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Monday, December 21, 2015

F/T - Head of Tech'l Svcs, Lehman/CUNY (NY)

Head of Technical Services, Lehman College

Job Title: Head of Technical Services (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Job ID: 14163
Location: Lehman College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Head of Technical Services is responsible for managing the Library’s database licensing, 
resource allocation, acquisitions, cataloging, and materials processing units.  The candidate is 
tasked with stewarding the annual resource budget, arranging for database licenses, vendor 
 relations, and working closely with the Budget, Accounts Payable, and Procurement Offices. 

Further, the Head of Technical Services oversees licensing of additional electronic content 
(electronic journals and eBooks), standing orders, monographs – with related cataloging and 
processing.  The individual keeps current with developments in the resource management 
arena, develops workflows and policies, and integrates new technologies to streamline 
efficient processing.  This position supervises the Periodicals Librarian, Electronic Information 
Resources staff member, as well as three support staff.  In addition, incumbent provides 
reference and instructional services.

Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.  
Second Master’s required for appointment to Assistant Professor.  Candidate should possess 
superlative financial and data management acumen, knowledge of original and copy 
cataloging (OCLC, MARC, RDA), familiarity with online metadata and integrated library 
systems, as well as interest and expertise in adapting emerging technologies.  Excellent 
communication and supervisory skills, as well as comfort dealing with diverse constituencies. 

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.

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Candidates should provide a CV-resume and names and contact information of three 
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Review of applications to begin January 29, 2016.
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.  
Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer.