Monday, January 03, 2011

Reference/Instruction Librarian (General): Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

Reference/Instruction Librarian
Instructor or Assistant Professor

Reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction, the Reference/Instruction Librarian in this faculty -level, tenure track position provides general and specialized reference services and library instruction; assist patrons with database searching and with accessing sources of statistical information; serve asfaculty liaison with one or more Hunter College 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; and other duties as needed. May be required to work at multiple Hunter Library locations.


Required: Instructor: MLS, or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school. (2nd Master's required after 5 years).

Assistant Professor: MLS, or its equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school, and an additional

Master’s degree or Doctorate.

Highly desirable: Minimum two years academic reference or other library experience. Experience with electronic resources, including online course technologies and multimedia services such as online tutorials for library instruction, web 2.0 technology, and collection development; aware of trends in academia and academic librarianship; willingness to work in a team environment, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.


Instructor: $39,399 - $61,043; Assistant Professor, $42,873 - $64,956 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent fringe benefits. 35 - hour, 5 - day workweek, including evenings and/or weekends.


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. Position is available February 2011.


Position is available February 2011. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send resume and names (with addresses, telephone, fax numbers, e-mail addresses) or at least three current references to:


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.