Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Reference/Instruction Librarian for Public Health and Health Professions (2 Positions): Hunter College

Reference/Instruction Librarian for Public Health and Health Professions (2 Positions)

Instructor/Assistant Professor

DUTIES: Reporting to the Head Librarian, Health Profession Library, the Reference/Instruction Librarians for Public Health and Health Professions in these faculty-level, tenure track positions will provide general and specialized reference services and library instruction; assist patrons with database searching and with accessing sources of statistical information; serve as faculty liaison with one or more health sciences departments; develop general and course-specific instructional materials and topic guides in all formats; participate in collection development and web content development; manages special projects; supervises part-time hourly staff; and other duties as needed. May be required to work at multiple Hunter Library locations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Instructor: MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. (2nd Master’s required after 5 years). Assistant Professor: MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution and an additional Master’s degree or doctorate.

Required: Two to three years experience providing reference services in an academic or health sciences library. Experience with electronic resources, online searching, course-integrated information literacy, Web 2.0 technologies, and collection development. Subject degree in science or social sciences. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.

Highly Desirable: Advanced degree in science, social science, or one of the health sciences. Aware of trends in health sciences education and evidence-based medicine. Experience with New York City-specific sources of statistical information.

Salary: Instructor: $39,399 – $65,267; Assistant Professor, $42,873 – $71,073 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent fringe benefits. 35-hour, 5-day workweek, including evenings and/or weekends.

Position is available November 2010. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send resume and names (with addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses) of at least three current references to:

Daniel Cherubin

Associate Dean & Chief Librarian

Hunter College Libraries

695 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10021

Hunter College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/American with Disabilities Act