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Sunday, August 16, 2009

F/T - Reference/Instruction librarian - Berkeley College

Berkeley College invites applications to fill new full time
Reference/Instruction librarian positions at the midtown manhattan,
Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson) and Newark, NJ campuses.

We are seeking service oriented professionals with an interest in, and
commitment to information literacy and student success. Based on
demonstrated ability we will acclimate a recent grad or welcome the
contributions of an experienced colleague.

Responsibilities include: assisting students, faculty and the College
community in navigating and evaluating information in a variety of formats;
shares responsibility for building and maintaining print and media
collections; developing on-site and on-line instructional materials;
participation in College committees and activities; and under the direction
of the Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction, develop and deliver
curriculum integrated instruction in assigned liaison areas.

Qualifications: requires a Master's Degree in library science or
information studies; demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources and
computer applications; interest in applying current and emerging
technologies to library instruction, library promotion and library
services; work schedule flexibility; the desire to teach information
literacy instruction within the classroom and context of the curriculum.

The NY position requires some travel between the midtown, downtown and
White Plains, NY campus libraries. The NJ positions requires some travel
between Woodland Park, Newark, Woodbridge and Paramus campuses. Additional
requirements include: day, evening and occasional Saturday hours.

Berkeley College fosters and fiscally supports continuing education through
participation in professional membership organizations, conferences,
workshops and other professional development activities. Librarians have
faculty status and work a 12 month academic calendar year that includes
five weeks paid vacation plus holidays. Benefits include: 401K plan,
contribution health, dental, vision and prescription coverage, discounts,
life insurance, a voluntary healthy living program and more.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

To find out more about Berkeley College visit:

To apply please submit a cover letter that includes campus of choice, along
with a narrative outlining your interest and qualifications. Finalists
will be asked to demonstrate presentation style to a committee of college

Marlene Doty
Director of Library Services
Berkeley College

Mail: Berkeley College, Att: Marlene Doty, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland
Park,NJ 07424

Fax: 973-278-2242

Originally posted on a library school listserv.