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Sunday, December 13, 2009

F/T - Gov't Docs & Serials Librarian - CCNY

Government Documents & Serials Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor) (Substitute)

The City College Library is seeking a service-oriented, innovative and enthusiastic librarian who will be responsible for administering the Government Documents collection for a library designated a Federal Depository in 1884. Provides specialized assistance with the documents collection; oversees cataloging, copy cataloging, processing and check-in of documents and trains and supervises part-time staff in those activities; performs collection development activities for documents and revises and updates collection development policy. Maintains local SFX database links and contributes to CUNY SFX database; maintains Serials Solutions database and its attendant alphabetical list of electronic journals. Provides reference services, provides information literacy instruction as part of the Instruction Team, and is responsible for collection development in one or more subject areas. Reports to the Chief of Technical Services.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; second masters or Ph.D. required for Assistant Professor rank; a minimum of one year of relevant experience; demonstrated competence in using integrated library systems. Preferred: hands-on experience in the cataloging of government documents, in-depth knowledge of the SuDocs classification system, and ability to promote the use of these specialized materials to a variety of audiences. Good planning, administrative and communication skills, an ability to interact successfully with a broad clientele both inside and outside the institution, and a flexible approach are essential.

Salary: $39,399-$59,608, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Liberal fringe benefits. Position available 2/1/2010.

Applicants should submit a current vita and three letters of recommendation to:

Assoc. Dean Pamela Gillespie
Chief Librarian
The City College, CUNY
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Originally posted on a library school listserv