Reference and Instructional Design Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Bronx, NY
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Community College




Assistant Professor:

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.


Supports a college library through providing in-depth consultation with students and faculty and collaboration for the ongoing improvement of instructional programs and practices.

Reporting to the Chief Librarian at Bronx Community College, the Reference and Instruction Librarian joins a team of librarians providing students and faculty with one-on-one and group instruction. Position involves direct contact with library users providing traditional and virtual reference and research assistance, outreach to faculty engaged in developing Information Literacy knowledge and skills of students, collaboration with librarians to engage college community in effective use of library services and resources, assessment of needs and promotion of awareness of new information products and services. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Librarians within the City University of New York take active faculty roles, serving on committees and engaging in scholarly research and publication. Perform other duties as assigned. Continuous updating of knowledge and skills is required.

All appointments are subject to financial availability.


Required Qualifications:

All titles require a Master's in Library Science (MLS), Master's in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution. Also required is the ability to work with others for the good of the institution. For appointment as Assistant Professor, a second graduate degree is required.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic, research, or large public library
  • Knowledge of trends and issues in contemporary reference services and user education
  • Familiarity with the evolving concepts of Information Literacy
  • Knowledge of educational and information resources in higher education and current pedagogical theories
  • Experience with current web, instructional, and productivity technologies
  • Experience working on department/library/college committee
  • Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment
  • Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing collaborative working relationships
  • Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services
  • Evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility


Instructor: $42,860 - $71,000

Assistant Professor: $46,640 - $80,645

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.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select "Employment", then select "Search Job Postings" and find JOB ID #16400. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.

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April 18, 2017


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Bronx Community College

Job Title: Reference and Instructional Design Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Job ID: 16400

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular