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Thursday, February 21, 2013

F/T - Instructor/Reference/Soc Media Librarian - CUNY(Queens,NY)

Job Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor - Reference & Social Media Librarian
Job ID:  7648
Location: LaGuardia Community College
Full/Part Time:Full-Time

        Reference and Social Media Librarian participates in all the Library's reference services including public reference desk schedule, email and advisory reference. Provides assistance to the Coordinator of Reference in scheduling these services. The Librarian will also be responsible for reviewing and keeping current about web, social media, and open access developments in order to compile resources useful for instruction and the College community and to use these resources for marketing and outreach of Library services. Will compile guides that support curriculum and share resources with the college community through workshops and other means of communication. May participate in Library digitization programs. Will act as liaison to subject departments. Will participate in the Library's instruction.

Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices. Pursues an active scholarly agenda, performs supervisory duties, and participates in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.

LaGuardia Community College located in Long Island City, Queens, was founded in 1971 as a bold experiment in opening the doors of higher education to all, and we proudly carry forward that legacy today. LaGuardia educates students through over 50 degree, certificate and continuing education programs, providing an inspiring place for students to achieve their dreams. Upon graduation, LaGuardia students' lives are transformed as family income increases 17%, and students transfer to four-year colleges at three times the national average. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), LaGuardia is a nationally recognized leader among community colleges for boundary-breaking success educating underserved students. At LaGuardia, we imagine new ideas; create new curriculum and pioneer programs to make our community and our country stronger. Visit to learn more.


        ALA accredited MLS degree required for appointment as an instructor.

ALA accredited MLS degree plus second Master's degree or doctorate required for an appointment as an Assistant Professor.

Candidate should have two years of experience in an academic setting, a strong public service orientation and a strong interest in emerging technologies. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with diverse faculty, staff and students a must. Knowledge and experience with social media a must. Teaching experience a plus.

        CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Assistant Professor: $42,873 - $81,645
Instructor: $39,399 - $65,267

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        CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
        We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.