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Friday, April 13, 2012

F/T - Ref Instruction Librarian - Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY)

Reference Instruction Librarian/Assessment
The Division of Libraries, Academic Technology and Online Learning is seeking a Reference Instruction Librarian/Assessment for the Learning Commons, This is a tenure track or multiple year contract track, rank open, 12 month appointment.

Reporting to the Head of Library Learning Commons, this position will assume a leadership role in the improvement of student information literacy management skills and be part of the team responsible for assessment of learning outcomes.  The candidate should expect to engage in
  • Development of face-to-face, blended and online instructional sessions and modalities
  • Application of evaluation strategies to assessment tools and surveys.
  • Supportive of collaborative working relationships with library and other academic faculty and departments across the College in order to contribute to and enhance the services of the Libraries.
As a member of the overall Library Learning Commons (LLC) team, this person will develop productive relationships with appropriate individuals and departments to advance the objectives and mission of the LLC.  This position will also provide reference services, including teaching and instruction (some nights and weekends may be required), collection development, and will serve as a liaison to one or more of the Schools.  While this position is primarily located at the Mercy College Dobbs Ferry Library Learning Commons, travel to other campuses is an expectation.

Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community.

Preferred start date is July 1st, 2012.  This is a 12 month appointment.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Preferred qualifications: MLS or equivalent experience required, additional master’s degree(s) in an area related to Mercy curriculum highly desirable.  Desirable candidates will have a portfolio of materials related to information literacy, assessment techniques and technology fluency.
Location: Dobbs Ferry
Travel Required: 10 percent of the time (approximate)
Company Information

Mercy College
1200 Waters St.
Bronx NY 10461

Contact Information

Judith Liebman
Phone: 718 678 8394