Friday, October 22, 2010

Health and Human Services Librarian: Lehman College, CUNY, New York, NY

Lehman College
Health and Human Services Librarian
Instructor or Assistant Professor

Lehman College, the City University of New York’s public senior college in the Bronx, is seeking a Health and Human Services Librarian. Lehman is noted for its beautiful, historic campus, distinguished by programs in arts and humanities, education, natural and social sciences, as well as a brand new Multimedia Center. The Leonard Lief Library is a modern, four-story structure with advanced technologies.

Reporting to the Head of Reference, this position serves as liaison to Lehman’s new proposed School encompassing Health Sciences, Nursing, Social Work, and Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. The incumbent participates in evaluating and selecting print, electronic and multimedia resources for the Library’s health sciences collections. Further, this individual provides reference and advanced information literacy instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in these core disciplines

The candidate forges working partnerships with discipline faculty, has a sophisticated understanding of clinical practice, as well as develops tutorials or pathfinders to support the curriculum and student success. The individual facilitates specialized library support to Master’s level research in health equities, human services, and public policy issues.

• Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution
• Second Master’s preferred or recommended in public health, health sciences or clinical professions
• Two-five years experience in health or academic library setting
• Knowledge of research methods and data/statistical analysis, as well as legislative and policy development
• Legal research background helpful

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please submit letter, resume, and names and addresses of three references to:

Professor Kenneth Schlesinger, Chair
Search Committee
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, New York 10468-1589

Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer