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Reference and Instruction Librarian

  • ... Old Westbury, New York, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 66627 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

Reference and Instruction Librarian   

JOB TITLE:

Reference and Instruction Librarian

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Old Westbury New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reference and Instruction Librarian





Category:
Faculty

Subscribe:

Department:
Library

Locations:
Old Westbury, NY

Posted:
Feb 2, 2024

Closes:
Mar 3, 2024 - 11:59 PM EST

Type:
Full-time

Position ID:
172346


About SUNY Old Westbury:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff.
Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life.
In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.
The University is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

SUNY Old Westbury serves large populations of underrepresented, first-generation, and non-traditional students.
Candidates with experience working with a similar student body, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting these populations, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Since its foundation in 1965, SUNY Old Westbury has been committed to social justice, diversity, and the empowerment of traditionally underserved populations.
The University serves a large proportion of non-traditional students and has earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine for six consecutive years.

Located on a 604-acre campus on Long Island, Nassau County, about 40 miles from New York City, SUNY Old Westbury comprises four Schools (Education, Business, Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies) with total enrollment of 4400 students.
For more details about the SUNY Old Westbury, please refer to our website at www.
oldwestbury.
edu.



Job Description:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the Reference and Instruction Librarian position.
As a member of the Department, the Reference and Instruction Librarian will have opportunities to collaborate within the library and across campus to support student success and provide responsive reference and instruction services to the Old Westbury community.
This includes opportunities to support and create information literacy learning modules and develop workshops.
This role supports student success by providing information literacy instruction and continuously adapting and improving information literacy efforts.
Early career librarians and/or recent MLIS graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver classroom and online information literacy instruction for various disciplines and collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy into courses.
  • Create and maintain digital learning materials, such as research guides, videos, and tutorials, to support information literacy instruction and promote library resources and services.
  • Monitor trends and developments in emerging technologies and professional standards to enhance information literacy instruction and library services.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of library instruction efforts.
  • Coordinate and manage information literacy assessment efforts, including creating assessment instruments such as surveys, focus groups, interviews, rubrics, balanced scorecards, and internal data collection forms.
  • Schedule and coordinate Instruction sessions.
  • Develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instruction rooted in the SUNY general education and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) framework.
  • Participate in collection development activities and liaise with multiple campus departments as assigned, preferably in the liberal arts disciplines and First Year Experience.
  • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.
  • Participate in collection management activities such as serial and monograph weeding and database review and selection.
  • Establish and sustain an ongoing service and scholarship record.
  • Engage in college service and maintain professional development through continuing education and professional organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Works some rotating evenings and weekends.

This is a full-time, twelve (12) month tenure-track position.
As a full-time, tenure-track faculty member, the librarian is expected to be a committed member of the library department, engage in service, participate in faculty governance, and provide service to the college, as outlined in the Faculty Bylaws.
Other duties may be assigned, and some evenings and weekends are required.
The successful candidate will be cooperative, confident, customer-centered, and eager to engage with libraries' changing services and methods.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, continuing education and service, commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.
Demonstrated experience in the delivery of library instruction or teaching experience at the secondary or college level.

2.
Ability to provide reference and instruction services in all formats.

3.
Evidence of problem solving and analytical skills.

4.
Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly.

5.
Experience creating web-based guides, instructional videos and tutorials.

6.
Knowledge of and experience using library related systems such as Springshare Libapps/LibGuide and Ex Libris ALMA/Primo, etc.

7.
Ability to develop assessment tools and assess for the instructional program.

8.
Familiarity with Creative Commons and Fair Use licenses.

9.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited Master of Library Science or Master of Library Information Science degree.
  • One (1) year of experience in a public or academic library.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends in information literacy instruction and reference services.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation, training, or teaching ability.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging instructional and library-related technologies.
  • Experience creating web-based guides, videos, and tutorials.
  • Proficient in using classroom and learning management technologies (e.
    g.
    , Blackboard, D2L).
  • Strong commitment to public service and teamwork with the ability to work successfully with faculty, staff, students, and other library stakeholders and patrons.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with instruction and reference services in an academic library setting.
  • Experience with emerging technologies in academic libraries.
  • Experience with instructional technologies and tools as related to information literacy and the application in academic libraries.


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $55,899.
00 to $66,627.
00 commensurate with education and experience

Comprehensive benefits package: https://www.
suny.
edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Jan-2024.
pdf

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in the selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources/Affirmative Action located in the Campus Center, Room I-211 or by calling (516) 876-3179.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law.
The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures.
The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.
The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years.
You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.
If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.
ny.
gov.

Position Type: Faculty

Official Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian

Campus Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Department: Library

FTE: Full-time

Negotiating Unit: UUP

Salary Grade: NSN3

FLSA Status: Exempt



Application Instructions:

Please submit the following online at https://oldwestbury.
interviewexchange.
com:

  • cover letter,
  • CV,
  • contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references, and
  • a fully completed Old Westbury employment application (available during the online application process).

