Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor) - Starting Spring 2019
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students. With enrollment of nearly 27,000 students, BMCC is the largest of the 24 institutions comprising The City University of New York (CUNY). The College is strategically located in downtown Manhattan in close proximity to the artistic communities of Tribeca and SoHo, the dynamic downtown financial district, and the center of New York City government at City Hall. BMCC prides itself on the diversity of our students: over 41% are Hispanic, over 30% are Black or African American, over 30% were born outside the US, and they represent more than 160 countries of origin with over 115 languages spoken. Collectively we share a belief in the transformative power of education to further the intellectual, economic, and social vitality of individuals and communities—and in the role of community colleges in advancing equity and social justice. BMCC’s tag line speaks to this common sense of purpose and possibility: Start Here, Go Anywhere. As we strive to make BMCC the very best it can be— a leading community college nationwide— we are dedicated to building a diverse and talented faculty that is committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service within our multicultural environment.
The A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library is seeking an energetic, creative, and innovative Instructor, Assistant, Associate for Full Professor to serve as Web and Systems Librarian. We are looking for an individual who enjoys engaging with undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, the incumbent should be a caring and strong advocate for our students and their needs when using the Library.
The incumbent will be responsible for developing and managing the Library’s website in WordPress as well as LibGuides and other Springshare subscriptions. Management of the library’s website will include providing seamless access and delivery of online resources. This will involve close coordination with BMCC’s Information and Resource Technology group.
As Web and Systems Librarian the incumbent will be responsible for administering EZProxy, SFX, and Serials Solutions, working closely with CUNY’s Office of Library Services. The incumbent will play a central role in managing the Library’s transition to a new library services platform (LSP). The incumbent will participate in the Library’s consultation, instruction, and reference services. They will also be responsible for an area of collection development in the library. The incumbent must pursue an active scholarly agenda, and participate in college-and university-wide programs and committees as assigned.
All titles require a Master’s in Library Science (MLS) or Master’s in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution.
At least three years’ experience in website management and development.
Experience working in a college or university library.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels in a collegial, collaborative environment.
Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution.
For appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, a second graduate degree is required.
Familiarity with Wordpress.
Familiarity with EZProxy, SFX, and Serial Solutions.
Familiarity with LibGuides and other Springshare platforms.
Familiarity with the programming languages such as PHP and JAVA.
Knowledge of ADA regulations for websites.
Knowledge of Blackboard and asynchronous communication technologies.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
October 16, 2018.
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Last updated: Thursday, October 11, 2018 18:55 UTC
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Published: Thursday, October 11, 2018 18:55 UTC