Part-Time Instruction Librarian
The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks an Instruction Librarian to teach library research skills to classes during weekdays (primarily afternoon to late evening hours) for up to 15 hours per week. Duties of the successful candidate will include:
- providing instruction for Library Workshops for ENG 111 (College Writing) and other information literacy workshops;
- providing instruction for one-shot sessions in other disciplines;
- teaching library research skills to individuals during research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference service;
- participating in orientation tours;
- creating subject guides and online tutorials; and assisting with library projects, assignments, and initiatives as designated.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. A second graduate degree is desired. Experience developing and delivering information literacy instruction in an academic setting. Must possess high level of comfort with information technologies, Microsoft Windows environment and productivity software. Experience using instructional tools, such as LibGuides, in the development of online tutorials, guides, or videos. Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. A flexible schedule is desired.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center. CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. The Library‘s collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk. For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/about.
Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $37.77 per hour.
Starting date: August 27, 2015
Review of applications will begin on July 27, 2015. Please email your application, including a cover letter, resume and three names of references in PDF, addressed to:
Amy F. Stempler, Coordinator of Instruction
College of Staten Island/CUNY
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
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.
Library Part-Time Positions
Every unit in the library has part time positions. Part time positions at the library generally consist of one 5-hour shift each day. In some units, hours available for work schedules stretch from 8am to 10pm. We generally hire individuals who are able to work at least fifteen to twenty hours per week.
Vacant part-time positions in the Library are filled through an application process managed by the College’s Human Resources (HR) Office. This office is located in Bldg 1A, Rm 204. If you wish, you may also drop off your current resume at the Library Administration Office in Bldg 1L, Rm109, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.