklyn Bridge. Address: 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201