Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus Library: Coordinator of Library Instruction

Long Island University/Brooklyn Campus Library

Position: Coordinator of Library Instruction, Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Deadline Date: Open until filled

Description: Develop, coordinate and teach library instruction within the Core Curriculum and the majors, emphasizing curriculum-integrated research skills within the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Coordinate the library instruction schedule and programs to assess library instruction and student learning outcomes. Train faculty in library resources and instructional technology, collaborating with teaching faculty across the curriculum. Create guides, web tools, and tutorials. Provide reference services. Participate in collection development in all formats.

Qualifications: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and at least three years’ professional experience providing instruction in academic libraries. Second subject master's degree or 30 additional graduate credits. Excellent instructional skills and ability to adapt to varying learning styles. Demonstrated expertise integrating technology with pedagogy and developing evaluative tools. Strong service orientation. Experience in training faculty and with information literacy outcomes assessment projects. Strong database skills and web experience. Subject strengths in curriculum areas. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills. This is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Coordinator of Reference Services. The start date will be September 1, 2012.

To apply: Please send resume, letter addressing qualifications, and names and contact information of three references (not letters) to: libraryjobs@brooklyn.liu.edu, or mail to Library Dean’s Office, LLC Room 517, Long Island University, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Long Island University offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous retirement plan, and paid research time.

Long Island University is the seventh largest private university in the U.S. It is recognized for its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, health sciences, and library and information science. The Brooklyn Campus, an urban oasis located in vibrant downtown Brooklyn, is within easy commuting distance of many charming residential neighborhoods and is one train stop from Manhattan. The campus enrolls more than 11,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate (including doctoral) degrees, in the various colleges: Arts and Sciences, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Nursing, Business and Public Administration. With a staff exceeding 40, the library contains 265,000 books, 500 periodical subscriptions, 8,700 audiovisual items, more than 50,000 ebooks and over 300 databases providing access to tens of thousands of electronic resources. LIU is an EEO/AA employer. Please visit our website at www.brooklyn.liu.edu/library/.