Instructor-Librarian (Tenure Track)
The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: November 3, 2017
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Instructor-Librarian (Tenure Track)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Library/Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology seeks a Librarian to provide reference services face-to-face and online; deliver course-related instructions on and off campus and online; and collaborate with academic departments in assigned liaison areas. The candidate will specialize in outreach services designed to increase student engagement with library services, including conducting orientations, workshops, and student-driven activities; creating newsletter, website and social media content; and assisting the Information Literacy Librarian in the development of standards-driven educational tools. The Librarian for Student Engagement will keep informed of trends in early college services to students, including investigating ways to integrate guided pathways and user-focused concepts into library services. The candidate is also expected to be active in departmental affairs, student life, and college governance. S/he must have flexibility in performing various tasks as departmental and library needs change.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution. Strong teaching and instructional technology skills required; experience in or knowledge of librarianship in an academic setting preferred. Excellent oral and written skills are also required. S/he must be able to work part of a team. Sensitivity to the diverse needs of the community college student population is required. The incumbent must be willing to work evenings, as assigned, and weekends.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Spring 2018
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may upload your documents (Microsoft Word or PDF) by clicking here. Send resumes, cover letters, references and copies of transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Instructor-Librarian (Tenure Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite B42
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to applications received by December 29, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.