Only applications submitted online will be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 3, 2024

VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Employment in this position will be contingent on the College's verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of pre-employment screening.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

66627 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707368480-3b35edd92ce8ea428114ac218853d10c

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Old Westbury

Job Origin:

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Category:
Faculty

Subscribe:

Department:
Library

Locations:
Old Westbury, NY

Posted:
Feb 2, 2024

Closes:
Mar 3, 2024 - 11:59 PM EST

Type:
Full-time

Position ID:
172346


About SUNY Old Westbury:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The University is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

SUNY Old Westbury serves large populations of underrepresented, first-generation, and non-traditional students. Candidates with experience working with a similar student body, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting these populations, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Since its foundation in 1965, SUNY Old Westbury has been committed to social justice, diversity, and the empowerment of traditionally underserved populations. The University serves a large proportion of non-traditional students and has earned the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine for six consecutive years.

Located on a 604-acre campus on Long Island, Nassau County, about 40 miles from New York City, SUNY Old Westbury comprises four Schools (Education, Business, Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies) with total enrollment of 4400 students. For more details about the SUNY Old Westbury, please refer to our website at www.oldwestbury.edu.



Job Description:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury seeks a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the Reference and Instruction Librarian position. As a member of the Department, the Reference and Instruction Librarian will have opportunities to collaborate within the library and across campus to support student success and provide responsive reference and instruction services to the Old Westbury community. This includes opportunities to support and create information literacy learning modules and develop workshops. This role supports student success by providing information literacy instruction and continuously adapting and improving information literacy efforts. Early career librarians and/or recent MLIS graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver classroom and online information literacy instruction for various disciplines and collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy into courses.
  • Create and maintain digital learning materials, such as research guides, videos, and tutorials, to support information literacy instruction and promote library resources and services.
  • Monitor trends and developments in emerging technologies and professional standards to enhance information literacy instruction and library services.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and outcomes of library instruction efforts.
  • Coordinate and manage information literacy assessment efforts, including creating assessment instruments such as surveys, focus groups, interviews, rubrics, balanced scorecards, and internal data collection forms.
  • Schedule and coordinate Instruction sessions.
  • Develop, deliver, and assess information literacy instruction rooted in the SUNY general education and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) framework.
  • Participate in collection development activities and liaise with multiple campus departments as assigned, preferably in the liberal arts disciplines and First Year Experience.
  • Participate in Research Help Desk rotation for on-site and virtual reference, including some evening and weekend shifts.
  • Participate in collection management activities such as serial and monograph weeding and database review and selection.
  • Establish and sustain an ongoing service and scholarship record.
  • Engage in college service and maintain professional development through continuing education and professional organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Works some rotating evenings and weekends.

This is a full-time, twelve (12) month tenure-track position. As a full-time, tenure-track faculty member, the librarian is expected to be a committed member of the library department, engage in service, participate in faculty governance, and provide service to the college, as outlined in the Faculty Bylaws. Other duties may be assigned, and some evenings and weekends are required. The successful candidate will be cooperative, confident, customer-centered, and eager to engage with libraries' changing services and methods. In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in librarianship, continuing education and service, commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated experience in the delivery of library instruction or teaching experience at the secondary or college level.
2. Ability to provide reference and instruction services in all formats.
3. Evidence of problem solving and analytical skills.
4. Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly.
5. Experience creating web-based guides, instructional videos and tutorials.

6. Knowledge of and experience using library related systems such as Springshare Libapps/LibGuide and Ex Libris ALMA/Primo, etc.

7. Ability to develop assessment tools and assess for the instructional program.

8. Familiarity with Creative Commons and Fair Use licenses.

9. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited Master of Library Science or Master of Library Information Science degree.
  • One (1) year of experience in a public or academic library.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends in information literacy instruction and reference services.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation, training, or teaching ability.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging instructional and library-related technologies.
  • Experience creating web-based guides, videos, and tutorials.
  • Proficient in using classroom and learning management technologies (e.g., Blackboard, D2L).
  • Strong commitment to public service and teamwork with the ability to work successfully with faculty, staff, students, and other library stakeholders and patrons.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with instruction and reference services in an academic library setting.
  • Experience with emerging technologies in academic libraries.
  • Experience with instructional technologies and tools as related to information literacy and the application in academic libraries.


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $55,899.00 to $66,627.00 commensurate with education and experience

Comprehensive benefits package: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Jan-2024.pdf

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in the selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources/Affirmative Action located in the Campus Center, Room I-211 or by calling (516) 876-3179.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Position Type: Faculty

Official Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian

Campus Title: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Department: Library

FTE: Full-time

Negotiating Unit: UUP

Salary Grade: NSN3

FLSA Status: Exempt



Application Instructions:

Please submit the following online at https://oldwestbury.interviewexchange.com:

  • cover letter,
  • CV,
  • contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references, and
  • a fully completed Old Westbury employment application (available during the online application process).

Only applications submitted online will be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 3, 2024

VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Employment in this position will be contingent on the College's verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of pre-employment screening.

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