RESPONSIBILITIES: The Adjunct Librarian will participate in a busy library information literacy program, planning and teaching library information literacy classes on the main campus, at the college’s extension sites and virtually. S/he will also provide traditional and virtual reference services. S/he will assist in the evening and weekend supervision of library clerks and technicians as well as assist in the evening and weekend supervision of library building and services, as needed. 10 -15 hours per week, days, evenings and weekends are required. Collaborates with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts, and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments, and course content. The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program and at least one year of experience working as an academic librarian is required. Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology. Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Academic library instructional experience along with the ability to collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments and course content.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
RATE OF PAY: $39.85 per hour. No benefits.
TO APPLY: How to Apply: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may “upload your documents by clicking here” or email your resume, cover letter, and three (3) letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Adjunct Librarian” 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: 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.