Monday, March 08, 2010

Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Faculty Librarian, Dowling College

Dowling College is seeking to fill a Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Faculty Librarian to begin September 1, 2010. The candidate will be specifically responsible for coordination and maintenance of the serials collection and for overseeing the Library’s operations as a government depository. The successful candidate should be familiar with serials publishing, distribution and access, and be knowledgeable of trends in both print and electronic publications. Familiarity with operations of the Federal Depository Library Program, including expertise in item selection and electronic access to government information, is also required.

The candidate will also be responsible for providing traditional and electronic reference service and information instruction. Dedication to outstanding customer service is essential. Additional skills include experience with online databases, Internet searching and strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

The candidate will share in the team activities of the library and must be able to demonstrate the leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to work cooperatively and collegially with the various members of the College community.

MLS from an ALA accredited institution required. Academic library experience preferred. Minority candidates encouraged to apply. Mail cover letter, C.V. and names and contact information of three references to Human Resources, Dowling College, 150 Idle Hour Boulevard, Oakdale, NY 11769-1999, or fax to (631) 244-3006 or e-mail to: AA/EOE.