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Friday, January 22, 2010

F/T - Instructor or Assistant Professor - Lehman College

Job Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor - Library
Job ID: 2156
Location: Lehman College
Full/Part Time
: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments, performing administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.

Instructor/Assistant Professor

Reporting to the Head of Reference, the Government Documents-Collection Development Librarian:
- Coordinates and supervises selection, processing, maintenance, and evaluation of the Federal Depository collection, according to Guidelines for Federal Depository Libraries
- Serves as a resource specialist for traditional and electronic Federal, state and municipal publications
- Maintains the Government Documents webpage by creating links and annotations to government resources
- Successfully integrates Government Documents into college curricula and programs
- Informs Bronx community residents about free access to government information and publications
- Coordinates the Collection Development liaison program to identify, develop and promote print, electronic and multimedia resources
- Works with academic department liaisons to identify significant campus information needs
- Provides library instruction, resource selection, and reference service

Anticipated start date: August 25, 2010

A Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent as noted below. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or creative achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

REQUIRED: For appointment at Instructor level, MLS from an ALA-accredited institution. For appointment to Assistant Professor, completion of a doctorate or an additional Master's degree, and in exceptional cases some other logical combination of two years' or more academic library experience.

PREFERRED: Course work or experience working with Government Documents. Knowledge of web software and HTML. Outstanding service commitment and interpersonal skills, including ability to lead as a team member in a multicultural environment. Experience in collection development, library instruction, or presenting to groups.

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

Please send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three current references to:

Professor Kenneth Schlesinger, Chair
Search Committee
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, New York 10468-1589
FAX: 718/960-8952

Open until filled with review of CVs to begin March 1, 2010.

The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.