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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

-Library School lecturer - Queens College CUNY

Queens College of the City University of New York invites applications for the position of lecturer in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS).

The GSLIS seeks an individual whose primary teaching responsibilities will be information technology and digitally based information services. The successful candadate will be expected to teach courses in three of the following areas:
(1) content management (e.g. DRUPAL, WIKI, WORDPRESS);
(2) technologies and e-learning related applications (e.g. mobile technologies, cloud computing, blogging, collaboration and social networking software, folksonomies, Adobe Captivate, Rss Feeds);
(3) database construction;
(4) Web and graphic design tools (Dreamweaver, Photoshop Illustrator, Flash with Actionscript 3.0); and
(5) development of digital collections (e.g. Silverfast Scanning software, Photoshop, Omeka, CONTENTdm, Greenstone Dublin core and other applicable standards and best practices).

This is exclusively a teaching position with the successful candidate expected to teach 27 hours (9 courses) each academic year.

An MLS/MA/MS in library/information science, information technology, or related discipline at the time of application is required. Candidates with teaching and/or practical experience in the application of information technologies in library/information center settings are preferred. The ability to communicate well orally and in writing with a highly diverse graduate student body is required.

The position begins on February 1, 2010 and the salary range is $40,435 to $66,431. Please send a cover letter. C.V., a brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange to have three current confidential letters of reference (include their names on your C.V.) to

Dr. Virgil L.P.
Blake, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies,
Queens College, CUNY,
Rosenthal Library Room 254,
Flushing, NY 11367-1597.

Applications (including the three letters of reference) must be received by January 5,

Originally posted on a library school listserv.