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Adjunct Librarian

Westchester Community College

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Location: Valhalla, NY Category: Adjunct Positions - Non-Teaching Faculty Posted On: Wed May 15 2024 Job Description:

The Adjunct Librarian will provide in person and virtual reference services including in-depth one-on-one research consultations. They will participate in teaching information literacy classes or other workshops on the main campus and at the college's extension sites, including virtually and asynchronously. They will create and maintain research tools such as library guides, instructional videos and/or presentations. They will assist in collection development or other special projects as needed. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program and at least one year of experience working as an academic librarian is required. Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies, practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology. Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated skill with current library and educational technologies, and experience with software and hardware used in academic libraries such as BrightSpace(D2L), ALMA/Primo and Springshare. An interest in emerging technologies and developing trends in libraries. Academic library instructional experience along with the ability to collaborate with classroom faculty to integrate appropriate information literacy competencies, concepts and skills into library instruction sessions, assignments and course content strongly preferred.

Additional Information:
WORK SCHEDULE: This position is primarily weekdays (up to 25 hrs/wk) with occasional weekends during the fall and spring semesters. Limited summer hours may also be available.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $45.32 per hour. No benefits.

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