Position: Evening Reference/Instruction Librarian
Deadline: Open until filled.
Evening Reference/Instruction Librarian The candidate will provide reference services during evenings from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. as well as some weekends. The position also requires the teaching of library instruction classes within core curriculum courses and upper-division courses in a variety of majors. The candidate will collaborate with instruction librarians to develop curriculum-integrated instruction and assessment tools for student learning outcomes. Additional responsibilities include the creation of bibliographies, web tutorials, and participation in collection development in all formats.
Requirements: An MLS from an ALA-approved program; 3-5 years of post-MLS reference and instruction experience, preferably in an academic library; excellent teaching skills with use of technology in classroom; excellent database skills and understanding of technology and of user habits; an ability to work collaboratively with teaching and library faculty; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong service orientation. Preferred: second-subject Master's degree or 30 additional graduate credits; experience with outcomes assessment.
The salary is $52,261 and review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This position is a tenure-track faculty appointment. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and three references (names and contact information) to: Rachel Gleiberman, LLC Room 517, Long Island University, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or Rachel.Gleiberman@liu.edu.
Long Island University is the seventh largest private university in the U.S. It is recognized for strength in the liberal arts and sciences, health sciences, and library and information science. The Brooklyn Campus is located within easy access of Manhattan. It enrolls more than 11,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate (including doctoral) degrees, in the various colleges: Arts and Science, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Nursing, Business and Public Administration. With a staff of 45, the library contains 265,000 books, 1,400 periodical subscriptions, 8,700 audiovisual items, and 339,000 units of microforms and a collection of AV resources. LIU is an EEO/AA employer.