Evening/Weekend Instruction Librarian (Assistant Professor)
The Department of the Library, at the College of Staten Island, seeks applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor –
Evening/Weekend Instruction Librarian. This position is anticipated to begin in September 2014.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach library instruction sessions to undergraduate and graduate students primarily during evenings and weekends. The chosen individual will provide in-depth consultation with students and faculty; collaborate with faculty to develop course content; support curriculum enrichment; participate in collection development; actively assist in the assessment to articulate the library’s impact on student learning; and will provide support for the continuous improvement of instructional programs and practices. S/He will provide proactive reference service, including chat reference, and participate in the development of electronic instructional materials (online tutorials, subject web-guides, etc.).
The successful candidate will also pursue an active and productive academic agenda through scholarly publication and grant writing, and will participate in professional conferences. The candidate will assist in training and supervising part-time workers; serve on department, college, and university-wide committees; and work evenings and weekends. (Mondays through Thursdays: 1:00pm – 9:00pm; Sundays: 10:00am – 6:00pm)
The CSI Library invites internship applications from library school students interested in pursuing a career in academic libraries. The internship appointment is a one-semester term.
Qualified applicants must:
- Be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library/ information science graduate program.
- Have a minimum of 12 credits.
- Commit to a one-semester contract appointment in the library
These internships are intended to provide experience to students interested in exploring a career in academic libraries. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with professional librarians. They will gain valuable practical experiences, as well as strong information management skills at the end of the internship.
The successful candidate will assume a variety of assignments appropriate for an internship appointment. Interns will assist staff with special projects in Cataloging, Access Services, Collection Development, Library Instruction Services, or in Archives & Special Collections.
Hours: 10- 15 per week.
To apply, fill out the Internship Interest Form and include evidence of enrollment in a graduate library program and a letter of reference. Completed applications must be received no later than October 25 to be considered for Spring appointment and April 4 for Fall appointment.