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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

F/T - Electronic Resources & Distance Learning Lib - LIU CWPost

Electronic Resources and Distance Learning Librarian (2 positions)

Long Island University
Campus: C.W. Post

Position Description: The candidate must demonstrate personal initiative is applying relevant technologies to teaching, learning and instructional design; must also be able to meet changing user needs; to learn, to critically evaluate and to troubleshoot new technologies. Must have teaching skills necessary to create and deliver a wide range of information literacy initiatives; must collaborate and communicate with Library administration and faculty, and have research and instructional skills needed to support faculty research and teaching initiatives. The candidate must have expertise in an online medium and have the vision to translate traditional library services into online media, including digital information and management of knowledge.

Qualifications: MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited library school and at least 2 years of public service experience, preferably in an academic library. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills; an ability to interact and work with a diverse group of patrons and co-workers; an ability to work both independently and in a team environment; Candidate should be familiar with commonly used computing, web and digital multi-media technologies; Should be acquainted with library related products such as OCLC, ILLiad, SFX, MARC and metadata standards for the representation of library information in electronic format. The candidate should know Web design principles, have experience with site development and have project management and assessment skills.

Special Information: Preference will be given to a candidate with a second subject Master’s degree or 30 additional graduate credits, and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: Negotiable
Date to be Filled: Immediately
Closing Date: June 19, 2009

Contact: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to: Personnel Office, Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548 or call 516-299-2253/2254 or email cover letter and resume to:

Long Island University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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